Sultan Qaboos University
Dr. Tariq Jamil has been a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) since year 2000. He teaches and does research in the areas of computer architecture, parallel processing, computer arithmetic, and cryptography. Before joining the faculty at SQU, he had been a lecturer at the University of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia) and the University of Tasmania, Launceston (Australia). Dr. Jamil holds a B.Sc. (Honors) degree in electrical engineering from the NWFP University of Engineering and Technology (Pakistan) and M.S./Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology (USA). He has authored three books (one on Associative Dataflow Processing, another one on Introduction to Digital Logic Design, and the latest one on Complex Binary Number System), holds an Australian Innovation Patent on Complex Binary Associative Dataflow Processor, and has over 45 publications in refereed international conferences and journals. He has been a recipient of research grants from the Australian Research Council and SQU. On account of his outstanding academic achievements and for contributions to activities related to the computing discipline, he was awarded the IEEE Computer Society (USA)/ Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society Award for Academic Excellence (1996). Dr. Jamil has served as a distinguished speaker in the IEEE Computer Society (USA) Distinguished Visitors Program (DVP) and his biography has been published in such renowned directories as Marquis's Who's Who in the World (USA), Who's Who in Science and Engineering (USA), and Dictionary of International Biography (UK). He is a senior member of IEEE (USA), member of the IEEE Computer Society (USA) and the IET (UK), a Chartered Engineer (UK), and a registered Professional Engineer.