Prof. Raghib Abu-Saris

Professor of Mathematics in Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Chairperson of Development and Quality Assurance Unit
Prof. Abusaris is a professor of mathematics. He obtained his PhD in Applied mathematics in 1994 from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His fields of interests encompass difference equations, discrete dynamical systems, number theory and cryptography, mathematical epidemiology, applied statistics, modeling, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and mathematics education. He published, independently and collaboratively, over 60 scientific papers in highly-renowned journals. He supervised 2 PhD. Candidates and over 20 MPH candidates.
Birth Date


Professor Abusaris fields of interests encompass
• Difference equations and discrete dynamical systems,
• Optimization and optimal control
• Numerical Analysis and symbolic computations
• Number theory and cryptography
• Mathematical modeling and Mathematical epidemiology
• Applied statistics and data analytics
• Machine learning and artificial intelligence
• Mathematics education

Work Experience

• KSAU-HS since 2012
• He also worked before at:
       o Walden University, US 
       o Alberta University, Canada
       o Sharjah University, UAE
       o Birzeit University, Palestine


• Ph.D. 1994, Applied mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

• M.Sc. 1990, Applied Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA1990

• B.Sc. 1988, Mathematics, Yarmouk University, Jordan