Mohammad Samarah

Assistant Professor

Office Location
Innovation Science, and Technology Building, 4700 Research Way, Room 2066, Lakeland, FL 33805-8531

 

Education
Ph.D. in Engineering, Computer Science, Florida Institute of Technology, 2003
M.S. in Engineering, Computer Science, Florida Institute of Technology, 1999
B.S. of Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Northern Arizona University, 1990

 

About
Dr. Mohammad S. Samarah is an assistant professor of computer science at Florida Polytechnic University. He served as academic program coordinator for graduate programs from August 2015 through December 2016.

Prior to coming to Florida Poly Samarah served in senior engineering management roles in Florida’s Space Coast and Puget Sound areas. Samarah was senior director of engineering at Emulex Corporation. He worked on high-speed switches for high-end storage appliances. He also served as vice president of research and development for Harris Baseview, a division of Harris Corporation. He led research and development on workflow automation, content management systems and knowledge discovery systems. Samarah is an advisor and co-founder of EnMedical Systems, a high-tech startup providing consulting and bespoke solutions in informatics, healthcare, and large-scale enterprise systems.

 

Expertise

  • Big data
  • Intelligent applications
  • Real-time smart autonomous systems
  • Software engineering
  • Innovation research

 

Professional Activities

  • Program Committee member, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Smart Internet of Things (SmartIoT 2018)
  • Technical Program Committee member, 2018 2nd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Intelligence (ICBCI 2018)
  • Technical Program Committee member, 2018 3rd IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications (ICCIA 2018)
  • Technical Program Committee member, 2017 IEEE workshop on Automation of Cloud Configuration and Operations (ACCO 2017)
  • Technical Program Committee member, 2017 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications (ICCIA 2017)

 

Awards and Honors

  • The 4th European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth Conference, the Young Investigators Award session: A proposal for a German nation-wide vaccination system: Empowering patients through digital involvement, Berlin, Germany, November 8-10, 2017.
  • Florida Academy of Sciences award for outstanding oral presentation for “Maximizing Donor Conversions: A QGIV Case Study,” faculty sponsor and industry contact for Qgiv and advisor for student Langley Payton, March 28, 2017.
  • Runner-up best paper: “Dynamic self-assembling petaflop scale clusters: Your mobile device may find a cure for cancer” in International Conference on High Performance Compilation, Computing, and Communications (HP3C-2017), March 23, 2017.