Kuwait University
College of Life Sciences

Information Science Department
ABET Accredited in General Computing

Department Chair

We now live in unusual times and face new with classes offered online, and no students present on campus. However, we are here for you and to help you continue your academic journey. Even in a remote-only world, the Information Science Department faculty continue to excel in their top-notch research and teaching. With the help of the College and University leadership, faculty, and staff we hope to make this another successful year insha’Allah. We are committed to maintaining the level of excellence which has made our programs get global recognition.

Our faculty members are engaged in meaningful and state-of-the-art research that contributes towards science and society in various multi-disciplinary areas such as Health Informatics, Cybersecurity, Big Data/Data Science, Software Engineering, Human-Centered Computing, and Artificial Intelligence.

You can view more of our research projects here.

Student Outlook: Through our Information Systems-focused curricula, students gain hands-on experience in building and developing computing information systems, investigate the societal impact of information systems, keep humans in the center of computing, and deal with real and imminent challenges facing society. With the help of our faculty members, our students study, design, develop and evaluate information systems and technologies to address the needs of a broad range of individuals and organizations.

Student Graduation: Over the years, our undergraduate graduate students continue to purse careers in industry, government, and academia, while others are purse graduate studies at the Master’s and PhD levels in Kuwait and aborad. We are proud of our graduates as major contributors towards Kuwait’s Vision 2035.

We hope you become part of the ISC Department with a welcoming culture of inclusive excellence. We look forward to your successful and fruitful learning experiences in the Department. We hope you are staying safe and technologically connected.

Dari Alhuwail, PhD, FAMIA
Acting Department Chair
Department of Information Science, College of Life Sciences
Kuwait University

Telephone: 24633095
Office: S030B1025
Secretary: 24633096 - 24633609
Email: dari.alhuwail@ku.edu.kw