Ahmed Gomaa

gomaa21.jpgAhmed Gomaa is an Associate Professor of Operations and Analytics. His recent publications are in different domains implementing cryprocurrencies, and blockchain solutions. Ahmed's work is cited in more than 25 granted patents to companies including IBM, British Telecom, Deloitte, Intel, Microsoft, and SAP, to name a few. He is a founding committee member of the National Student Data Corps (NSDC). In partnership with the Northeast Big Data Hub, the committee is responsible for planning, designing, and launching activities to teach data science nationally, with a focus on underserved communities. Prior to joining Academia, he founded a technology company using sentiment analysis for online marketing. As a Forty under 40 NJ Business Journal Award winner, Fulbright specialistNSF SBIR/STTR reviewer, NSF I-Corps mentor, and technical lead, he works closely with the industry. He serves as the Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Scranton. He uses ScrantonCoin and The Wayne House as tools to foster learning by doing and to promote the University values in a controlled ecosystem running on the blockchain. Ahmed is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS)SM. He earned his MBA and Ph.D. in Information Technology from Rutgers University, NJ. He earned his M.Sc and B.Sc in Accounting from Alexandria University, Egypt. (resume)