Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1986
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, 1980
B.Sc., Physics, Cairo University, 1977
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, 1975
Dr.Ammar is a Professor of Computer Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University.
He joined the faculty at WVU in 1990 after five years of service on the faculty at Clarkson University. Dr. Ammar has published over 80 articles in prestigious journals and conference proceedings such as the IEEE Transaction on Software Engineering, the IEEE Transactions on Computers, and the IEEE Transactions on Reliability.
Research InterestsSoftware Risk and Reliability Assessment Methodologies
Software Specification and Design
Software Architecture and Design Metrics
Software Design using Object-Oriented Patterns and Frameworks
Analysis and Design of Real-Time Systems
Automated Dental and Fingerprint Identification systems
Parallel Processing techniques for Fingerprint Image Comparison
Modeling and Evaluation of Parallel and Distributed Systems Performance and Dependability
Teaching InterestsSoftware Engineering