Summary

 Professor Mansoor Alaali became President of Ahlia University in 2015, following six years as Dean of Students. He joined Ahlia University in 2009 after 20 years at the University of Bahrain.

Professor Mansoor’s research interest is applied computer science, particularly data mining and semantic approaches to automatic translation. Graduating from the University of Teesside (UK), he gained his Master of Science and PhD at the University of Aston in Birmingham (UK). A member of several academic and professional bodies, he is a Chartered Engineer of the British Computer Society.

An editor and reviewer for international refereed journals Professor Mansoor has written several books and numerous journal and conference articles; delivered keynote speeches; and is a committee member for local, regional and international conferences.

Professor Mansoor is a member of Bahrain National Qualification Framework’s Verification Committee; previous roles include external consultant for international off-campus Programmes of the University of Greenwich (UK) and the University of Sunderland (UK); and IT strategy and training Adviser to Bahrain’s Minister of Labour and Social Affairs. He is a respected IT and business consultant, developing and advising on various major commercial and technical systems.

Research

Publications

Books

Mansoor Al Aali & Samia Yousif, أخلاقيات العمل: مضمونًا وتطبيقًا ((Work Ethics: Content and Application)), published by Ahlia University, September 2015.

Samia Yousif & Mansoor Al Aali, Teaching English Language Semantics Using Advanced Object Orientation Techniques, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 13 January 2015, ISBN: 978-3-659-63214-3.

Mansoor Al Aali & Samia Yousif, Computer Jobs & Certifications Choose & Improve Your IT Career, LuLu Publishers, USA, 1 November 2013, ISBN: 9781300107026.

Mansoor Al Aali, A Childhood of School, Work & Marriages – My Aali Village of Hopes & Dreams, BookSurge Publishers, USA, 2009, ISBN: 978-1439230190.

Mansoor Al Aali, ORACLE SQL & PL-SQL Programming, Al-Qabas, 2000.

Nedzad Mehic, Mansoor Al Aali and Ali Khan, Practical Assembly Language Programming, 2nd Editions, by, Alqabas Publishing and University of Bahrain press, 2000, Bahrain.

 

Chapters in Books

Seema Almahmood & Mansoor Al Aali, Cots Software Procurement Methodology in book:  E-Strategies for Resource Management Systems, IGI Global Disseminator of Knowledge Publishers 2010, ISBN: 978-1616920166.

Mansoor Alaali, 2030 vision of higher education in the Kingdom of Bahrain, The 9th QS SHOWCASE Book 2014.

 

Journals

Subhashini Bhaskaran, Dr. Kevin Lu, Dr. Mansoor Al Aali, A Data Mining Approach for the Investigation of Students’ Performance and Efficiency in Completing their Programmes in Higher Education Institutions, PhD without Residence Doctoral Symposium  (PwR – 2014), 18th – 19th May, 2014.

Mohamed Mahmood, Vishanth Weerakkody & Mansoor Al Aali, The Role of Trust in E-government Adoption:  A Systematic Literature Review, 2012.

Seema Al Mahmood & Mansoor Al Aali, An In-Depth Methodology for Achieving Successful COTS Software User Requirements, Software Quality Professional Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4, September 2010, pp. 4-18, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Assessment of a New System for Teaching a University Database SQL Language Course through Smart-Phones, Computers in Education Journal, ASEE, USA, Accepted for publication, 2010.

Mansoor Al Aali, Sakina Al Aali, Samia Yousif, A Study into the Method of Selecting a Graduation Computer Science Project, International journal of Education And Information Technologies, NAUN Journals, North Atlantic University Union, USA, Accepted for publication, 2009.

Mansoor Al Aali, Computer ethics for the computer professional from an Islamic point of view, Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 2008, Volume, 6, Issue:1, pp. 28 – 45, UK.

Mansoor Al Aali, Techniques for Speeding up a Network Distribution Management System, Journal of Intelligent automation & Soft Computing – AutoSoft, 2008, Vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 207-218, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, A Study of Undergraduate Computer Science Students Projects, Computers in Education journal, vol. XVIII, No. 4, pp. 100-111, December  2008, American Society for Engineering education, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, A Study of Mathematics Web-Based Learning in Schools, American Journal of Applied Sciences, 5(11), pp. 1506-1517, 2008, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Four New Efficient Logical Display Techniques of Electricity Distribution Networks, Journal Circuits, Systems, And Computers, Vol. 16, No. 3 (2007) Pages: 437-454.

Mansoor Al Aali, Implementation of an Improved Adaptive Testing Theory, IEEE Journal on Educational Technology & Society, 10 (4), 80-94, 2007, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Cybercrime and the Law: An Islamic View, Webology Journal, Volume 4, Number 3, September, 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali & Ali A Khan, Removing Useless Productions of a Context Free Grammar Through Petri Net, Journal of Computer Science 3 (7): 494-498, ISSN 1549-3636© 2007 Science Publications, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Component View, Power Magazine, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, pp. 42-45, 2007, UK.

Mansoor Al Aali, Adoption of Peer-To-Peer Assessment in a Computing Skills Course, American Journal of Applied Sciences 4(10): 828-833, 2007, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Computer crimes from an Islamic Point of View, ANSI Journal of Applied Science, 7 (12): 1558-1565, 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali, A Method for Improving Adaptive Testing By Evaluating and Improving the Item Response Theory, Transactions on Information Science and Applications, Issue 3, Volume 4, March, 2007, WSEAS – World Scientific And Engineering Academy And Society.

Mansoor Al Aali, Logical Graphics Design Technique for Drawing Distribution Networks, ANSI Journal of Applied Science, 7 (16): 2226-2240, 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali, An Approach for Automatically Extracting Translation Rules  For  a Better English-to-Arabic Machine Translation, Journal of Computer Science, 2007, Science Publications, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali & Jamil Ahmed, Optical Character Recognition System For Arabic Text Using Cursive Multi-Directional Approach, Journal of Computer Science, 3 (7), 2007, Science Publications, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, A Study of Email Spam and How to Effectively Combat It Webology Journal, Year: 2007, Vol: 4 Issue 1.

Mansoor Al Aali, An Efficient Technique for Identifying and Storing Syntactic and Semantic English Natural Language Sentence Patterns, WSEAS Transactions On Systems, Issue 1, Volume 6, January 2007, ISSN 1109-2777.

Taher S.K. Homeed & Mansoor Al Aali, Analysing  Statistical and Syntactical English Text For Word prediction and text generation, Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 954-965,  ANSI, 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali, Pre-Editing and Recursive-Phrase Composite For  a Better English-To-Arabic Machine Translation, Journal of Computer Science, 3(6): 410-418, 2007, Science Publications, 2007, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Syntactic and Semantic Rule Based System for English to Arabic Machine Translation, WSEAS Transactions on Computers, Issue 2, Volume 6, February 2007, pp. 329-224.

Mansoor Al Aali, Analysing Terms, Keywords, Syntax and Performance of Two Object Oriented Languages: C# And Java, WSEAS Transactions On Information Science & Applications, Volume 4, Issue 6, June 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali, Seema Al-Mahmood & Ala Al-Zobaidie, A Study Of The Contracting And Procurement Process For Cots Software Projects, Journal of Computer Science 3(3): 180-185, 2007, Science Publications, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, A Faster Implementation of QuickSort, WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, Iss. 1, Vol. 4, Jan. 2007, ISSN 1709-0832, pp. 230-235.

Mansoor Al Aali, Evaluation of Teaching an Arabic Programming Language (ARABLANG), Computers in Education Journal, Vol. XVII, No. 2, pp. 37-49, June 2007, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Improving the speed of electrical distribution network systems by improving data representation techniques, WSEAS Transactions on Circuits and Systems, v 5, n 7, July 2006, p 1124-31.

Mansoor Al Aali. Al-Mahmood Seema & Al-Zobaidie Alaa, A Study of User Requirements for COTS – Computer Off The Shelf Software Solutions, Software Quality Professional journal,  V9, Issue 1, pp. 32-39, 2006, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Al-Zobaidie A., and Al-Khonaizi M, Database System for Natural Arabic Language Text, Processing Arabic, Netherlands, No. 8, ISSN 0921-9145, 1995.

Al-Zobaidie A., Al-Khonaizi M, and Al Aali M, Common Sense Knowledge Representation for Natural Language Processing, Processing Arabic, Netherlands, No. 8, ISSN 0921-9145, 1995.

Mansoor Al Aali and M. A. Ajiz, Efficient Algorithm For Linear Problems Using Packed Data Structure With a Set of Parallel Pointers, International Journal on Computers & Structures, USA, Vol. 53, No. 5, 1994, pp. 1225-1233, USA.

Ali A. Khan and Mansoor Al Aali, An Algorithm to Convert Graphs Into EDNF,  Information Sciences Journal, USA, Vol 58, 1994, USA.

Ali A. Khan and Mansoor Alaali, An Algorithm to Convert Graphs Into DNF,  Information Sciences Journal, USA, Vol 60, 1994, UK.

Manzur Ali Ajiz, Mansoor Al Aali and Mohd Mustafa Hamed, Fast Implementation  of Partial Gram-Schmidt Algorithm Using Tree Data Structure With Sequential Row Pointers Data Structure to Solve Structural Problems (PGS),  Advances in Engineering Software Journal, USA, Vol 18, 1993, pp. 187-197, USA.

Manzur Ajiz, Mohd Hamed and Mansoor Al Aali,   PC- Based Implementation of Lanczos Algorithm Using Packed and Column Pointer Data Structures for Solving Linear Problems (PCBLAN), Advances in Engineering Software Journal, 1994, USA.

Mansoor Al Aali, Ahmed Aqeel, Khan Ali A, Hussain Jassim and Abdulwahid Mohammed, Developing a New Arabic Programming Language for Schools, Journal of Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, (Computer Science Series), 1995, India.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al-Zobaidie A and Al Aali M, Al-Khazoon: A Database System From Natural Arabic Language Text, International Journal Arabic Computing, Oxford: Intellect Books, 1995, UK.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al Aali M and Al-Zobaidie A., The Classification Approach for Natural Arabic Language Understanding, The Egyptian Computer Journal, Egypt, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 59-76, 1994.

M. Al Aali and A. A. Khan, Determination  of Minimal Legal Firing Sequences for Petri Net Reachability,  Advances in Modelling and Analysis, France, Vol. 32, No 3, 1995, pp. 1-6.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al-Zobaidie A and Al Aali M,  Al-Khazoon: A Database System From Natural Arabic Language Text, Bulletin Processing Arabic, Vol. 5, No. 8, 1995, UK.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al Aali M and Al-Zobaidie A, Understanding Natural Arabic Text, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 733, Thomas Grechenig & Manfred Tscheligi (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 1993.

Emdad Khan, Mansoor Al Aali and Moheb Girgis, Object Oriented Programming For Structured Procedural Programmers, IEEE Computer Journal, USA, Vol. 28, No. 10, Oct. 95, pp. 48-75

Mansoor Al Aali and Mohd Hamid, Design of An Arabic Programming Language (ARABLAN), The International Journals on Computer Languages, USA & UK, Vol. 21, No.3/4, 1995, pp. 191-200.

Mansoor Al Aali and Ali Khan, Simplification of Context Free Grammar Through Petri Net, International Journal on Computers and Structures, UK, Vol. 58, No. 5, 1996, pp. 1055-1088.

 

Papers Publishes in International Conferences

Mansoor Al Aali & Samia Yousif, Enhancing Object Orientation UML for Developing an Intelligent Semantic Knowledge Dictionary, The Seventh International Conference on Creative Content Technologies (CONTENT 2015), IARIA, 22-27 March 2015, France – Nice.

Samia Yousif & Mansoor Al Aali, Evaluation of SEMANTIC:  An Intelligent English Semantic Object Orientated Dictionary System, The Seventh international Conference on Creative Content Technologies (CONTENT 2015), IARIA, 22-27 March 2015, France – Nice.

Mansoor Al Aali, 4th QS-MAPLE CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION, Using Data Mining Techniques for Deciding Hidden Pre-Requisites and Improving Students Completion Rates – Ahlia University Experience, Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 6–8, 2014.

Mansoor Al Aali, Assessing Prior Learning in the Case of Transfer and Exchange Students, the 9th QS ASIA PACIFIC PROFESSIONAL LEADERS IN EDUCATION CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION.30th Oct – 1st Nov, 2013, SKKU Campus, Korea.

Mansoor Al Aali, The Use of ICT for Improving Knowledge Communication and Knowledge Management for Better Economic Development:  The Data Mining Techniques, Bahrain International SME’s, Empowerment Conference “Empowerment of SME’s in Knowledge Based Economy”, 5th – 6th February 2014, Crown Plaza, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Ms.Subhashini Bhaskaran, Dr.Kevin Lu, Dr. Mansoor Al Aali, PhD without Residence Doctoral Symposium  [PwR – 2014], A Data Mining Approach for the Investigation of Students’ Performance and Efficiency in Completing their Programmes in Higher Education Institutions, 18th – 19th May, 2014.

Mohamed Mahmood, Professor Vishanth Weerakkody and Dr. Mansoor Al Aali, RESEARCH POSTER PRESENTATION DESIGN © 2012, The Role of Trust in E-government Adoption:  A Systematic Literature Review, Brunel University, Bahrain.

Mansoor Al Aali, Building a Culture of Innovation for IT Professionals, The INOVTECH INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, 01 – 03 July 2013, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Fatin Dhaif & Mansoor Al Aali, Exploring Data and Methods for Intelligent Transfer between Universities, 31st Arab Conference of the Arab Organisation of Admission & Registration, Abu Dhabi, 3-7 April, 2011.

Mansoor Al Aali, Efficient Graph Algorithms for Logically Displaying Electricity Distribution Network Systems, MEST – Middle East Spatial Conference, Middle East Spatial Technology – 10 – 12 December 2007, Bahrain Society of Engineers, Bahrain.

Mansoor Al Aali, Seema Al-Mahmood, Analysis & Recommendations for the Management of COTS – Computer Off The Shelf – Software Projects, WSEAS International Conference on Computers, Crete island, Greece, paper number: 561-275, July 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali, Samia Yousif, An Intelligent Multi-Lingual Object Oriented Dictionary System, WSEAS International Conference on Systems, paper number: 561-325, July 2007.

Samia Yousif, Mansoor Al Aali, Object Oriented Techniques For An Intelligent Multi-Purpose English Language Dictionary System, accepted in 4th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science, 994, 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems ICEIS, Systems, 12-16, June 2007 Funchal, Madeira – Portugal 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali, Efficient Algorithms for Distribution Networks Switching Plans , WSEAS International Conference on Systems, paper number: 561-179, 2007.

Mansoor Al Aali & Ala Al-Zobaidie, A Methodology For Setting Up Successful Collaborative Distance Education Programmes Between British And Arab Universities Based On The Bahrain Experience, International Conference on Higher Education, in Iraq 11-13 December 2007 in Erbil, Iraq.

Mansoor Al Aali, Improving the Speed of Electrical Distribution Management Systems through Improved Data Representation Techniques, paper number: 594-178, 10th WSEAS International Conference on SYSTEMS, 10th WSEAS CSCC. Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece, July 10-12, 2006.

Mansoor Al Aali, An Efficient Approach for Identifying and Storing Syntactic and Semantic Sentence Patterns in English Natural Language, 6th WSEAS International Conference on SYSTEMS THEORY and SCIENTIFIC COMPUTATION  (ISTASC’06), 18-20 August, 2006, pp. 75-80, paper no. 537-283.

Mansoor Al Aali & Hassan Hazmi, Islamic Computer Ethics via the ACM Computer Ethics, The International Arab Conference on Information Technology, Paper ID: 97, 19-21 December, 2006, Yarmouk University, Jordan.

Mansoor Al Aali, IRT-Item Response Theory Assessment & Enhancement for an Adaptive Teaching Assessment System, 10th WSEAS International Conference on APPLIED MATHEMATICS, Dallas, Texas, November 1-3, 2006, paper no. 519-398

Mansoor Al Aali, Four Approaches to Efficient Logical Display of Electricity Distribution Networks, paper no 388-121, The International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISC 2003), Austria, 25-28 June 2003.

Mansoor Al Aali, GIS for an Electricity Distribution Network, The 2nd International Conference on GIS, Bahrain, Nov. 2001, Bahrain.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al Aali M and Al-Zobaidie, The Functional and Semantic Structure for the Arabic Natural Sentence, The Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, & Systems, ICECS-97, Session: Artificial Intelligence, Dec. 15-17, 1998, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 467-472.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al Aali M and Al-Zobaidie, The Common Sense Knowledge Structure doe Arabic Natural Sentence, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Multi-Lingual Computing, University of Cambridge, London, U.K. 17-18, April, 1998, pp. 2.3.1-2.3.9.

Al Aali M, Machine Learning for Machine Translation: English to Arabic, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Multi-Lingual Computing, University of Cambridge, London, U.K. 17-18, April, 1998, pp. 2.5.1-2.5.7.

Mansoor Al Aali, Techniques for Speeding Up an Electricity Distribution Network, The European Conference on Distribution Networks, DISTRIBUTECH Europe 98, Section: Innovations in R&D for Profit, Oct. 27-29, 1998, London, UK.

Mansoor Al Aali, “Artificial Intelligence Applications”, First University of Bahrain Computer Science Forum, 19-21 Nov. 1999.

Mansoor Al Aali & Ghulum Bakiri, “Successful IT Project Management”, First University of Bahrain Computer Science Forum, 19-21 Nov. 1999.

Moheb Girgis, Mansoor Al Aali, & Ala Al-Zobaidie, Creating an Object Oriented Schema From Arabic  Natural Language Sentence, ICEMCO-96, The Fifth International Conference on Multi-Lingual Computing, University of Cambridge, UK, April 11-13, 1996.

Mohd Al-Khonaizie, Ahmed Yamani, Ala Al-Zobaidie & Mansoor Al Aali, A New Declarative and Interrogative Approach to Natural Arabic Text: A Computational Linguistic Approach, ICEMCO-96, The Fifth International Conference on Multi-Lingual Computing, University of Cambridge, UK, April 11-13, 1996.

Mohd Al-Khonaizie, & Mansoor Al Aali, An Arabization Methodology for Very Large Computer Applications, ICEMCO-96, The Fifth International Conference on Multi-Lingual Computing, University of Cambridge, UK, April 11-13, 1996.

Aqeel Ahmed & Mansoor Al Aali, An Approach to the Design and Development of an Arabic Educational Software Using Multimedia, Proceedings of the the 1st International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technologies in Education_CATE 96, March 18-20 1996, Cairo, Egypt.

Mansoor Al Aali & Aqeel Ahmed, Factors Influencing Computer Science Job Career in Bahrain, Proceedings of the the 1st International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technologies in Education CATE 96, March 18-20 1996, Cairo, Egypt.

Mansoor Al Aali & Nedzad Mehic, Multimedia GIS for the Tourist Industry in Bahrain, Proceedings of the IEEE (Alexandria chapter) 5th Conference on Computer Theory and Applications, 12-14 Sep. 1995, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt.

Mansoor Al Aali & Zuhair Al-Bahrani, University of Bahrain Admission System, Proceedings of the IEEE (Alexandria chapter) 5th Conference on Computer Theory and Applications, 12-14 Sep. 1995, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt.

Mansoor Al Aali & Nedzad Mehic, Multimedia Based Information System for Bahrain, Conference on Multimedia Tools, Applications and Trends, 5-6 Dec. 1995, Saudi Arabia.

Mansoor Al Aali & Nedzad Mehic, Criteria to right size a UNIX Environment, Proceeding of the Bahrain 1st International Conference on Computers in Industry, 6-8 Nov. 1995.

Yamani A, Al-Khonaizi M, Al-Zobaidie A. and Al Aali M,  Understanding Declaratives and Interrogatives of Arabic Text: A Computational Linguistic Approach,  the Proceedings of the Second Symposium on  National Computer Conference on Arabization, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27 – 30 March, 1994.

M. Al- Khonaizi, Mansoor Al Aali , & Al-Zobaidie A., Common Sense Knowledge Representation of Natural Language Processing: An LFG Treatment, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Multi-Lingual Computing, University of Cambridge, London, U.K., 7-9 April, 1994.

Mansoor Al Aali and Moheb Girgis, Arabization: Actual and Objectives, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Multi-Lingual Computing, University of Cambridge, London, U.K. 7-9, April, 1994.

Mansoor Al Aali and Moheb Girgis, Translating Arabic Statements into Entity-Relationship Diagrams, Proceedings of 18th International Conference on Computer Science and Statistics and their Applications, Egypt, 17-22 April, 1993.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al Aali M and Al-Zobaidie A, Al-Khabier Al-Arabi: An Expert System for Natural Arabic Language Understanding,  the proceeding of the Second National Expert Systems and Development Workshop, ESADW93, UNDP sponsored, Cairo University,  Cairo, Egypt, May 2-4, pp. 193-199, 1993.

Al-Khonaizi M, Al Aali M and Al-Zobaidie A, Understanding Natural Arabic Text, Human Computer Interaction, Vienna Conference, VCHCI 93, Fin de Siecle, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 1993, Springer-Verlage, pp. 407-409.

Abdulla Al-Hawaj and Mansoor Al Aali, Status of Computer Science Education in the University of Bahrain, Proceedings of the Symposium on Computing in the Gulf Universities, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain (in Arabic), 7-10 Nov, 1992, pp. 430-441, 1992.

 

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