Faisal Al-ShowaikH, Associate Professor in Computational Mathematics and Acting Dean of Student Affairs at Ahlia University (AU) since January 2020.
He was the Chairperson of the Department of Mathematics at University of Bahrain (UOB) from October 2017 till June 2019. He was promoted to an Associate Professor in June 2018. He was the Director of Continuous Scientific Education Program at the College of Science at UOB. He was a Director of Program Review at Quality Assurance Authority for Education and Training (QAAET) (2008 – 2010). He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in UK since 2015. He finished Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP) from the University of Bahrain in 2014. He obtained the Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) in June 2018. He is a member of many committees at the department, college, and university levels.
He obtained the Kuwait Research Fellowship offered by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), University of Cambridge, from September 2003 to February 2004.
He obtained his Bachelor degree in 1989 and Master degree in 1994 from the University of Bahrain. In 1989 he was appointed as a Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Mathematics at UOB. He obtained his Ph.D. from Brunel University, UK, in 1998. He worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics from 1998 to 2017.
His areas of expertise are numerical solutions of initial-value problems, boundary-value problems, parabolic partial differential equations, systems of differential equations, systems in the biomedical sciences and quantum information.