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Work experience

Oct 1987Present

Professor of Computer Science

University of Georgia

Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer) Co-Editor/Board, Journal of Computational Science (Elsevier) Elected Fellow, Int'l Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine (ISIBM) Guest Editor: IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (T-ITB; 2008-2010) Coordinator, WORLDCOMP'12 ( ) Member, Advisory Board, IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC)



University of Kent


Hobbies & Interests

traveling, science fiction, eating out, swimming

Charitable ActivitiesHelp the children fund, University of Kent Alumni, University of Georgia's Arch Foundation.


An Elected Fellow of the International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine, Dr. Hamid Arabnia currently serves as a Professor of Computer Science for the University of Georgia in Athens (UGA). During his 25 years at UGA, Dr. Hamid R. Arabnia has served in a variety of capacities, including Chair of the Computer Science Graduate Programs Committee and Chair of the Computer Science Curriculum Committee. A current member of the Tenured Faculty Committee, Dr. Arabnia has also chaired the Computer Science Graduate Examinations Committee, the Computer Science Graduate Admissions Committee, and the Industry/External Relations Committee.

Dr. Hamid R. Arabnia has been invited to speak on a wide range of topics by a number of professional organizations and institutions, including the North American Transputer Users Group, the International Society for Optical Engineering, and the 23rd International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems. Dr. Arabnia has also served as a panelist for the Workshop of American Standard of Ranking and Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions, and for the 10th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications. Dr. Hamid Arabnia laid the foundations for his career at Polytechnic of Wales in the United Kingdom, now known as the University of Glamorgan. After graduating with honors, he went on to earn his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England, where he also acted as a Student Instructor. Away from his professional responsibilities, Dr. Hamid R. Arabnia enjoys eating at his favorite restaurants, swimming, reading science fiction, and traveling.


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Previous Experience Timeline   1987 (6 months):  Consultant, Caplin Cybernetics Corporation, London, England (Computer Vision Project). Oct. 1985 – March 1987:    Student Instructor, University of Kent, England.   1981 – 1982:    Analyst Programmer, System Replacement Group, Department of Transport, DVLC, Swansea, U.K. (working as part of the university co-op/sandwich).