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Dr. Mohammad Obiedat is a deaf mathematician and computer scientist. He has been teaching mathematics, computer science, and information technology courses at Gallaudet University for more than twenty two years. Dr. Obiedat served as  the Information Technology Program Director from 2013 to 2016, and he is currently serving as the Mathematics Program Director.  Dr. Obiedat  has published several peer-reviewed articles in mathematics and computer science. His research interests are in both  mathematics and computer science, including  algebraic topology, graded ring theory, cryptography,  data structures and algorithms, and Java programming language. He has also worked with some undergraduate students on research projects related to the lattice data structures and cryptography, and has  jointly published a book chapter entitled “The Future of Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Mathematics with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students”.

  • Ph.D., The George Washington University, Computer Science, 2015
  • Ph.D., Middle East Technical University, Mathematics, 1998
  • M.S., The George Washington University, Computer Science, 2007
  • M.S., Yarmouk University, Mathematics, 1992
  • B.S., Yarmouk University, Mathematics, 1990
  • CSC-150 Computer Programming II (2011/02)(01)
  • CSC-315 Structure & Algorithm Analysis (2011/01)(01)
  • CSC-406 Object Oriented Programming (2011/01)(01)
  • GSR-104 Quantitative Reasoning Apprch (2009/02)(SI1)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2011/02)(01)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2012/02)(01)
  • ITS-212 Programming Language II (2011/01)(01)
  • ITS-212 Programming Language II (2012/01)(01)
  • ITS-212 Programming Language II (2013/01)(01)
  • MAT-126 Trigonometry (2010/02)(SI1)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2009/01)(01)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2010/02)(01)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2011/02)(01)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2009/01)(02)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2012/01)(02)
  • MAT-150 Calculus I (2011/01)(01)
  • MAT-150 Calculus I (2012/02)(01)
  • MAT-150 Calculus I (2009/02)(02)
  • MAT-205 Calculus II (2010/01)(01)
  • MAT-205 Calculus II (2013/01)(01)
  • MAT-205 Calculus II (2014/01)(01)
  • MAT-205 Calculus II (2014/02)(01)
  • MAT-328 Differential Equations (2014/02)(01)
  • MAT-348 Introduction to Cryptography (2012/02)(01)
  • MAT-410 Foundations of Geometry (2010/01)(01)
  • MAT-410 Foundations of Geometry (2011/02)(01)
  • MAT-445 Intro to Complex Analysis (2009/02)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2009/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2010/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2011/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2012/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2013/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2014/01)(01)
  • MAT-495 Special Topics (2010/02)(01)
  • MAT-499 Independent Study (2013/02)(01)
  • ITS-110 Programming Fundamentals (2020/01)(01)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2016/01)(01)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2018/01)(01)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2019/01)(01)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2016/02)(01)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2017/02)(01)
  • ITS-211 Programming Language I (2018/02)(01)
  • ITS-212 Programming Language II (2017/01)(01)
  • ITS-212 Programming Language II (2018/01)(01)
  • ITS-212 Programming Language II (2018/02)(01)
  • ITS-212 Programming Language II (2019/02)(01)
  • ITS-365 Cryptography&Computer Security (2020/01)(01)
  • ITS-495 Special Topics (2019/01)(01)
  • ITS-495 Special Topics (2017/02)(02)
  • ITS-499 Independent Study (2019/01)(01)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2018/02)(01)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2016/01)(02)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2017/01)(02)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2016/02)(02)
  • MAT-130 Precalculus (2019/02)(02)
  • MAT-142 Intro Prob/Stats for Scie & IT (2019/02)(01)
  • MAT-150 Calculus I (2015/01)(01)
  • MAT-205 Calculus II (2015/02)(01)
  • MAT-205 Calculus II (2016/02)(01)
  • MAT-348 Introduction to Cryptography (2015/02)(01)
  • MAT-348 Introduction to Cryptography (2017/02)(01)
  • MAT-361 Numerical Analysis (2016/01)(01)
  • MAT-451 Internship (2018/01)(01)
  • MAT-451 Internship (2018/01)(02)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2015/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2016/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2017/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2018/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2019/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2020/01)(01)
  • ITS-110 Programming Fundamentals (2020/02)(01)
  • ITS-261 Information Security Fndmtls (2020/02)(01)
  • ITS-341 Systems Analysis & Design (2020/02)(01)
  • MAT-348 Introduction to Cryptography (2020/02)(01)
  • ITS-261 Information Security Fndmtls (2020/03)(OL1)
  • ITS-365 Cryptography&Computer Security (2021/01)(01)
  • MAT-307 Linear Algebra (2021/01)(01)
  • MAT-455 Advanced Calculus I (2021/01)(01)
  • Advising Load 2020/02: Total:8 Undergraduate:8
  • Gradations of Cyclic Rings and Homogeneity of their Nil and Jacobson Radicals
  • Searching Lattice Data Structures of Varying Degrees of Sortedness
  • A Note on the Constructions of Complex and Quaternionic Vector Fields
  • Future of Undergraduate Research in Mathematical Sciences
  • Gallaudet GenCyber Camp for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing High School Students - (National Science Foundation)
  • Future Scholars for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Development Programs - (Department of Defense)
  • Developing a course on the theoretical underpinnings of cryptography to a broader audience using active-learning approaches- (National Science Foundation)
  • Undergraduate research in mathematics program at Gallaudet and Rochester Institute of Technology- (Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics)
  • Expanding Opportunities for Success of Deaf and Hard of Hearing STEM majors- (NSF)
  • Grant to support my presentation at the Joint Mathematics Meetings of the AMS-MAA in Denver on January 17, 2020- (Gallaudet)
  • Joseph Mendis-Information Technology (Honors Capstone ) 2020/02
  • Bailey Moers-Mathematics (Honors Capstone) 2017/01-2018/02
  • Faculty Welfare Committee: Member 2011/01-2013/02
  • Faculty Welfare Committee: Member 2015/02-2015/02
  • Faculty Welfare Committee: Chair 2013/01-2013/01
  • IT Program Director 2013/01-2015/02
  • Math Program Director 2021/01
  • Biology Screening Committee 2018/01-2019/01
  • American Mathematical Society: August 2001-Ongoing
  • Association for Computing Machinery: August 2019-Ongoing
  • Contact Me

    Mohammad Obiedat

    S340C Hall Memorial Building

    202-651-5315

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