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Dr. Faisal Akkawi, Executive Director Information Systems Programs, Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies
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Dr. Faisal Akkawi is the Executive Director of Information Systems Programs at Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies. He holds a Doctorate in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in electrical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Akkawi is an experienced academic practitioner whose leadership and strategic planning skills have allowed for the mentoring of fellow faculty members and undergraduate and graduate students.

Dr. Akkawi is recognized as an innovative thought leader amongst peers in the planning and execution of duties including curriculum development, faculty and course scheduling, faculty and student recruitment, and budgetary development. He is continuously performing research in cutting edge and thought provoking fields including knowledge management, concurrent object-oriented software systems, aspect-oriented technology, and the evolution of technological education.


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