Dr. Feras M. Awaysheh is a senior research fellow and academic lecturer at the Data Systems Group. He received his Ph.D. in Big Data and Cloud Computing from CiTIUS research center, the University of Santiago de Compostela (honors with distinction), Spain, in 2020. He holds an MSc. degree (with Hons.) in Computer Networks and Information Security from the New York Institute of Technology (NYiT) 2010 and a BSc. in Software Engineering from Al Balqa' Applied University, Jordan 2008. Dr. Awaysheh worked as a visiting research fellow in both Charles Darwin University, Australia, and the EPCC research center at Edinburgh University, the UK, in 2019 and 2020, respectively.
His research interest covers mainly Big Data (BD) deployment architectures and their applications. Dr. Awaysheh's interests include BD Engineer, i.e., modeling, designing, and optimizing platforms for BD frameworks across multiple deployment architectures and environments using containerization technology. His recent research interests focus on related technologies and include High-Performance Data Analytics, Data Streaming, IoT, and Edge/Fog models. Besides, the development of privacy-preserving and security frameworks for cloud-enabled solutions and the Apache Hadoop (Yarn) Ecosystem. He is a lecturer in Data Engineering, Big Data Management, and Advanced Database courses.