Welcome to the Research office at the Modern College of Business and Science. Our mission is simple, to enhance research at MCBS and our surrounding ecosystem and ensure our research is compliant with government and college policies. Our faculty helps our community make discoveries, be innovative, and translate research for the progress of humanity. Here, you will find links to the resources, methods, and tools we provide to make this happen.

Associate Professor, Dr. Hothefa Shaker

Acting Associate Dean for Graduate Studies & Research

Information and Guidelines

Research at MCBS

Learn about research at MCBS and the college’s strategic plans.

Offices & People

Find out who is leading the charge for research at MCBS.

Committees & Working Groups

The research office works with various committees and groups.

Offices and People

Research office is the point of contact for submission of research proposals; identifying sources of research funding both inside and outside the college; and participation in, and major college research programs.

  • Dr. Hothefa Shaker
    Acting Associate Dean for Graduate Studies & Research

Associate Prof. Dr. Hothefa Shaker Jassim received his Ph.D. in Computer and Communication Engineering from the College of Engineering, University Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Malaysia in 2012.

He received his M.Sc. degree in Systems and Networking at the College of Information Technology, University Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). He obtained his post-doctorate fellowship at the National University of Malaysia (UKM).

He was working as a faculty member in the field of computing and technology for 15 years in different countries and universities.  He held several academic management positions, including Head of the Computer Engineering department at KUST University, Iraq. Also, Head of the Mathematics and Computer Science department, then Director of post-graduate studies at MCBS, Oman. He has received several external funds; ERGS, FRGS, and industries projects.  Currently,

Currently, he is acting associate dean for post-graduate studies and Research at, Modern College of Business and Science, Muscat, Oman.     

Contact us

We can assist with your research and grant needs such as proposal preparation, research, grant administration training, or questions about research resources at MCBS.

Contact the Office of Research when you need help preparing a collaborative proposal, are looking for information about grant administration training or need guidance on research resources at MCBS.