Laith Abualigah

Associate Professor

Dr. Laith Abualigah is an associate professor in the Computer Science Department, Al Al-Bayt University, Jordan, with a distinguished research portfolio that extends across multiple prestigious universities. He earned his PhD from the School of Computer Science at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia, in 2018.

Recognized as one of the Highly Cited Researchers in 2021-2023, Dr. Abualigah stands among the top one percent influential researchers globally, acknowledged in the Clarivate report encompassing 6,938 leading scientists. Remarkably, he holds the distinction of being the foremost researcher in the field of Computer Science in Jordan for 2021-2023.

Further accolades include acknowledgment by Stanford University, placing Dr. Abualigah in the two percent influential scholars bracket, representing the top 100,000 scientists globally.

Dr. Abualigah’s significant contributions are evident in his extensive publication record, comprising over 415 journal papers and books, collectively cited more than 16,000 times, with an impressive H-index of 60. His diverse research interests span Artificial Intelligence, Meta-heuristic Modeling, Optimization Algorithms, Evolutionary Computations, Information Retrieval, Text Clustering, Feature Selection, Combinatorial Problems, Optimization, Advanced Machine Learning, Big Data, and Natural Language Processing.

Currently, Dr. Abualigah serves as an Associate Editor for numerous prestigious journals published by Elsevier, Springer, ACM, IEEE, and others, showcasing his commitment to advancing research and scholarship in the field.