Dr. Issa Shehabat Bio

Dr. Issa Shehabat is a distinguished educator, researcher, and leader with a career spanning over two decades, marked by unwavering dedication to the fields of Teaching, Training, Research, Accreditation, and Quality Assurance. He has made profound contributions to the world of academia, demonstrating remarkable influence across borders and institutions.

With an illustrious career that began as an Assistant Professor at Philadelphia University in Jordan, Dr. Shehabat spent a decade enriching the educational landscape. His roles spanned various departments, including Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Applied Computer Science within the Faculty of Information Technology. During this period, he played a pivotal role in establishing and fostering the growth of IT-related disciplines.

Dr. Shehabat's leadership journey continued with appointments as Vice Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology, Head of the Software Engineering Department, and Director of Accreditation and Quality Assurance. His impact on curriculum development for Computer Science, MIS, CIS, and Software Engineering programs is a testament to his commitment to innovative learning experiences.

Beyond his home institution, Dr. Shehabat's expertise resonated internationally, including at King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, where he served as an Assistant Professor and Director of the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Unit. His dedication to academic excellence extended to Yarmouk University in Jordan, where he held the position of Assistant Dean for Accreditation and Quality Assurance.

Dr. Shehabat's commitment to advancing education extended beyond the classroom. He actively participated in numerous National and International Conferences, sharing his insights and knowledge with peers. As a Peer Reviewer for various Journal and Conference Papers, he played a crucial role in shaping scholarly discourse.

With a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the National Technical University "Kharkov Polytechnic Institute," Dr. Shehabat's research prowess shines through his extensive body of work. His research interests encompass Computer Systems, Networks, Knowledge Management, Quality Assurance, and more. His contributions to knowledge management, intellectual capital utilization, and the integration of e-learning with knowledge management have left a lasting impact.

Dr. Shehabat's dedication to enhancing education is further evidenced by his extensive portfolio of training courses and workshops. He has served as a Quality Assurance and Accreditation Consultant for various institutions, consistently working to elevate educational standards.


  • Associate Professor, Yarmouk University

    • September 2014 - Present
    • Irbid, Jordan
    • MIS Department
    • Providing Consultations and Training in QA for HE, Ministries & Service Organizations
  • Director of Accreditation & Quality Assurance, King Saud University

    • September 2008 - March 2011
  • Assistant Professor, Philadelphia University

    • September 1998 - September 2008
    • Vice Dean, IT
    • Department Head, Software Engineering
    • Accreditation & Quality Assurance


  • Kharkiv State Technical University, Ukraine

    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Computer Engineering
    • 1986 - 1997
  • Al Tatbeeqat, Howwara

    • 1980 - 1983
  • Jami'at Al-Yarmouk

Dr. Shehabat possesses a diverse array of skills, including Lecturing, Teaching, Research, University Teaching, Higher Education, E-Learning, Science, Computer Science, Analysis, Data Analysis, Quality Assurance, Curriculum Design, Training, Programming, Statistics, Faculty Development, Accreditation, Academic Administration, Distance Learning, Knowledge Management, Total Quality Management, Management Information Systems, Machine Learning, Courses, Microsoft Office, Curriculum Development, Analytical Skills, and Windows 10.


  • Education
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Services

Dr. Issa Shehabat's multifaceted contributions to education, research, and quality assurance underscore his profound impact on the academic world. His dedication to enhancing educational standards and fostering innovation in learning experiences continues to inspire and benefit students and institutions alike.

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