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Prof. Khalid Al-Begain

Prof. Khalid Al-Begain is the founder and Co-Director of the Center of Excellence in Mobile and Emerging Technologies.

He is the first President of the Kuwait College of Science and Technology. In 1989 he received his PhD in Communication Engineering from Budapest Technical University in Hungary, and a PgD in Management from the University of Glamorgan in 2011.

The Professor has lived in numerous countries including Jordan, Germany, Hungary, England and Wales, learning new languages on most occasions. He has recently completed the prestigious “Senior Strategic Leadership SSL20” course and was the winner of IWA Inspire Wales Award for Science and Technology in 2013.

In October 2006 he received Royal Recognition for his contribution to the British scientific community. He was also founder and director of the highly successful CEMAS programme (Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services), which operated between 2010 and 2015.    

Khalid Al-Begain