Master in Web Technology (MWT)

  • About the program
  • Program rules
  • Program courses
  • Program director
  • Academic staff

MWT is a Master's program which will give students the opportunity to develop outstanding application development expertise in the fast-paced area of web technologies. As a graduate of this master program students will be able to:

  • Create and deploy web-based applications.
  • Use web application frameworks.
  • Build scalable web applications and analyse their performance using the adequate 
    tools and techniques.

Courses list: 

Project or graduation thesis

The registered students on the graduation project should follow the following steps:

  1. The student applies by e-mail to the program director to confirm the project title and the name of the supervisor and the aim of the research during the first two months from the beginning of the registration semester on the project.
  2. The student gets the approval of the Council of Scientific Affairs on the title and the university informs the student of the approval on the title.
  3. The student must provide a research plan to the program management within three months from the date of approval by the Council of Scientific Affairs on the title.
  4. The student has the right to defend the project after one year from the date of approval on the research plan by the Scientific Affairs Council.
  5. After the student has completed his project, taking into account item 4, the student’s supervisor sends the final copy of the project to the program director in order to form a committee of judgment.


PH. D. In Computer Engineering & Networking






PhD, Computer Engineering & Networking.  Damascus University


M.Sc., Computer Science with Computer Engineering option. USA


B.S., Electrical Engineering, Electronics option. Tishreen University




Vice Dean for Administrative and Student Affairs in the Faculty of Communication & Information Engineering - Arab International University –AIU Damascus


2007 - 2009

Chairperson Syrian Commission for Family Affairs (SCFA)


2009 - present

Teacher in the Information Technology Engineering Faculty – Damascus University

Teacher of Information Technology Engineering Faculty - Tishreen University Latakia

1998 - 2007 Syrian Computer Society (SCS - Latakia, Syria  )
2002 – 2007 Member of three consecutive elected Administrative Committee




Damascus University

Teaching Computer Architecture I & II, Network Application Programming, Supervising projects & graduation theses


Arab International University - AIU

Teaching Computer Organization, Operating System 1, Parallel programming and supervising projects & graduation theses


Tishreen University

  • Teaching theoretical and practical sides of Distributed Systems, Modeling & Simulation, Data Security, Parallel Programming and Algorithms, Computer Architecture & Organization, Advanced Operating Systems, and Programming Languages C, C++, and Java.

  • Supervising projects & graduation theses, and involving in developing new curricula, new labs, new experiments and new courses.


Research Papers

  • S. Astour, F. Al-Abbas, J. Al-Kheir; Elastic Workflow Advanced Reservation Planning Algorithm (EWARP); Engineering Science Magazine, Damascus University, 2014.
  • S. Astour, F. Al-Abbas, J. Al-Kheir; Enhancing QoS Workflows Performance by Using Elastic Advance Co-Reservations; Engineering Science Magazine, Damascus University, 2014.