Abdullah Alghamdi


Abdullah Alghamdi

E-mail: aalgham9@my.tnstate.edu                     


  • Ph.D. Student in CISE, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, 2014- Present.
  • MSc in Networking and System Administration, RIT, Rochester, New York, 2010 – 2013.
  • BSc in Information Systems (IS), AL-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh – Saudi Arabia, 2004 – 2009.


  • Lecturer, Najran University, Saudi Arabia, 2013-2014
  • Teaching assistant, Najran University, Saudi Arabia, 2009-2010
  • IS Analyst, Jeddah Municipality, Saudi Arabia, 2009
  • CO-OP, Saudi Aramco Company, Headquarter, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2008


Currently, I am working on developing a fully implicit solver for ADCIRC storm surge model, where we try to increase the stability, and keep up the parallelization of model. Also, I am interested in any multidiscipline applications where I can use my skills and knowledge to address global challenges.


  1. Abdullah Alghamdi and Muhammad Akbar, “Profiling and Evaluation of Implicit and Explicit Storm Surge Models,” International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering. “to be published soon”
  2. Abdullah Alghamdi and Sachin Shetty, “Survey: Toward A Smart Campus Using the Internet of Things”, 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud-2016), August 2016, Vienna, Austria.


  • Scholarship to do Masters and Ph.D, Najran University, KSA – 2010-Present