·He received his M.S. in Information Systems
in 2001 from NJIT and an M.S. in Banking and Financial Sciences (majoring in information
systems) in 1999 from the ArabAcademy for Banking and Financial Sciences in Jordan,
ranking first with distinction.
Eljabiri is a Lecturer of Computer Science, Information Systems and Information Technology at NJIT, teaching , developing , advising and/or coordinatingeight software engineering – based courses in the College
Of Computing Sciences.
Eljabiri teaches and directs thesenior
project capstone courses in which he manages relationships with numerous industry customers from Fortune 500 companies
to small businesses to public sector and research institutions, facilitates IT-driven real world business experiences for
hundreds of students and assists students in the entrepreneurial track to
transform their innovative ideas into actual business .
to joining NJIT, Mr. Eljabiri held various executive management positions at a
multinational corporation where he led numerous business and IT-driven projects, business processes, industrial automation,
ISO and BPR quality assurance, and software development projects. His managerial experience has exposed him to real-world
business problems and solution strategies that he brings into the classroom.
Eljabiri received NJIT’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2001 and the College of Computing Sciences’
Excellence in Teaching Award in 2003. He was nominated for the "Profesor of the year" national award in April
2005.Mr. Eljabiri was also nominated recently for the Olympus Innovation National Award in teaching.
.Eljabiri is the co-author of a new book titled Strategic
Software Engineering – An interdisciplinary
approach and a book chapter in the Computer Science and Engineering Handbook.
·Mr. Eljabiri published a number of refereed papers in several conferences and
journals as listed below.
Eljabiri’s research courses, in which he teaches students how to carry out empirical research in software engineering
using statistical analysis through filed studies, resulted in numerous research papers and success stories of undergraduate
students having their research work published and presented in international conferences and journals.
was selected and listed in International Who's Who historical society of
professionals based on exemplary achievement and distinguished contributions to the business community. He was also selected
and listed in Who’s Who in America.
·His research interests include empirical and object-oriented
software engineering, software architecture, interdisciplinary problem solving, requirements engineering, software economics,
business process reengineering, project management, data mining and web engineering. He is also a candidate for the PhD degree
in Information Systems.
1- Journal and Refereed
Conference Papers :
1.1. O. Eljabiri, D. Crowell, and F.P.
Deek, "A Case Study in E-Business Process Reengineering Readiness", Journal
of Systems and Information Technology, pp. 13-30, July 2002.
1.2. O. Eljabiri, D. Crowell, and F.P. Deek, "Reengineering
Business in the E-Business Age: A Field Study", Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet Computing
(ICIC’02), pp. 965-972, Las
Vegas, USA, 2002.
1.3. O. Eljabiri and F.P. Deek, "An Effective Taxonomy for
Software Process Models”, Proceedings of the ISoneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 1-18, USA, 2002.
1.4. C. Valdaliso, O. Eljabiri, and F.P. Deek, "Factors Influencing Design Quality and Assurance in Software Development: An Empirical Study", Electronic
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Model-based Requirements
Engineering (MBRE 01), San Diego, California.
1.5. O. Eljabiri and F.P. Deek, "Drivers For Software Process
Modeling Evolution", Proceedings of the Americas Conference on
Information Systems (AMCIS), pp. 1461-1468 ,Boston, Massachusetts, 2001.
1.6. O. Eljabiri and F.P. Deek, "Toward
a Comprehensive Framework for Software Process Modeling Evolution", Proceedings of the ACS/IEEE International Conference
on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), pp. 488-491 Beirut, Lebanon, 2001.
1.7. O. Eljabiri, "Specialized system development " , proceedings of the International
Conference on Information Technology: Research and Education ITRE 2003, August 10-13, 2003, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
2- Books and books chapters:
2.1- O. Eljabiri and F.P. Deek, Specialized System Development, in Computer Science
and Engineering Handbook, Second edition, A. Tucker (Editor-in-Chief), CRC Press, ch
110, pp. 1-18, 2004.
2.2- F.P. Deek, J. McHugh and O. Eljabiri , Strategic Software Engineering – An Interdisciplinary Approach, in print with Taylor & Francis Group - Auerbach Publications, (365 pages), 2005.