Meet our Dean and Department Chair

Dean of the College of Information

Dr. Kinshuk 


Kinshuk, who is formerly the associate dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada joined the College in August 2016. Kinshuk served as an associate dean at Athabasca University, leading the Faculty of Science and Technology since 2010. In that role, he was successful in a number of undertakings, including facilitating the introduction of new graduate programs, research funding, and promoting mentorship opportunities for students and alumni. He has also served as director in the School of Computing and Information Systems. He has more than 500 research publications in journals, conferences and book chapters, and is involved in many professional associations and activities at international and national levels.

Born in Kota, India, Kinshuk received his doctoral degree from De Montfort University in England, a master of science in mechanical computer aided engineering from Strathclyde University in Scotland and a bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical) from University of Rajasthan in India. For more information regarding Dr. Kinshuk, click here.

Department Chair of Information Science 

Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh

Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh

Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh is a Professor and Department Chair in the College of Information, Department of Information Science. Prior to joining UNT in August 2010, he taught and coordinated the Master of Science in Knowledge Management in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma. For more information regarding Dr. Hawamdeh, click here.