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Country: Saudi Arabia
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Dr. AL-Zoman works for KACST as an Associate Research Professor and the director and founder of Saudi Network Information Center SaudiNIC which is part of Internet Services Unit (ISU). SaudiNIC is responsible of registering domain names under the Saudi top level domain .SA, as well as distributing IP addresses since 1995.

He received his bachelor degree in computer engineering from the College of Computer and Information Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 1986, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science in 1990 and 1995, respectively, from the University of New Brunswick, Canada.

Career History

  • From May 1986 to Jan 1988, he was with KACST, Computer Center Department, looking after KACSTnet and partially GULFNET.
  • From May 1995 to 1998 he was with KACST working as a network and communication consultant for the Directorate of the National Communication Network, a member of the Internet work-team, and looking after the NOC/NIC of SaudiNet.
  • He was the team leader in 1996-1997 for connecting GULFNET to Internet and making KACST as an email gateway between Internet and GULFNET.
  • He had a major role in connecting Saudi Arabia to Internet. He was an active member of the team designed, managed and built the Internet Services Unit (ISU).
  • He provided consultant services to a number of organizations from different sectors, e.g., government offices, education institutes, private companies, and Internet services providers.
  • He presented a number of seminars and workshops related to Internet technologies.
  • He was the chairman of the Arabic Linguistic Committee of the Arabic Internet Names Consortium (AINC) and a member of the AINC board. He is now the chairman of the Steering Committee of the Arabic Domain Names Pilot Project.
  • His current research interests are in the fields of data link protocols, data flow control procedures, wireless communications, Internet security and access control, and Arabizing domain names.