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Exceptional professors mark the difference between good and great education. Our selection process focused on recruiting Professors with great academic experience, a strong knowledge of today's Computer Science, and a hands-on teaching approach.

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Meet OPIT's Faculty

Discover our inspiring faculty, with knowledge, innovative teaching, diverse backgrounds and dedication to empower the next-generation of tech leaders.

An empowering faculty

Prof. Francesco Profumo
Prof. Francesco Profumo OPIT Head of Institution
Former Minister of Education in Italy
Panagiota Katsikouli
Panagiota Katsikouli Researcher @ University of Copenhagen, PhD in Computer Science @ University of Edinburgh
Raj Dasgupta
Raj Dasgupta AI/ML Research Scientist @ US Naval Research Laboratory, former Full Professor @ University of Nebraska
Lokesh Vij
Lokesh Vij Software Engineer @ Symantec, Part-Time Faculty @ Seneca College

Our emphasis is on quality, innovation and continuous learning. We carefully select professors who put the professional success of their students first.

Prof. Lorenzo Livi
Prof. Lorenzo Livi Program Head & Associate Professor @ OPIT

Meet your Professors

Your Professors are there to help you succeed. They've been carefully selected based on their academic expertise, business experience, global perspective. *Faculty roster might vary

Lokesh Vij
Lokesh Vij
Software Engineer @ Symantec, Part-Time Faculty @ Seneca College. Location: Canada

Courses: Cloud Computing Infrastructure, Development and Automation (BSc), Big Data and Cloud Computing Infrastructure (MSc)

Lorenzo Livi
Lorenzo Livi
Associate Professor of Machine Learning @ University of Manitoba, Honorary Lecturer @ University of Exeter.
Panagiota Katsikouli
Panagiota Katsikouli
Researcher @ University of Copenhagen, PhD in Computer Science @ University of Edinburgh. Location: Denmark

Courses: Introduction to Databases, Complex Networks (BSc), Introduction to Python (MSc)

Raj Dasgupta
Raj Dasgupta
AI/ML Research Scientist @ US Naval Research Laboratory, former Full Professor of Computer Science @ University of Nebraska. Washington DC, USA

Courses: Data Structures and Algorithms, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Elements of Data Structures, Reinforcement Learning (BSc), Machine Learning (MSc)

Moez Ali
Moez Ali
Founder and Creator @ PyCaret, Product Director - AI @ antuit.ai, Adjunct Lecturer @ Queen's University. Location: Canada

Courses: Applications of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence - Part 1 (MSc)

Fabiano Lima
Fabiano Lima
IT Program Manager @ UBS, Certified PMP, PMI-RMP, CSM, PSM I, PSPO I, ITIL-F, Prince2, Agile. Location: Brazil

Courses: Project Management and QA, Agile Development & DevOps

Tom Vazdar
Tom Vazdar
Chief Security Officer @ Erste Bank Croatia, Advisory Board Member at EC3 European Cybercrime Centre @ Europol

Courses (BSc): Introduction to Cybersecurity

Sabya Dasgupta
Sabya Dasgupta
Lead Solution Architect @ Microsoft, Big Data & MLOps technologist. Location: Canada

Courses (MSc): Applied Machine Learning

Santhosh Suresh
Santhosh Suresh
Head of Product Data Science @ PayPal, formerly @ Meta and McKinsey, PhD @ University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Location: California

Courses (MSc): Business Problem Solving

Karim Bouzoubaa
Karim Bouzoubaa
Full Professor of Data Science & AI @ Mohammed V University in Rabat, PhD @ Laval University.

Courses (BSc): Programming Principles

Filip Biały
Filip Biały
Professor @ Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu. Location: Poland

Courses (BSc): ICT Fundamentals, Web Development, Ethics of Computer Science and AI

Mario Spremić
Mario Spremić
Full Professor @ University of Zagreb, Visiting Lecturer @ "La Sapienza" University of Rome, Post-doc @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Location: Croatia

Courses: Data Analytics and Risk Management (MSc)

Mohammed AbuJarour
Mohammed AbuJarour
Professor of Coding and Software Engineering @ XU Exponential University, Deputy Professor @ HTW Berlin. Location: Germany

Courses (BSc): Introduction to Software Engineering, Software Engineering

Dimitris Tolis
Dimitris Tolis
Deputy Chief Information Security Officer @ European Investment Bank (EIB), Certified CISSP and CCNA. Location: Luxembourg

Courses (MSc): Business Resilience and Response Strategies

Tomasz Zawadzki
Tomasz Zawadzki
Assistant Professor @ American University of Malta (AUM), Former Senior Postdoc Researcher @ Maynooth University. Location: Malta

Courses: Game Development

Maha Youssef
Maha Youssef
Associate Professor @ University of Stuttgart, PhD @ German University in Cairo. Location: Germany

Courses: Foundational Mathematics (BSc)

Charbel Fares
Charbel Fares
Entrepreneur @ SpiceTech and Professor @ Holy Spirit University of Kaslik - USEK. Location: Lebanon

Courses: Programming Paradigms, Front-end Programming, Mobile Programming

Radwan Eskhita
Radwan Eskhita
University Lecturer @ Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Former Lecturer @ IU International University of Applied Sciences. Location: Germany

Courses: Legal Aspects and Compliance (MSc)

Àlex Solé Gómez
Àlex Solé Gómez
Research Scientist @ IQTC Universitat de Barcelona, Lecturer and PhD Candidate @ Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Courses (BSc): Computer Vision

Pierluigi Casale
Pierluigi Casale
PhD @ Universitat de Barcelona, Former Innovation Officer (Data Science and AI) @ European Parliament, Principal Data Scientist @TomTom. Location: Italy

Courses: Machine Learning (BSc), Applications in Data Science and AI - Part 2, Applied AI, Ethics and Regulations of Artificial Intelligence, Introduction to AI and Ethics (MSc)

Paco Awissi
Paco Awissi
Vice President of Data and Reporting @ Morgan Stanley, Lead Instructor @ McGill University School of Continuing Studies. Location: Canada

Courses (MSc): Applications in Data Science and AI - Part 2, Project Management, Business Communication

John Loewen
John Loewen
PhD in Computer Science, Former Professor @ Chulalongkorn University, Former Full Time Faculty @ Vancouver Island University. Location: USA

Courses (BSc): Computer Architectures, Introduction to Operating Systems

Khaled Elbehiery
Khaled Elbehiery
Senior Director & Network Engineer @ Charter Communications, Professor @ DeVry University and at Park University. Location: USA

Courses: Computer Networks (BSc), AI for IoT and Automation, Cloud and IoT Security (MSc)

Francesco Derchi
Francesco Derchi
Adjunct Faculty @ École Hôtelière de Lausanne, Course Director @ Harvard Business Review, Advisory Board Member @ Arsène Lippens. Location: Switzerland

Courses (BSc): Business Strategy, Digital Marketing

Laurent Mathieu
Laurent Mathieu
Cybersecurity & AWS Cloud Consultant and Instructor, MSc @ EM Strasbourg Business School. Location: Portugal

Courses: Cloud Architecture Paradigms, Cloud Data Stacks (BSc), Secure Software Development (MSc)

Charafeddine Mouzouni
Charafeddine Mouzouni
Founder @ Cohorte, Head of AI Consultant @ LEX AI, Lecturer @ Université Paris Dauphine. Location: France

Courses: Introduction to Machine Learning (BSc), Data Analytics and Visualization, Research Methods and Tools (MSc)

Carrie Dotson
Carrie Dotson
English Teacher, Master of Arts @ Grand Canyon University. Location: USA, Ecuador

Course (BSc): Technical English

Lorenzo Marvardi
Lorenzo Marvardi
Security Managing Director @ Accenture, Master of Computer Science @ "La Sapienza" University of Rome. Location: Italy

Courses: Cybersecurity (BSc)

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