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Salem Othman, Ph.D.

Visiting Instructor, Computer Science

Salem Othman is a visiting Instructor of Computer Science at Hiram College. He teaches Big Data Analysis, using Machine Learning Techniques, Data Structures and Algorithms, Integrated Research Component II, Introduction to Programming (in Java), Social Network Analysis with Spark, and Introduction to Design and Analysis of Algorithms.

His research interests include Online Social Network Analysis, Anonymization Techniques for Privacy-Preserving, Machine Learning with Big Data Analytics, Text Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Social Routing and Protocols Simulation using Omnet++, Internet of Things (IoT), and Software-Defined Networking (SDN). He is deeply interested in undergraduate teaching as well as mentoring undergraduate researchers.


  • B.S. Computer Science, University of Omar Mukhtar
  • M.S. Computer Science, Attahadi (Sirte) University
  • Ph.D. Computer Science, Kent State University

Research Interests

My research focuses on analyzing human behaviors in Online Social Networks (OSNs) using Machine Learning and Big Data techniques to design a social online routing protocol through which OSN’ nodes can exchange information to support Multi-Hop Social Routing on the basis of WHO NEEDS TO KNOW WHAT.

I am also interested in natural language processing using text mining techniques, particularly in deepening the use of Bloom’s Taxonomy Cognitive Theory in the domain knowledge of computer sciences.

Selected Publications

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