Sultan Albarakati

Instructional Assistant Professor

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Professor Sultan Albarakati is the Director of KAUST Academy, and the mission of the Academy is to provide continuous learning initiatives to support development in Saudi Arabia. KAUST Academy provides training courses targeted at undergraduate students and early career professionals to enhance their academic and professional training with short, condensed courses in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science. The courses on offer are micro-credential courses, diplomas, and part-time master's degree courses. The Academy is focusing on creating partnerships with universities and organizations in the Kingdom and contributing to the growth of National Talent Development in line with Vision 2030. These collaborations will cover joint curriculum development and teaching, guest lectures, short student exchange visits, joint workshops and conferences, and collaborations to conduct national events like PyCon and AICon. Currently there are top young leaders in the Kingdom who are KAUST graduates. We need to build on this success and increase our footprint and reach a larger population of students and trainees in the Kingdom. KAUST academy was created with this as the primary goal.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education


Applied Mathematics, Ph.D., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Jan 2015Jul 2020

Award Date: Jul 14 2020

Applied Mathematics, Master's degree, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Aug 2012Jun 2014

Award Date: Jun 23 2014

Mathematics, Bachelor's of Science, Umm Al-Qura University


Award Date: Jun 7 2004


  • ZA4450 Databases
  • Data Analytics
  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
  • Mathematics


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