Dr. Shaalan is the lead faculty of Computer and Information Sciences department and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Analytics, and CISC. Majid previously taught at Colorado School of Mines, University of Colorado Denver, and University of Denver. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from University of Mustansryah, Baghdad, Iraq, 1987, and a Master of Science in Computer Science from University of Baghdad, Iraq, 2000. In 2006, Dr. Shaalan earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science from Informatics Institute for Postgraduate Studies, Baghdad University. His research interests include Algorithms, Computational Sciences, Machine Learning, and Data Science.