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Prof. Al-Assaf President of Rochester Institute of Technology Joins AIJRF Advisory Board

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Prof. Al-Assaf President of Rochester Institute of Technology Joins AIJRF Advisory Board
Dubai- Artificial Intelligence Journalism

UAE-based the Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF) has announced that Prof.  Yousef M. Al-Assaf President of Rochester Institute of Technology has joined the AIJRF Advisory Board, and will be one of the main speakers for  the Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF), which will be held in Dubai on the 29th and 30th of March 2021

” It is a great pleasure for me to be part of the AIJRF Advisory Board, a leading think tank in forecasting the future of Media. The AIJWF leading platform is a vital mechanism that focuses on the future of media in the light of new tools and applications of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions”, Prof. Al-Assaf said.

Prof. Al-Assaf
President of Rochester Institute of Technology

He added that: “Rochester Institute of Technology in Dubai focuses on evaluating the impact of advanced technologies on the various fields of life and play a major role in foreseeing and designing the future to support our communities and empower citizens” 

International Experiences

Prof. Mohamed Abdulzaher, pioneer of Artificial Intelligence Journalism and CEO of AIJRF said: “ “Today, AIJRF’is honored to have Prof.  Yousef M. Al-Assaf as a new member to AIJRF Advisory Board, such a great scientist, and one of the most the global experiences in the field of technology and exploring the future of sustainable cities”

Prof. Mohamed Abdulzaher
Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence Journalism

“AIJRF’s  mission  is to reach the largest number of students and researchers in all fields in the Arab region, and to enhance the role of advanced technologies and artificial intelligence in designing  the future of the Arab region and focusing on what kind of benefits people will reap in daily life.” Added Prof Abdulzaher, member of the AIJRF Advisory Board.

Unique Experiences

Prof. Dr. Al-Assaf had his PhD from Oxford University and leadership training from Cornell University. He is a widely published and academic and senior education management professional with extensive international experience.

He is currently President of Rochester Institute of Technology- Dubai, a leading not for profit international branch of RIT Rochester, New York. RIT Dubai University is established in conjunction with the Dubai Government in Dubai Silicon Oasis. Prior to this he was Dean of the College of Engineering at the American University of Sharjah where he was one of the founding members of the electrical engineering and computer engineering programs.  

During his tenure at RIT Dubai, he has ensured that the university plays a major role in the ecosystem of Dubai Silicon Oasis and supporting the achievements of Dubai vision. Introduced a number of new programs, certifications and initiatives to meet the needs of public and technology partners including: Smart City Sciences, Data Analytics, Emerging Technologies, Corporate and Customer Happiness, Future Shaping, Computing Security and Sustainability among others.   Dr. Al-Assaf’s research focuses smart city solutions and planning. Also using soft computing to model and control various industrial, business and medical systems. His industrial experience is in the areas of adaptive and predictive control, soft computing and industrial instrumentation and control.


Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF) is the first global platform to bring together academics, media professionals and specialists in AI technologies from educational institutions, universities and the media.

AIJWF managed by the Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF), the UAE-based world’s leading platform in designing the future of media and touching human lives.

AIJWF hosts an annual specialized academic event, where it brings together companies, institutions, media industry leaders and technologies of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions, through the AIJRF Advisory Board

  AIJWF also manages and issues the Global Artificial Intelligence Journalism Index‎ (GAIJI) , which is designed to measure, track, and visualize the performance of media companies in using AI Journalism technologies in producing, publishing, and promoting content.

The Global Artificial Intelligence Journalism Index‎ (GAIJI) measures the efficient utilization and dependence of AI Journalism technologies and tools in the media. On an annual basis, the index will be interviewing 100+ media companies across six main key indicators.


Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF) is a Think Tank established in the United Arab Emirates in 2018, by a group of professors and researchers specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) and the future of Humans 2050, and the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF), we forecast future of Humans 2050, particularly in light of the technological advances and artificial intelligence technologies in various fields: Media and Entertainment, Information and Communications Technology, Culture, Healthcare, Education, Economic, Sustainable Development Goals, and designing the future of Smart and Sustainable Cities.

AIJRF is the main innovation engine between: Academics, Global AI Manufacturers, Governments and Media.

AIJRF is a leading global organization in the research, forecasting and shaping of the future of AI and the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

AIJRF believes that every new development in AI can have positive effects on the future of the world, and aims to forecast the new media landscape that will be the result of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

 AIJRF has advanced skills in training, teaching, searching and forecasting through its advisory board, plus specialist Academic, Editorial and Media teams. It works in co-operation with various research institutions and universities, and specialised groups of academics and researchers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Its teams speak and edit in five different languages: Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

 Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF) manages and issues the Artificial Intelligence Journalism Journal (AIJJ), the first-ever AI journalism academic publication, in both Arabic and English.

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