Our Staff and Executive Board
At the International School of Innovation (ISI), we are dedicated and passionate about what we do and make sure the best quality teachers use the latest technological innovations to deliver the best quality education, not only in the country, but in the world to raise the young innovators of tomorrow.
Dr. Mohamed K.Watfa, PhD
Founder and Principal
Dr. Mohamed Khalil Watfa is the founder and main principal at the International School of Innovation (ISI). His years of experience as an innovator and researcher in the field of technological educational innovations were the stepping stone for ISI.
Dr. Mohamed K. Watfa is currently in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Wollongong in Dubai where he also serves as the director of the Masters in Information Technology Program (MITM). Before that he was a professor at the Computer Science department at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He received his Ph.D. from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering from OU, USA. He was one of the youngest PhD holders to graduate from his university at the age of 23. He was also on the dean’s honors list and was given a number of prestigious awards and scholarships.
Dr. Watfa is the co-founder of the first simulation and smart system research center in the country. He was also the only faculty member in the university that has won the research excellence award for three consecutive times along with the teaching excellence award. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, intelligent systems, Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, wireless networking, resource management, energy issues, tracking, routing, and performance measures. He is the author of a number of books, the guest editor of a number of international journals, and the organizer of a number of international conferences. He also held a position as a lead network engineer at different networking companies. He is a professional member of the ACM and IEEE. He has more than 50 journal and conference publications ranked among the top in his research domain. He has also supervised a number of graduate students. Dr. Watfa is well known for his inventions and multiple patents in technological innovations.
Dr. Mohamed is passionate and dedicated to make sure the international school of innovation is one of the leading schools, not only in Lebanon, but in the world.
Walid Watfa, Allie Watfa, ME
Allie Khalil Watfa is currently a senior technical at the Fortune 500 company “Yahoo”, previously he was a tech lead at another fortune 500 Mobile company “Motorola” in which he led the Bluetooth development team. He finished his bachelor in computer science from the “American University of Beirut", and then his Master in “Software and Intelligent systems" from the University of toledo in Ohio. Previously Allie Taught the computer language “ C++" for undergraduate Business Management Student. Allie currently is well recognized as the Top innovator in Southern IL, US, with over 40 Pending patents and already 6 issued ones by the USPTO (United Stated Patent Office) Allie's EBook patents made the BBC UK Technology news “Yahoo files e-book advert system patent applications”. Allie’s “search My World” Idea won the first place in the prestigious “Developing Dollars for Yahoo!” competition. In addition to being a full time employee, Allie spend some of his time lecturing at the “University Of Illinois at Urbana Champaign” and helping college students find the right career path.
Walid Khalil Watfa is currently a senior certified Project Manager, PMP at the Fortune 500 company AON with more than 15 years of experience
leading global teams to deliver world class fortune 500 HR systems . Walid have an outstanding project management skills record with strong emphasis on continuous improvement , risk management and quality, accompanied with 15+ years of progressive leadership experience for the integration and deployment of new services and technologies across different fortune 500 companies . He finished his Lebanese baccalaureate from International College ( IC ) with Honorable Mention and his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the “American University of Beirut", He also holds a high distinction Master in Science Degree in Chemical engineering from the University of Toledo in Ohio. Previously Walid taught freshman Chemistry and Math classes for incoming students at the University of Toledo .
Both Mr. Ali and Mr. Walid, form an integral part in the establishment of ISI and putting ISI in the world map as a top prestigious school.
Highly Qualified Members
Administration and Teachers
At the international School of Innovation, we are committed to recruit the best teachers in the country to insure the best quality of education is delivered. To do so, all our teachers are university graduates specializing in different disciplines including Education, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science among others.
All our teachers are also fluent in English as English is the spoken language in all our subjects (except Arabic subjects). The teachers are also led by a group of specialized coordinators with Masters Degrees from top universities including Miss Diana Audi, MS, an experienced university instructor with more than 10 years of experience in university teaching at the American University of Beirut and the American University of Sharjah.