As Interim Provost at Khalifa University of Science Technology and Research (KUSTAR), Dr. Mohammed provides leadership and strategic direction in all academic affairs of the university. Dr Al-Mualla also manages the Abu Dhabi Campus ensuring that it is in line with the overall strategic direction of KUSTAR.
Dr. Mohammed joined KUSTAR - Sharjah Campus as an assistant professor and then an associate professor and Deputy Head of the Electronic Engineering Department, where he has contributed both to the teaching and administration sides of KUSTAR. He has taught a range of courses such as Signals & Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Audio & Image Processing, and Multimedia.
Dr. Al-Mulla has also contributed to curriculum and program development, and participated in, and led, many accreditation activities by both local and international bodies. He has been a member and chair of numerous KUSTAR committees, boards, and panels. He was then assigned as the Coordinator of Research and Graduate Studies where he has lead the development of many programs, most notably the Ph.D. in Engineering degree which is the first Ph.D. in Engineering degree to be accredited in the UAE.
Dr. Mohammed holds a PhD degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and an MSc degree in Communication Systems and Signal Processing both from the University of Bristol, U.K. He also has a BEng degree in Telecommunications from Etisalat College of Engineering*, UAE.
Dr. Mohammed is very active in professional societies and services and is a member of the Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.), Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of the IEEE UAE Section, Founding Chair of the IEEE UAE Signal Processing & Communication Chapter, Board Member of the UAE Scientific Club, Founder and Steering Committee Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC).
Dr. Al-Mulla is also a member of the steering, organizing and technical program committees of many international conferences, and has served on many editorial and reviewing boards of international journals and conferences.