Our people - Faheem Bukhatwa


Dr Faheem Bukhatwa

Programme Director

Location: Dublin

Room: W104

Extension: 01-4163392

Development Activities

Academic Qualifications
BSc. Computer Science (Trinity College, 1987), M.Sc. (1991) and PhD (2004) in Computer Science from UCD.


Dr Faheem Bukhatwa is a senior lecturer at Griffith College Dublin.

Faheem kick-started his career in aviation as an apprentice in aircraft maintenance with Aer Lingus and later received the qualification for the maintenance of JT8D Pratt & Whitney Turbine engines.

He was the Technical Director of Libyan Arab Airlines from 1980 to 1982. And in 1991, he became a member of the project team (PT 13V) of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) at Sophia Antipolis, France.

Faheem lectured at the University of Benghazi from 1994 to 1999, and joined Griffith College in 2005 where he lectures in operating systems, communication networks, and communication security at BSc, Higher and Postgraduate Diplomas and Master Degree levels.



Faheem is the programme director for the following programmes:

  • MSc in Computing. 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computing.
  • MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Big Data Management and Analytics.
  • Higher Diploma in Science in Computing