Jalaa Hoblos, Ph.D.

Jalaa Hoblos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering
Office Phone
Office Location
174 Burke
ERIE PA 16563

    Dr. Jalaa Hoblos is an assistant professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Penn State Behrend. She joined Penn State Behrend in fall 2014. Before coming to Behrend, Dr. Hoblos was a visiting assistant professor at Hiram College for two years. Dr. Hoblos was also an adjunct faculty at Kent State University and at the University of Akron in Ohio prior to Hiram College.

    Dr. Hoblos received the B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Lebanese University in Beirut, Lebanon in 1989, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Kent State University in 2006 and 2013 respectively. Dr. Hoblos is a member of ACM, AAWU, and the Anita Borg Institute.


    • Computer Organization and Architecture
    • Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
    • Programming Languages Concepts
    • Object Oriented Programming with Web-Based Applications
    • Programing Engineering with Matlab


    • Load balancing in Cloud Computing Environments
    • Detecting Malicious Behavior in Clouds
    • Fairness and Throughput Capacity in Multi-hop Wireless Networks


    Committee Member

    Behrend Engineering Safety Committee Board Member

    Assistance to Student Organizations

    ACM student Chapter Advisor
    NCWIT Member Representative

    Journal and Conference Reviewer

    Computer Standards & Interfaces Journal – Elsevier
    The Tenth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications
    Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges — Northeastern Region
    The 2014 IEEE 80th Vehicular Technology Conference


    GHC Scholarship Applications Reviewer

    Research Interests

    Data Quality Analysis, Cloud Computing, Wireless Networks Security, Statistical Mathematics.


    Achieving Fairness by Using Dynamic Fragmentation and Buffer Size in Multihop Wireless Networks - August 3, 2019

    Fair Channel Assignment in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks, WiMob 2018

    End-to-End Node Throughput Degradation in Multi-hop Wireless Networks, International Journal and Mobile Computing - May 13, 2015
    Collaborator: Hassan Peyravi, Co-Author

    Access Disparity Mitigation in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks, International Journal of Wireless Information Networks - June 19, 2015
    Collaborator: Hassan Peyravi, Co-Author


    Ph D, Computer Science, Kent State University

    MS, Computer Science, Kent State University