Dr. Sarah Almoaiqel is an assistant professor in the Software Engineering department at King Saud University. She has earned a Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University, specializing in Human Computer Interaction (HCI). Her research is mainly focused on design, evaluation, and use of techniques and technologies to improve the software development process. She is also passionate about the research and design of interactive software systems for personal, social, and economic development and has worked in the areas of computer supported cooperative work, assistive technology, and health informatics.



Dr. Sarah Almoaiqel has taught many courses in Software Engineering. Courses include: Software Security Engineering, Software Assurance, Formal Methods, Software Design Patterns, Health Informatics, Research Methods in Software Engineering, Cloud Computing & Big Data, Architecture & Design, Verification & Validation, Human Computer Interaction, Information Security, Usability Engineering, Software Ethics, Software Engineering I, Software Engineering II, and Computer Programming I. She has also helped develop and teach software engineering courses for other Saudi Universities.


Dr. Sarah Almoaiqel is also passionate about Cyber Security. She has certificates in the field. In addition, she has three years of experience teaching bachelor’s and master’s courses in King Saud University and other Saudi Universities. Courses include: Information Security, Software Security Engineering, Software Assurance, and Cyber Security Governance and Compliance.



Dr. Sarah Almoaiqel is involved in part time consulting in the areas of User Experience Design, Usability, and Cyber Security


Administrative Positions:

Dr. Sarah Almoaiqel held many administrative positions in King Saud University. Dr. Sarah was head of the External Participations committee in the College of Computer and Information Sciences for three consecutive years from 2018-2021. She was also appointed Vice Head of the Software Engineering Department in 2021 and currently holds this position.