Dr. Hedeel Showket Al Obaidy is currently teaching in the Department of Engineering at Ahlia University in Bahrain. Dr. Al Obaidy earned her PhD from the University of Technology, Iraq in 2006. In addition to teaching, Dr. Al- Obaidy has been active in research. Her main areas of interest are software and web engineering and their applications in web-based applications such as search engine, E-government, E-learning, ontology web, semantic web and knowledge-based economy. Dr. Al Obaidy has published more than 20 articles and she co-authored four books. She is also active in the community by writing in the newspapers and magazines. She is a member of the Arabian Knowledge-Based Economy Association.