College / Department

Teaching areas

Microprocessors, Microcontrollers, Embedded Systems,Programmable Logic Controllers and SCADA.

Research areas

Embedded Systems, Internet of Things,Smart Grid and industry 4.0


PhD Electrical Engineering and Minor in Computer Science,Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TENN., USA,1990.
MS, Electrical Engg. Polytechnic Institute of N.Y, Brooklyn, N.Y, USA, 1986.
BSc.EE, Electrical Engineering, Aleppo University, Syria, 1979.

Professional experience

Professor/Associat Professor, Computer Engineering Dept., American Univeristy of Sharjah,UAE (Sept. 2000-to-present.
Associate/Assistant Professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia , Department of Electrical Engineering, Sept-1991-to-Aug-2000.
Research and Development Engineer at Magnetic Separation Systems, Inc., Nashville, TENN., U.S.A., 1988-1991.
Instructor and teacher assistant: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TENN., USA, 1986-1988.


IEEE Senior Memeber, Syrian Engineering Society memeber.

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