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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department




My Biography


Essam Hassan was born in Alexandria, Egypt 1947, obtained his B.S. in electrical engineering, communication section (highest honors) from Alexandria University in 1970, and M.S and PhD from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 1974, 1978 respectively. After graduation, Dr. Hassan worked at Nortel (then Northern Telecom) from 1977 to 1979 as a senior R&D engineer in the digital switching division (DSD). He then joined KFUPM at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 1979 where he is currently a Professor of electrical engineering. Dr. Hassan is an author and coauthor of over 30 papers in various disciplines of electrical engineering. He was a visiting Professor at Concordia University, Canada and has served as a consultant in several electrical engineering projects.


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