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 Electrical Engineering Department



My Biography



·        Ph.D. (90-95), Queen's University, Kingston/Ontario-Canada, Ph.D. in electrical engineering (Robotics). ,"Techniques in Potential-based Navigation". The coursework includes topics in systems, machine vision, and robotic

·        M.Sc. (88-90), Queen's University, Kingston/Ontario-Canada, M.Sc. in electrical engineering (signal processing, M-D, FIR, digital filter design). ,"On the Design of Multidimensional FIR Digital Filters Using the WKS Sampling Theory". The coursework includes topics in linear systems,  nonlinear system identification, stochastic processes, analog and digital filter design

·        Courses & research (85-87), Attended Yarmouk/J.U.S.T University Irbid-Jordan for research and master-level coursework. The coursework includes stochastic processes, control system design, Information Theory, Fiber optic communication, signal processing application to speech analysis, synthesis, scrambling, and sinusoidal estimation.

·        B.Sc. (80-85), Yarmouk University Irbid-Jordan, B.Sc. in electrical engineering with a major in power systems and a minor in communication systems. The coursework includes, control systems, power system analysis, transmission and distribution, power electronics, machines, advanced machines, and advanced machine laboratory, electromagnetic, wave propagation, waveguides, micro-wave, digital and analog communication systems, and electronics.


Positions Held


·        00 - Present, Assistant professor at the electrical engineering department, king Fahd university of petroleum and minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia,

·        98 - 99, Conducted joint research in wireless communication with the electrical engineering Department at Adelaide University, Adelaide Australia.

·        96 - 98, Part-time assistant professor & Research Fellow, the Elec. & Comp. Eng. Dept., Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, Canada,

·        88 - 94, Research Assistant at the Elec. Eng. Dept., Queen's University.

·        88 - 91, T.A. at the Elec. Eng. Dept., Queen's University. Assisted in Elementary digital logic design, transmission lines, circuit analysis, electric Machinery.

·        86 - 87, A part-time lecturer at the technology college, Yarmouk Univ.

·        85 - 86, Worked as a T.A. at the elec. eng. dep., Yarmouk University, and assisted in: Control system lab, machines lab, advanced machines lab., Control systems, advanced machines, power electronics.


Honors and Awards


·        Sep. 1992, Wm. McLatchie Dean's Award, Queen's University.

·        Sep. 1991, Queen's Graduate Fellowship,and tuition bursary.

·        Jan. 1991, R. S. McLaughlin Fellowship, Queen's University.

·        Oct. 1990, Wm. McLatchie Dean's Award, Queen's University.


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