+971 4 5566 930
Prof. Hussain Al-Ahmad is the founding Dean of Engineering and IT at the University of Dubai. He has 33 years of higher education experience working at academic institutions in different countries including University of Portsmouth, UK, Leeds Beckett University, UK, Faculty of Technological Studies, Kuwait, University of Bradford, UK, Etisalat University College, UAE and Khalifa University, UAE. He was the founder and Chair of the Electronic Engineering Departments at both Khalifa University and Etisalat University College. His research interests are in the areas of engineering education, signal and image processing, multimedia, remote sensing and propagation. He has supervised successfully 30 PhD and Master students in the UK and UAE. He has delivered short courses and seminars in Europe, Middle East and Korea. He has published over 120 papers in international conferences and journals and has a UK patent. He served as chairman and member of the technical program committees of many international conferences such as IEEE EDUCON 2016, IEEE ICECS 2013, IEEE GCC 2011, IEEE ISSPIT 2009 and IEEE ICPSPC 2007. He is the chairman of the IEEE UAE Education Chapter. He was a vice chairman of the IEEE UAE section and the Middle East Section of BCS. He was a founder member and chairman of the IEEE UAE Computer Chapter and vice chairman of the IEEE UAE Signal Processing and Communication Chapter. He was also a founder member and secretary of the IEEE Kuwait section.