Prof. Ashraf Tahat

Prof. Ashraf Tahat


ASHRAF TAHAT is a Professor in the Department of Communications and IoT Engineering at PSUT). Professor Tahat earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech), Chicago, USA, where he also received a Ph.D. in 2002, with a focus on communications and signal processing. He joined PSUT in 2005, where he participated in establishing the department of Communications Engineering and served as the Head of the Department from 2010 to 2012. Dr Tahat was also a Visiting Professor with McGill University in Montreal, Canada, in the Department of ECE, conducting research on contemporary communications systems (2012-2013). From 2002 to 2003, he was an Adjunct Professor at Illinois Tech, Chicago, USA. Before completing his doctoral studies, he was at AT&T Bell Labs-Lucent Technologies Inc (Nokia Networks), the Concept Center, working on first generation ADSL modem prototypes. He was also a senior staff engineer at 3Com Corporation in Illinois, USA, at the Personal Communications Division (1998-2000). He currently teaches Graduate and Undergrad courses in the area of communications and signal processing, IoT in addition to supervising several master’s degree students. He has also supervised more than 35 senior design graduation projects several of which are of great importance to society, and some have won first or second places in technology competitions. Prof. Tahat frequently serves as a reviewer for international funding agencies and as a consultant for several start-ups and corporations. Dr. Tahat has authored and co-authored numerous prominent international journal and conference research articles and on the editorial boards for selective journals and conferences in addition to a US Patent relating to 4G and 5G systems. Professor Tahat was the Vice-Chairman of IEEE Jordan Section and is a Senior Member of IEEE, Eta Kappa Nu, and Tau Beta Pi honor societies. He received numerous awards in recognition of his achievements and services to the technical community and society at large.

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