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Wael Bazzi

Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Computer Engineering

School of Engineering



Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada 
M.E., Computer and Communications Engineering, American University of Beirut, Lebanon 
B.E., Electrical Engineering, American University of Beirut, Lebanon


Dr. Wael Bazzi is Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the American University in Dubai. He is managing the curriculum development, course delivery processes, accreditation cycles, faculty recruitment, relations with students and alumni, as well as collaboration with industry partners and other universities. Dr. Bazzi is also an academician and researcher with a successful record of accomplishments. He has contributed to various international publications and chaired numerous professional and institutional committees.


He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo in Canada and a B.E. from the American University of Beirut. His teaching, consultancy and research areas of expertise include wireless communication systems and propagation, computational modeling, optimization, operations management and decision sciences.