Welcome to H.E. Professor Hassan Diab Website

Hassan B. Diab received his B.Sc. (with Honors) in Communications, M.Sc. (with Distinction) in Systems Engineering, and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering. He joined the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 1985 and is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture. He has over 140 publications in internationally refereed journals and conferences. His research interests include cryptography on high performance computer systems, modeling and simulation of parallel processing systems, embedded systems, reconfigurable computing, as well as several areas in education. He has supervised/co-supervised over 80 research projects, including 30 Masters Theses. He served as Associate Editor or member of Advisory/Editorial Board on five international journals. Professor Diab received over 20 international and regional awards. He has served as Founding Dean of the College of Engineering and Founding President during 2004-2006 at Dhofar University. Effective October 2006, Professor Diab was appointed as Vice President for Regional External Programs (REP) at AUB. He is a Founding Member of the first Arab Computer Society established in 2001 as well as the Founding Member of the IEEE Student Branch at AUB in 1997. Professor Diab is a Fellow in the IEE and the IEAust, as well as a Senior Member of the IEEE. During June 2011 – February 2014, he was appointed as Minister of Education and Higher Education in the Lebanese Cabinet to take over the largest ministry in Lebanon. Since July 2013, he returned to his position as VP at AUB. continue