Academic Catalog 2017–2018

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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at LAU trains students to act as problem solvers who specialize in all matters related to the electrical engineering discipline; consult businesses in the areas of organization structure, business communication and productivity; analyze and study feasibility of conventional and renewable energy systems; and analyze the reliability of engineering systems. Graduates go on to work in a variety of industries, including but not limited to electric utilities, transportation, telecommunications, electrical equipment manufacturing, conventional and renewable energy production, energy regulation, control, education and research, and robotics.

Degrees and Minors Offered

* Pending completion of registration formalities with the New York State Education Department.

Faculty and Staff


  • Raymond Ghajar, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering   Associate Dean
  • George E. Nasr, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering   Dean
  • Samer Saab,  Ph.D., Electrical Engineering

Associate Professors

  • Chadi Abou Rjeily, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
  • Wissam Fawaz,  Ph.D., Computer Engineering
  • Zahi Nakad,  Ph.D., Computer Engineering    Chair
  • Iyad Ouaiss, Ph.D., Computer Engineering

Assistant Professors

  • Harag Margossian,  Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
  • Dani Tannir,  Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
  • Joe M. Tekli, Ph.D., Computer Engineering


  • Andrea Jamhour,  Academic Assistant  Byblos
  • Charbel Kadi,  Engineering Computer Labs Supervisor  Byblos
  • Toni Mezher,  Senior Engineering Lab Technician Byblos

Contact Information


  • Phone number: Extension 1699
  • Address: Orme Gray Hall 306
  • Website


  • Phone number: Extension 2451
  • Address: Bassil Building, Office 109
  • Website