Academic Catalog 2020–2021

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Department of Computer Science and Mathematics


Computer science is the theory and practice of representation, processing, and use of information. Almost every aspect of everyday life has been transformed by information technologies enabled by this field.

The LAU Computer Science program dates back to 1976, and the university was the first to offer a bachelor’s degree in the subject in Lebanon.   The B.S. in Computer Science Program at the Lebanese American University is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Sophisticated computing and networking facilities are available to support the academic and research activities of the department, with continuous updates and expansions.

Degrees and Minors Offered

Faculty and Staff


  • Faisal Abu-Khzam, Ph.D., Computer Science
  • Haidar Harmanani, Ph.D., Computer Engineering
  • Nashat Mansour, Ph.D., Computer Science
  • Sanaa Sharafeddine, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering

Associate Professors

  • Danielle Azar, Ph.D., Computer Science
  • Nader El Khatib, Ph.D., Mathematics
  • Samer Habre, Ph.D., Mathematics
  • May Hamdan, Ph.D., Mathematics
  • Ramzi Haraty, Ph.D., Computer Science
  • Leila Issa, Ph.D., Computational & Applied Mathematics
  • Georges Khazen, Ph.D., Neuroscience       Chair
  • Azzam Mourad, Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Chadi Nour, Ph.D., Mathematics
  • Rony Touma, Ph.D., Mathematics 

Assistant Professors

  • Rebehmed Joseph, Ph.D., Computational & Theoretical Chemistry

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Eileen-Marie Hanna, Ph.D in Computer Science

Research Faculty

  • Dr. Rasha Boulos, Ph.D in Mathematics

Senior Instructor

  • Joseph Khalife, M.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering


  • Samer Abi Ghanem, M.A. Actuarial Science


  • Ali Alaywan, Academic Computer Center Senior Administrator  Beirut
  • Tarek Dana, Academic Computer Center Supervisor   Beirut
  • Dania Shebaro, Senior Academic Assistant   Beirut
  • Gioia Wehbeh, Lead Academic Assistant   Byblos

Contact Information


  • Phone number: Extension 1813
  • Address: Orme-Gray Hall 407
  • Website


  • Phone number: Extension 2481
  • Address: Block A, Room 809A
  • Website