IBRAHIM N. HAJJ

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
American University of Beirut
Bliss Street
Beirut, Lebanon
Phone: 961–1–347–952
Fax: 961–1–744–462
OR
American University of Beirut
305 E. 47th Street, FL 8
New York, NY
10017–2303

E–mail:
ihajj@aub.edu.lb

 
Brief Biography

IBRAHIM N. HAJJ received the B.E. degree (with distinction) from the American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon, the M.S. degree from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, all in electrical engineering.

He served as the Dean of Engineering and Architecture at AUB from 2000-2010. He is currently Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at AUB,  Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From 1978 to 2000 he was a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Research Professor at the Coordinated Science Laboratory, and the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois. Prior to joining the University of Illinois, he was with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

His research interests include computer-aided design of VLSI circuits, design for reliability and low-power synthesis, physical design, and testing. He has published over 200 journal and conference papers and book chapters on these subjects.  

Dr. Hajj is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of AAAS, member of ACM, Sigma Xi, and a member of the Computer-Aided Network Design (CANDE) Technical Committee of the Circuits and Systems Society (CASS).

He has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine. In 1992, he was co-recipient of the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design Best Paper Award. He also received, together with his students, four best conference paper awards. He served on the Board of Governors of Circuits and Systems Society (CASS) from January 1997 until December 1999, and served as the CASS Administrative Vice-President from January 2000 to December 2001. He received a Golden Jubilee Medal of CASS in 1999.