WAAAUB Holds First Ever International Convention: Commitment to AUB and Enhancing Ties among Alumni  
AUBMC Receives US Accreditation
Seven New Members to Join the AUB Board of Trustees
Establishment of the Michael Atiyah Chair in Mathematical Sciences at AUB
AUB Nutrition and Food Science Department Named as WHO Collaborating Center
Academic Excellence Rewarded: AUB's Merit Scholarships
AUB Announces New Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service
Shahe Kazarian's - Reflections of My I (Published by Cadmus Project: 2007)
Faculty Profile: Patrick Lewtas
Professor Mrad Lectures Abroad
Staff Profile: Ramzieh Saad
Essay Competition Honors Arab World's 'Prince of Poets'
Donald Mitchell Examines Control Over City Streets
The Political Consequences of American Romanticism
Juan Cole Points at Failures in United States
Scholar Studies Impact of Terrorism on American Imports
Ambassador Evaluates Role of United Kingdom in the Arab World
A View of Islam in the Eighth Century
The Need for Dialogue Between Religions
Istanbul's Pleasures Revealed
National Identity Without Citizenship?
On-line Workshops Help Train Journalists
Student Artwork Exhibited at Jafet Library
Amulets and Talismans at the AUB Museum
Living with Animals: To Prevent Torture and the Impact of War
Women's Auxiliary Holiday Luncheon
Home of Hope Orphans Tour AUB Medical Center
Italian Opera Recital at Assembly Hall
Strengthening Ukraine and Lebanese Relations with Music
AUB Music Club Concert
From Sufi Chant to Oriental Jazz
AUB Choir and Choral Society Celebrate Christmas
Benefit Christmas Concerts Help Ayadina Center
Red Cross Club Forms Human Ribbon
January 2008 Vol. 9 No. 4


Professor Mrad Lectures Abroad

Professor Fuad Mrad at the sixth American Society for Engineering Education Global Colloquium

Fouad Mrad, professor of electrical and computer engineering in AUB's Faculty of Engineering and Architecture traveled widely to international conferences in fall 2007. He gave in October the keynote speech at the National Instruments, USA sponsored Sixth American Society for Engineering Education Global Colloquium on Engineering Education in Istanbul, Turkey, entitled "Engineering Education Quality Assurance: For Positive Change."

In November he attended an Expert Group Meeting on Harnessing Technology for Enhanced Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) Productivity and Competitiveness in Cairo, Egypt. During the workshop, which was organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia and the ASFT, Mrad presented the regional background paper entitled "Mechanisms and Models for Harnessing Technology in SMEs."

That same month Professor Mrad also attended the second seminar for Advanced Industrial Control Applications held in Madrid, Spain, and organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Industry Applications and Control System Societies. Mrad presented a paper entitled "Demand-based Control of Variable Speed Pumps in Multi-zone High-voltage Alternating Current "-coauthored with Mohannad Hakeem (ME '05) and Charbel Antonios (BE '04).