Dr. Hazem Nounou
Dr. Hazem Nounou is the Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Services and Itochu professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is responsible for overseeing the operation, facilitating the needed coordination, and aiding with strategic planning of academic and student-support units, including Admissions, Records, Student Affairs and Academic Services. He works closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and directors of student-support units to provide quality and smooth coordination between all units. He also interfaces with Qatar Foundation and Education City Campuses on student and curriculum related issues.
Nounou received the B.S. degree from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA in 1995, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio in 1997 and 2000, respectively, all in electrical engineering. In 2001, he worked as a development engineer for PDF Solutions, a consulting firm for the semiconductor industry, in San Jose, California, USA. Then, in 2001, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, as an Assistant Professor. In 2002, he moved to the Department of Electrical Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE. In 2007, he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar, where he currently holds the Itochu professorship. He received several awards, including the TAMU Association of Former Students College-level Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching in 2014 and the TAMUQ Faculty Excellence Award in 2015 for Excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Nounou’s research interests are in the area of systems and control engineering, with specific interests in data-based modeling and control, monitoring and fault detection, intelligent and adaptive control, and control of time-delay systems. He published more than 150 refereed journal and conference papers and book chapters. He served as an associate editor and in technical committees of several international journals and conferences. He is a senior member of IEEE.