We are honored to announce the exclusive IEEE UAE Distinguished Seminar Series at NYU Abu Dhabi, featuring an elite group of pioneered researchers and eminent professors from the world’s best universities. Check out the program flyer and register to receive the Zoom link before the date of each seminar.
The IEEE UAE Section and its members awarded Professor Raed Shubair and Mohamed AlHajri the prestigious IEEE-UAE Award of the Year in recognition of their dedication, hard work, and voluntary service resulting in the phenomenal success, and unprecedented accomplishments of the IEEE UAE seminar series in the Fall.
Raed Shubair is a Full Professor of Electrical Engineering, affiliated at New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi where he is the Founder & Chair of the IEEE Chapter and Adjunct Professor of Engineering. He is Director Of IEEE UAE Distinguished Seminar Series Program, recipient of "IEEE UAE Award of the Year" 2020. He is Regional Director of IEEE Signal Processing Society in the Middle East and Chair of IEEE Innovation & Research. His academic qualifications include a BSc (with Distinction &class Honors) in Electrical Engineering from Kuwait University, June 1989: followed by a PhD (with Distinction) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Feb 1993. His Ph.D. thesis received the University of Waterloo's "Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award" in 1993. Prior to his affiliation at NYU Abu Dhabi, Prof. Shubair was a Full Professor at Khalifa University, which he joined in 1993 until 2017. His past affiliations also include visiting academic and research appointments at the University of Waterloo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Harvard Medical School.
His current research interests include RF/Microwave technologies, smart integrated antennas and radio systems, mm-wave/terahertz integrated technologies, nano-EM and photonics, EM in health science and biomedicine, bioelectromagnetics, medical sensing, new EM materials, wireless sensors and networks wireless communications, adaptive array processing, machine learning, and computational methods. He has more than 350 publications in the form of US patents, book chapters, and refereed papers in peer-reviewed journals and indexed conference proceedings. Prof. Raed Shubair the ‘Teaching Excellence Award’ and ‘Distinguished Service Award’ several times since he started his academic career as a university professor in 1993. . He was nominated for the IEEE Distinguished Educator Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society and received the ‘Distinguished Service Award’ from both ACES Society, USA and from MIT Electromagnetics Academy, USA. Prof. Raed Shubair organized and chaired numerous technical special sessions and tutorials in IEEE flagship conferences. In addition to his paper presentation at technical conferences, he delivered over 65 invited speaker seminars and technical talks in world-class universities and flagship conferences.
Heis a standing member of the editorial boards of several international journals and serves regularly on the steering, organizing, and technical committees of IEEE flagship conferences in Antennas, Communications, and Signal Processing, including several editions of IEEE AP-S/URSI, EuCAP, IEEE GlobalSIP, IEEE WCNC, and IEEE ICASSP. He has served as a TPC Chair of the IEEE MMS2016 and IEEE GlobalSIP 2018 Symposium on 5G Satellite Networks. He holds several leading roles in the international professional engineering community. He is a Board Member of the European School of Antennas, the Regional Director for the IEEE Signal Processing Society in IEEE Region eight the Middle East, and the Chair of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Educational Initiatives Program. He is a Fellow of MIT Electromagnetics Academy and the Founding Member of MIT Scholars of the Emirates. He is an Editor of the IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology and the IEEE Open Journal on Antennas and Propagation.
He is a Founding Member of five IEEE society chapters in UAE which are IEEE UAE Communication Society Chapter, IEEE UAE Signal Processing Society Chapter, IEEE UAE Antennas & Propagation Society Chapter, IEEE UAE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Chapter, and IEEE UAE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Chapter. He is a nominee for the Regional Director-at-Large of the IEEE Signal Processing Society in IEEE Region 8 Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He is also a nominee for the IEEE Distinguished Educator Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society. He has been honored to serve as an invited speaker with the prestigious U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He is a Board Member of the European School of Antennas, Middle East Liaison of European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Member of IEEE Signal Processing PROGRESS initiative, and Chair of Publicity & Research Focus at the IEEE Machine Learning for Communications technical initiative.
November 8, 2021
Prof. Arsenia Chorti
Date shall be announced
Prof. Michelle Effros
California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA
October 11, 2021
Prof. Ayfer Ozgur
Stanford University, USA
July 12, 2021
Prof. Marwa Chafii
CY Paris Université, ENSEA, France
June 21, 2021
Prof. Manuela Veloso
Carnegie Mellon University
June 28, 2021
Prof. Aydogan Ozcan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
June 7, 2021
Prof. Antonia Tulino
Nokia Bell Labs, USA &
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
May 3, 2021
Prof. Romit Roy Choudhury
University of Illinois, Urbana‐Champaign (UIUC), USA
April 26, 2021
Prof. Wei Yu
University of Toronto, Canada
March 29, 2021
Prof. Fawwaz Ulaby
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
March 22, 2021
Prof. Marco Di Renzo
CentraleSupélec, Univ Paris, France
March 8, 2021
Prof. H. Vincent Poor
Princeton University, USA
December 6, 2020
Prof. Konstantina Nikita
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
October 18, 2020
Prof. Ahmad Alabdulkareem
KACST & MIT, KSA & USA
September 13, 2020
Prof. Athina Petropulu
Rutgers University, USA
Fujairah Culture and Media Authority through Fujairah TV highlights NYUAD’sIEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program by hosting Raed Shubair (at minute 11:00) in an entertaining live interview in Arabic broadcasted in prime time.
January 11, 2021 | YouTube
Abu Dhabi’s main Daily Newspaper ‘Al Ittihad’, features an Arabic news article to spot the light on the excellent accomplishments of NYUAD’s IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program, profiling both organizers of the exclusive program.
January 7, 2021 | Al Ittihad
Abu Dhabi Media, through Al Emarat TV channel, highlights NYUAD’sIEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program by hosting Mohamed AlHajri (starting minute 20:00) in an entertaining live interview in Arabic broadcasted in prime time. The interview also included a video report on NYUAD campus and programs (starting minute 26:00).
January 6, 2021 | YouTube
Sharjah TV channel highlights NYUAD’sIEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program by hosting the organizers of the exclusive program in an entertaining live interview in Arabic broadcasted in prime time.
January 3, 2021 | YouTube
The Emirates News Agency (WAM), which is the official news agency in UAE, dedicates an exclusive and thorough English news article entitled “UAE Distinguished Seminar Series: A National scientific initiative with boundless boundaries“ which describes the excellent accomplishments of NYUAD’s IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program, highlighting its national impact and international widespread.
November 26, 2020 | WAM
The Emirates News Agency (WAM), which is the official news agency in UAE, dedicates an exclusive and thorough Arabic news article to describes the excellent accomplishments of NYUAD’s IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program, highlighting its national impact and international widespread.
November 26, 2020 | WAM
Dubai’s main Daily Newspaper ‘Al Bayan’ features an Arabic news article to spot the light on the excellent accomplishments of NYUAD’s IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program, profiling both organizers of the exclusive program.
November 10, 2020 | Al Bayan
Dubai’s Arabic Radio and TV Channel ‘ Noor Dubai’ highlights NYUAD’s IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series program by dedicating a full episode of the popular live program “The Makers of the Future” where both organizers were hosted in an entertaining interview broadcasted live in prime time.
November 8, 2020 | Instagram
IEEE President Elect Susan K. Land endorses the IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series
September 20, 2020 | Instagram
The UAE Federal Youth Authority chaired by HE Shamma bint Suhail Al Mazrui, UAE Minister of State for Youth Affairs, gives recognition to the Organizers of the IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series
August 31, 2020 | Instagram
The UAE Federal Youth Authority chaired by HE Shamma bint Suhail Al Mazrui, UAE Minister of State for Youth Affairs, announces the inaugural seminar of the IEEE-UAE Distinguished Seminar Series
August 31, 2020 | Instagram