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Computer Engineering & Computer Science Department selects recipient of Professional Award in Engineering

Computer Engineering & Computer Science Department selects recipient of Professional Award in Engineering

Dr. Hussam M. Ramadan

The Department of Computer Engineering & Computer has selected Dr. Hussam M. Ramadan to receive the 2012 Professional Award in Engineering. The award will be presented at the Homecoming Reunion Dinner October 19.

Hussam Mohamed Ramadan is a professor in the Department of Information Systems, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering in 1995 from the University of Louisville, USA and his bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1988 from the George Washington University.

As the Dean of the College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, he is currently employing three Speed School CSE Ph.D. graduates as faculty members and one Computer Science master’s graduate as an instructor.

Dr. Ramadan is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

His research interests are in the areas of parallel and distributed simulation, distributed computing and modeling and simulation methodologies.

The Professional Award in Engineering is the Computer Engineering & Computer Science Department's highest alumni award. It recognizes significant technical achievement over the course of a career and/or extraordinary service contributions to the engineering profession.

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