Prof. Omar H. Karam

Professor Omar H. Karam is the Dean of the Faculty of Informatics and Computer Science at The British University in Egypt (BUE).  Dr. Karam obtained his B.Sc. (1980) in Electrical Engineering (Communications and Electro-physics) from Alexandria University, Egypt, and his M.Sc. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993) in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA.  He is on secondment since 2007 from Ain Shams University, Egypt where he is a Professor of Information Systems at the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences.
Dr. Karam also has extensive professional experience in ICT management. He was previously the Executive Director of the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) and the Director of the Ain Shams University Research and Education Network (ASUNET). He also worked for the National Telecommunications Institute (NTI) in Cairo.  In the Private Sector in Egypt, he was the Technical Director for Link M.E. and a Project Manager with Unitra Communications. Dr. Karam is the author or co-author of more than 60 reviewed publications in international scientific journals and conferences. He is an elected member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Honour Society “IEEE_HKN”.

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