BRIC Team

Biography

Hassan Ghaziri is professor of machine learning and the president of FOMP a Swiss foundation aiming at cross-fertilizing disciplines to analyze and investigate the complex relationship between the Islamic world and the West.

Hassan Ghaziri is also the director of the Beirut Research and innovation Center (BRIC), an Innovative Research Hub at the service of the Middle-East societies and a forum for free open minded and critical thinking. Dr. Ghaziri was professor of Knowledge and Decision Systems at the American University of Beirut and member of AUB senate, the Swiss Federal Institute of technology-Lausanne, and visiting scholar at INSEAD Fontainebleau France and Kyoto University Japan. He co-authored Knowledge Management (Pearson Education Inc., Prentice Hall, 2004), a book adopted by many universities in the US, India and China, in addition to many publications and interventions in several universities and companies to promote the concepts and the tools of KM, raise awareness, and analyze the readiness of developing countries for the Knowledge society.

Prof. Hassan Ghaziri

Founding Director

Phone: :+961-1-653177/142 ext: 102

Email: :hassan.ghaziri@lebcsr.org

Website: :www.lebcsr.org


Biography

Hassan Ghaziri is professor of machine learning and the president of FOMP a Swiss foundation aiming at cross-fertilizing disciplines to analyze and investigate the complex relationship between the Islamic world and the West.

Hassan Ghaziri is also the director of the Beirut Research and innovation Center (BRIC), an Innovative Research Hub at the service of the Middle-East societies and a forum for free open minded and critical thinking. Dr. Ghaziri was professor of Knowledge and Decision Systems at the American University of Beirut and member of AUB senate, the Swiss Federal Institute of technology-Lausanne, and visiting scholar at INSEAD Fontainebleau France and Kyoto University Japan. He co-authored Knowledge Management (Pearson Education Inc., Prentice Hall, 2004), a book adopted by many universities in the US, India and China, in addition to many publications and interventions in several universities and companies to promote the concepts and the tools of KM, raise awareness, and analyze the readiness of developing countries for the Knowledge society.

 

Mohamad Minkara

Deputy Director

Phone: +961-1-653177/142 ext: 104

Email: mohamad.minkara@lebcsr.org

Website: www.lebcsr.org

Dr. Mohammed Husseini

Senior Researcher

Phone: :+961-1-653177/142 ext: 105

Email::husseini[at]lebcsr[dot]org

Website::www.lebcsr.org/mhusseini


Biography

Dr. Mohammed Al-Husseini is a Senior Researcher and Head of the Humanitarian Demining Research Program. He received his B.E. and M.E. degrees in Computer and Communications Engineering in 1999 and 2001, respectively. He further completed his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in January 2012 from the American University of Beirut, where he was recipient of the Kamal Shair Ph.D. Fellowship. He stayed at AUB as a postdoctoral fellow until July 2012.

From 2001 to 2007, he worked as a research assistant at the ECE Department at AUB and as a lecturer at the Arab Open University in Beirut between 2004 and 2007. In 2013, he was a visiting researcher at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA, where he was also an exchange research scholar from 2009 to 2011.

Mohammed’s research interests include antennas and sources for high-power electromagnetics and the design and applications of antenna arrays, reconfigurable antennas, UWB antennas, antennas for Cognitive Radio, dielectric resonator antennas, wearable antennas, metamaterials, RF energy harvesting and RF circuits. He has over 100 publications in international refereed journals and conference proceedings.

Dr. Mohammed Baydoun

Senior Researcher

Phone::+961-1-653177/142 ext: 107

Email::mohammed.baydoun@lebcsr.org

Website: :www.lebcsr.org


Biography

Dr. Mohammed Baydoun is a Researcher also working on the Humanitarian Demining Research Program. He received his B.E. and M.E. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Lebanese University and the American University of Beirut, in 2005 and 2007, respectively.

After working in the field of oil and gas in Abu Dhabi, Mohammed went on to earn his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 2014. His research interests include digital image processing, digital signal processing, machine intelligence, and parallel programming. He currently has five publications, the most recent in 2014, entitled “Enhancing Stereo Matching with Classification”.