Mohamed Abou-Khousa [a.k.a AK] (IEEE S’02, M’09, SM’10) received the B.S. EE degree (Magna Cum laude) from the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE in 2003, the M.S. EE degree from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology, MO, USA in 2009. From 2005 to 2009, he was a Graduate Research Assistant with the Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory at Missouri S&T. Prior to his current post as an Assistant Professor at the Petroleum Institute in Abu-Dhabi, UAE, he was a Research Scientist at Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada. His research and development efforts are focused on reconciling circuit and wave theories to see the unseen. His areas of expertise include hazardous environment instrumentation, intrinsic safety systems, material characterization, nondestructive testing, NMR/MRI systems, smart sensors, subsurface imaging and adaptive signal processing. He has co-authored numerous technical publications in his areas of expertise, and has to his credit many regional and international patents.


Mohamed Abou-Khousa (AK), Ph.D., SM-IEEE

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

The Petroleum Institute

Abu-Dhabi, UAE