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Dr. George E. Nasr

Dean, School of Engineering

Dr. George E. Nasr

Dr. George E. Nasr is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering and Dean of the School of Engineering at the Lebanese American University. Dr. Nasr earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky at Lexington in 1988. He joined LAU in 1993 after holding the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky and at Valdosta State University in the United States.

Dr. Nasr has played a major role in the establishment and development of the School of Engineering and Architecture at LAU. In the period 1993-1995, he convened a university-wide committee whose work led to the formalization of the School of Engineering and Architecture entity in 1995. In the same year, he was appointed Chair of the newly established Department of Electrical, Computer and Industrial Engineering, a position he held until October 2005 when he assumed the position of Acting Dean of the School. In October 2006, Dr. Nasr was appointed Dean of the School of Engineering and Architecture at LAU.

Dr. Nasr authored numerous publications in refereed international journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include nonlinear systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, neural networks, energy modeling and forecasting, and engineering education. He was instrumental in forming the multidisciplinary energy research group at LAU which has pioneered research on energy modeling and forecasting in Lebanon. His involvement in scholarly activities also includes active participation in organizational and technical committees of several international conferences. Dr. Nasr is a member of Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Pi Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, American Society for Engineering Education, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Order of Engineers in Lebanon.

Contact:
Dr. George E. Nasr
Dean, School of Engineering
Lebanese American University
Tel: +961-9-547254 or +961-9-547262, Ext. 2367

genasr@lau.edu.lb


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