With over 13 years of experience in the American University of Beirut, Ali Chehab is a highly skilled professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also one of three co-founders of new startup company SAUGO 360.

Ali is qualified with a BS from AUB and a Masters from Syracuse University both in Electrical Engineering, as well as a PhD at UNC Charlotte in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

He has been teaching at AUB since 2002 as assistant professor, associate professor, and recently promoted to a full-time professor. He has experience as a Senior Design Engineer at Multilink Technology Corporation in NJ and in the Sort/Test Development Group at Intel Corporation.

Ali’s area of expertise involves Programming, Digital Systems Design & Testing, Digital VLSI Systems, Cryptography and Network Security. He has outstandingly supervised/co-supervised over 44 Final Year Projects, 14 PhD students, 41 ME students, and the research work of 44 undergraduate students.

He has co-authored as many as 8 book chapters, 40 journals, and 120 conference papers, all in international venues, and he has been awarded with Best Paper Award at the International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design.

For his Scholarly Contribution to the ECE Department in Research and the Advancement of Knowledge at AUB, Ali was awarded with the Distinguished Faculty Award in 2013. Moreover, he received the AUB Award for Excellence in teaching in 2007, and the Stone Fellowship award for academic achievements at UNC Charlotte. He is proud to be a Senior Member of IEEE and a Senior Member of ACM.