Dr. Ayman Kayssi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the American Univeristy of Beirut (AUB), is one of three co-founders of SAUGO 360.
Ayman obtained his BE at AUB, his MSE and his Ph.D at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM), all in electrical engineering. He has made his way from a Research Assistant at UM, through Assistant and Associate Professor to a Full Professor currently in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at AUB. In 1999, Ayman had the opportunity to be the Chief Technology Officer at Transmog Inc. (Cyberia).
Ayman specializes in applying his expertise to computer networking, Internet technologies, information security, digital privacy, cloud computing, as well as microelectronics and integrated systems. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses at AUB in topics such as electronic circuits, computer networks, Internet engineering, and security.
He has supervised or co-supervised over 78 final year projects, 9 of which have received the Dean’s Award for Creative Achievement; the master theses of 40 students, and 5 PhD students.
Additionally, Ayman worked in the consulting field, as an academic consultant to Al-Ahfad University for Women in Sudan, Prince Fahd Bin Sultan University in KSA, and the Ministry of Culture in Lebanon; and as a technical consultant for Dar Al Handassah, International College, SGBL Bank, and BLOM Bank in Lebanon and at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE.
Ayman has published over 200 papers and book chapters. Notably, he was the recipient of the First AUB Award for Excellence in Teaching (2003), and has received the Academic Excellence Award (for ranking first among the AUB Graduating Class of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture for the year 1987) by the AUB Alumni Association. Finally, Ayman is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Member of ACM and the Beirut OEA.