Mohammad Mansour received his B.E. degree with distinction in 1996 and his M.E. degree in 1998 both in computer and communications engineering from the American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon. In August 2002, Mansour received his M.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Urbana, Illinois, USA. Mansour received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in May 2003 from UIUC. He is currently an Associate Professor of electrical and computer engineering with the ECE department at AUB, Beirut, Lebanon. From December 2006 to August 2008, he was on research leave with QUALCOMM Flarion Technologies in Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA, where he worked on modem design and implementation for 3GPP-LTE, 3GPP-UMB, and peer-to-peer wireless networking PHY layer standards. From 1998 to 2003, he was a Research Assistant at the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) at UIUC. During the summer of 2000, he worked at National Semiconductor Corp., San Francisco, Calif, USA, with the wireless research group. In 1997, he was a Research Assistant at the ECE department at AUB, and in 1996 he was a teaching assistant at the same department. His research interests are VLSI design and implementation for embedded signal processing and wireless communications systems, coding theory and its applications, digital signal processing systems and general purpose computing systems. Professor Mansour is a Member of the Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Systems Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (TCAS-II). He is the recipient of the Phi Kappa PhiHonor Society Award twice in 2000 and 2001 and the recipient of the Hewlett Foundation Fellowship Award in March 2006. He joined the faculty at AUB in fall 2003.
Biography Updated on 12 January 2011