Kamal Alameh

Edith Cowan University, Australia

Kamal Alameh received his B.Eng.Sc. degree in communications and electronics engineering from the Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon in 1985, M.Eng. degree in photonics from the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia in 1989, and the Ph.D. degree in photonics from The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia in 1993. He works currently as a Professor in MicroPhotonics and Director of the Electron Science Research Institute (ESRI) and the WA Centre of Excellence for MicroPhotonic Systems Edith Cowan University, Australia. He is also a World-Class University (WCU) Professor with the Department of Nanobio Materials and Electronics at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, Republic of Korea, Adjunct Professor at Glamorgan University, Wales, UK, and Guest Professor at Southeast University, Nanjing, China. Professor Alameh has pioneered the integration of microelectronic and photonic sciences and developed a new and practical research area, “MicroPhotonics”, and, currently, he is engaged in R&D activities on Opto-VLSI, optoelectronics, and micro-/nanophotonics targeting innovative solutions to fundamental issues in ICT, agriculture, health, consumer electronics, and security and defence. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers including three book chapters and filed 21 patents. Professor Alameh has been exceptionally well supported by successful grant applications totaling over $15 million dollars in funding. His research contributions have been recognized by the receipt of several prestigious awards including WA Inventor of the Year (Early Stage) in 2007, Inaugural Vice-Chancellor Award for Excellence in Research, Edith Cowan University, Australia, 2008, and Khalil Gibran International Award, 2010. Professor Alameh is a member of a number of editorial boards of international journals and takes a senior role in the organization of conferences and other scientific events.

Biography Updated on 14 March 2011

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