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Dr. Wissam Fawaz

Full Professor of Computer Engineering

ECE Department, Lebanese American University


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Mail Address:

                               Lebanese American University

                         P.O. Box 36 / ECE Dept

                         Byblos Lebanon



Tel:                     +961.9.547254 Ext: 2414

Fax:                      +961.9.547256




Wissam Fawaz received a B.E. in computer engineering with high honors from the Lebanese University in 2001. In 2002, he earned an M.S. degree in network and information technology with high honors from the University of Paris VI. Next, he received a Ph.D. degree in network and information technology with excellent distinction from the University of Paris XIII in 2005. Between 2002 and 2004, he managed a scientific research project on optical service management at ALCATEL research and innovation, Marcoussis, France. At the University of Paris XIII, he worked as a teaching assistant of computer engineering from 2002 until 2006. He joined the Lebanese American University (LAU) as assistant professor of computer engineering in 2006, was promoted to the rank of associate professor in 2012, and then to the rank of full professor in 2019. He is teaching the following courses at LAU: computer networks, data structures, computer programming, engineering programming, optical networks, coe application, and queueing theory. His current research interests are in the areas of optical networks, delay/disruption tolerant networks, and queueing theory. Dr. Fawaz was the recipient of the French ministry of research and education scholarship for distinguished students in 2002 and of a Fulbright research award in 2008. He is a senior member of the IEEE . He served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Communications Letters journal and is currently serving as associate editor for the Springer Journal of Annals of Telecommunications.


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