Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Engineering
Address: P.O. Box: 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone: +971 (0)2-401 8075
Fax: +971 (0)2-4472442
Prof. Hassan Barada has been the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies of the College of Engineering at Khalifa University since September 2010. He has over 27 years of experience in the field of engineering in an academic setting. Professor Barada received Bachelor, Master, and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University, USA in 1984, 1986, and 1989, respectively. Before he joined the founding team of Khalifa University in 2008, he held academic posts at Lehigh University (USA) from 1989 to 1995, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KSA) from 1995 to 1999, and Etisalat University College (UAE) from 1999 to 2008.
As Khalifa University's Associate Dean, Prof. Barada is responsible for overseeing the College of Engineering’s academic programs and initiatives that support and enhance academic success and the learning experience of students. He also leads the effort in securing national (CAA) and international accreditation (ABET) for all undergraduate engineering programs.
Prof. Barada’s research interests are in distributed systems with a focus on algorithm design for services and applications. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Education Society, and the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). He was the Chairman of IEEE Computer Society, Lehigh Valley Section, USA from 1992 to 1995.