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September 4th, 2022 Comments off


Wesam Ashour has graduated in 2000 with B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Islamic University of Gaza. He has worked at IUG for 3 years as a teaching assistant before getting a studentship and traveling to UK for M.Sc. Dr. Ashour has finished his M.Sc. in Multimedia with Distinction in 2004 from the University of Birmingham, UK. During his M.Sc. study, he was one of the top two students in the class and he was awarded a prize for the best project  2003/2004. The project title is: Speech Recognition based on Lip Information. After that, he has returned back to Gaza and he has joined the staff of Electrical and Computer Engineering for one year. In 2005, he has got a scholarship from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), UK, for his PhD. During his PhD study, he has worked in UWS as a teaching assistant and lab demonstrator for some modules. After he has graduated and got his PhD degree, he returned back again to the Islamic University of Gaza and he has joined the staff of Computer Engineering. Prof. Ashour has been the head of the Computer Engineering Department at IUG for periods 2009-2010 and 2013-2015. Also, Prof. Ashour has occupied the position of Assistant Vice President for Research and Graduate Affairs at IUG for the period August 2015 – August 2017, the position of Vice Dean of External Relations Affairs for the period August 2017 – August 2018, and the position Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering 2018-2019, 2022-now

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