Dr. Adnan El-Nasan

Dr. El-Nasan is the chair and an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the American University in Dubai (AUD). Adnan received his Ph.D. degree in 2003 in statistical pattern recognition and classification from the Electrical Computer and System Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY.

During his 12 year tenure in the US, he worked with a number of industry leaders including West Group, Thomson Publishing, and IBM Research. He held a number of visiting scholar positions at Iowa State University working on interdisciplinary research topics with the Center for Transportation Research and Education. He is a member of ACM and IEEE.

With a background in pattern recognition, operating system design, programming languages and computer networks his current research interest includes Human-Computer Interaction, Image Processing, Big Data Analytics, Data Security and Forensics and Secure Programming.