Ebrahim A. Mattar

Dr Ebrahim A. Mattar
College of Engineering – University of Bahrain.

Speaker Bios:
University of Bahrain Assoc. Prof. of Cybernetics and Robotics, and a candidate for full professor.

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Bahrain University-1986), M.Sc. (Southampton University-1989), Ph.D. (Reading University-1994, thesis written under Prof. K. Warwick supervision), Gulf Executive Program MBA (University of Virginia, Darden School of Business-2000 as selected with 30 others from GCC).

Holds other short qualifications. Professional memberships, MBSE, MIET, MIEEE, IFAC affiliate, and Bahrain IET Local Network H. Chair. Worked on (15) research projects, including KING SAUD UNIVERSITY (KSA) Robotics Project during (2010-2014). Supervised a number of (Ph.D., M.Sc., Undergraduate) thesis-projects, and currently working on multi-dimensional Brainwaves, biometric data mining, decoding and learning for robotics control and intelligence. Editor board member of a number of journals and conferences, and a reviewer for a number of journals. Awarded a number of awards, including University of Bahrain, best research in 2001, 2002, 2006, and 2007, Bahrain Police Academy Award (2012), and others research related awards. Chairing Continuing Engineering Education Dept. (1998-2002), Electrical & Electronics Engineering Dept. (2004-2009) and (2011-2013), at University of Bahrain. Over (2011-2013), was seconded to Bahrain Training Institute as Institute Director General. Headed a number of committees for research and accreditation, including: UoB ABET accreditation committee, (2005-2014), and leading a team for positive full Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering Programs accreditation over (2005-2010) and (2010-2014), X-member of Bahrain NATIONAL Higher Education Skills-Innovation Steering Committee, and UoB research Strategy Committee (2010-2015).

Organization of events: Organizing chair of (2) large scale conferences (2001) and (2008), regular technical events, and (11) IET Symposiums/Colloquiums. Run (20) Engineering and Educational short courses and workshops within area of Computational AI, Control-Automation. Computations Skills: C++, Matlab, Mathematica, Labview, LaTex, IMSL, NAG libraries, Unix, Windows.

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