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Employee Profile

ATEF Z ELSHERBENI

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ASSOCIATE DEAN EMERITUS FOR RESEARCH AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS AND PROFESSOR OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
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22 ANDERSON
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5382
Joined UM: 08/11/1987

Areas of Expertise

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE DEVICES
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, ANTENNAS AND SCATTERING
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, APPLIED COMPUTATIONAL ELECTROMAGNETICS
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (CAD)
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENTS
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICAL/NUMERICAL METHODS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, MULTIMEDIA AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC EDUCATION
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, PHASED ARRAY ANTENNAS
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, SCATTERING FROM COMPLEX OBJECTS
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, SENSORS, REMOTE SENSING
  • RFID TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

Brief Bio

Atef Z. Elsherbeni received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Manitoba University, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1987. He joined the University of Mississippi in August 1987 as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. He advanced to the Associate Professor rank on July 1991, and to the Professor rank on July 1997. At the University of Mississippi, he was also the director of the School of Engineering CAD Lab from August 2002 to August 2013, the director of the Center for Applied Electromagnetic Systems Research (CAESR) from July 2011 to August 2013, and the Associate Dean of Engineering for Research and Graduate Programs from 2009 to 2013. He was appointed as Adjunct Professor, at The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University on January 2004. He spent a sabbatical term in 1996 at the Electrical Engineering Department, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and was a visiting Professor at Magdeburg University, in Germany during the summer of 2005 and at Tampere University of Technology in Finland during the summer of 2007. He was a Finland Distinguished Professor from 2009 to 2011. Dr. Elsherbeni became the Dobelman Distinguished Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Colorado School of Mines in August 2013. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a fellow member of The Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society (ACES) and the Editor-in-Chief for ACES Journal.

Degrees

BS
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
CAIRO UNIVERSITY/CAIRO, EGYPT (1976)
BS
PHYSICS
CAIRO UNIVERSITY/CAIRO EGYPT (1979)
MS
ENGINEERING SCIENCE
CAIRO UNIVERSITY/CAIRO, EGYPT (1979)
PHD
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA/MANITOBA,CANADA (1987)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee

Awards

School of Engineering Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2002
School of Engineering, Faculty Service Award
2005
School of Engineering, Senior Faculty Research Award
2006
School of Engineering, Senior Faculty Research Award
2011
Distinguished Research and Creative Achievement Award
2012