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Dr. Walid Karam elected as chair of the computer society of the IEEE​



Dr. Walid Karam was elected as the chair of the computer society of the IEEE Lebanon’s branch for two years. 
Assistant professor Karam was nominated for the position by the Computer Engineering department at the University of Balamand, and was elected by the members of the Computer Society-IEEE Lebanon section by acclamation. More…


Elected  for this position, Dr. Karam will be addressing new computing technologies, including Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning-Artificial Intelligence, among others.


Among the different future plans, Dr. Karam explains that he will focus on knowledge creation, development, and delivery of technical information, professional development and standards for professional practice that will help develop a graduating workforce that is competent to perform at the level of best practices.
His future plans also include engaging our students at UOB in the events in the community.
Dr. Karam praised his colleagues at the University of Balamand and the IEEE student branch for this opportunity.

We wish him all the best!
































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