Manager of Technology & Services Development | Emirats Arabes Unis | UAE Advanced Network for Research and Education “Ankabut”
A pioneer in the field of e-learning platform and resources, Ahmed DABBAGH has an experience of 18 years in senior technical and academic positions. Currently, Dr. Ahmed Dabbagh is Manager of Technology & Services Development at the UAE Advanced Network for Research and Education “Ankabut”. His main role is to enhance collaboration between the different Higher Education Institutions over UAE, by using the stat-of-the-art technology to connect and communicate and to create a common sense in research and education, like eLearning, eLibrary and Grid Computing. Dr. Dabbagh is leading the UAE initiatives in Grid-Cloud Computing and the Certification Authority. Prior to joining Ankabut, Dr. Dabbagh was the Director of the Academic e-Services Department at Ajman University of Science and Technology, UAE. Dr. Dabbagh was working in France & Germany for several years in the domain of micro-controllers and a wide range of micro-processors architectures ranging from 16 bits up to 64 bit with the very known Semiconductors industry like Thomson, STMicroelectronics, Siemens, Motorola,… Apart from being the co-author of 2 books, namely: Intellectual Property for Electronic Systems: An essential introduction, IEC2007 and Cognitively Informed Intelligent Interfaces: Systems Design and Development, he is also the holder of 6 International patents (3 European, 2 American and one in Japan). Dr Ahmed Dabbagh has been actively associated with IEEE’s Computer Society, VSI and various other organizations. Besides e-learning his other areas of specialization include microelectronics, telecommunications and many more. Dr. Dabbagh gained a Master of Science “D.E.A.” in Images and Signal Processing from the University of Rennes in 1991 and a PhD in Telecommunications from the University of Rennes, France, in 1995.