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hazem khanfar

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  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
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Prof. Khanfar became the dean of faculty of Engineering and acting dean of faculty of Information Technology on 1-8-2021. He is the former dean of admission and registration (2015-2021). His career including serving ad assistant to vice president for academic affairs (2014-2015) and chair of Telecommunications engineering department (2012-2014). Prof. Khanfar received the BSc degree in Electronics engineering from Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestinian, in 2000. Then he received the M.S. degree in telecommunications and electronics engineering from the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid, Jordan, in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of New Orleans (UNO), New Orleans, LA, USA, in 2009. He Joined Arab American University in 2010 as assistant professor with department of Telecommunications Engineering. Then he is promoted to associate professor. Currently he is a professor with the department of Telecommunication Engineering since 2020. His current research interests include thin-film solid states, characterization of devices (electrical, optical, and dielectric properties), mathematical modeling and Image/Signal Processing. Prof. Khanfar has more than 45 Thomson-ISI publications in electronics and Telecommunications.
Hands-on experience on thin films deposition use PVD technique with Norm VCM 600 Standard Desk Top Thermal Evaporator.
Hands-on experience on semiconductor-device characterization (IV, CV, frequency response measurement, etc).


Achievements and Awards

Golden Key International Honour Society
German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship (DAAD) for studying M.Sc. in Telecommunication Engineering, Jordan University for Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan, 2001-2003
Zuhair Alhijawi Award in Engineering Division, (supervisor) for the under graduate project " A Portable Heartbeat Tracking Device for Detecting Arrhythmia”, July 2013
Best poster “Performance of the Yb/La2O3/Yb varactor microwave resonators” presented at 2nd International Conference on Pure & Applied Science, Istanbul, Turkey. Jun 1-5 2016
Zuhair Alhijawi Award in Engineering Division, (supervisor) for the under graduate project " Lung Cancer Detection Using Image Processing”, July 2017



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