Prof. Dr. Ali Abou-Elnour





Prof. Dr. Ali Abou-Elnour






Prof. Dr. Ali Abou-Elnour is the Chancellor of the University of Science and Technology of Fujairah, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates since 2019.

Prof. Dr. Abou-Elnour earned his Ph. D. from the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH), Hamburg, Germany and he is a Full Professor in Electrical Engineering, since 2008.

Prof. Abou-Elnour has over 35 years of experience in teaching, research, training, manage programs, curriculum development, student development, international collaboration, academic program accreditation, universities licensures, and partnership development. 

For the period between 2013-2019 Prof. Abou-Elnour was the Director of Ajman University-Fujairah Campus. From 2011 to 2013 he was the Deputy Dean of the College of Engineering in Ajman University Fujairah Campus and from 2003–2011, Prof. Abou-Elnour held the position of Vice Dean for Administrative Affairs in Ajman University College of Engineering. Before and since 2003, he was also responsible for many duties like heading the examination committee, time-table committee, accreditation committee, research committee and many others.

Prof. Abou-Elnour taught many undergraduate and graduate courses in electronic devices and circuits, modeling of nano-electronic devices, optoelectronic devices and systems, modeling of photovoltaic devices and system, microwave electronics, wireless sensors and networks. His research focuses on modeling of semiconductor devices and sensors, health-care monitoring systems, energy management and monitoring systems, and wireless sensors network systems at which he authored more than 110 peer-reviewed publications. One of Prof. Abou-Elnour main objectives is to promote undergraduate research and creative activities among students as an excellent opportunity for them to showcase their research capabilities, to have a deeper understanding of the topics in their major, and to highlight the research that top scholars, and their advisors are carrying out in UAE and beyond.



  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering-Microwave Electronics, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH), Hamburg, Germany, 1994.
  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering-Electronics and Computer, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1989.
  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering- Electronics and Communication, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, 1986.


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