Mentoring Future Engineers

Khair Al Shamaileh, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

January 17, 2020
Khair Al Shamaileh, Ph.D.

Involving Students in Hands-on Coursework

Professor Khair Al Shamaileh is passionate about applying engineering concepts to create solutions to the most challenging projects that have a direct impact on humanity. His research interests include telecommunications, physical-layer security and radio-frequency circuit modeling/design.

He has published more than 50 research articles in peer-reviewed technical journals and international conference proceedings. He is experienced in the design and evaluation of system-level architectures of microwave and millimeter-wave integrated circuits as well as implementing and testing protocols to promote wireless communication security.

Al Shamaileh brings his research expertise to classrooms by involving students in hands-on coursework projects that address contemporary engineering problems, showcased by student publications in technical conferences. He mentors students in design projects, many of which have been funded through undergraduate research grants.

His goal is to prepare a skilled workforce by helping students learn both the theoretical and applied aspects of electrical engineering and transferring excitement and enthusiasm about the field. He considers students’ success his main priority because in Al Shamaileh’s teaching philosophy, students’ success is the true measure of his own success!