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Description: bd10268_ Joseph Jean Boutros received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1992 and the Ph.D. degree in 1996, both from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST, Telecom Paris), Paris, France. From 1996 to 2006, he was with the Communications and Electronics Department at ENST as an associate professor. Dr. Boutros also was a member of the research unit UMR-5141 of the French National Scientific Research Center (CNRS) in Paris. In 2007, Dr. Boutros joined Texas A&M University at Qatar as a professor in the Electrical Engineering Program. Dr. Boutros teaches courses in signal processing, communication theory, probability theory, and computer programming. His mathematical approach for teaching communication theory is combined with a strong practical computing component. Dr. Boutros has been a scientific consultant for Alcatel Space, Philips Research, and Motorola Semiconductors, and member of the Digital Signal Processing team at Juniper Networks Cable. His fields of research are codes on graphs, sphere packing and lattices, iterative decoding, codes for security, and connections between coding theory and other areas, such as cryptography and machine learning. His research is mainly performed under grants and tight collaboration with private companies and public institutions such as Mitsubishi Electric Europe (Rennes, France), Google Pittsburgh (USA), Nokia Bell-Labs Paris (France), and the Qatar National Research Fund. Dr. Boutros is a senior member of the IEEE society. He is co-inventor of 14 industrial patents, including algorithms and techniques in channel coding and digital communications. In 2019, Dr. Boutros was appointed holder of the Occidental Petroleum Professorship in STEM Leadership.


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Vincent Corlay (Ph.D. in progress)

Johannes Van Wonterghem (Ph.D. in progress)

Fanny Jardel

Nicola di Pietro

Nihat Engin Tunali

Dieter Duyck

Anthony Leverrier

Yang Liu

Sami Mekki

Ghassan Kraidy

Fatma Kharrat-Kammoun

Amira Alloum

Alaa Ghaith

Sylvain Chaillou

Emilio Calvanese-Strinati

Nicolas Gresset

Sabine Leveiller

Raphaël Visoz

Hadi Sawaya

Christophe Brutel

Céline Durand-Morlier

Sandrine Vialle-Fontenelle

Catherine Lamy-Bergot

Olivier Pothier

Loïc Brunel




1993 - 1996

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, ENST, Paris, France.

Thesis topic: Lattice Codes for Rayleigh Fading Channels.

Major areas: Algebraic number theory, digital communications, error-correcting codes, and information theory.

Ph.D. jury members: Prof. Gérard Battail (President), Prof. Christine Bachoc (Reviewer), Prof. Ezio Biglieri (Reviewer), Prof. Patrick Solé (Examinator), and Prof. Jean-Claude Belfiore (Examinator).

1989 - 1992

Graduate study in telecommunications at ENST, Paris, France. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering received in June 1992.

Diploma with specialization in: Design of digital transmission systems.

Received two full grants from France Telecom for graduate studies in 1990 and 1991.

1987 - 1989

Graduate study in electrical engineering at Ecole Supérieure des Ingénieurs Beyrouth (ESIB), Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon.

1985 - 1987

Mathématiques Supérieures and Mathémathiques Spéciales (MM’).

Preparatory classes for French Grandes Ecoles, Ecole Supérieure des Ingénieurs Beyrouth (ESIB), Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon.





2019 - 2020

Member of TAMUQ Research Council.

2018 - 2020

Member of ECEN Students Advising Committee.

2017 - 2019

Member of the Engineering Promotion and Rolling Appointment Committee (elected).

2018 - 2019

Member of ECEN Students Advising Committee, Texas A&M University at Qatar.

2012 - 2016

Faculty Senator (elected), member of the Faculty Senate, TAMU, College Station, Texas.

2015 - 2016

Member of the Core Curriculum Council, TAMU, College Station, Texas.

2014 - 2016

Member of the Dean Search Committee at TAMUQ (elected). Served for two rounds.

2015 - 2016

ECE representative at the Principal Investigator Council (PIC) at TAMUQ.

2013 - 2015

Member of the Engineering Promotion and Rolling Appointment Committee (elected).

2012 - 2014

Chair of the Faculty Advisory Council (elected) at TAMUQ.

2013 - 2014

Member of the Field Advisory Sub-Committee (for promotions) at the EE program.

2010 - 2014

Member of the Faculty Advisory Council, representing the EE program.

2011 - 2013

Member of the Faculty Grievance Review Committee.

2010 - 2012

Member of the Information Technology Advisory Council.


Last update on Spring 2020.