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Tarek Sobh
Works at University of Bridgeport
Attended Victoria College, Alexandria
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Amazon has crowned the latest champion in its robotic picking challenge — an annual competition that looks for robots that could one day work in the company's warehouses. It's basically American...
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Call for Papers: IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (CT-IETA) at the University of Bridgeport, October 14-15, 2016.
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University of Bridgeport sweeps the American Society for Engineering Education Northeast Conference Awards.
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Pneumatic octopus is a first for soft robotics.
Engineers in the US have built a self-contained, entirely soft robot - in the shape of a 7cm octopus.
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Introducing SpotMini from Boston Dynamics
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Hot off the Press: Outcomes Report - The University of Bridgeport sweeps awards at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Northeast Conference - Rhode Island, April 28-30, 2016.
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The University of Bridgeport School of Engineering 2016 Student Achievement Ceremony. May 6, 2016 - Student Center at UB.
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Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, Dean of School of Engineering, University of Bridgeport
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  • University of Bridgeport
    Dean, School of Engineering, 1999 - present
  • University of Bridgeport
    Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, 2008 - present
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1991 - 1992
  • University of Utah
    Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 1992 - 1995
  • Philips Research Laboratories
    Visiting Research Scientist, 1990 - 1990
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Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research and Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Bridgeport
Introduction
Professor Tarek M. Sobh received the B.Sc. in Engineering degree with honors in Computer Science and Automatic Control from the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt in 1988, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer and Information Science from the School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania in 1989 and 1991, respectively. He is currently the Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, Dean of the School of Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut; the Founding Director of the Interdisciplinary Robotics, Intelligent Sensing, and Control (RISC) laboratory; and a Professor of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He was the Vice Provost from 2006-2008, Interim Dean of the School of Business, Director of External Engineering Programs, Interim Chairman of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, and Chairman of the Department of Technology Management at the University of Bridgeport . He was an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Engineering at the University of Bridgeport from 1995 -- 1999, a Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science , University of Utah from 1992 -- 1995, and a Research Fellow at the General Robotics and Active Sensory Perception (GRASP) Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania from 1989 -- 1991. He was the Founding Chairman of the Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems Technical Committee of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society from 1992-1999, and the Founding Chairman of the Prototyping Technical Committee of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society from 1999-2001. His background is in the fields of computer science and engineering, control theory, robotics, automation, manufacturing, AI, computer vision and signal processing. - Website: http://tareksobh.org/ - LinkedIn: Profile - Twitter: Follow @tarekmsobh
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Education
  • Victoria College, Alexandria
    General Certificate of Education, 1977 - 1983
  • Alexandria University
    B.Sc., Computer Science and Automatic Control, 1983 - 1988
  • University of Pennsylvania
    M.S., Computer and Information Science, 1988 - 1989
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Ph.D., Computer and Information Science, 1989 - 1991