Dr. Mazen Omar O. Hasna, Ph.D. 

Vice President and Chief Academic Officer
at Qatar University

Ph.D Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2003
M.S. Electical Engineering, University of Southern California, 1998
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, 1994

I received my BSc degree in 1994 from Qatar University, MS degree in 1998 from the University of Southern California and PhD degree in 2003 from the University of Minnesota, all in Electrical Engineering, majoring in communications engineering. In 2003, I joined the electrical engineering department at Qatar University as an assistant professor, and was appointed as the department head in 2005. In 2007, I was appointed as the associate dean for academic affairs at the college of engineering. Before assuming current role as Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of Qatar University, I held the position of "Dean of College of Engineering".

My research investigates digital communications theory and its applications to wireless communication systems. At present, my research is specifically focused on cooperative diversity, wireless sensor networks, cognitive radio systems and software defined radio systems.