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Professor Hazem Hajj

Associate Professor - AI Expert at the American University of Beirut
They may say the sky is the limit. I say, with passion, there is no limit.

Hazem Hajj is an Associate Professor with the American University of Beirut (AUB). He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM. Over the years, Hazem has established leadership in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) building on a strong mix of industry and academics experiences at Intel Corporation and AUB. Hazem joined AUB in 2008, and was a visiting Associate Professor at the University of Texas-Austin for one year. Before joining AUB, Hazem was a principal engineer at Intel Corporation, where he spent 12 years.  He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996, and his Bachelor from AUB with distinction. Over the years, Hazem has been the recipient of numerous academic and industry awards. His research interests include Machine Learning and Energy-Aware Computing, with special interests in Context Aware Sensing and Natural Language Understanding. His research has produced over 100 publications in the AI field in addition to multiple patents and awards. His research has been funded by local and international funding sources, including funding from Intel Corporation and Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).