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Abbas El Gamal Named Chair of Department of Electrical Engineering
The Stanford University School of Engineering has announced that Abbas El Gamal, the Hitachi America Professor in the School of Engineering, will become Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering as of September 1, 2012.
El Gamal has been on the faculty of electrical engineering since 1981 and was Director of the Information Systems Laboratory from 2004 to 2009. His academic contributions have spanned information theory, wireless networks, integrated circuit design and design automation, and imaging devices and systems. He is author or co-author of more than 200 papers and holds 30 patents.
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