About Me

Dr. Ashraf Suyyagh (د. أشرف عماد الصياغ) holds a PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (2019), and MSc and BSc degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Jordan in 2011 and 2007, respectively. Dr. Suyyagh is currently an assistant professor at the Computer Engineering Department at the University of Jordan (since 2019). He has an academic teaching and research experience that spans over 9 years at the University of Jordan, McGill University, and Vanier College. He has been awarded the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship to pursue his BSc degree, and the University of Jordan Scholarship to pursue his MSc and PhD degrees. He is also the recipient of McGill’s Graduate Excellence Fellowship for the years 2012 – 2014. Dr. Suyyagh’s main research interests include embedded and cyber-physical systems, embedded AI, as well as fault-tolerant, energy, and thermally-aware systems. Along with his PhD Supervisor (Prof. Zeljko Zilic), Dr. Suyyagh has given numerous technical workshops on Embedded Systems Design and multi-sensor systems integration using ARM Cortex-M processors. Dr. Suyyagh has been an active IEEE member since January 2011, and Jordan Engineers Association member since 2007. He attended Franciscan Sisters School for his elementary and secondary education.


Education

  • PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2019 (4.0/4.0)
  • MSc degree in Computer Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 2011 (3.69 / 4.0 – Top Graduate)
  • BSc degree in Computer Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 2007 (3.83 / 4.0 – 3rd Top Graduate)

Scholarships and Awards

  • Graduate Excellence Fellowship, McGill University (2012 – 2014)
  • University of Jordan Scholarship to pursue my PhD Studies (2011)
  • University of Jordan Scholarship to pursue my MSc Studies (2009)
  • Middle East Technology Show (METS 2008) Graduation Projects Contest, 1st Rank
  • Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship to pursue my BSc studies