Faculty Profiles

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department faculty contact and bio information.


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Dr. Thomas C. Gilbar

  • Position: Chair, FWB Coordinator, and Lecturer
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  FWB - Building 2, Room 259

Dr. Thomas C. Gilbar, Chair, Lecturer, and Undergraduate Advisor for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has taught many courses since 2003.

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Dr. Yazan Alqudah

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 441

Dr. Alqudah is a senior member of IEEE. In 2014, he won the Best Researcher Award at PSUT. His current research interests include broadband optical wireless communication, Next Generation Mobile Networks deployment and performance, and Mobile Development.

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Dr. Ezzat G. Bakhoum

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 443
  • Personal UWF Website

Dr. Ezzat Bakhoum, Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is the first author or sole author of 44 peer-reviewed journal articles.

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Dr. Mohamed Khabou

  • Position: Associate Dean HMCSE, Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 328

Dr. Mohamed Khabou's current research focuses on using smart device technology to improve quality of life for older people.

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Dr. Jeff McGuirk

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 132

Dr. Jeff McGuirk joined the ECE Department at UWF in fall 2018 as a Visiting Assistant Professor. He has taught a wide variety of courses and is interested in material characterization using electromagnetic waves.

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Dr. Bhuvaneswari Ramachandran

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 329

Dr. Bhuvaneswari Ramachandran, who has more than 15 years experience teaching Power Engineering, is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Sam Russel

Sam Russel

  • Position: Visiting Instructor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 134

Sam Russel, is an instructor and the manager for the UWF Unmanned Systems Lab and hub director for Emerald Coast BEST Robotics.

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Dr. Bassam Shaer

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  FWB - Building 2, Room 253

Dr. Bassam Shaer, an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has more than 20 years experience in teaching and research.

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Dr. Tarek Youssef

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 133

Dr. Tarek Youssef has more than 12 years industrial experience in communication and security field. Dr. Youssef has published more than 40 journal and conferences articles and holds 3 patents.

Emeritus Faculty

Electrical and Computer Engineering department emeritus faculty contact and bio information.


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Dr. Muhammad H. Rashid

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, 323

Dr. Muhammad Rashid, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has published 36 textbooks and dozens of refereed journal articles.

Adjunct Faculty

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department adjunct faculty contact and bio information.


  • Maurice Bobbitt

  • Leroy Fulton

    • Position: Instructor
    • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • lfulton@uwf.edu
  • James Heller

    • Position: Instructor
    • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • jheller@uwf.edu
  • Brett Kaufman

    • Position: Instructor
    • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Bkaufman@uwf.edu
  • Mark Le

    • Position: Instructor
    • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • mle@uwf.edu
  • Abdul Mando

  • Sean Sylvester

Teacher/Graduate Assistants

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department teacher/graduate assistants contact and bio information.


  • Rhonda Easley

  • Rafael De Sa Lowande