Instructor profile Abbas Omar

Prof. Dr. Abbas Omar

Professor Dr. Abbas Omar, University of Magdeburg, Germany

Dr. Omar is Professor Emeritus at the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg in Germany. He received the B.Sc., M.Sc. and Doktor-Ing. degrees in electrical engineering in 1978, 1982 and 1986, respectively. He has been professor of electrical engineering since 1990 and director of the Chair of Microwave and Communication Engineering at the University of Magdeburg, Germany from 1998 to his retirement in 2020. He joined the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi as a Distinguished Professor in 2012 and 2013 as an organizer of the research activities for the Oil and Gas Industry in this area. In 2014 and 2015 he chaired the Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Akron, Ohio, USA. Dr. Omar authored and co-authored more than 480 technical papers extending over a wide spectrum of research areas. His current research fields cover the areas of microwave, magnetic-resonance, and acoustic imaging, microwave and millimeter-wave material characterization, phased arrays and beamforming, massive MIMO, indoor positioning, subsurface tomography and ground penetrating radar, and field theoretical modeling of microwave systems and components. He is IEEE Fellow.

Dr. Omar has been a member of the Continuing Education Institute-Europe Faculty since 2021.

Course 825 Fundamentals of Magnetic-Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Course 826 Understanding Quantum Computing