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Dr. Ahmed Elwakil received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Dept. of Electronics & Communications at Cairo University and his Ph.D. from the Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering at the National University of Ireland, University College Dublin. Since September 2000, He has been with the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates where he is currently an Associate Professor and Dept. Head. His research interests are primarily in the areas of Circuit Theory and Design, Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos theory and Fractional-order circuits where he has authored and co-authored over 100 publications in these areas. His current H-index is 16.

Dr. Elwakil is a senior member of IEEE since 2003, a member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Nonlinear Circuits (TCNCAS) and has served as a reviewer and review committee member for many journals and numerous international conferences. He has also served as an instructor for a number of courses on basic VLSI design organized by the United Nations University (UNU) and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), where he is also an Associate member.

Dr. Elwakil is an Associate member of the Centre for Chaos Control and Synchronization at the City University of Hong Kong and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Int. J. Circuit Theory & Applications and the J. of Electrical & Computer Engineering. He currently also serves as an Associate Editor for the J. Dynamics of Continuous & Discrete Impulsive Systems: Series-B published by the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the newly launched IEICE J. Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA) published by the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE, Japan). He is also an Associate Editor of the Int. J. Circuit Theory & Applications published by Wiley.
Dr. Elwakil is a member of the UAE Society of Engineers Advisory Committee and was awarded the Egyptian Government first-class medal for achievements in Engineering Sciences in 2003 and 2009 respectively. He has held several visiting positions at the Univ. of Calgary (Alberta, Canada) and Istanbul tecnhnical University (Istanbul, Turkey).