Hisham Alnajjar
Hisham Alnajjar
Dean, College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
Director, Engineering Application Center
University of Hartford
Elected to the Academy in 2022


Aleppo University (Syria), 1980, BSEE, Electrical Engineering; Damascus University (Syria), 1982, Advanced Degree, Electrical Engineering; Ohio University, 1988, MS, Electrical Engineering; Vanderbilt University, 1994, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professional Area

Digital Signal Processing, Sensor array processing, Voice recognition, Transformer Fault Detection, and Power Systems Analysis; an expert on pedagogy in engineering education and workforce development in Connecticut.


Established scholar in the area Digital Signal Processing, Sensor array processing, Voice recognition and Power Systems Analysis.  His contributions stand out especially in the areas of sensor arrays for direction of arrival tracking, power systems and fault detection in transformers, voice recognition. He is known for pedagogy in engineering education.