Izzat El Hajj


Izzat El Hajj
Department of Computer Science
American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236
Riad El Solh - Beirut: 1107 - 2020

Office: Bliss Hall, Room 236
Phone: +961 1 350000 ext. 4253
Email: izzat dot elhajj at aub dot edu dot lb

Short Bio

Izzat is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the American University of Beirut. His research interests are in application acceleration and programming support for emerging parallel processors and memory technologies, with a particular interest in GPUs and processing-in-memory. His teaching interests are in parallel computing, computer architecture, compilers, and programming languages.

Izzat received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he worked with the IMPACT Research Group led by Prof. Wen-mei Hwu and received the Dan Vivoli Endowed Fellowship. Prior to that, he received his B.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the American University of Beirut, where he graduated with high distinction and received the Distinguished Graduate Award.