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Professor brings global recognition to UB through his award

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Tarek Sobh

Dr. Tarek Sobh, University of Bridgeport (UB) executive vice president for research and economic development and dean of the College of Engineering, Business and Education, was recently honored with the Northeast U.S. Technology Innovation Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) “for his eminent contributions to the fields of robotics and automation, manipulator and electromechanical systems design and applications and engineering education.”

Sobh, a Shelton resident, is the founding director of the Interdisciplinary Robotics, Intelligence Sensing and Control Laboratory at the University of Bridgeport; founding director of the high-tech business incubator at UB, known as the CTech IncUBbator; and a distinguished professor of engineering and computer science.

His research interests include, but are not limited to, the fields of robotics and automation, computer science and engineering, control theory, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, computer vision and signal processing.

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