ADVISORY PANEL MEMBERS

This panel is responsible for the academic evaluation of AUD students and AEIC members, who may wish to join AEIC’s Level 2 (BUSI 251) directly through the alternate pathway, without completing Level 1. The panel convenes twice during each Spring and Fall Semester.

Assaad Farah, Ph.D.

Dr. Assaad Farah is Dean of the School of Business Administration (SBA). In addition to his academic responsibilities, Dr. Farah is an executive trainer and consultant mainly for the United Arab Emirates’ public sector. He is also a Board member of the UNDRR ARISE and a member of the AACSB International Middle East & North Africa Advisory Council.

Assaad Farah, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration and Associate Professor of Management

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Dean, School of Business Administration and Associate Professor of Management

Hassan Zeinneidine, Ph.D.

Dr. Hassan Zeineddine holds a PhD in computer sciences from the University of Ottawa in Canada. Prior to becoming a full time academic, he worked with various R&D units in the telecommunication sector in North America, working with firms such as Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent’s affiliates, and Spirent Communications. He is experienced in the fields of program management, project management, network management, service level agreement, quality assurance, and service testing. 

Hassan Zeinneidine, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Decision Sciences & Economics, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

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Chair, Department of Decision Sciences & Economics, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

Vinod Pangracious, Ph.D.

Chair, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering,

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

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Dr. Vinod Pangracious joined AUD in Fall 2014 as Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. He has been giving backbone support to AEIC from the beginning as a facilitator, technical expert and mentor.

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Vinod Pangracious, Ph.D.

Chair, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Sunitha Kshatriya, Ph.D.

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Dr. Sunitha Kshatriya is the director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at AUD since its inception in June 2019. She is the chief architect of AEIC and the mind behind its mission, vision, strategy & growth.

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Sunitha Kshatriya, Ph.D.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Center) Director and Associate Professor of Management

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Center) Director and Associate Professor of Management