Thabet Mismar, Ph.D

Director, Networks and Communication Engineering and Computer Engineering Programs

Abu Dhabi Campus

+971 2 6133226


Thabet Mismar received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo in 2015. He joined the College in Engineering at Al Ain University in 2016 where he serves as the Director of the Networks and Communication Engineering program since 2019. His research interests include Cellular and Mobile Networks, Signal Processing, Digital Signal Processing, and Network Optimization.


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Toledo, USA, 2015

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, USA, 2009

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Jordan, Jordan, 2007

Research Interests

Cellular and Mobile Networks, Signal Processing, Digital Signal Processing, Network Optimization.

Selected Publications

  • Alhusban, Ahmed; Mismar, Thabet; Husban, Abdalla Al;Alzoubi, Karem H., “Problematic Social Media Use and Academic Performance among University Students: An Evaluation from The Middle East”, Open Nursing Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 1, 2022.
  • T. Mismar, “Joint estimation of frequency and angle-of-arrival for two element antenna array using Eigen-approach”, Australian Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vol. 18, Issue 1, 2021, page 31-35
  • T. Mismar, “An Eigen-approach for Joint Estimation of Direction-of-Arrival and Frequency of Unknown Number of Signals”, Jordanian Journal of Computers and Information Technology (JJCIT), Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2020.
  • T. Mismar, J. Kim, “Anti-Spoofing Cooperative Localization using Kalman Filter”, 2017 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA), Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 21-23 Nov. 2017.

Professional Experience

  • Al-Ain University of Science and Technology
    August 2016 – Present
    Assistant Professor
    Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Southern Connecticut State University
    August 2015 – December 2015
    Adjunct / Part-time Faculty
    New Haven, CT, USA
  • University of Bridgeport
    August 2015 – December 2015
    Adjunct / Part-time Faculty
    Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Bowling Green State University
    August 2014 – May 2015
    Adjunct / Part-time Instructor 
    Bowling Green, OH, USA 

Teaching Courses

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Computer Network Protocols
  • Data and Computer Communications
  • Electronics
  • Circuits
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Numerical Methods
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Physics


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