Nathir A. Rawashdeh

Nathir A. Rawashdeh


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  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Member, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC)
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2007
  • MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2003
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2000


Nathir Ahmad Rawashdeh joined the College of Computing, and Department of Applied Computing faculty in August 2019. Prior to this appointment, he was an associate professor in the Mechatronics Engineering Department at the German Jordanian University, where he spent 10 years. He was a senior software engineer in the Laser Color Science and Imaging Department, at Lexmark International, Inc. in Lexington-Kentucky for 2.5 years. Between 2000 and 2003, he was with The MathWorks, Inc. in Natick-Massachusetts working on software quality engineering for embedded DSP programming using MATLAB and Simulink. His research focus is on unmanned vehicles and image analysis. Dr. Rawashdeh is a Senior Member of the IEEE. 

Teaching Experience

  • Programmable Logic Control (PLC)
  • Digital Electronics
  • Analog Electronics
  • Image Processing
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Mechatronics Senior Design
  • MATLAB Programming

Research Interests

  • Image Processing;
  • Autonomous vehicles;
  • Mobile robots; 
  • Mechatronics;
  • Applied artificial intelligence