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educator , consultant , researcher , Company executive

Omar Shabsigh, Syrian communications and computer company executive, consultant, researcher, educator. Served with Syrian military, 1958-1985. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Geography Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Technology Institute of Radio (president), Syrian Engineering Society, Syrian Computer Society.

Background

Shabsigh, Omar was born on June 28, 1936 in Damascus, Syria. Son of Ahmad Hamdi Shabsigh and Sharifeh Souzak.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Telecom Academy, Leningrad, Russia, 1977.

Career

Signals engineer, Signal Corps, Syria, 1958-1967; chief engineer, Signal Corps, Syria, 1967-1972; lecturer, Damascus U., since 1966; senior researcher, Science Studies and Research Center, Damascus, 1977-1986; president, Computer Systems Ltd., Damascus, since 1986. Consultant PTT, Damascus, since 1958, Radio and television Organisation, Damascus, 1958-1979, Syrian Petroleum Company, Damascus, 1963-1969.

Membership

Served with Syrian military, 1958-1985. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Geography Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Technology Institute of Radio (president), Syrian Engineering Society, Syrian Computer Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fitness, amateur radio, reading, photography, music.

Connections

Married Fatimah Jij (divorced 1984). Children: Ghiath, Anas, Dana, Ahmad, Aiman. Married Siham Afah Moghat, December 5, 1984.

Children: Ghaith, Muhammad.

father:
Ahmad Hamdi Shabsigh

mother:
Sharifeh Souzak

spouse:
Siham Afah Moghat

spouse:
Fatimah Jij

child:
Ghiath Shabsigh

child:
Muhammad Shabsigh

child:
Aiman Shabsigh

child:
Ghaith Shabsigh

child:
Dana Shabsigh

child:
Ahmad Shabsigh

child:
Anas Shabsigh