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Dr. Sabah Abro
College Professor Program Manager for Focus:HOPE

Engineering Technology
Math + Computer Science

Lawrence Technological University
MATHCS/TECH E179
sabro@ltu.edu
248.204.2069 p
248.204.2068 f

Dr. Sabah Abro

Background + Expertise

Office hours by appointment

Dr. Abro was born and grew up in Baghdad; his family migrated to the US in the late sixties.

Sabah is an internationally-educated person with a bachelor degree from Baghdad University, a Master’s Degree from the United Nations institute in the Middle East, a Master’s degree from Britain and a Ph.D. from Belgium. His education helped him to learn four languages, Arabic, English, French and Chaldean.

His family is also international. While he and his wife Ann are from Baghdad, their daughter Hadeel was born in Britain, their son Fadi was born in Belgium, Mark, their son- in- law, in Mosul and their grandchildren in Michigan.

Dr. Abro taught in Iraq, Jordan and was also a visiting lecturer in Kuwait and Morocco. He assumed different positions such as faculty, regional consultant, chair of department and acting Dean.

Before joining LTU, he was the Math Program Director of Focus: HOPE where he worked with the curriculum committee of the Greenfield Coalition. This committee designed a complete paradigm in manufacturing engineering education. Courses were developed and delivered at Focus: HOPE by three university partners.

Sabah came to Lawrence Tech as an adjunct faculty member in 1997, then became a full time faculty member in 2000. He served two departments: Math & Computer Science and Engineering Technology.

As a full time faculty at LTU, he teaches a variety of classes, advises students, works on curriculum improvement, course development, writes professional papers and presents in conferences. He is the Director of the Master’s program in Engineering Technology, teaches courses for Doctorate students and is a member of several Doctorate Committees in the College of Engineering.

Dr. Abro serves as Director of the University Assessment Committee and the Vice Chair of the Engineering Faculty Council.

Winner of 2012 faculty of the year award at Lawrence Technological University.

Nominated for Teaching Excellence and Using Technology in Classroom Awards.

His hobbies are many, but his addictions are to play racquet ball and watch movies, where he has special interest in classical western and action movies.

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