Inauguration CeremonySeptember 24, 202210 a.m. - 11 a.m. SaturdayDon Ridler Field HouseLawrence Technological University
Details about the formal ceremony at the Don Ridler Field House. All are welcome!
Join Dr. Tarek Sobh for a celebratory night of dinner, drinks, dancing and live music.
Sobh succeeds Dr. Virinder Moudgil, who led LTU with distinction as president for nearly 10 years. Moudgil stated, “Tarek has been innovative, direct, and driven in his role as provost. He has accomplished much in a short time. I have every confidence he will continue Lawrence Tech’s expansion and success.”
Sobh, a licensed professional engineer, has served as vice president of academic affairs and provost at Lawrence Tech since 2020. Previously, he was the interim provost; and the university executive vice president, research and economic development and founding dean of the College of Engineering, Business and Education at the University of Bridgeport (Connecticut). He received a Bachelor of Science in engineering with honors in computer science and automatic control from Alexandria University, Egypt, and Master of Science and PhD degrees in computer and information science from the University of Pennsylvania. He began his academic career as a research assistant professor of computer science at the University of Utah.
The theme of the Inauguration, looking back at 90 years of history and 90 years into the future, celebrates Lawrence Tech’s heritage by honoring the life of the Lawrence Brothers, founders of LTU, and looking into what the future holds.
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