Sami Khorbotly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gellersen Hall, Room 107
219.464.5183
sami.khorbotly@valpo.edu

Education

B.S.- Beirut Arab University
M.S.- The University of Akron
Ph.D.- The University of Akron

Courses Taught
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing (including laboratory), Senior level
  • Computer Architecture (including laboratory), Junior level
  • Digital Logic Design (including laboratory), Sophomore level
  • Digital Signal Processing (including laboratory), Junior level
  • Electric Circuits (including laboratory), Sophomore level
  • Signals & Systems, Sophomore level
Research Interests
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Engineering
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electric Circuits
  • Fixed-point implementation of real-time signal processing algorithms and Robotics/Machine vision
  • Signals and Systems
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    Senior Member Served as a Chair of the Lima, Ohio section Member of the Circuits & Systems Society Member of the Education Society
  • The honor society of international scholars
Publications
  • “Recursive Implementation of Gaussian Filters with Switching and Reset Hardware,” IEEE Midwestern Symposium on Circuits & Systems, Columbus, OH, Aug. 2013  (S. Khorbotly & F. Hassan)
  • “A Spiral Learning Approach to Hardware Description Languages,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Beijing, China, May 2013  (S. R. Vemuru, S. Khorbotly & F. Hassan)
  • “Teachless teach-repeat:Toward Vision-based Programming of Industrial Robots,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 2012  (M. Perrollaz, S. Khorbotly, A. Cool, J-D. Yoder, & E. Baumgartner)
  • “Recursive Implementation of Exponential Linear-Phase FIR Filters,” IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, & Systems, Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 2011  (F. Hassan and S. Khorbotly)
  • “A Modified Approximation of 2D Gaussian Smoothing Filters for Fixed-Point platforms,” IEEE Southeast Symposium on System Theory, Auburn, AL, March 2011  (S. Khorbotly & F. Hassan)
  • “Engineering Student-Design Competition Teams: Capstone or Extracurricular?,” IEEE Frontiers In Education Conference, Washington, DC, Oct. 2010  (Khorbotly & K. Al-Olimat)