Dr. Magdy A. Bayoumi is the present Director of the Center for Advanced Computer Studies (CACS) at UL Lafayette, where he has been a faculty member since 1985. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt; M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Washington University, St. Louis; and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Windsor, Canada. Dr. Bayoumi’ research interests include VLSI Design Methods and Architectures, Low Power Circuits and Systems, Digital Signal Processing Architectures, Parallel Algorithm Design, Computer Arithmetic, Image and Video Signal Processing, Neural Networks and Wideband Network Architectures.
Dr. Bayoumi served as the Department Head of the Computer Science Department from 2001 to 2011. Under his strong leadership the department was overhauled and transformed to build a foundation of excellence. He was the key catalyst to bring in top teaching faculty so as to maintain our focus on excellence in undergraduate education.