1974: Licentiate in electrical Engineering from Aleppo University-Syria

1979: Ph.D. Degree in computer engineering Technical University of Braunschweig-Germany.

1980 -1986: Postdoctoral research on database machines and industrial consultant in VLSI for error correction coding for SIEMENS memory systems. at the institute for computer engineering of th Tech. Univ. Braunschweig

1988: Habilitation degree (Personal Chair) in "computer engineering", Tech. Univ. Braunschweig.

1988-till now: Teaching Cryptography and Systems Security, digital design, Wireless Communication, Digital Networks, Coding Theory, VLSI Design.

1986 - 1996: (10 years industrial leave) at the industrial/governmental "Institute for Applied Microelectronics" IAM as director of the applied research department.

1996-2001: back from industry to the institute for computer and network engineering at Tech. Univ. Braunschweig. Founded a research group working on reliability and security technology. Activities were on mobile security and channel coding with Bosch Telecom, German Telecom and Siemens as well as acting member producing proposals for the 3rd generation mobile system standardization (3GPP).

2002 : Obtained the academic rank "Professor with Personal Chair" in German "Ausserplanmäsige Professor" at the Technical University of Braunschweig.

2002-2005: Visiting professor at Telecom "Etisalat University College"/Khalifa University in Sharjah UAE, till mid 2005

Since July 2005: Professor and education staff member at "Institute for computer and Network engineering", responsible for education and research on Security Technology at EE dept. at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany.

Selected Activities :

  • Currently teaching Electronics and Computer Architecture fundamentals for computer science as well as Security fundamentals and Network Security for EE and Inform- Technology.
  • Prof. Adi was active contributor at the EE-Dept in the new International Master-Degree program at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany from 1999-2001.
  • Was technical consultant in the last 35 years for leading companies as Siemens, Bosch Telecom, Phlips/Valvo, Volkswagen etc..
  • Managed own research funds from German research council and industrial sources Siemens, Bosch, Valvo, German Telecom
  • Published more than 125 conference/journal papers.
  • Is an inventor in more than 30 European/US patents/applications.
  • Had 8 contribution papers to the 3rd Generation European mobile standardization for security and physical layer working groups on mobile security and channel coding.

Current research activities and interests: Physical Security, Automotive Security, Secured e-commerce and e-money, IPR protection mechanisms for VLSI design cores, Robot genetics and security, VLSI for high-speed error correction coding. Secured Voting Systems.