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Dr. Afzel Noore

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About Dr. Afzel Noore

Afzel Noore received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University. From 1980 to 1982, he was a digital design engineer at Philips India. From 1996 to 2003, Dr. Noore served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Special Assistant to the Dean in the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University. His research interests include software reliability modeling, consumer electronics, fuzzy and neural systems, fault-tolerant computing, microelectronics and biometrics. His research has been funded by Westinghouse, GE, NSF, Electric Power Research Institute, DOE and the Department of Justice. 


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1987
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1980
  • B.S., Electronics and Communication Engineering, University of Madras, 1977

Research Interests

  • Software Reliability
  • Computer Security
  • Digital Watermarking

Teaching Interests

  • Digital Logic Design
  • VLSI Design and Testing
  • Digital Watermarking and Steganography
  • Biometrics
  • Reliable Computer Design

Professional Societies

  • IEEE