Husam Yaghi, Ph.D.

An ordinary man with passion and desire to leave a legacy.  

Hey, believe it or not; I'm delighted you’ve come to my website.  I hope I could add to your positive energy today.

 

I am a Ph.D. holder and an Electrical Engineer (all from Louisiana, USA).  Though my true passion is for mentoring & teaching.  I try to spend my time contributing to mankind to make up for the sins I had committed.


Proudly I declare that mission was accomplished: I encouraged and led my two teenage sons Amer & Moe into their Youth Entrepreneurship Journey  (http://aidmaid.net/gallery.html)

I'm an advisor to Treble (http://www.trebleonline.com), a music startup by a young woman entrepreneur.
  
I'm also helping my kids on their Chillax-I-Can social initiative via their Youth Entrepreneurship Club at school (http://www.chillaxican.org)

and I'm helping my 11 year old daughter, Tamara, on her Smiles for Kids initiative; provide toys and school supplies to refugee kids and the less fortunate (http://smiles.aidmaid.net)

I'm an investor, technology advisor & board member at a fast growing startup called "eSaraha" (http://www.esaraha.com).   eSaraha  digs deep while mining to provide its customers (B2B) with insightful customer satisfaction data & graphics.

 To keep my brain alive, I own and manage a blog for the promotion of Arabic content on the Internet (http://www.expertarabs.com) along with apps for iOS and Android devices.

About 15 years ago, I helped build a technology startup; Kahmas Technology, for my friend Dr. Nayef Al-Rodhan, the most brilliant Arab neurosurgeon, philosopher, and writer.

Over 30 years ago, I designed, implemented, and managed one of the first FDDI high speed backbones connecting several engineering buildings and linking to a national high-speed research network; the Synthesis Coalition.  At the same time, I secured external funding to build the first Internet & email network on campus; BitNet; funded by the National science Foundation.

Back then, long time ago, I published 22 scientific papers, presented at numerous conferences, conducted funded research for NSF, NASA, IBM, DoD, DoE, BellCore, AT&T and others.  I was featured in local newspapers for my social entrepreneurship initiatives for K-12 schools.

Long ago, I published a heavily mathematical book on Reservoir Simulation along with a computer program to predict the amount of oil or gas in a given geographical area..
 
Well, I was recognized back then: received awards for teaching excellence, awards for exceptional work, and awards for research initiatives.

Over 40 years ago, yes 4-zero, I learned and mastered chess.  My coach was a chess champion in Jordan and was a blind man, Dr. Mohamed Younis.  I still have that very first chess board which was specially made for the visually impaired.

Last but not least, I'm a lousy husband, a photographer, a chess player, and a peace lover.   I love women: my mother, my wife, my daughters, and my sisters.




Specialties & Passion

  • Addicted to Success & Distinction
  • Entrepreneurship Coaching for young adults
  • Forensic Computing & FinTech Solutions
  • Mentoring, Public Speaking, and Sharing Knowledge

Member of the American National Society of Professional Engineers, Membership #300092829


“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself."
—Leo Tolstoy


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