Dr. Abdel Nour has more than 30 years of academic and administrative experience at the University. Throughout the years he did put all his efforts in the development of Electronics Engineering; he enabled the capacity building of academic staff members in the fields of Digital Signal Processing and Communications, stimulated the research activity in both fields, and initiated the Master Programme of Electronic and Computer Engineering in cooperation with the University of Bordeaux I in France.
He held many administrative academic senior university positions, including Vice President for Academic Affairs. At present he is the Vice President for Planning and Development and the Acting Dean of Najjad Zeenni Faculty of Engineering. He has been involved in the institutional setting, policies, and growth of a dynamic university that is imposing itself on the National level and is seeking a place in the global scene.
At the National level, he had been the first Palestinian National TEMPUS Office Coordinator, undertook consultancy activities such as mapping Vocational Education and Training and preliminary analysis of the VET system, participated in the implementation of internationally funded academic projects, was and still is member of committees at the National level for the development of education in Palestine.
His research interests are in the field of Digital Signal Processing, and in particular Arabic speech processing and speaker recognition.