Taan S. El Ali, Ph.D., is a full professor of electrical engineering at Benedict College, Columbia, South Carolina. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1987 from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, his M.S. degree in systems engineering in 1989 from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, and his M.S. in applied mathematics and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering, with a specialization in systems, controls, and signal processing from the University of Dayton in the years 1991 and 1993 respectively.
He has more than 13 years teaching and research experience in the areas of dynamic systems. He received Who's Who in the World for 2005-2006, Who's Who in American Education for 2005-2008, Who's Who in Science and Engineering for 2004-2008, Who's Who in America for 2004-2007, Who's Who Among America's Teachers award for 1998 & 2000, and is listed permanently in Who is Who in Engineering Academia, Academic Keys. Dr. ElAli has contributed many journals articles and conference presentation in the area of dynamic systems. He has been extensively involved in the establishment of the electrical and computer degree programs and curriculum development at Benedict College. He is the author of Continuous Signals and Systems with Matlab and Discrete Systems and Digital Signal Processing with Matlab. Dr. ElAli has contributed a chapter to The Engineering Handbook by CRC press, another to The Electrical Engineering Handbook, by CRC Press, and two book chapters to Advances in Systems, Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, by Springer, Germany, 2006. Dr. ElAli is a senior member of IEEE.