Degree Program: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Title:
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
Youcef Oubraham, Ph.D. joined Hudson County Community College in August 1993.
Dr. Oubraham has been instrumental in introducing technology and online learning and resources, and is credited as being the College’s first webmaster. Recognized as a pioneer in Distance Learning, he helped introduce the WebCT Learning System and Distance Learning at HCCC. He has also been a driving force in the delivery of training sessions that help better acquaint faculty members with the use of technology in the classroom, and has been dubbed, “Mr. Internet,” by some of his colleagues.
A well-respected member of the HCCC faculty, Dr. Oubraham enjoys working with his students. Every spring, he organizes a capstone course that requires students to select an electronic project and build it. At the end of the semester, these students present and demonstrate their projects to STEM faculty and students, and to members of the College’s administration.
Dr. Oubraham earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology. He also holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Oubraham has an Engineering degree from National Polytechnic Institute of Algiers, and studied Applied Mathematics in Toulouse, France.
The recipient of a NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Award, Dr. Oubraham presented his paper on the College’s experience with Distance Learning at a national NISOD conference.
Prior to coming to HCCC, Dr. Oubraham taught at New York Institute of Technology. His three brothers are also professors – one in France, and the others in Algeria. He is fluent in English, French, and Arabic.