Eesa Mohammed Bastaki, Ph.D.

Dr. Eesa Bastaki is the CEO of the ICT Fund and is actively leading the effort to create an eco-system in the UAE ICT industry, by encouraging entrepreneurship, funding R&D projects and University scholarships and implementing ICT initiatives at the school level.

Dr. Bastaki was born in Dubai, UAE.  As a UAE national scientist and researcher, he studied abroad where he received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of California, San Diego and Ph.D. from University of California, Irvine.  His research interests are Multiple Access Communications, Coding and Synchronization. He is the recipient of Sheikh Rashid's Award for Scientific Excellence. In 2009, he received UAE’s highest award “The Emirates Awards for Science, Arts and Literature” in sciences.