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Hassan Kamel Al-Sabbah

Hassan Kamel Al-Sabbah was a Lebanese American electrical and electronics research engineer, mathematician, and inventor.

He was born on August, 16, 1894, in Nabatieh, Lebanon. Hassan was originally a telegraph operator before he began teaching mathematics in Damascus, Syria, and later at the American University of Beirut. He received 43 patents to his name concerning his work on rectifiers, inverters, and television transmissions. 

Before his rise to fame, Hassan studied at the American University of Beirut, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Illinois. 

Throughout his career, Hassan had over 70 U.S. and international patents to his name, many of which were instrumental in the fields of solar power, the automotive industry, television and cathode ray tube application, a power generating station, pressure and temperature electric instrumentation, and the development of new arc welding methods.


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