• Srouji, Sirine

    Ms. Srouji, Sirine

    Chairperson and Associate Professor of Department of Design
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    sroujiss@rhu.edu.lb

    Serene Al Srouji, instructor at Rafik Hariri University, College of Science & Information Systems. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin where she completed her MFA in Design with high recognition from Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. She received her BS in Graphic Design from the Lebanese American University (LAU) where she had extensive international exposure from workshops to seminars spanning the globe (ITType, Italy; Icograda, Czech; Intermedia, Germany). Her current interest lies in design education environments that transcend traditional teaching techniques and grant insight into required skills indispensable for the influential workforce. She is also continuing her work on her research about innovative processes for creating Arabic display type.

     

    EDUCATION

    • MFA in Design at the University of Texas at Austin (UT)
    • BS in Graphic Design at the Lebanese American University in Beirut (LAU)

     

    PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES

    • NeuroLinguistic Programming (NLP) Certificate – National Federation of NeuroLinguistic Programming (NFNLP), Venice, FL, USA – Dr. William Horton, 2018
    • Digital Media Literacy Certificate, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 2013

     

     PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

    • Experimental Arabic Typography
    • Emotional Design
    • Design Curriculums and Education
    • Design methodologies: systematic approach to design
    • Design Technological Advancements: VR/AR and 3D Printing

     

    MEMBERSHIPS

    • Member of the Lebanese Graphic Design Syndicate

     

    HONORS AND MENTIONS

    • Presidents Teaching Excellence Award, Rafik Hariri University, 2015
    • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities of Colleges in recognition of outstanding merit and accomplishment

     

    RECENT PUBLICATIONS

    • Serene Srouji, “The Integration of 3D Modelling and 3D Printing in the Graphic Design Education Sector in Lebanon and its Consequent Benefits”, Computer Engineering & Information Technology 2018 Journal, Volume 7, p.21, November 2018. DOI: 10.4172/2324-9307-C4-029. (Appendix A)
    • Serene Srouji, “The Changing Face of Graphic Design”, Proceedings of the EuroScicon 5th International Conference on Advancements in Graphic Design, Animation and Web Design, London, UK, 2018.