College of Science

School of Computing and Design

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I hold a Ph.D. in Integrated Marketing Communication (2005 University of Helwan, Egypt), a Master’s degree in Consumer Psychology and Behaviors (2000 University of Helwan, Egypt), and a BFA degree (BFA 1994 University of Helwan, Egypt) major in Graphic Design and Advertisement. My focus research lies at the intersection between graphic design and technology, specifically with autonomous cars.

Amir Attia, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor, Graphic Design / Communication Design Program Coordinator
Phone: (831) 582-4567
Office: BIT room 244
Classes: CST227 Design Fundamentals, CST300 Major ProSeminar, CST345 Visual Thinking, CST390 Portfolio Development


I taught in a number of Universities in the US and abroad, as well as worked as Art Director in a number of Ad agencies in Egypt between 1995 – 2005. Aside from my academic career, I am an active freelance visual designer working with a number of local and international clients on visual design and marketing projects.