Abbas received his BS and MS degrees in Mechatronics Engineering in 2014 and 2016 from Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon. He ranked first in his class in both degrees and was placed on the Honor List throughout his academic years. Since then, he has enrolled as a PhD student at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. His research interests are in mobile robots and mixed reality, mainly in human-robot interaction. Throughout his studies, Abbas has published his research in premier international robotics conferences and journals, and he participated in several robotics programs in top universities and institutes. His passion for robotics lead him to winning several international competitions in Japan, Europe, and the Middle east.
In December 2018, Abbas co-founded “Revotonix L.L.C”, the first startup in Lebanon and the region specialized in developing fully autonomous mobile robots and mechatronics solutions. With Revotonix, Abbas aims to create robotics solutions and services to improve people's lives.