Dr. Ayman Karam is a Ph.D. graduate in Electrical Engineering from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He is leading the technology development and solution design in the area of robotic inspection and automation. His graduate research was on mathematical modeling, process optimization and fault detection of solar-powered membrane distillation. His technical experience includes embedded system design and implementation, soft sensing with application to membrane fouling detection, robotic control and image processing. Dr. Ayman Karam has published 5 scientific journal papers and presented in several international conferences.