Osama Haraz was born in Aswan, Egypt, in October 23, 1976. He received the B.S. (with honors) and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Assiut University, Egypt, in 1999 and 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in 2011. From 1999 to 2000, he worked with Nuclear Material Authority, Cairo, Egypt, as an electronic engineer. Between 2000 and 2006, he was with the electrical engineering department of Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University as assistant lecturer.