Sabbagh, Elias M. (1902-) | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Name: Sabbagh, Elias M. (1902-)
Fuller Form: Elias Moreshed Sabbagh
Historical Note: Elias M. Sabbagh came to the United States from Lebanon at age 21 with little knowledge of English. By age 27 he had received degrees from Ohio State and Michigan State and had arrived at Purdue where he earned his doctorate six years later. He taught electrical engineering at Purdue for 42 years, retiring in 1970. In 1946 he was presented the University's Best Teacher Award.
Sources: Retrieved March 24, 2010 from http://www.triangle.org/index.php/Education-Foundation-Scholarships-and-Loans/Elias-M.-Sabbagh-Memorial-Scholarship.html