Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor and Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department
Director of the Microelectronics Research and Development Laboratory
Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program

Email:
ibrahim@niu.edu
Tel: 815-753-8570

 

    Address:

Department of Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Room 332
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1982-1986.
    Ph.D. Dissertation Title “GaAs MESFETS and their applications in digital logic and digital to Analog conversion.”
  • MS., Physics, University of Manitoba, Canada, 1981-1982.
    MS Thesis Title: “Theory of rod and half rod concentrated solar cells.”
  • BS, Physics, Cairo University, Egypt, 1977-1979.
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 1971-1976 (5-year program).

Professional Experience

Employment

  • Chair, Electrical Engineering Department, NIU, July 2008 to Present.
    (Served as Acting Chair during the first two years with all authorities of a regular chair).
  • Director of the Microelectronics Research and Development Laboratory (MRDL), College of Engineering, NIU.
  • Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program, College of Engineering, NIU, August 2007-present.
  • Professor, Northern Illinois University, 2001-present.
  • Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University, 1995-2001.
  • Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, 1992-1995.
  • Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, 1985-1991.

Visiting Positions

  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, Wright-Patterson Air Face Base Research Laboratory, Sensor Directorate, Summer 2007.
  • Visiting Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory, Feb. 2001-May 2002.
  • Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University, summers of 1999 and 2000.

Graduate School Memberships

  • Senior member of the graduate school, Northern Illinois University.
  • Full member of the graduate school, Northwestern University, 1988-1991.

Professional Societies and Activities

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Senior Member of the IEEE
  • Member of the IEEE Regions & Chapters Committee starting June 2010-Present
  • Regional Editor for IEEE EDS News Letters, Regions 1, 2, & 3, 2005-April 2011
  • Member of the American Society for Engineering Education
  • Member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA)
  • Invited Speaker, Man to Machine conference, Chicago, IL, 2009
  • Session chair in the ICSICT conference, China, 2006 & 2008
  • Invited Speaker, ICSICT, China, 2006 & 2008
  • Advised the Egyptian Prime Minster on Microelectronics, 2000
  • Listed in Who is Who in Education, 1991 and renewed in 1995.
  • Listed in Who is Who in the World, 1995
  • Member of the New York Academy of Science 1989-1990
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the Center for Integrated Microelectronic Systems at Northwestern University (From 1986-1989)
  • Member of Illinois Professional Engineering Society, (1994)

Expert Witness in the Court of Law

Dr. Abdel-Motaleb has been retained as expert witness in litigation regarding the failure of electrical and electronic devices and systems. Dr. Abdel-Motaleb testified in the court under oath in front of a judge.

Trial and/or Deposition Expert Testimony in the Last 4 years

State of Illinois v. Barry King, Case # 05TR4879, Kane County Circuit Court at St. Charles, IL, Sixteenth Judicial District.  The case involved the failure of a fuel cell for alcohol detection.  Dr. Abdel-Motaleb testified at trial.

Industrial Experience

  • President of Civil-Electric Inc., Egypt, 1977-1981.
  • Consulting Engineer for Techicool consulting firm. Worked on the design of the electrical system and control of 250,000 tons refrigerator in Egypt, 1979-1981.
  • Consulting for SKS Technologies, 1988-1989.
  • Have been working at Argonne National Laboratory, which has a research facility similar to an industrial research facility.
  • Consultant at S&N Manufacturing Incorporated, Geneva, IL

Administrative Experience

Dr. Abdel-Motaleb has extensive administrative experience in academia, where he chaired or served on almost every committee at the department, college, and university levels. See below for more details.

Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering

Oversee faculty development, laboratory development, curriculum development, assessment, recruitment, retention, budget, industrial contacts, purchasing, personnel, tenure and promotion, sabbatical leave, advising, hiring, and running the day-to-day affairs of the department that is composed of 400 students, 10 faculty, 3 instructors,  and 2 staff.

Director of the Microelectronic Research and Development Laboratory (MRDL)

Manage a multimillion-dollar laboratory, which is composed of 6000 square foot clean room where very advanced design, fabrication, and characterization facility are housed. The facility contains material growth systems, diffusion furnaces, oxidation furnaces, mask generation, photolithography, Atom Force Microscope (AFM), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), electron beam deposition, ion milling, plasma etching and deposition, sputtering, thick film, packaging, and analytical analysis systems.

Director of the Biomedical Engineering program

Takes care of recruiting, laboratory development, course development, and interaction with industry.

Departmental Committees

  • Chaired the Department Personnel Committee: this committee approves all departmental personnel issues, such as tenure and promotion, sabbatical leave, bylaws, grievance, and appeal.
  • Chaired the  Department Curriculum Committee: The committee oversees both graduate and undergraduate curricular activities.
  • Chaired the department Assessment Committee: The committee oversees all departmental assessment activities.
  • Chaired the department's Strategic Plan Committee: Developed 5-years plan for the department.

College Councils and Committees

  • Chaired the College Council: This council must approve all college personnel issues, such as tenure and promotion, sabbatical leave, bylaws, grievance, and appeal. In addition, the council helps the Dean in running the college. 
  • Served on the College Senate: The senate advises the Dean on administrative matters.
  • Served on the College Curriculum Committee: This committee oversees all curricular activities for all college departments

Graduate School Council and Committees

  • Served on the Graduate Council.  This council oversees all graduate activities, such as graduate program development, curriculum, funding, research activities, and bylaws.  The Dean of the graduate school chairs this council.
  • Served on the University Graduate Curriculum Committee.
  • Served on Honorary Degree Committee
  • Served on the Criminal Disclosure Review Committee.
  • Served on the Graduate Standard Committee.

University Councils, Senate, Committees and Boards

  • Served on the University Council (UC): The council is the governing body that must approve all University affairs. The University President chairs the Council.
  • Served on the University Senate: The senate addresses all issues related to faculty.
  • Served on the Academic Planning Council (APC): The Provost chairs this council. The council must approve the creation, modification, or elimination of any program. The council is in charge of the 8-year review of all programs from the BS to the Ph.D.  The council oversees the assessment activities of all programs and ensures that they are meeting the required quality level.
  • Served on the University Council Personnel Committee (UCPC): This is the University Council in charge of tenure and promotion, sabbatical leave, grievance, and appeals for all university applicants. The Provost chairs this council.
  • Served on the Rules and Governance Committee:  The committee oversees the governing rules of the University.
  • Served on the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC): This council oversees all undergraduate affairs from granting degrees, programs, curriculum, general education courses, rules, and governance, to assessment.
  • Served the University undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  • Served on the board of Holmes students center: This board manages the student center hotel, Cafeterias, shops, entertainment activities, and social functions.
  • Served as a Board Member of the NIU Press for 3 years. Review proposals for book publishing and set the rules and regulation for NIU Press.
  • Served as the president of a construction company for civil and electrical construction works with more than 40 employees.

Achievements as a Department Chair

From Fall 2008-Fall 2010

  • Enrollment increased by 121% in fall-10 compared with enrollment of fall-08.
  • External funding increased from about $89,448/year to $1,026,334.00 in two years or about 5.73 times the previous rate.
  • In-kind equipment grant totaled about $3M in 2years compared with 3.3M in the previous 8 years.
  • Faculty submitted 17 proposals with a total budget of $3,719,946.
  • Peer review publications/faculty/year increased to 4 papers from 1.4 papers, previously.  (Journals and refereed conferences)
  • Rate of journal publication/faculty/year increased to 1.5 journal/faculty/year, or 158% of the required rate for tenure and promotion compared with 53%, previously.
  • External funding/faculty/year required for tenure and promotion increased to 427% compared with 74.54%, previously.
  • The faculty published 2 textbooks and 3 book chapters.

From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2011

With 20% faculty retirement, the department

  • Published 12 journal papers
  • Published 12 refereed conference papers
  • Received $296.5K of external funding
  • Enrollment increased from about 293 to 317 students. 

Experience with ABET

  • Prepared ABET Self Study Report for 2010 visit to the Department of Electrical Engineering, Northern Illinois University.
  • Attended 5 days ABET work shop “IDEAL” presented by ABET Executives, 2009.
  • Worked on fulfilling ABET 2000 Criteria for the electrical Engineering Department at NIU.
  • Attended ABET-2000 workshop and presented the finding to the department and college.
  • Developed the assessment process needed for ABET accreditation for the department of Electrical Engineering through the chairmanship of the assessment committee.
  • Spearheaded the curriculum changes which provided the flexibility and the depth that helped the department to pass the last ABET accreditation.
  • Developed the graduate assessment report for the University several years ago.

ABET Accreditation of the Department

ABET evaluator visited the Department of Electrical Engineering at NIU in the fall of 2010. The evaluator found the department to be the best department he has ever seen since he started working as ABET evaluator in 1983. The final report of ABET

ABET Review

Currently, I am a reviewer for ABET.

Program Improvements

  • Development of a Biomedical Engineering emphasis.
  • Development of an Electrical Engineering minor.
  • Development of a Biomedical Engineering minor.
  • Development a BS/MS program, which has been adopted by all Engineering departments.
  • Spearheaded the development of the new Elect. Eng. undergraduate program.
  • Major participant in the development of the proposed Ph.D. degree, Ph.D. in System Engineering program (proposed by Dean Kasuba).

Research Experience

Medical Instrumentations:

  • Ballisocardiography
  • Wireless diagnostic systems.

Sensors:

  • DNA sensors.
  • Fabrication of Micro-pump.
  • Fabrication and testing of diamond field emission devices.
  • Design and simulation of MEMS gas sensor.

 Nanotechnology:

  • Growth of high dielectric materials (BaSrTiO) for RF MEMS applications.
  • Material growth and characterization of ultrananocrystalline diamond thin films using microwave plasma enhance chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique;
  • DNA Sensors.

 Material growth and characterization:

  • Growth of BaSrTiO using Pulsed Laser Deposition technique (PLD)
  • Growth of Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) using metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) technique.
  • Growth of Diamond using Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition.
  • Characterization of Gallium Nitride materials.
  • Characterization of semi-insulating and ion-implanted GaAs materials.
  • Silicon technology.

 Device Fabrication and characterization:

  • Fabrication and characterization of GaAs MESFETs and IGFETS.
  • Fabrication and characterization of ZnSe/Ge p-n junction diodes.
  • Fabrication and Characterization of ZnSe/GaAs p-n junction diodes.
  • Fabrication and characterization of Metal/BaSrTiO/p-Si MOS diodes.
  • Fabrication and characterization of ITO/Diamond hetero-structure diodes.
  • Fabrication and characterization of Diamond Field Emission Devices.
  • Characterization of Magnesium Oxide MOS devices.

 Integrated Circuit Fabrication:

  • GaAs digital logic gates.
  • GaAs MESFET Digital to Analog Converter.

 Design and Fabrication of Micro-electro-mechanical Systems (MEMS):

  • Micro pump design and fabrication
  • Design of Pressure, strain, pH, and temperature MEMES sensors for dental implant  evaluations and teeth grinding behavior studies. The sensors were designed using the Multiphysics software "COMSOL"

Modeling and Simulation:

  • Modeling for GaAlAs/GaAs Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors for circuit simulation CAD tools. 
  • Modeling for ZnSe/Ge Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors for circuit simulation CAD tools. 
  • Modeling of n and p type GaAlAs Quantum Well MODFETs.
  • Non-quasi-static modeling of GaAs MESFETs, GaN MESFETs, SiC MESFETs, GaAlAs MODFETs, and GaN MODFETs, HBTs.
  • Modeling using Multiphysics software, COMSOL and Ansys.

Reviews of Papers, Proposals, and Books

Papers Review

  • Reviewer of research proposals for the Ministry of Education of Quebec Canada.
  • Reviewed a large number of papers for the solid-state Electronics Journal.
  • Reviewed for the IEEE ED transactions.
  • Reviewed for the IEEE ED letters.
  • Reviewed for International Journal for VLSI.
  • Reviewed for the Journal of Applied Physics.
  • Reviewed for ASEE
  • Reviewed for the Journal of Vacuum Society.
  • Reviewed for the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal.

 Proposals Review

  • Reviewed proposals for NSF, NSERC of Canada, and Canada Foundation for Innovation.            
  • Served on countless review panels for the SBIR program since August 1998, where at least 100’s of proposals were reviewed.

 Books Review

  • "Electronics," by Hambley, MacMillan, 1989.
  • "Semiconductor Electronic Devices," by G. D. Sanders, Prentice Hall, 1992.
  • “Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor”, by J. J. Liu, (proposal for a book) HRW, 1994.
  • “Semiconductor Devices,” by Anderson& Anderson, McGraw-Hill 2001.          
  • “Electrical Engineering for all Engineers, by Roadstrum, to be published by Wiley (Proposal of a revision of the book), 2001
  • “Understanding of Semiconductor Devices,” Oxford University Press, by Sima Dimitrijev (Proposal of a revision of the book), 2002.
  • Many other books that were not published.

 Funding

  • DARPA (Pending), Modular Interchip Cooling, March 2013- September 2016 (30 months), PI.
  • Sun Electronic System Inc., New capital equipment, July 2012- July 2013
  • Texas Instrument, MEMS reliability studies, Study of Product failure, 2011.
  • iLight Technology, Consulting, 2011.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (SURF-NIST), Undergraduate Research, Summer 2010.
  • Advanced Solar Dynamics: Development of CdTe Solar Cells, November 2008-November 2009.
  • United States Air Force, Optimization of Growth Process of PLD-Grown High-K Oxides for RF Applications, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 5/18/07-10/06/07.
  • United States Army/TACOM, Rapid Optimization of Commercial Knowledge (ROCK) for Army, Vehicles.
  • Center for Tribology and Coatings, Agency No. W56HZV-04-C-0783, 5/15/06-8/15/06, PI: Promod Vohra, Study of the tribological properties of diamond coating of Military equipment  
  • S&N Manufacturing, Testing and Evaluation of S&N Relay for use in Earth movement vehicle, May-August 2005.
  • NSF MRI, Acquisition of a Raith 150 Electron Beam Lithography System for a Nanofabrication Education, Research Training and Exploration Consortium, Award #0216518, PI: Alan Feinerman. 
  • BioRad, Characterization of ZnSe/Ge Hetrointerfaces Using BioRad’s DLTS system and Electrochemical C-V Profiler.
  • Argonne National Laboratory, Investigation of nitrogen doping on Field Emission device Characteristics. 
  • The Material research center at Northwestern University, 1999, Study of Magnesium diffusion in Gallium Nitride. 
  • The Material research center at Northwestern University, 2000, Characterization of Magnesium Oxide (MgO) MOS capacitor.
  • Northern Illinois University, Faculty career Enhancement Grant, Work on Zinc Selenide Semiconductors, NIU.

List of Funding from 1986-1992:

  • Northwestern University, Faculty Development Grant, Awarded $5000.00.
  • Research Laboratory Development at Northwestern University, Amount: $87,000.00.
  • Development of Device Fabrication Facility at Northwestern University, Amount: $115,000.00.
  • Center For Integrated Microelectronics Systems at Northwestern University, Amount: $25,000.00 (My portion was $5,000)
  • Mentor Graphics, VLSI laboratory equipment, Amount: $250,000

List of Courses Taught

  • 210. ENGINEERING CIRCUIT ANALYSIS (4)
  • 330. ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS (4)
  • 335. THEORY OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES I (3)
  • 420. MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATIONS (4)
  • 421. BIOMEDICAL SENSOR ENGINEERING (3)
  • 431. THEORY OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES II (3).
  • 432. SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE FABRICATION LABORATORY (3).
  • 433. DESIGN OF GALLIUM ARSENIDE INTEGRATED CIRCUITS (3).
  • 434. SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIAL AND DEVICE CHARACTERIZATION (3)
  • 491. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN PROPOSAL (1).
  • 492. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN PROJECT (3).
  • 520. MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATIONS (4)
  • 521. BIOMEDICAL SENSOR ENGINEERING (3)
  • 531. THEORY OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES II (3).
  • 532. SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE FABRICATION LABORATORY (3).
  • 533. DESIGN OF GALLIUM ARSENIDE INTEGRATED CIRCUITS (3).
  • 534. SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIAL AND DEVICE CHARACTERIZATION (3)
  • 635. ADVANCED ELECTRONIC DEVICES (3).
  • 636. DESIGN OF MICROSYSTEMS (3)

Graduate Students Advising

Ph.D. Degree:

  1. B. Ryum, Ph.D. degree awarded, June 1990, Dissertation Title, "Charge based modeling of heterojunction bipolar transistors for computer aided applications"  (Advisor).
  2. David Yu, Ph.D. degree awarded, June 1991, Dissertation Title, Analytical models for AlGaAs complementary quantum-well high electron mobility transistors (QW-HEMT)." (Advisor).
  3. Jeff Huang, Ph.D. degree awarded, December 1992, Dissertation Title, Development of large and small signal nonquasi-static models for heterojunction bipolar transistor." (Advisor).
  4. Y. Maa, Ph.D. degree awarded, expected January 1998, Dissertation Title, Thermodynamic analysis of bipolar junction transistors." (Advisor).
  5. Donna Kubik, New Ph.D. students in the Nanotechnology Program at NIU, (Advisor).
  6. Jessica L. Olney, Ph.D. Dissertation 2006, “The age and Geochemical History of the Telica Volcanic Complex.” (Committee Member.)
  7. Martin Kocanda, Ph.D. Dissertation, Impedance Spectroscopy Measurements of Volatile Organic Compounds Absorbed on Nanoporous Anodized Aluminum Oxide Sensors." (Committee Member).
  8. Marwan Rihouni, Ph.D. Dissertation, "Phase Space Manipulation in High-Brightness Electron Beam."  (Committee Member).

MS Degree

  1. T. L. Syu, MS degree awarded, June 1988, Thesis Title, "An analytical AlGaAs MODFET model for computer aided applications," (Advisor).
  2. J-F Horng, MS Degree awarded, January 1989, Thesis Tile, "Implementation of AlGaAs MODFET and MESFET model for SPICE," (Advisor).
  3. D. Chu, MS degree awarded, April 1989, Thesis Title, "Analysis of Bipolar Complementary FET Logic Family," (Advisor).
  4. C. Huang, MS degree awarded April 1989, Thesis Title, "A Gummel-Poon model for single and double heterojunction bipolar transistors," (Advisor).
  5. Y. Maa, MS degree awarded, August 1989, Thesis Title, "Analysis of the Switching characteristics of NMOS common drain FET logic," (Advisor).
  6. A. Razdan, MS awarded, September 1989, Thesis Title, "Investigation and Analysis of Latchup and current Injection in GaAs complementary logic structures," (Advisor).
  7. H. Lin, MS degree awarded, January 1990, Thesis Title, "Nonquasi-static modeling of GaAlAs/GaAs MODFETs," (Advisor).
  8. C. N. Li, MS degree awarded, July 1990, Thesis Title, "Modeling of stray parameters of MODFETs," (Advisor).
  9. S. Pal, MS degree awarded December 1996, Thesis Title, "Growth of ZnSe/GaAs and ZnSe/Ge Heterostructures by Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition Method."
  10. P. Desai, MS degree awarded, May 1997, Thesis Title "Design and construction of Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System," (Advisor).
  11. Ramanujam Vaitheeswaran, MS Thesis, 2002, "Characterization of ZnSe Grown by Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) over p-Ge," (Advisor).
  12. Gauthami Arikatala, MS Degree, 2004, Modeling of Small Signal and Large Signal Nonquasistatic GaN MESFET," (Advisor).
  13. Nita Sinham MS Degree, 2004 “Electrothermal Simulation and Modeling of Microbridge Gas-Flow Sensors, (Advisor).
  14. Joseph Erwin, MS Degree 2003, Design and Fabrication of a Piezoelectric Actuated Virtually Zero Dead Volume Micropump,” (Advisor).
  15. Jitendra Lagu, MS Degree, 2006m “A Generalized Gummel-Poon Model for Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors.” (Advisor).
  16. Radhika Chintakayala, MS Degree 2007, Small Signal Non-Quasistatic Model for Gallium Nitride MODFETS, (Advisor).
  17. Praveen Navuduri, MS 2006, “Characterization of PLD Grown Combinatorial Compositions of Barium Strontium Titanate,” (Advisor).
  18. Martin Kocanda, MS Degree, "Development of a Barium Strontium Titanate based DNA Sensor," (Advisor).
  19. Mubarak Shabana Asmi, MS Degree, "Effect of Traps and Self-Heating on the Microwave Performance of Silicon Carbide," (Advisor).
  20. Niraj Shetty, MS Degree 2009, Study and Analysis of Zinc-Oxide Thin Film Transistor using Barium Strontium Titanate,” (Advisor).
  21. Venkat Sambaraju, MS Degree, "Design of a Wireless Cardiogram System for Acute and Long Term Health Care Monitoring," (Advisor).
  22. Kiran Vemula, MS Degree, 2010 " Investigation of Formation of Moire Fringes Using Ultrasound Waves," (Advisor).
  23. Bhavya Sri Akula , MS Degree, 2011, Characterization and Evaluation of Barium Strontium Titanate and Aluminum Oxide Thin Films Grown using PLD Technique.
  24. Rohit Akula, MS Degree, 2011, "Artificial Intelligence Algorithm for Heart Disease Diagnosis Using Phonocardiography," (Advisor).
  25. Syed Mohiuddin, MS Degree, 2011, "Electrical and Optical Characterization of PLD-Grown Barium Strontium Titanate," (Advisor).
  26. Aleti Harsha, MS Degree in Progress, Suggested Title "Investigation of Impact of Load on Human Spine, using Metaphysics Simulation," (Advisor).
  27. Mark Austin, MS Degree in Progress, "Integrated Ballisto-Cardio-Diagnostic System for Doctor's Office," (Advisor).
  28. Muneer Shaikh, MS Degree in Progress, "Characterization of PLD-Grown Bi2Te3 and Sb2Te3 for building Thermoelectric Devices," (Advisor).
  29. Syed Qadri, MS Degree in Progress, "Design of MEMS Pressure and Strain Sensors for evaluation of Dental Implant and Teeth grinding behavior," (Advisor).
  30. Philip-Arthur Villaflor, MS Degree in Progress, "Design of MEMS Sensors for Measuring pH level in Mouth to investigate the reliability of Dental Implant," (Advisor).
  31. Kamran Ravanasa, MS Degree in Progress, "Design of Integrated Solar Energy Devices for Electric Cars," (Advisor).
  32. Varun Kumar Reddy Bonthu, MS Degree, “Coating Wear Analysis Using Impedance Spectroscopy," Committee member. 
  33. Viswanathan Subramanian, MS Degree 2003, Thermal Analysis of Effects of High Intensity Laser Beam on Biological Tissue USING FEM,” Committee Member.
  34. Satish Kumar Dogi, MS Degree 2004, “Fabrication of Nanoporus Alumina on Si for Humidity Sensing Applications,” Committee Member.
  35. Shaoham Liu, MS Degree, Design and Simulation of High Performance Metal Semiconductor-Metal Photodetectors, Committee Member.
  36. Lesly A. McAnelly, MS Degree, "Process Optimization for Pulsed Laser Deposition of Perovskite Thin Films," Committee Member.
  37. Kimberly MacArthur, MS Degree, "In-Situ Curvature and Stress Analysis for Sputtered WSi2/Si Multilayer Thin Films on Silicon Wafers," Committee Member.
  38. Khalid Youssef, MS Degree, "Bare Hand Tracking Based on New DAD Object Tracking Method," Committee Member.
  39. Shafiullah Mohammad, MS Degree, "CFD Analysis of Blood Flow through Stented Human Arteries," Committee Member.
  40. John D. Vanderford, MS Thesis, "Fabrication and Characterization of the Electrical and Optical Properties of N-Type Thin Film Transparent Conducting Oxides Deposited by Neutralized Ion Beam Sputtering and Pulsed Laser Deposition, " Committee Member.
  41. Pooya Eslami, MS Degree, "Study of Some Preprocessing Techniques for Automatic Epileptic Seizure Detection Using Neural Networks," Committee Member.

 Refereed Publications

  1. W. Tang, K. Lowe, Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, and L. Young, “Back-gating in Ion Implanted GaAs MESFETs," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, p. 2794, November 1985.
  2. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, F. Konopasek, and S. El-Nahawy, "Theory of Rod and Half Rod Concentrator Solar Cells", Proceedings of the E.C. Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, pp. 250-253, Athens, 1982.
  3. S. Dendo, Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, K. Lowe, and L. Young, "Deep Levels in Semi-Insulating LEC GaAs Before and After Silicon Implantation," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, p. 2673, November 1985.
  4. "Deep Levels in GaAs before and After Si implantation," Presented at the Symposium of the state of the art program on compound semiconductors, Electrochemical Society, Toronto Canada, May 1985.
  5. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, and L. Young, "The Common Drain Directly Coupled FET Logic Approach and Its Applications in VLSI Systems,” Proceedings of the 29th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 781-784, August 1986.
  6. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb and L. Young, "GaAs Common Drain Logic (CDL), the Proceedings of the IEEE Region V Conference, pp. 68-73, March 1987.
  7. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb and L. Young, "Investigation of the Temperature Dependence of GaAs MESFET Parameters," The Proceedings of the IEEE Region V Conference, pp. 51-56, March 1987.
  8. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb and L. Young, “Characterization of Saturated Resistors for GaAs High Speed Digital to Analog Converters," Proceedings of the 30th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 682-685, Syracuse, August 1987.
  9. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, and L. Young, "A Simple Self Aligned GaAs MESFET Using Polyimide," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 30 No. 4, p 361 April 1987.
  10. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, W. Rutherford, and L. Young, "GaAs Inverted Common Drain Logic (ICDL) and Its Performance Compared With Other GaAs Logic Families," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 4 p. 403, April 1987. 
  11. T. L. Syu and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "An Analytical MODFET Charge Control Model for CAD Applications," Proceedings of the 32nd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 1263-1266, Urbana Illinois, August 1989.
  12. D. Chu and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "BiCMES and BiCMOD: Bipolar-FET Logic Configurations for High Speed Applications," Proceedings of the IEEE Bipolar Circuits and Technology Meeting, pp. 311-314, Minneapolis, MN, September 1989.
  13. C. N. Huang and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "A Gummel-Poon Model For Single and Double Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors," Proceedings of The IEEE Bipolar Circuits and Technology Meeting, pp. 254-257, Minneapolis, MN, September 1989.
  14. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb and T. L. Syu, "An Analytical Charge Control Model for AlGaAs MODFETs," Journal of Applied Physics, pp. 3141-3147, March 15, 1990.
  15. B. Ryum and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "A Gummel-Poon Model for Abrupt and Graded HBTs," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 33, No. 7, pp. 869-880, July 1990.
  16. Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb and A. Razdan, "Analysis of Latch-up in GaAs Complementary Logic Structures,” Proceedings of the 33rd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 239-242, Calgary, Canada, August 1990.
  17. Y. Maa and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "Analysis of the Switching Characteristics of NMOS Common Drain FET Logic,” Proceedings of the 33rd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 926-929, Calgary, Canada, August 1990.
  18. H-K. Lin and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb "Non-Quasi-Static Modeling Technique for Microwave GaAs FETs,” Proceedings of the 33rd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 621-524, Calgary, Canada, August 1990.
  19. Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb and J-F Horng, "Large and Small Signal Models for Simulation of High Speed MODFET ICs," Proceedings of Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics Symposium, pp. 696-701, Winnipeg Manitoba Canada, August 115-117 1990.
  20. C-N. Lin and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "Nonlinear Modeling of GaAs FET Parasitic Resistance's" Proceedings of Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics Symposium, pp. 724-729, Winnipeg Manitoba Canada, August 115-117 1990.
  21. B. Ryum and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Investigation of Current Transport and Charges in Graded Base HBTs," Proceedings of the IEEE Bipolar Circuits and Technology Meeting, pp. 199-202, Minneapolis, MN, September 1990.
  22. B. Ryum and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "Effect of Recombination Current on HBT Current Gain," IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Part G., pp. 115-119, February 1991.
  23. C. N. Huang and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "A Gummel-Poon Model for Single and Double HBTs," IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Part G., pp. 165-169, April 1991.
  24. B. Ryum and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "Modeling of Junction Capacitance of Graded Base HBTs," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 34. No. 5, pp. 481-488, May 1991.
  25. C. C. Yu and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "An Analytical Model For Current-Voltage Characteristics of Quantum-Well Heterojunction Field Effect Transistors," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 567-579, May 1991.
  26. David C. Yu and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "An Analytical Charge Control Model for p-Type Quantum Well HEMTs," The Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, May 2-3, 1991
  27. David C. Yu and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "Estimation of the 2DEG location in Quantum Well Structures" Solid State Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 10, p. 1179, October 1991.
  28. B. Ryum and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "An Analytical All Injection Charge Based Model for Graded Base HBTs," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp. 1125-1139, October 1991.
  29. H-K. Lin and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "Small Signal Non-Quasi-Static Model for CAD Application: Part I. MODFETs" IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Part G., Vol. 138, No. 6, pp. 735-748, December, 1991.
  30. H-K. Lin and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "Small Signal Non-Quasi-Static Model for CAD Application: Part II. MESFETs" IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Part G., Vol. 138, No. 6, pp. 749-755, December 1991.
  31. C. Li and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Nonlinear Parasitic Resistance Model for MODFETs" Solid State Electronics, Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 759-767, June 1992.
  32. Jeffrey Huang and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Large Signal Non-Quasi-Static Model for Single and Double Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 35, No. 8, pp. 1093-1098, August 1992.
  33. David C. Yu and Ibrahim M, Abdel-Motaleb, "An Analytical d.c. Model for p-Type Quantum Well HEMTs" IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Part G., Vol. 140, No 1., pp. 7-15, February 1993.
  34. Jeffrey Huang and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Small Signal Non-Quasi-Static Model for Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 36, No. 7, pp. 1027-1034, July 1993.
  35. Jeffrey Huang and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Non-Quasi-Static Modeling of HBT Junction Capacitance's," Solid State Electronics, Vol. 26, No. 11, pp. 1583-1592, November 1993.
  36. P. Desai and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Recent Advances is Zinc-Selenide Materials and Devices: An Overview", Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Microelectronics, p. 273, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 13-16 1993.
  37. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, P. Desai, and S. Pal“ Design, Construction, and Testing of an MOCVD Crystal Growth System For Building Blue Laser Diodes,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  38. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, S. Pal, and P. Desai “Material Growth and Characterization of ZnSe/Ge Heterojunctions,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  39. Yann Maa, Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, and Martin Plonus, “Investigation of Diode Space Charge Region Model Based on Theories of Thermodynamics,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  40. Yann Maa, Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, and Martin Plonus, “Modeling and Simulation of p-n Junction Diodes Using the Theory of Thermodynamics,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  41. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, S. Pal, and P. Desai, “Growth of ZnSe/GaAs and ZnSe/Ge Using Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, ESL, vol. 3, no. 6, p. 293, 2000.
  42. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, S. Pal, and P. Desai, “Characterization of ZnSe/Ge material growth using the Atomic Force Microscope,” Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 217, No. 4, pp. 366-370, August 2000.
  43. Yann Maa and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb,” Modeling and simulation of bipolar junction transistors using the theories of thermodynamics. J. of Applied Physics, Vol. 88, No. 10, pp 5959-5964,15, November 2000.
  44. Yann Maa and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, "Analysis of the diode characteristics using the thermodynamics theory" Solid state Electronics, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp 735-742, May 2002.
  45. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, O. Auciello, J. Carlisle, D. Gruen, and James Birrell. “Effect of temperature on nanocrystalline diamond field emission device characteristics,” Device Research Conference, Salt Lake City, UH, June 23-25, 2003.
  46. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb and Roman Korotkov, “Modeling of GaN electron mobility,” The 11th IEEE International Symposium on Electron Devices for  Microwave & Optoelectronic Applications, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA, 17-18 November 2003.
  47. Radhika Chintakayala and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Small Signal Non-Quasi-Static Model for AlGaN/GaN MODFETs,” The 7th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Beijing, China, October 18-21, 2004.
  48. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, “Non-Quasi-Static Modeling of heterojunction bipolar transistors,” The 7th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Beijing, China, October 18-21, 2004.
  49. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, “Teaching microelectronic courses using MathCAD,” presented in the ASEE, Illinois-Indiana Chapter conference, held at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, April 1-2, 2005. http://www.ceet.niu.edu/ASEE_ILIN/
  50. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb and Gauthami Arikatla “Non-Quasi-Static Modeling of Field Effect Transistors” ISDRS symposium, Bethesda, MD, 2005.
  51. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb and J. Lagu, “Modeling and analysis of ZnSe/Ge heterojunction bipolar transistor,” IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices, Vol. 52, No 3, pp299-304, March 2005.
  52. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, R. Roman, “Modeling of GaN Mobility,” Journal of applied Physics, Vol. 97, 093714, May 1, 2005.
  53. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, R. Roman, “Response to “Comment on ‘Modeling of the electron mobility in GaN materials’” Journal of applied Physics, Vol. 99, 036107, 2006.
  54. Praveen Navuduri, Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Young Yoo, and Omar Chmaissem “Characterization of Large Area PLD Grown Combinatorial Compositions of Barium Strontium Titanium Oxides” The 8th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 23-26, pp. 1004-1006, 2006.
  55. Shbna Asmi and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, “Effect of Traps and Self Heating on the Microwave Performance of SiC MESFETs,” The 8th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 23-26, 2006.
  56. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, “Diamond Technology: An Overview, Invited Paper, “ The 8th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 23-26, 2006.
  57. Nita Rai and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, “Characterization of Microbridge Gas-Flow Sensor,” IEEE EIT 2007 Proceedings, pp.453-458, 2007.
  58. Martin Kocanda and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, “Design of a DNA Probe Using Barium Strontium Titanate” submitted to The International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 20-23, 2008.
  59. Martin Kocanda and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb,  “DNA Sensing – an Overview of Present Technology and Future Trends” submitted to The  International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 20-23, 2008
  60. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Neeraj Shetty, Kevin Leedy, and Rebecca Cortez   “Investigation of the Drain Current Shift in ZnO Thin Film Transistors,” ISDRS 2009, December 9-11, 2009, College Park, MD, USA.
  61. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Sensors for the Heart,” M2M magazine, p. 32, November/December 2009.
  62. Martin Kocanda and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, “Development of a DNA probe using barium strontium titanate,” J. Applied Physics, accepted, p 123916, 2009.
  63. Martin Kocanda and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb "Development of a DNA probe using barium strontium titanate," Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, January 1, 2010. http://vjbio.aip.org/getpdf/servlet/GetPDFServletfiletype=pdf&id=JAPIAU000106000012123916000001&idtype=cvips&src=vj&subid=VIRT02.
  64. Martin Kocanda and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, “DNA detection using a CMOS ring oscillator circuit,” J. Applied Physics, p. 76103, 2010.
  65. Mark Austin and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Integrated Ballisto-Cardio-Diagnostic System for Doctor’s Office, American Medical Association-IEEE conference, March 21-23, Washington DC, 2010.
  66. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Neeraj Shetty, Kevin Leedy, and Rebecca Cortez   “Investigation of the Drain Current Shift in ZnO Thin Film Transistors,” Journal of Applied Physics, p. 014503, 2011.
  67. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, B. S. Akula, K. Leedy, and R. Cortez , "Investigation of the Behavior of Barium Strontium Titanate Capacitors," Proceedings of the 35th Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits (CSDICE-2011) Catania, Italy, May 29-June 1, 2011. pp217-28. 
  68. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Rethinking the MS program in Engineering," ECEDHA Source Newsletter, January 2012. http://www.ecedha.org/newsletter/issue8/pdfs/rethinkingms_programs_engineering.pdf
  69. Rohit Akula and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, "Artificial Intelligence Algorithm for Heart Disease Diagnosis using Phonocardiogram Signals" the 2012 IEEE EIT conference, Indianapolis, In, USA.
  70. Syed Farhan Mohiudin, Martin Kocanda, and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, "Optical Properties of PLD-Deposited Barium Strontium Titanate (BaxSr1-xTiO3) Thin Films" the 2012 IEEE EIT conference, Indianapolis, In, USA.
  71. Venkat Sambaraju and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Development of wireless diagnostic systems for the Heart, the 2012 IEEE EIT conference, Indianapolis, In, USA
  72. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, Kamran Ravanasa, and Karl-John Soderholm, " Design of a Pressure Sensor to monitor Teeth Grinding," COMSOL Conference, Boston MA, October 3-6, 2012.
  73. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb and Kriten Allen " RFID-Enabled Temperature Sensor," COMSOL Conference, Boston MA, October 3-6, 2012.
  74. Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb and  Justin Lavrencik" Wireless RF Digital System for Mouth-Embedded Multi-Sensor Communication," COMSOL Conference, Boston MA, October 3-6, 2012.
  75. Syed Farhan, Martin Kocanda, and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, "An Investigation of PLD-Deposited Barium Strontium Titanate (BaxSr1-xTiO3) Thin Film Optical Properties" Crystal Structure Theory and Applications, 1, pp 17-20 (2012),. Online version: http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=23031
  76. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, B. S. Akula, K. Leedy, and R. Cortez , "Oxygen effects on barium strontium titanate morphology and MOS device performance, ELSEVIER, Materials Letters, accepted.
  77. Muneer Shaik and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Effect of Substrate Temperature on PLD grown thin film Bi2Te3 and Sb2Te3," in preparation for IEEE, EIT conference.
  78. Muneer Shaik and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Investigation of the Electrical properties of PLD grown thin film Bi2Te3 and Sb2Te3," in preparation for IEEE, EIT conference.
  79. Muneer Shaik and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Investigation of the Optical properties of PLD grown thin film Bi2Te3 and Sb2Te3," in preparation for IEEE, EIT conference.
  80. Harsha Vardhan Reddy Aleti and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, "Finite Element Investigation of stress on Human Spine using Multi-Physics Analysis," in preparation.
  81. Kiran Vemula and Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Investigation of Imaging Using Ultrasound Shadow Moire Technique,” in preparation. 

Conference Presentations

  1. "The Common Drain Directly Coupled FET Logic Approach and Its Applications in VLSI Systems,” Proceedings of the 29th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 781-784, August 1986.
  2. "GaAs Common Drain Logic (CDL), the Proceedings of the IEEE Region V Conference, pp. 68-73, March 1987.
  3. "Investigation of the Temperature Dependence of GaAs MESFET Parameters," The Proceedings of the IEEE Region V Conference, pp. 51-56, March 1987.
  4. “Characterization of Saturated Resistors for GaAs High Speed Digital to Analog Converters," Proceedings of the 30th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 682-685, Syracuse, August 1987.
  5. "An Analytical MODFET Charge Control Model for CAD Applications," Proceedings of the 32nd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 1263-1266, Urbana Illinois, August 1989.
  6. "BiCMES and BiCMOD: Bipolar-FET Logic Configurations for High Speed Applications," Proceedings of the IEEE Bipolar Circuits and Technology Meeting, pp. 311-314, Minneapolis, MN, September 1989.
  7. "A Gummel-Poon Model For Single and Double Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors," Proceedings of The IEEE Bipolar Circuits and Technology Meeting, pp. 254-257, Minneapolis, MN, September 1989
  8. "An Analytical Charge Control Model for AlGaAs MODFETs," Journal of Applied Physics, pp. 3141-3147, March 15, 1990.
  9. "Analysis of Latch-up in GaAs Complementary Logic Structures,” Proceedings of the 33rd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 239-242, Calgary, Canada, August 1990.
  10. "Analysis of the Switching Characteristics of NMOS Common Drain FET Logic,” Proceedings of the 33rd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 926-929, Calgary, Canada, August 1990.
  11. "Non-Quasi-Static Modeling Technique for Microwave GaAs FETs,” Proceedings of the 33rd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 621-524, Calgary, Canada, August 1990.
  12. "Large and Small Signal Models for Simulation of High Speed MODFET ICs," Proceedings of Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics Symposium, pp. 696-701, Winnipeg Manitoba Canada, August 115-117 1990.
  13. "Nonlinear Modeling of GaAs FET Parasitic Resistance's" Proceedings of Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics Symposium, pp. 724-729, Winnipeg Manitoba Canada, August 115-117 1990.
  14. "Investigation of Current Transport and Charges in Graded Base HBTs," Proceedings of the IEEE Bipolar Circuits and Technology Meeting, pp. 199-202, Minneapolis, MN, September 1990.
  15. "A Gummel-Poon Model for Single and Double HBTs," IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Part G., pp. 165-169, April 1991.
  16. "An Analytical Charge Control Model for p-Type Quantum Well HEMTs," The Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, May 2-3, 1991
  17. "Recent Advances is Zinc-Selenide Materials and Devices: An Overview", Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Microelectronics, p. 273, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 13-16 1993.
  18. “ Design, Construction, and Testing of an MOCVD Crystal Growth System For Building Blue Laser Diodes,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  19. “Material Growth and Characterization of ZnSe/Ge Heterojunctions,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  20. “Investigation of Diode Space Charge Region Model Based on Theories of Thermodynamics,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  21. “Modeling and Simulation of p-n Junction Diodes Using the Theory of Thermodynamics,” The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, ICECS’97, Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 1997.
  22. “Effect of temperature on nanocrystalline diamond field emission device characteristics,” Device Research Conference, Salt Lake City, UH, June 23-25, 2003.
  23. “Modeling of GaN electron mobility,” The 11th IEEE International Symposium on Electron Devices for  Microwave & Optoelectronic Applications, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA, 17-18 November 2003.
  24. The 7th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Beijing, China, October 18-21, 2004.
  25. “Non-Quasi-Static Modeling of heterojunction bipolar transistors,” The 7th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Beijing, China, October 18-21, 2004.
  26. “Teaching microelectronic courses using MathCAD,” presented in the ASEE, Illinois-Indiana Chapter conference, held at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, April 1-2, 2005. http://www.ceet.niu.edu/ASEE_ILIN/
  27. “Non-Quasi-Static Modeling of Field Effect Transistors” ISDRS symposium, Bethesda, MD, 2005.
  28. “Characterization of Large Area PLD Grown Combinatorial Compositions of Barium Strontium Titanium Oxides” The 8th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 23-26, pp. 1004-1006, 2006.
  29. “Effect of Traps and Self Heating on the Microwave Performance of SiC MESFETs,” The 8th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 23-26, 2006.
  30. “Diamond Technology: An Overview, Invited Paper, “ The 8th International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 23-26, 2006.
  31. “Design of a DNA Probe Using Barium Strontium Titanate” submitted to The International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 20-23, 2008.
  32. “DNA Sensing – an Overview of Present Technology and Future Trends” submitted to The  International conference on solid state and integrated circuit technology, Shanghai, China, October 20-23, 2008
  33. “Investigation of the Drain Current Shift in ZnO Thin Film Transistors,” ISDRS 2009, December 9-11, 2009, College Park, MD, USA.
  34. "Sensors for the Heart,” M2M magazine, p. 32, November/December 2009.
  35. Martin Kocanda and Ibrahim M. Abdel-Motaleb, “DNA detection using a CMOS ring oscillator circuit,” J. Applied Physics, p. 76103, 2010.
  36. "Integrated Ballisto-Cardio-Diagnostic System for Doctor’s Office," American Medical Association-IEEE conference, March 21-23, Washington DC, 2010.
  37. "Investigation of the Behavior of Barium Strontium Titanate Capacitors," Proceedings of the 35th Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits (CSDICE-2011) Catania, Italy, May 29-June 1, 2011. pp217-28. 
  38. "Artificial Intelligence Algorithm for Heart Disease Diagnosis using Phonocardiogram Signals" the 2012 IEEE EIT conference, Indianapolis, In, USA.
  39. "Development of wireless diagnostic systems for the Heart, the 2012 IEEE EIT conference, Indianapolis, In, USA
  40. " Design of a Pressure Sensor to monitor Teeth Grinding," COMSOL Conference, Boston MA, October 3-6, 2012..
  41. " RFID-Enabled Temperature Sensor," COMSOL Conference, Boston MA, October 3-6, 2012.
  42. " Wireless RF Digital System for Mouth-Embedded Multi-Sensor Communication," COMSOL Conference, Boston MA, October 3-6, 2012.

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