​Abdullah Alshehri is a Ph.D. student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at the Integrated Circuit and System (ICS) Research Group under the supervision of Prof. Hossein Fariborzi at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Abdullah received his B.S degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Brighton, the United Kingdom in 2014. In 2016, he received his master's degree in Electrical Engineering (Electro-physics) from KAUST, Saudi Arabia. He has worked with a communication company (STC) as a telecommunication technician and worked with ARAMCO Research and Development Center as a researcher.

Research Interests

​Abdullah's research interests include High-Performance Low Power Analog Circuits Design for Interfacing Applications and Data Converters (ADC/DAC).

Education Profile

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Electro-physics), King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia.
  • B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Brighton, United Kingdom.
  • Diploma. in Telecommunication​​​, College of Telecom & Electronics, Saudi Arabia.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Jun 2020 Selected among the 10 best projects to win 100,000 SAR funding from KACST "Combating COVID-19 Accelerator" awards offering the best solutions to tackle COVID-19
  • Aug 2018 Best Ph.D. Forum Award for the paper "A High-Speed Dynamic StrongARM Comparator" in MWSCAS Symposium
  • ​Aug  2015  Won 2nd place on Synopsys Olympiad in Saudi Arabia​
  • Aug  2013  Honour Reward from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission in the United Kingdom
  • July  2013  Winner of the Invensys Eurotherm prize for The Best Team Performance
  • Sep  2012  Honour Reward from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission in the United Kingdom

Selected Publications

A. Alshehri, M. Al-Qadasi, A. S. Almansouri, T. Al-Attar and H. Fariborzi, "StrongARM Latch Comparator Performance Enhancement by Implementing Clocked Forward Body Biasing," 2018 25th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Bordeaux, 2018, pp. 229-232, doi: 10.1109/ICECS.2018.8617903.
M. Al-Qadasi, A. Alshehri, T. Al-Attar, and H. Fariborzi, "A Self-Biased Schmitt Trigger for Low Power Applications," in 2018 25th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2018, pp. 373-376.
M. Al-Qadasi, A. Alshehri, A. S. Almansouri, T. Al-Attar, and H. Fariborzi, "A High Speed Dynamic StrongARM Latch Comparator," in 2018 IEEE 61st International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), 2018, pp. 540-541.
Al-Atta​r, T., Alshehri, A., Almansouri, A. and Alturki, A., 2017, March. Critical parameters affecting the design of high frequency transmission lines in standard CMOS technology. In Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Symposium-Italy (ACES), 2017 International (pp. 1-2). IEEE.
Almansouri, A., Alturki, A., Alshehri, A., Al-Attar, T. and Fariborzi, H., 2017, June. Improved StrongARM latch comparator: Design, analysis and performance evaluation. In Ph. D. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2017 13th Conference on (pp. 89-92). IEEE.​
Al‐Qadasi, M., Alshehri, A., Alturki, A., Almansouri, A., Salama, K., Fariborzi, H. and Al‐Attar, T., 2020. Rail‐to‐rail complementary input StrongARM comparator for low‐power applications. IET Circuits, Devices & Systems, 14(6), pp.898-900.
AL-QADASI, M., ALSHEHRI, A., FARIBORZI, H. and Al-Attar, T., 2020. Successive approximation tree configuration for analog-to-digital converter. WO 2020/201850 A1.