Professor Khaled Nabil Salama is one of the Founders of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Program and Principal Investigator of the Sensors Lab. Salama has contributed greatly to the understanding of intelligent sensors, biosensors and VLSI architectures for bio-imaging and instrumentation development. He is also the owner of a large number of patents of sensor technology and number generators for cryptography.
Education and early career
Dr. Salama received his bachelor's degree with honors from the Electronics and Communications Department at Cairo University in Egypt in 1997, and his master and doctorate degrees from the Electrical Engineering Department at Stanford University in 2000 and 2005 respectively. He was an assistant professor at RPI between 2005 and 2008. He joined King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in January 2009 and was the Electrical Engineering founding program chair until August 2011. His work on CMOS sensors for molecular detection has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Defense Advanced Research ProjectsAgency (DARPA), he is the co-founder of the Ultrawave Labs, a biomedical imaging company.
Areas of expertise and current scientific interests
Professor Salama's research interests cover a variety of interdisciplinary aspects of electronic circuit design and semiconductors' fabrication. He is engaged in developing devices, circuits, systems, and algorithms to enable inexpensive analytical platforms for a variety of industrial, environmental, and biomedical applications. Recently he has been working on neuromorphic circuits for brain emulation.
Professor Salama's work on CMOS sensors for molecular detection has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), awarded by the Stanford-Berkeley Innovators Challenge Award in biological sciences and was acquired by ILumina Inc.
He is the author of 200 papers and 18 granted patents on low-power mixed signal circuits for intelligent fully integrated sensors and nonlinear electronics, memristor devices in particular.
Areas of Expertise and Research Interests
- Low-power mixed-signal circuits for intelligent sensors
- Integrated biosensors
- VLSI architectures for bio-imaging and instrumentation
Awards and Distinctions
Stanford-Berkeley Innovators Challenge Award in biological sciences .
Publication number: 20180233196
Publication number: 20180174788
COMPENSATED READOUT OF A MEMRISTOR ARRAY, A MEMRISTOR ARRAY READOUT CIRCUIT, AND METHOD OF FABRICATION THEREOF
Publication number: 20180166134
Publication number: 20180137916
Publication number: 20180069486
Patent number: 9614024
Patent number: 9600238
Patent number: 9349786
Patent number: 9306450
Patent number: 9304740
More patents by Professor Salama
- Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 2005
- M.S. Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 2000
- B.S. Cairo University, Egypt, 1997