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Expert in Failure Analysis and Patent Infringement of ICs, Devices, Sensors, Detectors; Nanotechnology

Expert ID: 730731 Illinois, USA

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Expert worked on the design, fabrication, and evaluation of microelectronic devices and circuits. He designed and built DNA sensors, Micro-pumps, diamond devices, MEMS gas sensors, Nanotechnology devices, and other microelectronic devices. He worked on the growth of high dielectric materials (BaSrTiO) for RF applications, material growth and characterization of ultrananocrystalline diamond thin films using microwave plasma enhance chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique, material growth and characterization of semiconductor materials, Pulsed Laser Deposition technique (PLD), growth of Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) using metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) technique, characterization of Gallium Nitride materials, Characterization of semi-insulating and ion-implanted GaAs materials, and design and fabrication of silicon technology based devices and ICs. He worked also on the fabrication and characterization of GaAs MESFETs, IGFETS, ZnSe/Ge p-n junction diodes, ZnSe/GaAs p-n junction diodes, Metal/BaSrTiO/p-Si MOS diodes, ITO/Diamond hetero-structure diodes, ZnO MOSFETs, Diamond Field Emission Devices, Magnesium Oxide MOS devices. He developed fabricated and characterized integrated circuits, such as GaAs digital logic gates, GaAs MESFET Digital to Analog Converters. He designed MEMS pressure sensors, strain gauges, and pH and temperature sensors, using the Multiphysics software "COMSOL". Expert worked on the modeling and simulation of GaAlAs/GaAs Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors for circuit simulation CAD tools, ZnSe/Ge Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors for circuit simulation CAD tools, 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.

Expert worked on the failure analysis of electronic sensors, devices, and systems. He has the knowledge to investigate and determine the cause of failure using undisputed scientific methods that can stand the cross examination in the court.






Designed of the electrical system and control of refrigerator.Designed computer applications.Consultant to redesign a solenoid for earth movement equipment.Exert witness provided analyzed product failure for TI, defendant Expert witness, where I provided a technical report on the failure of LED lamp system for a plaintiff Expert witness on a case involving alcohol bracelet detector.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois - Rockford, Illinois - Aurora, Illinois - Naperville, Illinois - Peoria, Illinois - Joliet, Illinois - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin - Gary, Indiana - Davenport, Iowa

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1986 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of British Columbia, CANADA
Year: 1982 Degree: MS Subject: Physics Institution: University of Manitoba, CANADA
Year: 1979 Degree: BS Subject: Physics Institution: Cairo University, Egypt
Year: 1976 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Cairo University, Egypt

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to 2015 Employer: Electrical Engineering Department, NIU Title: Chairman Department: Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for all activities of the department, which include teaching, research, and service.
Years: 1992 to 2008 Employer: Northern Illinois University Title: Assistant, Associate, and Professor Department: Responsibilities: Expert responsibilities have been to teach and conduct research in the area of microelectronics and serve on department, college, and University committee.
Years: 1985 to 1991 Employer: Northwestern University Title: Assistant professor Department: Responsibilities: Expert responsibilities have been to teach and conduct research in the area of microelectronics and serve on department, college, and University committee.
Years: 1982 to 1985 Employer: Northwestern University Title: Teaching Assistant/Graduate Student Department: Responsibilities: Expert was working as a Teaching Assistant for the electronics laboratory and conducting graduate research in microelectronics.
Years: 1981 to 1982 Employer: University of Manitoba Title: Teaching Assistant/Graduate Student Department: Responsibilities: Expert was working as a Teaching Assistant for the electronics laboratory and conducting graduate research in microelectronics.
Years: 1977 to 1981 Employer: University of Manitoba Title: Teaching Assistant/Graduate Student Department: Responsibilities: Expert was working as a Teaching Assistant for Engineering Mechanics and conducting graduate research in solar cells design.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2000 to 2000 Country / Region: Egyptian Government Summary: Developed a plan to start the establishment of microelectronic industry in Egypt.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
• Senior Member of the IEEE.
• Member of the IEEE Regions & Chapters Committee
• Regional Editor for IEEE
• Member of the American Society for Engineering Education.
• Member of the New York Academy of Science.
• Member of Illinois Professional Engineering Society
Licenses / Certifications
• Registered Professional Engineer (PE).
Professional Appointments
• Chair, Electrical Engineering Department, Northern Illinois University 20008-2015
• Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program, College of Engineering, Northern Illinois University
• Professor, Northern Illinois University
• Associate professor, Northern Illinois University
• Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University
• Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Awards / Recognition
1- Awarded full scholarship during undergraduate as one of the top 5% in the nation.
2- Awarded a certificate of recognition for microelectronics
Medical / Professional
• Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, Wright-Patterson Air Face Base Research Laboratory, Sensor Directorate
• Visiting Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory
• Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University
Publications and Patents Summary
Published close to 100 refereed papers, Presented 42 talks in professional conferences, supervised/advised on the committees of 9 Ph.D. dissertations and 41 MS thesis.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Arabic Fluent in Arabic; Expert was born and raised born in Egypt.

Fields of Expertise

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