Dr. Nabil I. Khachab (FULL CV)
LAST UPDATED ON :: November 7, 2012
Name:Nabil I. Khachab
Rank:Associate Professor
Department:Electrical Engineering Department
Email:nabil.khachab@ku.edu.kw,khachab@eng.kuniv.edu.kw
Telephone:24985822
Fax:24817451
Research Interests:Microelectronics, Analog/Digital VLSI design, analog nonlinear circuit design, analog signal processing, VLSI neural networks implementations. analog filter design, switched-capacitor circuits, BiCMOS circuit design, communications, instrumentation and computational circuits
Address:Electrical Engineering Department, Kuwait University, P.O. Box 5969, Safat 13060, Kuwait
Degree
DegreeFieldInstitutionYear
Ph.DElectrical EngineeringThe Ohio State University, Columbus, OhioDec, 1990
M.SElectrical EngineeringUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnDec, 1986
B.S.Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnMay, 1983
Rank
RankMonth-Year
Associate Professor1997
Assistant Professor1992
Own Thesis
TitleTypeInstitutionYear
Analog CMOS Nonlinear Cells and Their Applications in VLSI Signal and Information ProcessingPhDThe Ohio State UniversityDec, 1990
Novel Continuous-Time Nonlinear Circuits for MOS VLSI DesignMScUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnDec, 1986
Societies
NameCountryMembershipYear/Period
Eta Kappa Nu (The Electrical Engineering Honorary Society)
IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Experience (Academic)
InstitutionDesignationYear/Period
The Eelctrical Engineering Department, Kuwait University,Associate ProfessorJul, 1997 - Present
The Electrical Engineering Department, Kuwait UniversityAssistant ProfessorSep, 1992 - Jun, 1997
Experience (non-Academic)
OrganizationDesignationYear/Period
Electrical Engineering Department, Ohio State University, USAVisiting Associate ProfessorSep, 2000 - Aug, 2001
Electrical Engineering Department, The Ohio State UniversityPost Doctoral Researcher1990 - 1992
Electrical Engineering Department, The Ohio State University (Supported by the National Science Foundation (USA) and by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (USA)Research AssistantSep, 1988 - Nov, 1990
Electrical Engineering Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (Supported by the National Science Foundation)Research/Teaching AssistantJan, 1986 - Aug, 1988
Electrical Engineering Department, University of Nebraska-LincolnTutor and GraderJan, 1985 - Dec, 1985
Professional Activities
DesignationDetailsYear/Period
Member TPC (Technical Program Committee)ICM12Dec, 2012
Reviewer10th IEEE NEWCAS conferenceJun, 2012
Member TPCICM11Dec, 2011
Paper PresentationICM11Dec, 2011
Member TPCICM10Dec, 2010
Conference AttendanceICM 10Dec, 2010
Member TPCICM09Dec, 2009
Member of TPC(Technical Program Committee)ICECS-09Jan, 2009
ReviewerPrime Asia Conference2009
Reviewer, for ISCAS conferenceJun, 2008
Committee member Work shop on NanoelectronicsMar, 2008
paper presentationIEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Test StructuresMar, 2008
ReviewerISCAS082008
Member Of Organizing Committee for ICEET 07Apr, 2007
Session Chair, ICM 06Dec, 2006
Session Chair, ICM 02Dec, 2002
Member publicity chair organizing committeeICM-99Jan, 1999
ReviewerICM09, ICM10, ICM11, ICM122009 - 2012
Student CounsellorUndergraduate Student Counseling, 30 students per semester
Reviewer1)ISCAS the International Symposium on Circuits and Systems.2)ICM 2008 3)IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems. 4)IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems. 5)Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing Journal. 6)ICMM-99 International Conference on Microelectronics.7)ICM-06. 8)5th IEEE GCC. 9)ICECS-09
Paper ReviewerAnalog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing J.
Paper ReviewerIEEE International Symp.on Circuits and Systems
Paper ReviewerIEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems
Paper ReviewerIEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems
Special Duties
Office/Department/InstitutionDutyYear
Paper PresentationJul, 1998 - Jul, 1998
Paper PresentationMay, 1998 - Jun, 1998
Paper Presentation and Research CollaborationOct, 1997 - Oct, 1997
Conference AttendanceApr, 1997 - Apr, 1997
Paper PresentationOct, 1996 - Oct, 1996
Paper PresentationMay, 1996 - May, 1996
Paper Presentation and Research CollaborationApr, 1995 - May, 1995
Paper Presentation and Research CollaborationDec, 1994 - Dec, 1994
Paper Presentation and Research CollaborationApr, 1993 - May, 1993
Committees
Committee NameDesignationLevelTimesLast Time
ABET Task CommitteeMemberDepartment22011 - 2012
Stategic Planning CommitteeMemberDepartment22011 - 2012
Assessment CommitteeCoordinatorDepartment32010 - 2012
Assessment CommitteeMemberCollege32010 - 2012
Assessement CommitteeMemberDepartment52008 - 2012
Electronics GroupCoordinator2007 - 2012
Graduate CommitteeMemebr2005 - 2007
Graduate CommitteeDirector2005 - 2007
Graduate CommitteeMemberCollege32005 - 2007
Graduate CommitteeMember2003 - 2004
ABET and Academic Planning CommitteeMember2001 - 2002
Budget CommitteeMember2001 - 2002
Electrical Engineering Program CommitteeMember2001 - 2003
ABET and Academic Planning CommitteeMember1998 - 1999
Budget CommitteeCoordinator1996 - 1998
College Budget CommitteeMember1996 - 1998
ENG 206Coordinator1996 - 1998
Electrical Engineering Program CommitteeMember1996 - 1998
Electronics groupCoordinator1996 - 1999
Academic Planning CommitteeMember1994 - 1996
Budget CommitteeMember1994 - 1996
ABET CommitteeMemberDepartment21994 - 1996
UPC CommitteeMemberDepartment10+1994 - Present
Electrical and Computer Engineering Program CommitteesMember1992 - 1994
Electronics GroupCoordinator1992 - 1994
Courses
InstitutionCourse No.Course NameTypeLevelTimesLast Time
Kuwait UniversityEE 532Integrated ElectronicsAcademicGraduate6-102011
Kuwait UniversityEE 213Linear Circuit AnalysisAcademicUndergraduate1-52010
Kuwait UniversityEE 297Corner Stone DesignAcademicUndergraduate6-102010 - Present
Kuwait UniversityEE 497Cap Stone DesignAcademicUndergraduate1-52007 - Present
Kuwait UniversityENG 205Electrical Engineering FundamentalsAcademicUndergraduate10-151994 - Present
Kuwait UniversityEE 432Analog Integrated CircuitsAcademicUndergraduate1-51994 - 2002
Kuwait UniversityEE 433Electronics IIIAcademicUndergraduate6-101993 - Present
Kuwait UniversityEE 233Electronics IAcademicUndergraduate15+1992 - Present
Kuwait UniversityEE 333Electronics IIAcademicUndergraduate15+1992 - Present
Kuwait UniversityEE 410Active Filter DesignAcademicUndergraduate10-151992 - Present
Analog Neural Network Circuit ImplementationsShort CourseOther1-5
Honors and Awards
NameDetailsYear
The Hassan Kamel Al-Sabah distinguished Scholar awardLebanonAug, 1999
Conference
no.Information
1A Synchronization of Two RCL Shunted Josephson Junctions, . Inter. Conference on Microelectronics, ICM11, Hammamat, Tunisia, Dec, 2011
2Fourth Order Filter Structures Using Operational Trans-resistance Amplifiers, International Conference on Microelectronics, ICM11, Hammamat, Tunisia, Dec, 2011
3Effect of Glitches on the Efficiency of Components Region-Constrained Placement as a Fast approach to Reduce FPGA Dynamic Power Consumption, ICM 06, IEEE, Saudia Arabia, Dec, 2007
4Effeciency Constraines on FPGAs, ICECS, IEEE, Morroco, Sep, 2007
5Effeciency of components Region Constrained Placement as a fast approach to reduce FPGAs Dynamic Power Consumption, DSD, IEEE, Croatia, Sep, 2006
6A Graphical Model of a MOS Differential Pair in Strong and Weak Inversion, Proceedings of International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM-2002), _, Beirut, Lebanon, Jan, 2002
7A Graphical Construction of Transfer Curve of a Differential Pair, Proceedings of International Conference on Microelectronics, _, Beirut, Lebanon, Jan, 2002
8Current-Mode Neural Elements for Artificial Neural Network Integrated Circuits (ANNIC), ICM-99, _, Kuwait, Nov, 1999
9Low-Voltage High-Speed Current-Mode BiCMOS Amplifiers, ICM-99, _, Kuwait, Nov, 1999
10One step optical trinary signed-digit arithmetic using redundant bit representation, _, _, _, Oct, 1997
11SYNRON - A Reconfigurable, Low-Voltage Synaptic/Sigmaidal Neural Element, Int. Conference on Microelectronics, ICM-97, _, Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct, 1997
12The design of Analog CMOS Voltage to current converters with high Linearity over a wide Input range, ICM-97, _, Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct, 1997
13Low-Voltage Composite BiCMOS Cells for Analog Signal Processing Applications, Intr. Conference on Microelectronics, ICM-96, _, Cairo, Egypt, Dec, 1996
14Wide-Band CMOS Current-Mode Operational Amplifier, Intr. Conference on Microelectronics, ICM-96, _, Cairo, Egypt, Dec, 1996
15High-Speed Current Mode BiCMOS Amplifier, ICES-96, _, Rhodos, Greece, Oct, 1996
16Versatile Second Order Filter Structures for Low-Voltage Multiple-Input Amplifiers, MWSCAS-96, _, Ames, Iowa, USA, Aug, 1996
17A BiCMOS Cell With Applications to Highly Linear Analog Transconductor Realization, ISCAS-96, _, Atlanta, USA, May, 1996
18High Speed Four-Quadrant BiCMOS Multipliers, Intr. Conference on Microelectronics, ICM-95, _, Kuala Lumper, Malaysia, Dec, 1995
19BiCMOS V-I Cells For High Frequency Applications, Sixth International Symposium on IC Technology, Systems & Applications (ISIC - 95), _, Singapore, Sep, 1995
20BiCMOS High Speed, Full-Swing Voltage Buffers, European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD, 95), _, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug, 1995
21High Gain Gm-Tunable Amplifier, European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD, 95), _, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug, 1995
22A CMOS Multiplier/Divider Cell and Its Applications In Analog Signal Processing, ICECS-94, _, Cairo, Egypt, Dec, 1994
23A New Programmable Q and Wn KHN MOSFET-C Filter, ICM-94, _, Istanbul, Turkey, Sep, 1994
24A Configurable CMOS Multiplier/Divider For Analog VLSI, ISCAS, _, _, May, 1993
25A Simple Configurable CMOS Multiplier/Divider For Analog VLSI Signal Processing, 10th NORCHIP Seminar, _, Helsinki, Nov, 1992
26An MOS Analog Continuous-Time Programmable Neural Network, RNNS/IEEE Symposium Neuro-informatics and Neurocomputing, _, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Oct, 1992
27Analog VLSI: Future Technology For Neural Information Processing, ICM-91, _, Egypt, Dec, 1991
28Current-mode Neural Network Building Blocks for Analog MOS VLSI, _, _, _, May, 1990
29A New Continuous-Time MOS Implementation Of Feedback Neural Networks, _, _, _, Aug, 1989
30A New Technique For The Implementation of Programmable - Q MOSFET-C, _, _, _, Aug, 1989
31A Simple All MOS Continuous-Time Multiplier/Divider Cell And Its Applications in Sensor Linearization, _, _, _, Aug, 1989
32An Analog MOS Implementation Of The Synaptic Weights For Feedback Neural Networks, IEEE ISCAS, _, _, May, 1989
33Continuous-Time Analog Signal Processing Techniques for MOS VLSI, TECHCON-88, _, _, Oct, 1988
34Novel Continuous-Time All MOS Four-Quadrant Multipliers, IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), _, _, May, 1987
35Novel Continuous-Time All MOS Nonlinear Circuits, 29th Midwest Symp. Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), _, _, Aug, 1986
36Current-Mode Composite BiCMOS Cells, ICEEC 04, _, Cairo Egypt, Sep, 2004 - Sep, 2004
37Recoded and Nonrecoded Trinary signed-digit Multipliers Designs Using Reduntant Bit Representations, NAECON-98, _, Dayton, Ohio, Jul, 1998 - Jul, 1998
38MOS Nonlinear Cells for VLSI Signal Processing, TECHCON-90, _, San Jose CA, Oct, 1990 - Oct, 1990
Journal
no.Information
1S. Esmaili, and Nabil . I. Khachab, “Effect of Glitches and the Efficiency of Components Region-Constrained Placement as a Fast Approach to Reduce FPGAs Dynamic Power Consumption”, Kuwait Journal of Science & Engineering, Dec, 2010, Vol. 37, No. 2B, pp. 73-92
2N.I.Khachab, “A New V-I structure for RF communication circuits”, IEEE transactions on circuits and systems, 2007, _
3N. I. Khachab, A. Al-Saqer and J. Varghese, “Large Linearity BiCMOS Multiplier/Transconductor Structures”, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, an International Journal, Apr, 1998, _
4N.I. Khachab, A. Al-Saqer, J.G. Varghese and A.K. Cherri, “Current-Mode Bipolar Composite Cells For Analog Signal Processing”, International Journal of Electronics, Mar, 1998, _
5A.K. Cherri and N.I. Khachab, “One step optical trinary signed-digit arithmetic using redundant bit representation”, Optics and laser technology, 1997, _
6N. I. Khachab, L.C. Sue and M. Ismail, “A New Tow-Thomas Filter Structure with Programmable Wn and Q”, The International Journal of Electronics, 1996, _
7A.K. Cherri and N.I. Khachab, “Canonical Quaternary Signed-Digit Arithmetic Using Optoelectronics Symbolic Substitution”, The Optics and Laser Technology Journal, 1996, _
8N. I. Khachab, B. Patel and M. Ismail, “A New Programmable Wn and Q KHN Filter”, The International Journal of Electronics, 1995, _
9M. Ismail, R. Brannen, S. Takagi, N. Fugi, N. I. Khachab, R. Khan and O. Aaserud, “A Configurable CMOS Multiplier/Divider circuit for Analog VLSI”, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, an International Journal, May, 1994, _
10N. I. Khachab and M. Ismail, “Linearization Techniques For n-th Order Sensor Models in MOS Technology”, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems, Dec, 1991, _
11N. I. Khachab and M. Ismail, “A Nonlinear CMOS Analog Cell for VLSI Signal and Information Processing”, IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, Nov, 1991, _
12N. I. Khachab and M. Ismail, “A MOS Multiplier/Divider Cell for Analog VLSI”, Electronics Letters, Nov, 1989, _
13F.M. Salam, N. I. Khachab, M. Ismail and Y. Wang, “An Analog MOS Implementation of the Synaptic Weights for Artificial Neural Networks”, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, an International Journal, , _
14S.Esmail, N.I.Khachab, “Effect of Glitches and the Efficiency of Components Region Constrained Placement as a Fast Approach to Reduce FPGAs Dtnamic Power Consumption”, Kuwait Journal of Science and Engineering, , _
Thesis Supervision
Thesis TitleTypeRoleYear
Filterblocks using operational Transresistance AmplifiersMScAdvisorJan, 2011
Gm low Pass FiltersMScAdvisorJul, 2009
Rm High Frequency FiltersMScAdvisorMay, 2006
Power In FPGAsMScAdvisorDec, 2005
Class AB Output BufferMScAdvisorDec, 1999
CMOS Current Mirrors A Case StudyMScAdvisorDec, 1998
CMOS and BiCMOS Current Amplifier A Case StudyMScAdvisorNov, 1997
BiCMOS Circuit BlocksMScAdvisorDec, 1996
New Analog Circuit designs V-I convertersMScAdvisorJun, 1996
Optical MultlipliersMScCo-Advisor1996
Amplifier CMOS Circuit DesignBScAdvisor1993
Novel BiCMOS rectifier circuitsBScAdvisor1993
A Fully Programmable wn and Q, CAD-Compatible, MOSFET-C KHN Filter With Active Compensation1992
A New MOSFET-C Programmable wn and Q Tow-Thomas Filter With Phase Compensation1992
Attended Conferences, Workshops, and Seminars
TitleTypePlaceYear
ICM 11SeminarTunisiaDec, 2011
ICM 10SeminarCairo EgyptDec, 2010
ICECSSeminarMarrakech, MOROCCODec, 2009
ICECSSeminarEdinburgh, United KingdomMar, 2008
ICECSMorrocoDec, 2007
ICM,06Saudia ArabiaDec, 2006
ICECSCroatiaAug, 2006
ICECSEgyptSep, 2004
International Conference on MicroelectronicsLebanonJan, 2002
International Conference on MicroelectronicsKuwaitJan, 1999
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsMontery, CaliforniaJun, 1998
NAECON-98Dayton, Ohio1998
Optical Society of AmericaLong Beach, CaliforniaOct, 1997
International symposium on physical designMontery, CaliforniaApr, 1997
International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and SystemRhodos, GreeceOct, 1996
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsAltanta, GeorgiaMay, 1996
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsSeattle WashingtonMay, 1995
International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and SystemsCairo, EgyptDec, 1994
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsChicago, IllinoisMay, 1993
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsSan Diego, CaliforniaMay, 1992
Kokomo IndianaFeb, 1992
Semiconductor Research Corporation Program ReviewCarnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaOct, 1991
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsNew Orleans, LouisianaMay, 1991
Semiconductor Research Corporation Program ReviewResearch Triangle Park, N.C.Oct, 1989
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsPortland, OregonMay, 1989
32th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and SystemsUrbana, Illinois1989
Columbus, OhioOct, 1988
International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaMay, 1987
Lincoln, NebraskaAug, 1986
29th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and SystemsLincoln, NebraskaAug, 1986
Semiconductor Research Corporation Technology Conference: TECHON-90San Jose, CaliforniaOct, 1990 - Oct, 1990
Research Projects
Code No.TitleInstitutionPositionYear
EE-083Design of Neural Cells in CMOS and BiCMOS Analog VLSIKuwait UniversityOct, 1996 - Sep, 1997
EE-069Efficient Implementations of opto-electronics logical and Arithmetic units using optical Symbolic Sybstitution and polarization-optical encoded shadow-castingKuwait UniversityJan, 1995 - Aug, 1997
_Multi-Bit Parallel Circuits Redundant Number RepresentationKuwait UniversityFeb, 1994 - Dec, 1995
_A Feasibility Study of Analog VLSI CMOS and BiCMOS CircuitsKuwait UniversityFeb, 1993 - Feb, 1994
EE-045Design of a Process-Tolerant Parameterized Testable Cells Library of Analog Integrated CircuitsKuwait UniversityNov, 1992 - Aug, 1996
Patents
NameAwarded ByYear
High Frequency BiCMOS Linear V-I Converter, Voltage Multiplier, MixerUS patent Office1992
Analog Continuous-Time Vector Scalar Multiplier Circuits and Programmable Feedback Neural Network Using ThemUS Patent Office1991
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