Dr. Muhammad Awais Bin Altaf has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Electrical Engineering - (SBASSE).

Dr. Altaf obtained his PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering and MSc in Microsystems Engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi in 2016 and 2012, respectively. He developed an energy efficient machine-learning based feature extraction and classification processor for epileptic seizure detection sensor with transcranial stimulation. His research is focused on low power bio-medical sensors and processors with special focus on mixed signal circuits. He was an Exchange PhD student during fall 2015 in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Dr. Altaf completed his BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology in 2008. From November 2012 to June 2013, he was a Digital Design Engineer Intern at Design Solutions, Global Foundries in Dresden, Germany where he was working on the implementation of digital test chips of 20 and 14nm technology. Dr. Altaf is a recipient of IEEE SSCS pre-doctoral achievement award (2016). Prior to joining LUMS, he was associated with Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi as Research Assistant.

His research interests include:

·       Next Generation of Biomedical Electronic Devices

·       Low Energy Design SoC

·       Energy Efficient Digital/Analog Circuits

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