Ezz I. El-Masry
Ezz El-Masry received his B.Eng. and M.A.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt in 1967 and 1972, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering also from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 1977. He was a Member of the scientific staff at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada, Ottawa. In 1978, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana, USA. In 1983, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Dalhousie University, where he is presently a Professor and Head. He served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Kuwait between 1989 and 1990 and at KFUPM in Saudi Arabia from 1997 to 1998. He also served as a consultant to industries, research labs in USA, Canada, China, and the UNESCO Office. His main research interests are in the area of analog and mixed-signal microelectronics in particular; analog VLSI circuits for low-voltage and low-power applications. He was a Member and the Principal Investigator of the Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence on Microelectronics. He has authored and coauthored more than 200 publications. He is the recipient of the Myril B. Reed Best Paper Awards (twice). He has served at many Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) committees including Grant Selection Committee on Communications, Computers and Components; Discovery Accelerated Supplements Committee on Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics; Selection Committee of Doctoral Prizes in Engineering, and Computer Science; Hertzberg Canada Gold Medal of Science and Engineering. He is a Member of the Steering and Technical Program Committees of the Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS) since 1989 and a Member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Circuits and Systems for Communications since 2007.
Biography Updated on 21 March 2010