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Publications

Editorials (Selected 2015-2017):

  1. Ahmed Elwakil, Guest Editor, Special issue on Fractional-Order Circuits: Theory, Design, and Applications, J. Circuits Systems and Signal Processing, Springer, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 18071813, June 2016, doi: 10.1007/s00034-016-0285-8scopus indexed. Link

  2. Ahmed Elwakil, Associate Editor, Int. J. Electronics & Communications (AEU), Elsevier (2016-present).

  3. Ahmed Elwakil, Senior Editorial Board Member, IEEE J. Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits & Systems (2015-present).

Books (Selected 2015-2017):

  1. Georgia Tsirimokou, Costas Psychalinos, and Ahmed Elwakil, Design of CMOS Analog Integrated Fractional-Order Circuits: Applications in Medicine and Biology, Springer Briefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Springer International Publishing, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-319-55632-1, scopus indexed. Link
  2. Aisha Alhammadi and Soliman Mahmoud, CMOS Digitally Programmable Analog Front-End for EEG Detection System, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, July 2016, ISBN: 978-3-659-90884-2. Link
  3. Tasnim Nazzal and Soliman Mahmoud, On The Design of Low Power CMOS (SA-ADCs) for Biomedical Applications, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, April 2016, ISBN: 978-3-659-88227-2. Link
  4. Anwar Jarndal, Modeling of Land Mobile Satellite Radio Propagation Channel, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-659-68256-8. Link

Book Chapter (Selected 2015-2017):

Number of ISI Thomson Reuters/Scopus Indexed = 1

  1. Mohammed E. Fouda, Ahmed G. Radwan and Ahmed Elwakil, "Memristor and Inverse Memristor: Modeling, Implementation and Experiments," Chapter 15 in Advances in Memristors, Memristive Devices and Systems, S. Vaidyanathan and C. Volos, Eds., Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence Series, Springer Verlag, Germany, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-319-5172-7, vol. 701, pp. 371392, scopus indexed. Link
  2. Ahmed Radwan, Brent Maundy, and Ahmed Elwakil, "Fractional-order oscillators," Chapter 3 in Oscillator Circuits: Frontiers in Design, Analysis and Applications (Materials, Circuits and Devices), Yoshifumi Nishio, Ed., 1st ed., The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 31 December 2016, ISBN: 978-1785610578pp. 2549. Link

Journals (Selected 2014-2017):

  1. A. A. Alhammadi and S. A. Mahmoud, "Fully differential fifth-order dual-notch powerline interference filter oriented to EEG detection system with low pass feature," Microelectronics Journal, vol. 56, pp.122133, doi: 10.1016/j.mejo.2016.08.014, Oct. 2016, scopus indexed. Link
  2. T. B. Nazzal, S. A. Mahmoud, and M. O. Shaker, "A 200-nW 7.6-ENOB 10-KS/s SAR ADC in 90-nm CMOS for portable biomedical applications," Microelectronics Journal, vol. 56, pp.8196, doi: 10.1016/j.mejo.2016.08.004, Oct. 2016, scopus indexed. Link
  3. A. A. Alhammadi, T. B. Nazzal, and S. A. Mahmoud, "A CMOS EEG detection system with a configurable analog front-end architecture," Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 151176, doi: 10.1007/s10470-016-0826-x, Oct. 2016,  scopus indexed. Link
  4. S. A. Mahmoud, H. Salem, and H. Albalooshi, "An 8-bit, 10KS/s, 1.87µW successive approximation analog to digital converter in 0.25µm CMOS technology for ECG detection systems," Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing (CSSP9478), vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 24192439, Aug. 2015, doi: 10.1007/s00034-015-9973-zscopus indexed. Link
  5. A. S. Elwakil, M. B. Elamien, and B. J. Maundy, "Wide range grounded nonlinear transconductor ant its application as a frequency doubler," International Journal of Electronics, May 2017, doi: 10.1080/21681724.2017.1335787. Link
  6. A. Allagui, J. M. Ashraf, M. Khalil, M. Abdelkareem, A. S. Elwakil, and H. Alawadhi, "All-solid-state double-layer capacitors using binderless reduced graphene oxide thin films prepared by bipolar electrochemistry," ChemElectroChem, April 2017, doi: 10.1002/celc.201700266R1, accepted. Link 
  7. A. S. Elwakil, A. Allagui, T. J. Freeborn, and B. J. Maundy, "Further experimental evidence of the fractional-order energy equation in supercapacitors," April 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.aeue.2017.03.027, scopus indexedLink
  8. G. TsirimokouC. Psychalinos, A. S. Elwakil, and K. Salama, "Electronically tunable fully integrated fractional-order resonator," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, March 2017, doi: 10.1109/TCSII.2017.2684710. Link 
  9. T. J. Freeborn, A. S. Elwakil, and B. Maundy, "Variability of cole-model bioimpedance parameters using magnitude-only measurements of apples from a two-electrode configuration," International Journal of Food Properties, March 2017, doi: 10.1080/10942912.2017.1300810. Link
  10. B. J. Maundy, A. S. Elwakil, S. Ozoguz, and S. Gift, "The common-base differential amplifier and applications revisited," Microelectronics Journal, vol. 63, pp. 819, March 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.mejo.2017.02.014scopus indexed. Link
  11. A. S. Elwakil, B. J. Maundy, C. Psychalinos, "On the pinched hysteresis behavior in a state-controlled resistor," Int. J. Electronics and Communications (AEU), Elsevier, vol. 74, pp. 171175, April 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.aeue.2017.02.003, scopus indexedLink  
  12. A. S. Elwakil, A. Agambayev, A. Allagui, and K. Salama, "Experimental demonstration of fractional-order oscillators of orders 2.6 and 2.7," Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, vol. 96, pp. 160164, March 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.chaos.2017.01.017, scopus indexedLink
  13. G. TsirimokouC. Psychalinos, A. S. Elwakil, and K. Salama, "Experimental behavior evaluation of series and parallel connected constant phase elements," AEU- International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 74, pp. 512, April 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.aeue.2017.01.010scopus indexed. Link
  14. I. Dimeas, G. Tsirimokou, C. Psychalinos, and A. S. Elwakil, "Experimental verification of fractional-order filters using a reconfigurable fractional-order impedance emulator," Journal of Circuits System and Computers, vol. 26, no. 9, Sept. 2017, doi: 10.1142/S0218126617501420, scopus indexed. Link
  15. B. J. Maundy, A. S. Elwakil, S. Ozoguz, and H. A. Yildiz, "Minimal two-transistor multifunction filter design," International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, doi: 10.1002/cta.2319, 2017, scopus indexed. Link
  16. A. S. Elwakil, A. G. Radwan, T. J. Freeborn, A. Allagui, B. J. Maundy, and M. Fouda, "Low-voltage commercial super-capacitor response to periodic linear-with-time current excitation: A case study," IET Circuits, Devices, and Systems, doi: 10.1049/iet-cds.2016.0139, Dec. 2016. Link  
  17. A. Jarndal and G. Kompa, "A simple, direct and reliable extraction method applied to GaN devices," International Journal of Electronics, vol. 104, no. 3, pp. 382393, doi: 10.1080/00207217.2016.1218058, March 2017, scopus indexed. Link
  18. R. Essaadali, A. Jarndal, A. Kouki, and F. M. Ghannouchi, "A new GaN HEMT equivalent circuit modeling technique based on X-parameters," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 27582777, Sept. 2016, doi: 10.1109/TMTT.2016.2594234, scopus indexed. Link
  19. M. B. Almourad, M. Hussain, T. Bonny, "An algorithm for inferring big data objects correlation using word net," Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, vol. 83, pp. 12381243, Dec. 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2016.04.258, scopus indexed. Link
  20. T. Bonny and Bassel Soudan, "High speed database sequence comparison," Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, vol. 62, pp. 7380, Sept. 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2015.08.413, scopus indexed. Link
  21. S. I. Haider, S. Majzoub, M. Alturaigi, and M. Abdel-Rahman, "Pair-wise serial ROIC for uncooled microbolometer array," IEIE Transactions on Smart Processing and Computing, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 251257, Aug. 2015. Link
  22. S. Majzoub, "Reducing random-dopant fluctuation impact using footer transistors in many-core systems," Integration, The VLSI J., Elsevier, vol. 48, pp. 4654, Jan. 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.vlsi.2014.06.005, scopus indexed. Link 

International Conferences (Selected 2014-2017):

  1. A micropower EEG detection system applicable for paralyzed hand artificial control

  2. S. A. Mahmoud and M. B. Elamien, "Multi-standard lowpass filter for baseband chain using highly linear digitally programmable OTA," in 2017 40th International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), Barcelona, Spain, July 2017, accepted. Link

  3. S. A. Mahmoud and M. B. Elamien, "Third-order elliptic lowpass filter for multi-standard baseband chain using highly linear digitally programmable OTA," in The International Conference on Applied Electronics and Engineering 2017 (ICAEE 2017), Sarawak, Malaysia, August 2017, accepted. Link

  4. S. A. Mahmoud and M. Elamien, "A linear digital programmable CMOS balanced output transconductor," in UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, UAEGSRC2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 2017, accepted. Link

  5. S. A. Mahmoud and S. Alshwaikh, "Analytical synthesis of high-order low-pass filter using differential difference current conveyor for multi-Ssandard receivers," in UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, UAEGSRC2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 2017, accepted. Link

  6. A. Abdallah and S. A. Mahmoud, "Electroencephalogram system based on CMOS analog front-end interleaved chain architecture," in the 2016 IEEE 28th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM 2016), Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2016, doi: 10.1109/ICM.2016.7847901, pp. 58, scopus indexed. Link
  7. A. A. Alhammadi, S. A. Mahmoud, and A. S. Elwakil, "Low power DPOTA based instrumentation amplifier used in EEG systems," in The 13th IEEE International SoC Design Conference, (ISOCC 2016), Jeju, Korea. Oct. 2016, accepted. Link
  8. A. A. Alhammadi and S. A. Mahmoud, "Fifth-order powerline interference rejection filter tailored towards EEG detection system," in The 13th IEEE International SoC Design Conference, (ISOCC 2016), Jeju, Korea, Oct. 2016, accepted. Link
  9. T. B. Nazzal and S. A. Mahmoud, "A 1-V 8-bit 0.84uW SAR ADC for biomedical application," in The 13th IEEE International SoC Design Conference, (ISOCC 2016), Jeju, Korea. Oct 2016, accepted. Link
  10. A. Abdallah and S. A. Mahmoud, "CMOS analog front-end interleaved chain architecture for EEG detection system," in IEEE 59th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, MWSCAS, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 2016, pp. 141144. Link
  11. T. B. Nazzal and S. A. Mahmoud, "Low-power bootstrapped sample and hold circuit for analog-to-digital converters," in IEEE 59th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, MWSCAS, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1109/MWSCAS.2016.7870027, scopus indexed. Link
  12. M. B. Elamien and S. A. Mahmoud, "A linear CMOS balanced output transconductor using double differential pair with source degeneration and adaptive biasing," in IEEE 59th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, MWSCAS, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1109/MWSCAS.2016.7870002, scopus indexed. Link
  13. M. S. Diab, Z. Hussain, and S. A. Mahmoud, "Restoring function in paralyzed limbs using EEG," in IEEE 59th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, MWSCAS, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1109/MWSCAS.2016.7870163,scopus indexedLink
  14. M. B. Elamien and S. A. Mahmoud, "138 dB-CMRR low power instrumentation amplifier with programmable gain for EEG," in UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, UAEGSRC2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2016. Link
  15. T. B. Nazzal and S. A. Mahmoud, "A 1-V 8-Bit low-power clock gated SAR ADC for biomedical applications," in UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, UAEGSRC2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2016. Link
  16. A. A. Alhammadi and S. A. Mahmoud, "Fifth order dual-notch low pass filter oriented to EEG detection system," in UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, UAEGSRC2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2016. Link
  17. A. A. Alhammadi and S. A. Mahmoud, "A CMOS variable gain instrumentation amplifier for EEG portable detection system with digitally controlled feature," in UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, UAEGSRC2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2016. Link
  18. S. A. Mahmoud and A. Abdallah, "A CMOS digitally programmable OTA based instrumentation amplifier for EEG detection system" in The IEEE Int. Conference on Electronics, Circuits, & Systems, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2015, pp. 543546, doi: 10.1109/ICECS.2015.7440374, scopus indexed. Link
  19. S. A. Mahmoud and A. Abdallah, "A CMOS CFIA with digitally controlled gain designed for EEG systems," in The 12th IEEE International SoC Design Conference, (ISOCC 2015), Gyeongju, South Korea Nov. 2015, pp. 5758, doi: 10.1109/ISOCC.2015.7401638, scopus indexed. Link
  20. S. A. Mahmoud and T. B. Nazzal, "Sample and hold circuits for low-frequency signals in analog-to-digital converters," in International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research (ICTRC 2015), May 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE, pp 3639, doi: 10.1109/ICTRC.2015.7156415, scopus indexed. Link
  21. S. A. Mahmoud, and T. B. Nazzal, "Sample and hold circuits for analog-to-digital converters," in UAE Graduate Students Research Conference (UAE GSRC 2015), Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 2015, pp 223224.
  22. B. Maundy, P. Ahmadi, A. S. Elwakil, L. Belostotski, and A. Madanayake, "Invited CAS Transactions Paper Presentations: A new 2nd –order all pass filter in 130nm CMOS," in IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2017), At Baltimore, USA, 2017, accepted. Link
  23. M. F. Tolba, A. M. AbdelAty, L. A. Said, A. S. Elwakil, A. T. Azar, A. H. Madian, A. Ounnas, and A. G. Radwan, "FPGA realization of Caputo and Grünwald-Letnikov operators,"  in 2017 6th International Conference on Modern Circuits and Systems Technologies (MOCAST), Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2017.
  24. N. Udayanga, A. Madanayake, P. Ahmadi, B. Maundy, L. Bruton, and A. S. Elwakil, "All-pass filter based synthesis of multifunctional microwave active circuits," in 85th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conf. (VTC2017-Spring), Sydney, Australia, accepted. Link

  25. T. J. Freeborn and A. S. Elwakil, "Variability of supercapacitor fractional order parameters extracted from discharging behavior using least squares optimization," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Circuits & Systems ISCAS'17, Baltimore, USA, May 2017, accepted.
  26. A. Al-Ali, A. S. Elwakil, A. Ahmad, and B. Maundy, "Design of a portable low-cost impedance analyzer," in 10th International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices (BIODEVICES-2017), Porto, Portugal, 2017, pp. 104109, scopus indexedLink
  27. B. J. Maundy, A. S. Elwakil, T. Freeborn, and A. Allagui, "Improved method to determine supercapacitor metrics from highpass filter response," in the 2016 IEEE 28th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM 2016), Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2016, pp. 2528, doi: 10.1109/ICM.2016.7847898, scopus indexed. Link
  28. T. B. Freeborn, A. S. Elwakil, and C. Psychalions "Analysis of a rectifier circuit realized with a fractional-order capacitor," in the 2016 IEEE 28th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM 2016), Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2016, pp. 3336, doi: 10.1109/ICM.2016.7847900, scopus indexed. Link
  29. T. Freeborn, A. S. Elwakil, and B. Maundy, "Electrode location impact on Cole-impedance parameters using magnitude-only measurements," in IEEE 59th Int. Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, MWSCAS, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 2016, pp. 2124, doi: 10.1109/MWSCAS.2016.7869945scopus indexed. Link
  30. N. Nawayseh, A. Jarndal, and S. Hamdan, "Optimizing the parameters of a biodynamic responses to vibration model using particle swarm and genetic algorithms," in Seventh International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization, ICMSAO'17, Sharjah, UAE, April 2017, accepted.
  31. A. Jarndal and S. Hamdan, "Forecasting of peak electricity demand using ANN-GA and ANN-PSO approaches," in Seventh International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization,ICMSAO'17, Sharjah, UAE, April 2017, accepted.
  32. S. Hamdan and A. Jarndal, "A two stage green supplier selection and order allocation using AHP and multi-objective genetic algorithm optimization," in Seventh International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization,ICMSAO'17, Sharjah, UAE, April 2017, accepted. 
  33. A. Jarndal, R. Manaf, D. Abdulla, and S. Abdulla, "Design and implementation of a sign-to-speech/text system for deaf and dumb people," in 5th IEEE International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems, and Applications, Ras Al Kaimah, UAE, Dec. 2016, doi: 10.1109/ICEDSA.2016.7818467Link

  34. A. Jarndal and A. Babikir, "Design and implementation of a multi-purpose wireless charger," in 5th IEEE International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems, and Applications, Ras Al Kaimah, UAE, Dec. 2016, doi: 10.1109/ICEDSA.2016.7818527. Link

  35. A. Bassal and A. Jarndal, "GaN low noise amplifier for WiMax applications," in IEEE Mediterranean Microwave Symposium, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Nov. 2016, doi: 10.1109/MMS.2016.7803857pp. 14, scopus indexed. Link
  36. A. Salhin and A. Jarndal, "Reliable Particle-Swarm-Optimization based parameter extraction method applied to GaN HEMTs," in IEEE Mediterranean Microwave Symposium, MMS2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Nov. 2016, doi: 10.1109/MMS.2016.7803850, pp. 14scopus indexed. Link
  37. A. Jarndal, "Hybrid extraction method based on pinch-off S-parameters for mm-wave modeling of GaN HEMTs", in IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, MWSCAS, Oct. 2016, doi: 10.1109/MWSCAS.2016.7870015scopus indexed. Link
  38. T. Bonny and B. Soudan, "Computation time reduction to speed-up the database searching process," in IEEE 45th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic (ISMVL 2015), May 2015, pp. 121126, doi: 10.1109/ISMVL.2015.24, scopus indexed. Link
  39. T. Bonny and B. Soudan, "Filtering technique for high speed database sequence comparison," IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2015), Anaheim, California, USA. Feb. 2015, doi: 10.1109/ICOSC.2015.7050781, scopus indexed. Link
  40. S. I. Haidar, S. Majzoub, M. Alturaigi, and M. Abdulrahman, "Column-wise ROIC design for uncooled microbolometer array," in The 2015 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research (ICTRC2015), Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 2015, pp. 5659, doi: 10.1109/ICTRC.2015.7156420, scopus indexed. Lin