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Dr.Sohaib Majzoub Academic RankAssociate Professor


  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, 2010.

Research Interests:

  • VLSI, Embedded Systems, Digital Circuit Design


• Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada 2005-2010 Low Power Design: Voltage Islands Design in Many-Core Architectures under Process, Voltage, and Temperature Variation. • Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Computer, Communications and Information Sciences. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland 2003-2004 Low Power Reconfigurable Hardware Design: A Soft-Datapath for Ultra Low Power URLAP Processor. • Masters in Computer and Communication Engineering. American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon 2001-2003 Reconfigurable Processor Design: Performance Analysis of Multimedia and Cryptographic Applications on MorphoSys Reconfigurable Hardware. • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Computer Section Beirut Arab University (BAU), Beirut, Lebanon 1995-2000
• 2015 – present, Assistant Professor , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Sharjah, UAE • 2012 – 2015, Assistant Professor , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. • 2010-2012, Assistant Professor , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, American University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE.
• Member of IEEE 1998- Present • Member of IEEE Computer Society 1998- Present • Member of IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society 2012- Present • Member of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Books and Book Chapters:  S. Majzoub and H. Diab, Reconfigurable Systems for Cryptography and Multimedia Applications, book chapter, in the book “Data Acquisition Applications,” edited by Z. Karakehayov, ISBN 978-953-51-0713-2, InTech, August 8, 2012.  S. Majzoub, Energy Optimization for Many-Core Platforms: under Process, Voltage and Temperature Variations, VDM Verlag, 168 pages, October 13, 2010, ISBN: 363-9-301056. Refereed Journal Publications:  Zia, M. F. Abdel-Rahman M. Alduraibi M. Ilahi B. Awad E. and Majzoub S., “Electrical and Infrared Optical Properties of Vanadium Oxide Semiconducting Thin-Film Thermometers.” Journal of Electronic Materials 1-8, 22 May 2017.  S. Majzoub, “Reducing Random-Dopant Fluctuation Impact in Multi- and Many-Core Systems,” Integration, the VLSI Journal, Elsevier, Volume 48, Pages 46–54, July 2014.  S. Majzoub, “Instruction-Based Voltage Scaling for Power Reduction in SIMD-Based MPSoCs,” in Journal of Low Power Electronics (JOLPE), American Scientific Publishers, pp. 141-147, Vol. 7, N° 2, April 2011.  S. Majzoub, R. Saleh, S. J.E. Wilton and R. Ward “Energy Optimization for Many-Core Platforms: Communication and PVT Aware Voltage-Island Formation and Voltage Selection Algorithm,” in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (IEEE-TCAD), pp. 816-829, Vol. 29, No. 5, May 2010.  S. Majzoub, and H. Diab “MorphoSys Reconfigurable Hardware for Cryptography: The Twofish Case,” in Journal of Supercomputing (JSC), Springer, Vol. 57, Issue 2, 2011.  S. Majzoub, and H. Diab, “Instruction-Set Extension For Cryptographic Applications On Reconfigurable Platform” Special Issue on Advances in Circuits and Systems for Large Scale Integration, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (JCSC), World Scientific, pp. 911-927, Vol. 16, No. 6, 2008. Refereed Conference Publications:  S. I. Haidar, S. Majzoub, M. Alturaigi, M. Abdulrahman '' Column-Wise ROIC Design for Uncooled Microbolometer Array," The 2015 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research (ICTRC2015), Abu Dhabi, UAE.  S. I. Haidar, S. Majzoub, M. Alturaigi, M. Abdulrahman ''Modeling and Simulation of a Pair-Wise Serial ROIC Design for Uncooled Micro-Bolometer Array," The International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication (ICEIC 2015), Singapore.  H. Raslan, M. AlDaigami, A. Abdulrahman, A. El-Nasan, and S. Majzoub, ''Monitoring System for Guyed Towers," The 5th International Multi-Conference on Complexity,Informatics and Cybernetics (IMCIC’14), jointly with The 20th International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS’14), Mar 4-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA.  S. Majzoub, "Reducing Random-Dopant Fluctuation Impact on Core-Speed and Power Variability in Many-Core Platforms,” International Design and Test Symposium (IDT’12), Dec 15-17, 2012, Doha, Qatar.  T. Koyagi, S. Majzoub, M. Fukui and R. Saleh "RTL Delay Macro-Modeling with Vt and Vdd Variability,” In International Design and Test Workshop (IDT’11)/ IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS’11), pp. 118-123, Dec. 11-14, 2011, Beirut, Lebanon.  S. Majzoub, "Voltage Island Design in Multi-Core SIMD Processors,” The 5th International Design and Test Workshop (IDT’10), pp. 18-23, Dec. 14-15 2010, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Service Recognition Award, School of Engineering, American University in Dubai (May 2012). University of British Columbia, PhD Tuition Award (2005-2010). University of British Columbia, Research Assistantship (2005-2010). University of British Columbia, Work Study Award Program (2008-2010). Design Automation Summer School (DASS 2009). Doctoral School Fellowship, Computer, Communication and Information Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, (EPFL) (2003-2004). American University of Beirut Graduate and Research Assistantship (2001-2003).
Conference and Journal Technical Reviewer:  International Journal of Electronics Letters. 2014 - Present  Design Automation Conference DAC (External Reviewer). 2008 - Present  International Design and Test Conference IDT, Technical Program Committee. 2011 - Present  Students Scientific Symposium SSS - King Saud University. 2013 - 2015  The International Symposium on Database Operations and Developments Technologies and Systems, Steering Committee, American University in Dubai. 2011  IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition, Technical Program Committee. 2011  Federal Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Technical Program Committee. 2011  First Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Technical Program Committee. 2011 Committees:  Achievement and Publicity Committee University of Sharjah, 2015-present  Graduate Student Committee: Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, Kin Saud University, 2012-2015  Session Chair: Multiprocessor Systems, International Design and Test Conference IDT. 2012  Mechanical Engineering Hiring Committee, School of Engineering, American University in Dubai. 2011  Chair of Student Affairs Committee: School of Engineering, American University in Dubai. 2011 - 2012  International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia: UAE Committee Member representing AUD, (AUD students won the first and third prizes at the UAE level, 2011). 2011 - 2012
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