Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
P.O.Box: 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Ismail, a prolific author and entrepreneur, joined Khalifa University in March 2011 as an ATIC (now Mubadala Technology) professor and Sharjah Campus Director. In 2012 he was appointed as Founding Chair of the ECE Department. He is also the Founding Director of the Khalifa Semiconductor Research Center(KSRC). He spent over 25 years in academia and industry in the US and Europe and was the Founding Director of the Ohio State University’s Analog VLSI Lab , one of the foremost research entities in the field of analog and RF integrated circuits. He also had a Research Chair at the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Founded the RaMSiS (Radio and Mixed Signal Integrated Systems) Research Group there. He advised to completion over 55 doctoral and 100 master students. He is the Founding Editor of the Springer Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing and serves as the Journal Editor in Chief and has served the IEEE in many editorial and Administrative capacities. He is the Founder of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), the flagship Region 8 Conference of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He is the consulting Editor of the Springer Advanced Analog Book Series. He has authored or co-authored over 500 publications and currently has an h-index of 47 with over 13000 citations.
Dr. Ismail is a Co-Founder of Micrys Inc., Columbus, Ohio, Spirea AB, Stockholm, Firstpass Technologies Inc., Dublin, Ohio and ANACAD-Egypt (now part of Mentor Graphics). He is a Fellow of IEEE.