Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

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- 2021/10/26

 

Prof. Dr.  Ahmed M. Nahhas

Professor of Electronics Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Umm Al Qura University

Saudi Arabia

 

Education

B. Sc. Electrical & Computer Engineering, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, May 1992.

M. Sc. Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, December 1996.

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA, August 2001.

Academic Experience

Professor since May 2019 - up to date  

Associate Professor since Jun 2008 - May 2019  

Assistant Professor since Mar 2002- Jun 2008

Editor-in-Chief, Umm Al Qura University Journal of Engineering and Architecture since Jan. 2020. 

Member , Umm Al Qura University Scientific Council since Aug. 2020.

Editor, Umm Al Qura University Journal of Engineering and Computer Since Jan. 2017-Jan 2020.

Dean of College of Engineering, Umm Al Qura University, Al-leith Provence, Saudi Arabia since Jun 2013- Jun 2017.

Chairman of Department, Electrical Engineering Department, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia 2011-2013.

Vice Dean for the Deanship of Faculty Affairs for Data and Information, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia 2008-2010.

Vice Dean for Faculty of Engineering for Studies and Development, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia 2006-2008.

Supervisor of E-learning Center of Faculty of Engineering, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia 2005-2008.

Patents:

Photon Detection Apparatus and Associated Methodology to enable high speed operation (patent), patent Publication number: 20160091617, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), 03-31-2016, Abdelsattar Bouzid, Ahmed Nahhas, Kamel Guedri

Professional Interests

  1. Developing of new photonic and electronic devices.
  2. Investigating the epitaxial growth and fabrication of ZnO and GaN for optical devices.
  3. CMOS Design.
  4. Nanomaterials, Nanodevices design, processing and fabrication.
  5. Solar Cells Fabrication.

  6. Renewable Energy Technologies.

Reviewer and Editor in Journals

  1. Reviewing several academic articles and dissertations in the areas of Electrical, Electronics, Communications and Computers.
  2. Editor for IntechOpen London for Book Titled " Zinc Oxide Based Nanomaterials and Devices", UK, 2019
  3. Reviewer in the Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Elsevier), Netherlands Nanomaterials since 2019.
  4. Chief Guest Editor in the American Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research, Science and Education publishing (SciEP), Newark, Delaware, USA, 2017
  5. Editor in the Trends Journal of Sciences Research - TJSR - Scientific and Education Publisher - USA, 2014
  6. Official Reviewer in the 2nd International Saudi Conference of Electronics, Communication, and Photonics 2013, Saudi Arabia
  7. Official Reviewer in the third International e-learning Conference 2013, Saudi Arabia
  8. Official Reviewer in the second International e-learning Conference 2012, Saudi Arabia
  9. Reviewing of the Journal of Engineering, UQU, Saudi Arabia
  10. Reviewing 4 Masters Degrees Dissertations.
  11. Reviewing 9 Articles for associate professor Rank applicants for several Saudi universities
  12. Official Reviewer of the Saudi Education Conference 2014
  13. External Examiner for Master's degree in King Abdulaziz University (KAU) Department of Physics Faculty of Science, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2014

Confrences

  1. The IEEE 23rd International Workshop on Thermal Investigations of ICs and Systems, IEEE (THERMINIC 2017), Amsterdam, Netherlands, (2017).
  2. The Saudi International Electronics, Communications and Photonics Conference (SIECPC), (2013).
  3. IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2012), October, Islamabad, Pakistan (2012).
  4. The fourth international e-learning Conference, Cairo, Egypt (2005).
  5. The fourth international e-learning Conference, Masqat, Oman (2006).
  6. The e-learning Conference, Manamah, Bahrain (2006).
  7. The fifth international e-learning Conference, Cairo, Egypt (2006).
  8. The sixth international e-learning Conference, Cairo, Egypt (2007).
  9. The 28th Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits (WOCSDICE 2004) Smolenice, Slovakia, (2004).
  10. The first international workshop on ZnO, Daytona, OH, USA, (1999).

Membership in Professional Organizations:

Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 1992.

Member, The Materials research Society (MRS) since 2001.

Selected Publications

Prof. Dr. Nahhas has more than 70 published Journal and conference papers, books, and Book Chapters:

  1. A. Nahhas, B. Lee, H. Kim, “Epitaxial growth of ZnO film on Si Substrates”, Proceedings of 1st international workshop on ZnO, Daytona, OH, October (1999).
  2. E. Kim, B. Lee, A. Nahhas, H. Kim, “Thin-film-Induced Index Change and Channel waveguiding in Epitaxial GaN Films’’, Applied Physics Letters (2000).
  3. E. Kim, B. Lee, A. Nahhas, H. Kim, ’GaN and ZnO epitaxial films and channel waveguides for integrated optoelectronics’’, Proceedings of the SPIE (2000).
  4. A. Nahhas, H. Kim, J. Blachere, “Epitaxial growth of ZnO films on Si substrates using an epitaxial GaN buffer’’, Applied Physics Letters (2001).
  5. A. Nahhas, "Optoelectronic properties of ZnO films on sapphire Prepared by RF magnetron sputtering", 28th Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits Held in Europe (WOCSDICE 2004) Smolenice, Slovakia, 17th May (2004).
  6. Y. Khemissi, S. Hassan, A. Nahhas, “Modeling of High-order systems with an optimal approximation”, Umm Al Qura University Journal of Science, Med., and Engineering (2005).
  7. A. Koki, A. Nahhas,” A simplified analysis of dynamic stability in power systems”, Journal of Al-Azhar Engineering (2006).
  8. M. Alawi, A. Nahhas, “Electric Circuit Analysis”, Bahador Press (2006).
  9. A. Shabsoub, A. Nahhas,” Treatment of Response of Electronic Circuits for Power on Networks”, Journal of Al-Azhar Engineering (2007).
  10. Y. Khemissi, A. Nahhas, “Sliding Mode Control of Nonlinear Systems Using Model-Error Control”, World Journal of Engineering (2007).
  11. A. Nahhas, “Designing and Fabrication of Edge Coupling ZnO Traveling Wave Photodetectors”, Journal of Electrical Engineering (2008).
  12. A. Nahhas, “Effect of Device Geometry on Performance of the ZnO MSMPD”, Journal of Electrical Engineering (2008).
  13. A. Nahhas, “Programmable Multiphase Sinusoidal Oscillator”, International Journal of Computer Applications (2012).
  14. A. Nahhas, “Reconfigurable Current Mode Programmable Multifunctional Filter”, International Journal on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology (2012).
  15. I. Khan, A. Nahhas, “Current Mode Programmable Analog Modules using Low voltage Digitally Controlled”, International Journal of Computer Applications (2012).
  16. I. Khan, A. Nahhas, “Reconfigurable Voltage Mode First Order Multifunctional Filter using Single Low Voltage Digitally Controlled”, International Journal of Computer Applications (2012).
  17. S. Moiz, A. Nahhas, and others, “A stamped PEDOT:PSS-silicon nanowire hybrid solar cell”, IOP Nanotechnology (2012).
  18. S. Moiz, A. Nahhas, F. Rehman, and others, “Polaron Hopping Mechanism of Conducting Polymer”, IEEE Proceedings, International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET 2012), October (2012).
  19. M. Nahas, A. Nahhas, “Ways for Implementing Highly-Predictable Embedded Systems”, Book Chapter IntechOpen, October (2012).
  20. I. Khan, A. Nahhas, “Reconfigurable Voltage Mode Phase Shifter using Low Voltage Digitally Controlled CMOS CCII”, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2012).
  21. S. Moiz, S. Imran, S. Kim, A. Nahhas, and others, “Effect of isopropyl alcohol for bimodal dispersion of silver nanoparticles inside polyaniline emeraldine base thin film”, Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials- Rapid Communications (2012).
  22. A. Nahhas, “Digitally Controlled Floating Impedance”, International Journal of Computer Applications (2013).
  23.   A. Nahhas, “A Review of Zinc-Oxide as Nano Materials and Devices”, Int. J. on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology (2013).
  24. A. Nahhas, “Differential Precisian Rectifier using Single CMOS DVCC, International Journal of Computer Applications (2013).
  25. T. Kawady, A. Nahhas, “Modeling Issues of Grid-Integrated Wind Farms for Power System Stability Studies”, Book Chapter IntechOpen, March (2013).
  26. I. Khan, A. Nahhas, “Reconfigurable Floating Impedance Using Single Digitally Programmable CMOS DVCC”, International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering & Technology (2013).
  27. P. Beg, I. Khan, M. Ansari, A. Nahhas,” Low Voltage Digitally Programmable Current Mode Multifunctional Filter”, American Journal of Signal Processing (2013).
  28. S. Moiz, A. Nahhas, “Temperature Dependent Electrical Response of Orange-Dye Complex Based Schottky Diode”, International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering & Technology (2013)
  29. S. Moiz, A. Nahhas, and others “Electrical properties of Ag-silicon Schottky diode with orange-dye as interface layer deposited at various gravity accelerations”, Electronics, Communications and Photonics Conference (SIECPC), Saudi International, (2013).
  30. A. Bouzid, A. Nahhas, K. Guedri, “InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode for infrared single photondetection using a time-to-voltage converter”, Optics Communications, (2014).
  31. S. Moiz, S. Imran, A. Nahhas,” Effect of solvent on Meyer-Neldel rule for conducting polyaniline thin film”, Journal of Photoelectronics and Advanced Materials (2014).
  32. M. Belaid, A. Nahhas, M. Gares, and others,’’ Leakage current effects on N-MOSFETs after thermal ageing in pulsed life tests’’, Microelectronics Journal  (2014).
  33.  M. Belaid, A. Nahhas, M. Masmoudi,’’ A Compact Model of Mosfet Transistors Including Dispersion and Thermal Phenomena’’, Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2015).
  34. S. Moiz, H. Nasir, A. Nahhas, and others,’’ Improved electrical response of MIS diode with disperse orange-25 as insulator deposited by centrifugal process’’, Advances in Applied Science Research (2015).
  35. R. Heriansyah, S. Abu-Bakar, A. Nahhas,’’ Quantitative Defect Characterization for Passive Thermography Application’’, Research in Nondestructive Evaluation (2015).
  36. M. Belaid, A. Nahhas, M. Masmoudi,’’ Failure analysis of S-parameter in N-MOSFET devices after thermal life tests’’, 23rd International Workshop on Thermal Investigations of ICs and Systems (2017).
  37. J. Sarker, A. Nahhas,’ Mobile RFID System in the Presence of Denial-of-Service Attacking Signals’’, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (2017).
  38. J. Sarker, A. Nahhas,’ Optimizing the Number of Transmitters and Receivers per Node for an IoMCT Unmanned Wireless Networking System’’, IEEE Journal Internet of Things (2018).
  39. J. Sarker, A. Nahhas, ’A secure wireless mission critical networking system for unmanned aerial vehicle communications’’, Telecommunication Systems (2018).
  40. A. Nahhas, “Review of GaN Nanostructured Based Devices’’ American Journal of Nanomaterials (2018).
  41. A. Nahhas, “Recent Advances of ZnO Based Nanowires and Nanorods Devices’’, American Journal of Nanomaterials (2018).
  42. A. Nahhas, ’Review of AlGaN/GaN Based HEMTs Devices’’, American Journal of Nanomaterials (2019).
  43. A. Nahhas,Overview of ZnO based Nanomaterials and devices", Book Chapter IntechOpen London, (2019).
  44. A. Nahhas, “Digital Electronics Book", part 1, BH. Press, (2019).
  45. A. Nahhas, “Advanced Electric Circuits Analysis Book", BH. Press, (2019).
  46. A. Nahhas, “Introduction to Computer Basics Book", BH. Press, (2019).
  47. A. Nahhas, “Overview of ZnO based Nanomaterials and devices", Book Chapter IntechOpen London, (2019).
  48. A. Nahhas,''High Responsivity Ultraviolet Photoconductors Based on Epitaxial ZnO Thin Films'', American Journal of Nano Research and Applications (2019).
  49. A. Nahhas, “Zinc Oxide Based Nano Materials and Devices Book", IntechOpen, UK , (2019).
  50. K. Althobiti, A. Nahhas,''Recent Advances of hydropower energy in Saudi Arabia'', American Journal of Energy Research (2020).
  51. Q. Alabdali, A. Bajawi, A. Nahhas,'' Review of Recent Advances of Shading Effect on PV Solar Cells Generation'', Sustainable Energy (2020).
  52. G. Alzahrani, F. Alzahrani,  A. Nahhas,'' Study of the Specific Factors Effecting the PV Solar Cell’s Efficiency in Saudi Arabia'', Sustainable Energy (2020).
  53. Q. Alabdali, A. Bajawi, A. Fatani, A. Nahhas,'' Review of Recent Advances of Wind Energy'', Sustainable Energy (2020).
  54. A. Nahhas, ’Review of Recent Advances of ZnO Nanowires Based Sensors’’, American Journal of Nanomaterials (2020).
  55. A. Nahhas, ’Review of GaN Nanowires Based Sensors’’, American Journal of Nanomaterials (2020).
  56. A. Bajawi, A. Nahhas,'' Analytical Study of Power Generation Using PV System for Al-Shuaiba and Al- Shuqiq Regions in Saudi Arabia'', American Journal of Energy Research (2021).

 

Contact Info:

Prof. Dr. Ahmed M Nahhas

Po Box: 16222

Makkah

Saudi Arabia

email : [email protected] 

email : [email protected]

Web: https://uqu.edu.sa/amnahhas

Phone: 012 5270000 ext: 1067 - 1024

Mobile phone (whats app only): 0505508023 or 0550823234

 

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