Prof. at Department of Electrical Engineering
Mohamed Atef received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering, electronics and communications from Assiut University, Egypt, in 2000 and 2005, respectively. From 2006 to 2007, he was a researcher at the Czech Technical University in Prague, Department of Microelectronics, working on the improvement of quantum dot optical properties. He received his PhD in 2010 from Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering, and then worked as a post-doctoral researcher until the end of 2012. Mohamed Atef is currently an Associate Professor at Assiut University, Egypt. He has been visiting the School of Microelectronics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 2015. His research interests are in the areas of optoelectronic integrated circuits, optical transceivers, and biomedical circuits and system. He is an author of two Springer books, "Optical Communication over Plastic Optical Fibers: Integrated Optical Receiver Technology" and "Optoelectronic Circuits in Nanometer CMOS Technology". Furthermore, he is an author and co-author of more than 70 scientific publications. Since 2012, he has been a senior member of IEEE.
Professional Experience: - Jan. 2016 up to now: Associate Prof. at Department of Electrical Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt. - September 2015 up to September 2017: Visiting BiCASL Lab, School of Microelectronics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. - September 2016 up to September 2017: Adjunct teaching position, University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI). - December 2010 to 2015: Assistant Prof. at Department of Electrical Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt. - 2011 up to 2012: Post-Doctoral researcher at Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering. - 2006 to 2007: Researcher in Microelectronic Dept. CTU University, Prague. - 2005 to 2006: Senior teaching assistant, Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt. - 2001 to 2005: Teaching assistant, Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt. - 2001:2002: Engineer at a project to increase the telephone capacity of the of Telecom Egypt, Matarya branch, Cairo as a military service. - 2000 to 2001: Engineer at EL-Ahlya company for repairing electronics devices, Sohag, Egypt. Funded Projects: - Project Manager: Design and Implementation of PV Power Station for Terrestrial Applications Including LEDBased Roadways Lighting with Smart Control System, Supporting of Excellence Students Projects (SESP) , 2015. - Project Coordinator: Establishing EDUTronics Labs in Assiut University, Information Technology Institute (ITI), 2015. - Researcher: Developing optical receivers for future optical network project (FUTON) in 40nm CMOS technology (TU Wien + Lantiq), 2011-2012. - Researcher: Developing fully integrated optical receivers for POF communication in 0.6um BiCMOS technology (TU Wien + A3PICS), 2007-2010. - Researcher: Study and improving the optical characteristics of Quantum Dots (CVUT University), 2006.