We are currently engaged in developing devices, circuits, systems and algorithms to enable inexpensive portable analytical platforms for a variety of industrial, environmental and biomedical applications. We are interested in the science of detection, quantification, and processing of weak signals, safely, reliably and efficiently.

Potential Team Members

Internship, MS, PhD openings:
We are always looking for bright and hard working students. If you share our research interests, don't hesitate to send us an email with your CV and transcripts. Make sure to check our current and past projects. Special interest in:
  1. Brain inspired computing
  2. Stochastic Computing
  3. Biosensors
  4. Wireless sensors
At KAUST you will enjoy the assistance of highly qualified and experienced faculty and superb facilities and resources.
More details here


  • Dr. Shilpa Sivashankar's work on SRY accepted at EMBC'16 A paper entitled "Label-free Detection of Sex determining Region Y (SRY) via Capacitive Biosensor" by Dr Sivashankar has been accepted for presentation at the 38th Annual International Conference of ...
    Posted May 14, 2016, 11:13 PM by Khaled salama
  • "Advanced Electronic Materials" 2015 most downloaded article Our collaboration with  Prof. M. Hussain has the distinction of being the the most downloaded article of “Advanced Electronic Materials” in 2015 :) You can read all about the work at ...
    Posted May 6, 2016, 1:23 AM by Khaled salama
  • KAUST Discovery highlights our work on Crossbar memories KAUST Discovery highlights the most exciting research taking place at the different research centers in KAUST. The research highlights are informative articles that cover breakthrough research and are accessible to ...
    Posted May 6, 2016, 1:13 AM by Khaled salama
  • First implementation of electrostatic fractional capacitors granted US Patent 9,305,706 ​​Despite that the capacitor is a device that is hundreds of years old, it is still proving to researchers that their understanding of it is nothing but crude. The classic ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2016, 6:51 AM by Khaled salama
  • US Patent 9,306,450 on High voltage charge pump granted On April 5th, we were granted our 5th KAUST patent, US Patent 9,306,450 on High Voltage Charge pump. The work was done in collaboration with the American University ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2016, 9:22 AM by Khaled salama
  • 3D printing For the last year we have been using 3D printers to build a variety of sensors. Lately we have used Miicraft+ and here are some of the interesting fun structures ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2016, 1:39 AM by Khaled salama
  • Most downloaded Article at IEEE TNANO Our Article on Stochasticity modeling in memristors is the most frequently downloaded document  for the month of February 1016. We developed a stochastic model of memristor devices where Innate stochasticity ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2016, 5:30 PM by Khaled salama
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