Faculty Profile

Dr. Wala Salem Mustafa Saadeh

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Dr. Wala Saadeh has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Electrical Engineering - (SBASSE).

Dr. Saadeh obtained her PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering and MSc in Microsystems Engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi in 2016 and 2012, respectively. Her current research focus is on ultralow energy Body Area Network (BAN) transceiver for wearable healthcare. She developed a low-energy BAN transceiver for binaural hearing aid for long-term continuous monitoring. She is a recipient of IEEE International Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2015 best paper award (BioCAS Track) and ISCAS 2015 runner-up best student paper award. During her Master studies, she developed a high efficiency LED driver circuit for Heart Rate Monitoring based on Pulse Oximetry. Dr. Saadeh completed her BS degree from Yarmouk University, Jordan. From January to June 2013, she was a Test-Chip intern at Test-Chip Integration team, Global Foundries in Dresden, Germany where she performed quality assurance tests on advanced nodes for DFM. Prior to joining LUMS, she was associated with Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi as Research Assistant.

Her research interests include:

·       Wearable Biomedical Devices

·       Low Power DC-DC Converters

·       Energy Efficient Digital/Analog Circuits