People


Principal Investigator

Syed Kamrul Islam

Chair, Professor

201 Naka Hall

Phone: 573-882-9139

Email: islams@missouri.edu

Biography

Syed Kamrul Islam received his BSc in electrical and electronic engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and MS and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut. He is currently a professor and the chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Missouri. Islam’s current research interests are: semiconductor devices, high temperature electronics, analog and mixed-signal circuit design, bio-microelectronics and nanotechnology.

Education

PhD from the University of Connecticut

MS from the University of Connecticut

BSc from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Technical Focus

Analog/Mixed-signal integrated circuits

Monolithic sensors

Semiconductor devices

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Graduate Students

PhD Candidate

Graduate Instructor

Omiya Hassan was born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh and after completing her Bachelors’ degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the United International University she is pursuing her doctorate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Missouri. Currently, she is working as a research assistant in the Analog/Mixed-Signal VLSI Devices Laboratory (AVDL) and as a graduate instructor in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (ECE).

Her Ph. D. research topic focuses on the design and development of low-power integrated circuit (IC) while venturing through the field of AI/Machine-Learning (ML) techniques on edge in biomedical applications such as sleep apnea and respiratory disorders.

Besides researching on developing future technology, she is a professionally trained vocalist in traditional South-Asian music and has experience in freelancing for over 5 years on Digital illustration.

Email: omiya.hassan@mail.missouri.edu

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PhD Student

Graduate Instructor

Dilruba Parvin completed her bachelors’ degree in Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering (EECE) from Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) in 2016. Currently she is pursuing her doctorate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Missouri. She is working simultaneously in Analog/Mixed-Signal, VLSI and Devices Laboratory (AVDL) as a research assistant and in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) as a graduate teaching assistant.

Dilruba’s research topic focuses on the development of low-power integrated circuits for RF energy harvesters. Besides she is working on the development of machine learning (ML) embedded energy efficient integrated circuits for energy harvesters.

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PhD Student

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Md Maruf Hossain Shuvo is a doctoral student in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Missouri. His research interests include machine learning (ML), ASIC design for biomedical applications, and efficient deep learning (DL) inference on edge devices.

Email: msp8c@umsystem.edu

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PhD Student

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Mengrui Chen received her bachelor’s degree in Aircraft Propulsion Engineering from Xiamen University in 2018. Her master’s degree in electrical engineering was granted in 2020 from New York University. Currently, she is a doctoral student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at University of Missouri. Her research interests include circuit design and digital signal processing.

Email: mckmk@mail.missouri.edu

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PhD Student

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Tanmoy Paul received his bachelor and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dhaka in 2015 and 2018, respectively. Currently, he is a doctoral student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at the University of Missouri. His research interests include biomedical signal processing, machine learning, predictive analysis of electronic health records, etc. He is being co-supervised by Dr. Mosa.

Email: tanmoy.paul@mail.missouri.edu

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PhD Student

EECS Excellence Fellow

Twisha Titirsha received the bachelor’s degree from the Military Institute of Science and Technology, Bangladesh, in 2015. She is currently working toward the PhD degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Missouri. Her research interests include semiconductor device modeling, fabrication, and mixed-signal circuit design.

Email: ttkff@missouri.edu

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PhD Student

EECS Excellence Fellow

Nazmul Amin completed his Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2019. He joined the AVDL in Spring 2022 to pursue his PhD at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Before starting his PhD, he has worked as an Adjunct Lecturer in Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Dhaka, Bangladesh. His research interests include modeling of emerging nano-electronic devices and analyzing their application in integrated circuit and system design. He is also interested in quantum and neuromorphic hardware design and modeling.

Email: nacm5@missouri.edu

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PhD Student

Recipient of Dean's Fellowship

Md Maruf Hossain received his bachelor's degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in 2019. In the fall of 2022, he enrolled in the EECS Ph.D. program at the University of Missouri and currently working as a graduate research fellow. His research interests include micro/nano-electronic device simulation and fabrication, wide-bandgap materials, and optoelectronics. He is also interested in the design of mixed-signal circuits.

Email: mh5md@missouri.edu

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Undergraduate Students

Rushil Thakker is an undergraduate student studying Electrical and Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science. Currently, his research work involves embedding machine learning (ML) models onto digital hardware designs to create energy-efficient biomedical devices.

Apart from being an undergraduate research assistant, Rushil is involved in leadership for Mizzou Eco-Racing and Mizzou Computing Association (MCA). In his leisure time, he enjoys cooking, with a little bit of baking every now and then and sketching.

Email: rntgb9@mail.missouri.edu

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Riley Jackson is an undergraduate student studying Electrical and Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science. Currently, her research work involves embedding machine learning (ML) models onto digital hardware designs to create energy-efficient biomedical devices.

Apart from being an undergraduate research assistant, Riley is involved in leadership for Mizzou Eco-Racing and Mizzou Computing Association (MCA). In her leisure time, she enjoys cooking, with a little bit of baking every now and then and sketching.

Email: rejfdb@mail.missouri.edu

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Collaborators

Abu Saleh Mohammad Mosa, PhD is the Sr. Director of Informatics Technology at the NextGen Biomedical Informatics (NextGen BMI) Center at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He is an Assistant Research Professor of Biomedical Informatics, an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, a member of the Core Faculty of the Institute for Data Science and Informatics. Dr. Mosa obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, followed by a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University College Dublin, and a Doctoral degree in Health Informatics from the University of Missouri. He has extensive research expertise in large scale healthcare data management, warehousing, and mining. These ranges from the development of clinical research data warehouse for institutional electronic health record data to the establishment of data coordinating center for prospective electronic data collection in clinical studies.

Email: mosaa@health.missouri.edu

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Salvatore A. Pullano received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from the University of Calabria, Rende, Italy, in 2005 and 2008, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering and computer science from Magna Græcia University, Catanzaro, Italy, in 2013. Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Health Sciences, Magna Græcia University, and was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA. His research interests include the design of polymer-based sensors, iono-electronic interfaces, and nanoporous materials for biomedical applications.

Email: mosaa@health.missouri.edu

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Past Students

Ifana Mahbub


Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of North Texas
Degree: PhDGraduation Year: 2017

Samira Shamsir


Current Position: Sr. Process Engineer, Reneseas Electronics
Degree: PhDGraduation Year: 2020

Hasina Huq


Professor and Chair, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Degree: PhDGraduation Year:

Md Sakib Hasan


Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi
Degree: PhDGraduation Year:

Mohammad Haider


Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Alabama Birmingham
Degree: PhDGraduation Year:

Ashraf Islam


Current Position: Staff Analog Circuit Design Engineer, Intel Corporation
Graduation Year: 2011

Fahmida S. Tulip


Current Position: Technical Writer, Mixed Signal, MathWorks
Graduation Year: 2014

Salwa Mostafa


Current Position: Data Scientist, Intel Corporation
Graduation Year: 2011

Rudra Shukla


Current Position: IP Logic Design Engineer, Intel Corporation
Degree: MSGraduation Year: 2021