Shabaya

Dr. Riad Kanan

Associate Professor

Email: riad.kanan@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background


  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland1998
  • Electronics Engineer with Honors, Setif University, Algeria1992

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Low-power analogue and mixed-mode Integrated Circuits (Microelectronics).
  • Energy harvesting and low-power wireless sensors systems.
  • Low-power localization systems.
  • RFID systems.
  • Antenna design and optimization.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Associate Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE. 2013 - Now
  • Associate Professor, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland. 2012 - 2013
  • Assistant Professor, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland. 2007 - 2011
  • Senior Designer, ON Semiconductor Company, Switzerland. 2006 - 2007
  • Technical Leader, EM Microelectronic-Marin, Swatch Group, Switzerland. 2000 – 2006
  • Research and Teaching Associate, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland. 1998 – 2000
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland. 1993 – 1998

Research & Scholarly activities

  • Recipient of several research grants from the Commission for Technology and Innovation, the Swiss U.S. National Science Foundation, and Engineering companies, Switzerland.
  • Authored or co-authored over 30 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings, in addition to one book chapter.
  • Hold 5 patents

Consultancy & Industry Experience

  • Eight years working with ON Semiconductor Company and SWATCH Group in Switzerland.
  • Consultant for several Engineering Companies.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Member
  • Member of the Technical Committees (MTC): IEEE International Conference On RFID
  • MTC: IEEE International Conference on RFID Technology and Applications
  • MTC: IEEE International Workshop on Communications in Wireless Power Transfer
  • MTC: IEEE Symposium on Wireless Telecommunications Applications
  • MTC: IEEE International Conference on Electronics Design, Systems and Applications
  • MTC: International Conference on Sensor Technology and Applications