Prof. Ezz I. El-Masry
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Alexandria), Ph.D. (Man.), P.Eng.
Ezz I. El-Masry (M’78-SM’83) has received the B. Sc. (Eng.) degree (first class honors) and the M. A. Sc. (Eng.) degree in Electrical Engineering from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1967 and 1972; respectively and the Ph. D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Manitoba, Canada in 1977. He was a member of the scientific staff at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada in Ottawa. In 1978 he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Illinois. In 1983 he joined the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at DalTech, Dalhousie University (formerly, the Technical University of Nova Scotia), Canada where he is presently a Professor. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Kuwait in 1989-1990 and at KFUPM in Saudi Arabia in 1997-1998. He is the founder and President of the EEC Engineering Consultant in Dartmouth, NS, Canada. He has served as a consultant to industries, Research
Laboratories (in USA, Canada, and overseas) and the United Nation UNESCO Office. His mean research interests are in the area of Analog and mixed-signal Microelectronics in particular; low-voltage & low-power Analog VLSI Circuits, switched-capacitor and current-mode f ilters. He is a member and Principal Investigator of the Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence on Microelectronics (MICRONET) since 1989. Has been appointed for the NSERC Grant Selection Committee on Communications, Computers and Components (GSC334 for three years that ends 2004. He serves as Scientific Liaison Officer for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). He has authored and co-authored over 100 papers and chapters in books. He is the recipient of the Myril B. Reed Best Paper Awards (twice) for papers presented at the 27th and the 28th Midwest Symposiums on Circuits and Systems. He has served as a Chairperson, Organizer of many technical
sessions and member of the Technical Program Committee of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, the Midwest Symposiums on Circuits and Systems and the Canadian Conference on Engineering Education. He was the chairman of the technical program committee of the 1984 IEEE International Conference on System, Man and Cybernetics. He is a member of the Steering and Technical Committees of the Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems since 1989.