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→ Postdoctoral fellow
This position is in the area of low power analog mixed-signal IC design for biomedical applications, including analog to digital data converter, instrumentation amplifier, voltage/current reference, CMOS/MEMS sensors and sensor interface, custom digital processor, etc. Tapeout in advanced technologies are available. The initial term of the position is 1 year, with the possibility of renewal based on mutual interest.

→ PhD student
HBKU offers competitive scholarship to outstanding applicants.
Requires a master’s degree, detailed requirement can be found on hbku admission
Please send the following info to <bwang{at}> for initial review.
1. GPA of all (including incomplete) degrees in % out of 100 (calculated excluding non-technical and pass/fail courses)
2. CV with all publication list and previous project experience
3. English test score (TOFEL/IELTS, with GRE preferred)
4. Publication samples, 1st- or 2nd-author, in PDF format



Dr. Bo WANG received the B. Eng. (Excellent Graduate Honor) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2010; and the M. Phil and Ph. D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, in 2012 and 2015, respectively.

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Ying YI was a post-doctoral fellow with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia during July 2016 to Sep. 2018. He received the MS degree from the Department of Electronics and Radio Engineering, Kyung Hee University in 2010, and then received the Ph.d degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia in 2016. He joined HBKU in Dec. 2018. His research interests are Bio-MEMS, implantable electronics, RF wireless systems and circuits.

Dr. Nasir A. Quadir received the B.Tech. degree in electronics and communication engineering from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India, in 1998, the M.Sc. degree in electronics engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University College Cork, Ireland, in 2014.

Graduate Students

Neam Fares received her B.Sc degree in Computer Engineering from Qatar University in 2019. She is currently pursuing the MS degree in Cybersecurity at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. Her research enthusiasm is in hardware security, data communication and networking, and machine learning. She is co-supervised by Dr. Bo Wang to design a certificateless cryptography engine for IoT devices.

Ghassan Saad received his BS degree (Best Student Graduate Award) in Computer Engineering from Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar, in 2021. He is currently pursuing the MS degree in Data Science and Engineering at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, HBKU, Qatar. He His research interests include machine learning, deep learning, and hardware acceleration.

Tsz Ngai Lin received the B.Eng. degree (First Class Honours) in electronic and communications engineering from The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong, in 2013, and the M. Phil degree in electronic and computer engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, in 2016. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering at The Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Solid-State Sensing Laboratory, HBKU, Qatar. His research interests include instrumentation amplifiers, precision analog and mixed-signal interface electronics, and low-power circuit design. Mr. Lin was a recipient of the HKUST postgraduate studentship and the HBKU full scholarship.

M. Asfandyar Awan received his B.Eng. degree in electronics Engineering from COMSATS University Pakistan in 2009. He graduated with M.Eng in electrical and electronics Engineering in 2012 from Linköping University Sweden , with emphasis on System on Chip design (SoC-ware). From 2013 to 2017 He worked as a Research Assistant in a research Institute Microelectronics Circuits Center Ireland (MCCI), where he worked on Low Power Low Speed Bio-Medical Front-Ends and Analog Building Blocks for high Speed(2GS/S) ADC. Before joining HBKU, he served as Analog Design Engineer in US based Integrated circuits design industry from 2017 to 2019.

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