King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Prof. Husam Alshareef obtained his PhD at North Carolina State University, USA, in 1996. Following a post-doctoral appointment at Sandia National Laboratory, he embarked on a career in the semiconductor industry, holding positions at Micron Technology and Texas Instruments, Inc. In 2009 he joined KAUST, where he initiated an active research group focusing on emerging electronics and on energy harvesting and storage. He has authored more than 250 articles, he has 60 issued patents with an h-factor of 44 and more than 6,000 citations. He has won the UNDP Undergraduate Fellowship, Seth Sprague Physics Award, NC State Dean’s Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education Electronic Materials Fellowship, and the SEMATECH Corporate Excellence Award. He served as Associate Editor for the J. of Electronic Material (IF: 1.7) and is currently Editor-in-Chief for the Springer’s new journal Materials for Renewable & Sustainable Energy. He presented over 70 invited/contributed presentations and tutorials at international conferences.