Santa Clara University


Samiha Mourad, Ph.D.

Samiha Mourad Title: William and Janice Terry Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Office: EC 218
Phone: 408-554-4163
Fax: 408-554-5474
Education: Ph.D., N. Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
B.S., Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Interests: ASIC Design and Testing



Current Research Interests


Recent Publications 

  • S. L. Lin and S. Mourad, "A Self-Binning BIST Structure for Data Communications Transceivers," the IEEE Trans. On Instr. & Measure, expected 2004
  • D. Kay and S. Mourad, "Compression Technique for Interactive Built-In Self-Test," the IEE Proceedings on Computers, pp , 2003.
  • Thomas Egan and Samiha Mourad, "A Framework for the Characterization and Verification of Embedded Phase-Locked Loops", IEEE Trans. on Instr. & measure. Volume: 51 Issue: 6, December 2002, pp. 1234 -1239.
  • B. Greene and S. Mourad, "Partial Scan Testing on the Register-Transfer Level", JETTA, pp. 613-626, Dec. 2002
  • Samiha Mourad and Garret Okamoto, "Communication System on a Chip," invited contribution for publication in The Computer Engineering Handbook, pp. 42-15 to 42-25, 2001


  • William & Janice Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering 2002 - date
  • Clare Booth Luce Chair in Engineering 1992 -1998
  • Graduate with first-degree honor from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Fellowship from the Egyptian Government for 1) Undergraduate (Egypt) and 2) graduate study (USA)

Courses Taught


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