Selected Publications

Refereed Journals

  1. H. M. Kadry, M. Alhawari and D. L. Sounas, "Angular-Momentum Biased Circulator With Locally Generated Modulation," in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 69, no. 1, pp. 551-565, Jan. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TMTT.2020.3034322.
  2. H. Al Maharmeh, M. Alhawari, C. Hung, M. Ismail, “Hardware security threats and countermeasures: a study of obfuscation, camouflaging and PUFs” International Journal of Multimedia Intelligence and Security, Jan. 2020.
  3. Kilani, D., Mohammad, B., Alhawari, M. et al. “Analysis and characterization of leakage reduction methodologies for stacking, body biasing and DLS in 65 nm CMOS technology”. Analog Integr Circ Sig Process 102, 1–8 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10470-019-01520-z
  4. Y. Kifle, M. Alhawari, S. Bou-Sleiman, H. Saleh, B. Mohammad, M. Ismail, “A 230μW Built-in On-Chip Auto-Calibrating RF Amplitude Detector in 65nm CMOS,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Aug. 2019.
  5. D. Kilani, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh, M. Sanduleanu, and M. Ismail, “Cascaded power management unit characterization for TEG-based IoT devices in 65 nm CMOS,” Microelectronics Journal, vol. 90, pp. 285–296, Aug. 2019.
  6. A. Mahmoud, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "A Gain-Controlled, Low-Leakage Dickson Charge Pump for Energy-Harvesting Applications," in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 1114-1123, May 2019.
  7. D. Kilani, B. Mohammad, M. Alhawari, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "A Dual-Output Switched Capacitor DC–DC Buck Converter Using Adaptive Time Multiplexing Technique in 65-nm CMOS," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 4007-4016, Nov. 2018.
  8. H. Abunahla ; B. Mohammad ; L. Mahmoud ; M. Darweesh ; M. Alhawari ; M. Abi Jaoude ; G. Wesley Hitt, "MemSens: Memristor-Based Radiation Sensor," in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 3198-3205, 15 April, 2018.
  9. Hallfors, N.G., Alhawari, M., Abi Jaoude, M. et al. “Graphene oxide: Nylon ECG sensors for wearable IoT healthcare—nanomaterial and SoC interface” Analog Integr Circ Sig Process (2018) 96: 253.
  10. M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An Efficient Polarity Detection Technique for Thermoelectric Harvester in L-based Converters," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 705-716, March 2017.
  11. M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An Efficient Zero Current Switching Control for L-Based DC–DC Converters in TEG Applications," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 294-298, March 2017.
  12. D. Kilani, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An Efficient Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Buck Converter for Self-Powered Wearable Electronics," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 63, no. 10, pp. 1557-1566, Oct. 2016.
  13. M. Wahbah, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, “An AC–DC converter for human body-based vibration energy harvesting” Microelectronic journals, vol. 55, 2016.
  14. L. Mahmoud, YA. Samad, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, K. Liao, M. Ismail, “Combination of PVA with Graphene to Improve the Seebeck Coefficient for Thermoelectric Generator Applications” Journal of Electronic Materials, 2015.
  15. M. Wahbah, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "Characterization of Human Body-Based Thermal and Vibration Energy Harvesting for Wearable Devices," in IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 354-363, Sept. 2014.
  16. Alhawari, M.; Albelooshi, N.A.; Perrott, M.H., "A 0.5 V 4 µW CMOS Light-to-Digital Converter Based on a Nonuniform Quantizer for a Photoplethysmographic Heart-Rate Sensor," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.49, no.1, pp.271,288, Jan. 2014.

Refereed Conferences

  1. Shiva Maleki Varnosfaderani, Rihat Rahman, Nabil J. Sarhan, Levin Kuhlmann, Eishi Asano, Aimee Luat, and Mohammad Alhawari. "A Two-Layer LSTM Deep Learning Model for Epileptic Seizure Prediction," 2021 IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (AICAS), June 6-9, 2021. (Accepted).
  2. Rihat Rahman, Shiva Maleki Varnosfaderani, Omar Makke, Nabil J. Sarhan, Eishi Asano, Aimee Luat, and Mohammad Alhawari, "Comprehensive Analysis of EEG Datasets for Epileptic Seizure Prediction," 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 22-28, 2021, Daegu, Korea. (Accepted).
  3. Hamza Al Maharmeh, Nabil J. Sarhan, Mohammed Ismail, Chung Chih Hung, and Mohammad Alhawari, "A Comparative Analysis of Time-Domain and Digital-Domain Hardware Accelerators for Deep Neural Networks," 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 22-28, 2021, Daegu, Korea. (Accepted).
  4. H. Al Maharmeh, N. J. Sarhan, C. -C. Hung, M. Ismail and M. Alhawari, "Compute-in-Time for Deep Neural Network Accelerators: Challenges and Prospects," 2020 IEEE 63rd International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Springfield, MA, USA, 2020, pp. 990-993.
  5. M. D. Edwards, H. Al Maharmeh, N. J. Sarhan, M. Ismail and M. Alhawari, "A Low-Power, Digitally-Controlled, Multi-Stable, CMOS Analog Memory Circuit," 2020 IEEE 63rd International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Springfield, MA, USA, 2020, pp. 872-875.
  6. K. Jumood, S. AbdulHadi, B. Mohammad, M. Abi Jaoude, A. AlAzzam, M. Alhawari, “High-Density ReRAM Crossbar with Selector Device for Sneak Path Reduction” International Conference on Microelectronics, Dec. 2019
  7. D. Kilani, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An Efficient and Small Area Multioutput Switched Capacitor Buck Converter for IoTs," 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Florence, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-4.
  8. A. Mahmoud, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "A Charge Pump Based Power Management Unit With 66%-Efficiency in 65 nm CMOS," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Florence, Italy, 2018, pp. 1-4.
  9. H. Aboueidah et al., "Characterization of RF energy harvesting at 2.4 GHz," 24th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Batumi, 2017, pp. 446-449.
  10. D. Kilani, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An 83% efficiency, 0.6V to 1V output switched-capacitor DC-DC converter for micro-watt power applications," IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Abu Dhabi, 2016, pp. 1-4.
  11. M. Alhawari, T. Tekeste, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "Power management unit for multi-source energy harvesting in wearable electronics," IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Abu Dhabi, 2016, pp. 1-4.
  12. A. Mahmoud, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "A multi-input, multi-output power management unit using dickson charge pump for energy harvesting applications," IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Abu Dhabi, 2016, pp. 1-4.
  13. Y. Kifle, M. Alhawari, S. Bou-Sleiman and M. Ismail, "A 0.23 mW, On-Chip, self-calibrating RF amplitude detector in 65 nm CMOS," IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Abu Dhabi, 2016, pp. 1-4.
  14. M. Alhawari, D. Kilani, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An efficient thermal energy harvesting and power management for μWatt wearable BioChips," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Montreal, QC, 2016, pp. 2258-2261.
  15. M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An all-digital, CMOS zero current switching circuit for thermal energy harvesting," European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD), Trondheim, 2015, pp. 1-4.
  16. M. Alhawari, D. Kilani, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "An efficient power management unit for μWatt thermoelectric generators," International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research (ICTRC), Abu Dhabi, 2015, pp. 148-151.
  17. M. Alhawari and M. H. Perrott, "A clockless, multi-stable, CMOS analog circuit," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Melbourne VIC, 2014, pp. 1764-1767.
  18. M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh and M. Ismail, "A survey of thermal energy harvesting techniques and interface circuitry," IEEE 20th International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS), Abu Dhabi, 2013, pp. 381-384.
  19. M. Alhawari et al., "Energy efficient system-on-chip architecture for non-invasive mobile monitoring of diabetics," 8th International Conference on Design & Technology of Integrated Systems in Nanoscale Era (DTIS), Abu Dhabi, 2013, pp. 180-181.
  20. M. Alhawari, N. Albelooshi and M. H. Perrott, "A 0.5V 4µW CMOS photoplethysmographic heart-rate sensor IC based on a non-uniform quantizer," IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers, San Francisco, CA, 2013, pp. 384-385.

Granted Patents

  1. M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh, M. Ismail, “Auto-Polarity In An Inductor Based Converter” , US Patent 9972761, 2018.
  2. M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh, M. Ismail, “Energy Mixer” , US Patent 9973007, 2018.
  3. D. Kilani, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh, M. Ismail, “Methods and Apparatus for Simulataneously Generating Multiple Output Voltage Levels Utilizing Switched Capacitor DC-DC Converters".
  4. A. Mahmoud, M.Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh, M. Ismail, “Two Dimentional Charge Pump".

Authored Books

  1. M. Alhawari, et al. , “Energy Harvesting Circuits for Self-powered Wearable Devices” ISBN 978-3-319-62578-2, Springer, 2018.

Book Chapters

  1. M. Alhawari, et al. , “A Low Power, High Resolution ZCS Control for Inductor-based Converters”, The IoT Physical layer, ISBN 978-3-319-93100-5, Springer, 2019.
  2. M. Alhawari, et al. , “A Self-Powered SoC Platform for Wearable Health Care”, The IoT Physical layer, ISBN 978-3-319-93100-5, Springer, 2019.
  3. D. Kilani, M. Alhawari, B. Mohammad, H. Saleh, M. Ismail, “Power Management Unit for IoT”, The IoT Physical layer, ISBN 978-3-319-93100-5, Springer, 2019.