Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Hassan Omar Ali

1 12 2009

CURRICULUM VITAE OF DR. HASSAN OMAR ALI

PERSONAL HISTORY:

Date of Birth: 30 June 1962

Place of Birth: Pemba, Tanzania;

Marital Status: Married with three children;

Nationality: Tanzanian;

Permanent Address: 605 Dove Cove Ct, Murphy, Texas 75094, USA;

Tel: +1-214-567-2060 (Work)

Tel: +1-214-474-1512 (Home)

E-mail: hassan@magma.ca

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND:

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada, (1996);

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada, (1992);

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, (1987);

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

October 2003 – To date; Electrical Engineer (Senior Applications Engineer), High-Speed Semiconductor Products, Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas, Texas, United States of America;

February 2002 – October 2003; Electrical Engineer (Senior Signal Integrity Designer), Data Communication and Telecommunication Products, Fidus Systems Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada;

April 2001 – December 2001; Electrical Engineer (Senior Signal Integrity Designer), Advanced Data Communication Products, Lantern Communications, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada;

March 1997 – April 2001; Electrical Engineer (Advanced Electrical/Optical Interconnect Designer), Telecommunication Products, Nortel Networks, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada;

September 1991 – March 1997; Technical Researcher/Teaching Assistant, Electromagnetics Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada;

November 1988 – September 1990; Tutorial Assistant/Assistant Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania;

July 1987 – November 1988, Electrical Engineer, Zanzibar International Airport, Zanzibar, Tanzania;

October 1981 – May 1983, Physics and Mathematics Teacher; Fidel Castro Secondary School, Pemba, Tanzania;

CONFERENCES/MEETINGS ATTENDED:

“International Consumer Electronics Show”, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., January 2008;

“National Association of Broadcasters Show”, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., April 2008;

“DesignCon”, Annual Conference organized by the International Engineering Consortium, Santa Clara, California, USA; years attended: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007;

“System Hardware Design Symposium”, Annual Symposium organized by Texas Instruments; years attended: 2004 and 2005;

“IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility”, Austin, Texas, USA, August 1997;

“Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS)”, Pasadena, California, U.S.A, July 1993;

PUBLICATIONS:

Hassan. O. Ali and R. Mwikalo; ‘Kompyuta: Jifunze na Ielewe (Computer: Teach Yourself Guide – in Swahili)’, Commoners’ Publishing Inc., ottawa, Canada, 2000;

Ratner, Ali, and E. Petriu, ‘Neural network simulation of a dielectric ring resonator antenna,’ Journal of Systems Architecture, vol. 44, pp. 569-581, 1998;

H. O. Ali, ‘Near-field computation using the finite element method,’ Ph.D. thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, Dec. 1996;

S. Labonte, A. Blais, S. Legault, H. Ali, L. Roy, ‘Monopole antennas for microwave catheter ablation,’ IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Tech., vol. 44, no. 10, pp. 1832-1840, Oct. 1996;

H. O. Ali and G. I. Costache, ‘Accurate frequency domain modelling of coaxially driven axisymmetric microwave structures,’ IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Letters, vol. 4, no. 12, pp. 390-392, Dec. 1994;

H. O. Ali and G. Costache, ‘Finite-element time-domain analysis of axisymmetrical radiators,’ IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagation, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 272-275, Feb. 1994;

H. O. Ali and G. Costache, ‘Finite-element time-domain analysis of axisymmetrical radiators,’ IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagation, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 272-275, Feb. 1994;

H. O. Ali and G. Costache, ‘Transient finite element analysis of axisymmetrical antennas,’ PIERS Conference, Pasadena, U.S.A, July 1993;

H. O. Ali, ‘Finite-element time-domain analysis of axisymmetrical radiating structures,’ M.A.Sc. thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, Oct. 1992;

H. R. Mgombelo, H. O. Ali, and M. M. Kissaka, ‘Performance characteristics of a class of two-way, 3-dB, planar power dividers,’ International J. for Modeling, Simulation & Control, A, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 25-39, 1991;

H. R. Mgombelo, H. O. Ali, and M. M. Kissaka, ‘New impedance transforming ratrace hybrid ring,’ Electronics Letters, vol. 26, no. 13, pp. 837-839, 1990;

H. R. Mgombelo and H. O. Ali, ‘New two-way, 3dB, equiphase, impedance-transforming power divider suitable for high power applications,’ Electronics Letters, vol. 25, no. 15, pp. 1014-1016, 1989;

Hassan O. Ali, et al., ‘Reducing the coupling between LC-oscillator based phase-locked loops in flip-chip ASICs,’ United States Patent # US 7173498 B2, issued February 6, 2007

LANGUAGES:

Kiswahili (Mother Tongue)

English (Working Language)

HOBBIES:

Writing and reading everything about computers; participate in and watch sports (i.e. soccer, baseball, basketball, athletics, football, etc.);

Writing and reading poems, articles, and books in and about the Swahili language;

COMPUTER SKILLS:

– Very familiar with various computer operating systems e.g. All versions of Microsoft Windows, Various Unix/Linux flavours, and Apple Macintosh

– Fluent in various computer and web programming/scripting languages: C, C++, C#, Visual Basic, FORTRAN, Pascal, Perl, PHP, HTML, Awk, Python, UNIX shell, etc.

– Excellent mastery of computer office suites such as Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org, Visio, etc.

– Unix/Linux server/network administration.


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