Biographical Sketch

Mehrdad Nourani received his B. Sc. and M. Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran in 1986. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio in 1993. During the academic year 1994, he was a postdoctoral Fellow at Case Western Reserve University, Department of Computer Engineering.

Dr. Nourani served Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran from 1995 to 1998 and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Case Western Reserve University from 1998 to 1999. Since August 1999, he has been on the faculty of the University of Texas at Dallas, where he is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering and a member of QoLT (Quality of Life Technology Laboratory) and CICS (Center for Integrated Circuits and Systems).

Dr. Nourani has received the Texas Telecommunications Consortium Award (1999), the Clark Foundation Research Initiation Grant (2001) and the National Science Foundation Career Award (2002). Dr. Nourani's current research interests include: design for testability, system-on-Chip testing, signal integrity modeling and test, high-level synthesis, packet processing architecture, and low power design methodologies. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the ACM.