Osama Shanaa

Senior RFIC Design Director

Osama Shanaa: (IEEE SM’94, M’01, S’03) has been with Mediatek as a Senior RFIC Design Director since 2008, where he is responsible for various CMOS RF SoC developments for both cellular and connectivity. He received his BSc. degree in electrical engineering with high honor from University of Jordan in 1992, the M.S.EE degree from Portland State University in 1996 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 2001. Between 1995-2008 he held various IC design positions at Radio Comm. Corp., National Semiconductor, and Maxim Integrated Products, where he lead many successful RF wireless designs for PCS, CDMA, WCDMA, WLAN and WiMax. In 2005 he was a visiting professor at the University of California Berkeley where he taught an advanced circuit design class for wireless communications. Dr. Shanaa is a Fulbright scholar, a member of the Etta Kappa Nu honor society and is a senior IEEE member. He currently serves on the Technical Program and Steering Committee for the IEEE RFIC Symposium. Dr. Shanaa is a former Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques and is currently a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Solid State Circuits Society.