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Samia Suliman

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

407B Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

sas178@psu.edu

814-863-3574

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Electrical characterization of microelectronic devices and materials.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Physics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, 1981
  • MS, Solid State Physics, Khartoum University, 1984
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Southern Illinois University, 1995
  • Ph D, Engineering Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 2002

Publications

Book Reviews

  • Samia A Suliman, 2012, Silicon Photonics: for telecommunication and biomedicine
  • Samia A Suliman, 2011, Fundamentals of Strength of Materials by Nag and Chanda

Journal Articles

  • J. Hao, M Rioux, Samia A Suliman and Osama O Awadelkarim, 2014, "High temperature bias-stress-induced instability in power trench-gated MOSFETs", MICROELECTRONICS RELIABILITY
  • K. Sarpatwar, L. J. Passmore, Samia A Suliman and O. O. Awadelkarim, 2007, "The analysis of current-voltage-temperature characterization in SiC Schottky diodes using threshold-accepting simulated-annealing technique", Solid State Electronics, 51, (5), pp. 644-649
  • Karthik Sarpatwar, Lucas Passmore, Samia A Suliman and Osama Awadelkarim, 2007, "Analysis of Current-Voltage-Temperature Characteristics in SiC Schottky Diodes Using Threshold- Accepting Simulated-Annealing Techniques,", SOLID-STATE ELECTRONICS
  • Lucas Passmore, Karthik Sarpatwar, Samia A Suliman and Osama Awadelakrim, 2006, "Fowler-Nordheim and Hot Carrier Reliabilities of U-Shaped Trench-Gated Transistors Studied by Three Terminal Charge Pumping"
  • Lucas Passmore, Karthik Sarpatwar, Samia A Suliman and Osama Awadelakrim, 2005, "Modified three terminal charge pumping technique applied to vertical transistor structures"
  • Samia A Suliman, Osama O Awadelkarim, R Ridley and G Donley, 2004, "Gate-oxide grown on the sidewalls and base of U-shaped Si trench: Effects of the oxide and oxide /Si interface condition on the properties of vertical MOS devices"
  • Samia A Suliman, Osama Awadelakarim and Stephen Fonash, 2003, "Electrical properties of the gate oxide and its interface with Si in U-shaped trench MOS capacitors: The impact of polycrystalline Si doping and oxide composition"
  • Samia A Suliman, Osama Awadelkarim and Stephen Fonash, 2002, "Electron and hole trapping in the bulk and interface with Si of a thermal oxide grown on the sidewalls and base of a U-shaped silicon trench"
  • Samia A Suliman, Osama Awadelakarim and Stephen Fonash, 2001, "The dependence of UMOSFETs characteristics and reliability on geometry and processing"
  • Samia A Suliman, 2001, "The effects of channel boron-doping on the performance and reliability of N-channel trench UMOSFETs"
  • Osama Awadelkarim, Samia A Suli andan, , 1990, "Defect states in carbon and oxygen implanted p-type silicon"
  • Osama Awadelkarim, Samia A Suliman and Bo Monemar, 1989, "On the 0.34 eV hole trap in irradiated boron-doped silicon"

Conference Proceedings

  • Samia A Suliman, 2014, "High-Temperature Reverse- Bias stressing of thin Oxide in Power Transistors", Conference: 12th Symposium on Semiconductors, Dielectrics, and Metals for Nanoelectronics held during the 226th Meeting of The Electrochemical-Society Location: Cancun, MEXICO Date: OCT 05-10, 2014
  • Clifford Lissenden, Christine Masters and Samia A Suliman, 2011, "Supplemental learning tools for Statics and Strength of Materials"
  • Samia A Suliman, 2006, "Properties of Si/SiO2Interfaces in Vertical Trench MOSFETs", IEEE, International Workshop on Junction Technology, 2006, IWJT '06, pp. 225-228
  • Osama Awadelkarim and Samia A Suliman, 2006, "Current- voltage characteristics and charge-carrier traps in n-type 4H-SiC Schottky structures - (invited", The 6th International Workshop on Junction Technology, Shanghai-China Session: Heterojunction Device and Contact
  • Samia A Suliman, 2006, "The properties of Si/SiO2 interfaces in Vertical trench UMOSFETS;Silicon-Based Novel Structures and Devices"
  • Samia A Suliman, 2005, "Fowler-Nordheim and Hot Carrier Reliabilities of U-Shaped Trench-Gated Transistors Studied by Three Terminal Charge Pumping"
  • Samia A Suliman, 2005, "On the Reliability of U-Shaped Trench-Gated Metal- Oxide Silicon Field-Effect Transisto", On the Reliability of U-Shaped Trench-Gated Metal- Oxide Silicon Field-Effect Transistor
  • C Wu, Samia A Suliman, Osama Awadelakrim and Jerzy Ryzyllo, 2002, "Growth and reliability of thick gate oxide in U-trench for power MOSFET's"
  • Gary Dolny and Samia A Suliman, 2001, "Characterization of gate oxide degradation mechanisms in trench-gated power MOSFETS using the charge-pumping technique"
  • Samia A Suliman, Stephen Fonash and Osama Awadelkarim, 2001, "The impact of trench geometry and processing on performance and reliability of low voltage power UMOSFETs"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Weiss Fellowship, Weiss Family, August 2000 - August 2001
  • Associate of Royal College of Science, British Royal College of Science, August 1981

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Evaluator, ESM-Today Research conferencefe, February 2017
  • Faculty, ESM SP-17 Retreat, January 2017
  • Attendee, MLK - Banquet, January 2017
  • Panelist, February 2016
  • , February 2016
  • Faculty, August 2016
  • Faculty, Commonwealth Mechanics group retreat, August 2016
  • Faculty, FOBA Retreat, August 2016
  • Attendee, CFW- Book discussion, March 2016
  • Attendee, IPAC-visit-dinner, March 2016
  • Attendee, March 2016
  • Attendee, CoE College-wide picnic, April 2016
  • , Diversity Training, May 2016
  • Ice-cream socialJune 2016
  • Presenter, Faculty Workload Committee, June 2016
  • Attendee, Judge on CoE-CERS- program, CoE graduate organization, April 2016
  • Attendee, Chinese New Year Dinner, January 2016
  • Attendee, MLK - Banquet, January 2016
  • Evaluator, Judge on CoE-CERS- program, April 2016
  • Panelist, February 2016
  • Attendee, February 2016
  • Attendee, MLK - Dinner event, FOBA, January 2016
  • Attendee, MLK - Dinner event, FOBA, January 2015 - January 2015
  • , Millennium Scholars Interviews, March 2015 - March 2015
  • , CFW-Lehigh Valley annual all -campus meeting, April 2015 - April 2015
  • Attendee, MSC-industry/Faculty Panel, April 2015 - April 2015
  • Reviewer, FE- exam review : Statics and SOM, Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society at Penn State, April 2015 - April 2015
  • , EOPC - Proposa evaluation, February 2015 - February 2015
  • Faculty committee co-chairExecutive member, CFW - Commission for Women, January 2013 - April 2015
  • Member, Faculty committee cochair, CFW, July 2013 - December 2014
  • Organizer, Holiday Potluck, FOBA, December 2013 - December 2014
  • Member, Allegeheny campus meeting, FOBA, November 2014 - November 2014
  • , E.Sci. 410/411 presentation, January 2014 - December 2014
  • , STEM Luncheon, January 2014 - December 2014
  • Evaluated startegic plans for set of the 48 univerity units.Framework for Diversity, September 2014 - December 2014
  • Reviewer, FE- exam review : Statics and SOM, Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society at Penn State, March 2014 - March 2014
  • , EOPC - Proposa evaluation, February 2014 - December 2014
  • , Millennium Scholars Interviews, March 2014 - March 2014
  • , MSA - faculty advisor, January 2013 - June 2014
  • Judge, 30 Applications Reviews, Schreyer Honors College, December 2008 - December 2008
  • , MEGA, February 2014
  • Faculty, Visiting seminar speakers meeting, February 2016
  • Participant, meetings, International, May 2008
  • Panel MemberGraduate Research Fellowship Program, NSF-National Science Foundation, February 2003
  • Judge, Resarch Judging, UG and G research exhibitions, March 2008

Service to External Organizations:

  • Member, January 2016 - December 2016
  • Contributor, Science , Technology and Innovation (STI) Workshop, State Department sponsoed -meeting, May 2008 - May 2008
 


 

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