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Samia Suliman

Associate Teaching Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

407B Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

sas178@psu.edu

814-863-3574

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

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

  • Amar Amartya Ghoush, 2020, "Studies of Bias Temperature Instabilities in 4H-SiC DMOSFETs", 2020 IEEE IRPS ( International Relibility Physics Symposium)
  • 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

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Evaluator, First Year Engineering Student Scholarship Applications, College of Engineering, First Year Engineering Student Scholarship Applications, January 2021 - January 2021
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Judge, ESM Today-Graduate Exhibition, Graduate Student Councel, February 2021 - February 2021
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Judge, 2021 Graduate Research Exhibition, The Graduate School, The Graduate School's Graduate Exhibition Committee, March 2021 - March 2021
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Committee Member, MEP-Director Search Committee, December 2017 - February 2018
  • Administrative Support Work, Representative, Faculty Senate, June 2016 - July 2020
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, CoE faculty Senator, Faculty Senate, Education ( Formally, Undergraduate Education), June 2016 - June 2020
  • Committee Work, Administrator, Evaluated startegic plans for set of the 48 univerity units., Framework for Diversity, September 2014 - December 2014
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Evaluator, CoE-CERS- program /Paper-Poster-Oral presentation Judge 2019/18/17/16, April 2019

Service to External Organizations:

  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, International Reliability Physics Symposium-Reliability Test Track 2019/20, 2020/21, IEEE, 2019 - 2021
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Panelist, NSF-GRFP 2004/2005/2006/2007/2008, February 2004 - February 2008
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Participant, NSF- Additive Manufacturing Workshop, March 2014
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Participant, NSF-ATE Advanced Technology Education 2013/2014, October 2014
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Reviewer, NSF-SBIR-STTR Nanotechnology, August 2006
 


 

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