Wala Saadeh, PhD

Assistant Professor


Wala Saadeh received the B.S. degree from the Computer Engineering Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, in 2009, and the M.Sc. degree in Microsystems Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Interdisciplinary Program from  Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (now Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in 2012 and 2016, respectively. In 2013, she joined the Test-Chip Integration team, Global Foundries, Dresden, Germany, as a Test-Chip intern, where she performed quality assurance tests on advanced nodes for DFM. She developed a low-energy body-area-network transceiver for a binaural hearing
aid for long-term continuous monitoring.

Educational & Professional Experience

She was an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan from 2016 to 2022.

Recent Publications

A complete list of her publication can be found here.

Research Interests

Her current research interests include machine learning for healthcare applications and portable/wearable biomedical devices.

Selected Awards & Honors

Dr. Saadeh is the recipient of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2015 Best
Paper Award (BioCAS Track) and the ISCAS 2015 Runner-Up Best Student Paper Award. She is also co-
recipient of the Best Paper Award (Integrated Circuit Design Track) of the 1st International Conference
on Microwave, Antennas & Circuits (ICMAC 2021).