Dhamin Al-Khalili, BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor

Dhamin Al-Khalili
Dhamin Al-Khalili, BSc, MSc, PhD, Professor
Sawyer - 4022
(613) 541-6000 ext 6401
(613) 544-8107
Département de Génie électrique et génie informatique

College Address

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4


In addition to his professorship with the Royal Military College of Canada, Dr. Dhamin Al-Khalili also hold an adjuct professorship position at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Concordia University in Montreal.

His research interests include VLSI architecture in areas of computer arithmetic and signal processing, low power electronics, testability analysis and design automation.

He received his B.Sc degree in 1966 and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UK) in 1970 and 1972 respectively. He joined the Ontario Centre for Microelectronics (OCM) in 1982, as a Senior Engineer then a Senior Consultant. In 1986, he worked as a Research Director with the Canadian Semiconductor Design Association (CSDA), an industrial consortium. Before joining OCM, he worked at the Winnipeg Microelectronics Center as a Design Engineer, then a Senior Engineer and Project Leader. In 1994/95, he worked for one year as a Research Industrial Fellow at Northern Telecom, Ottawa.

Positions held overseas include Associate Professor, Associate Head, then Chairman of the School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Technology, Iraq. He also worked as a Director of Electronic Research and Development Laboratory at the same University.

Dr. Al-Khalili was the chairman of the CSDA's Technical Committee for nine years and worked as a consultant to the Canadian Microelectronics Corporation (CMC) on design methodologies, then as a member of CMC's Technical Advisory Committee for three years. He was also a member of the Advisory Committee, then a consultant to the ATEC Microelectronics Education Program.

Recent Research Projects

  • Novel Approach to the Design of Direct Digital Frequency Synthesizers Based on Linear Interpolation.
  • Synthesis of IP Blocks with emphasis on Technology Migration.
  • Efficient Algorithms for Synthesis of Clock Distribution Networks.
  • Synthesis tool for low power down-converter IP Block for telecom applications.
  • Advanced Neutral Network Based VHDL Fault Models for Analysis of Fault Secure CMOS ICs.
  • Design and Implementation of a Wide Band Quadrature Demodulators on Field Programmable Gate Arrays.
  • Triple Data Path Architecture for Low Power Floating Point Arithmetic.
  • Module Compiler of Low Power Floating Point Fused Multiplier Accumulator.
  • Multi-Level Logic Synthesis Using Hybrid Pass Logic and CMOS Topologies.
  • Behavioral Synthesis of Floating Point CORDIC Processors.
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