For different sections see below

Journal Publications

[27] AZIZIPOUR N., AVAZPOUR R., ROSENZWEIG D., SAWAN M.*, AJJI A.*, “Evolution of biochip technology: A review from lab-on-a-chip to organ-on-a-chip”, Micromachines, Section B: Biology and Biomedicine Journal, Vol.11, No. 6, 2020, pp. 599.
[26] HASSAN A., AMER M., SAVARIA Y., SAWAN M., “GaN-based LSK Demodulator for Wireless Data Receivers in High-Temperature Applications”, Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 84, Feb. 2019, pp. 129-135.
[25] ROSTAMI M.S., SABERI M., MIYAMANDI-NEJAD M., SAWAN M., “A Low-Power Time-to-Digital Converter for Sensor Interface Circuits”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, May 2020, pp. 1-1.
[24] HONARPARVAR M., DE LA ROSA J., SAWAN M., “A 10-MHz BW 77:3-dB SNDR 640-MS/s GRO-based CT MASH SD Modulator”, To appear in IEEE TCAS-II, 2020.
[23] JAVANBAKHT, T., GHANE-MOTLAGH, B., SAWAN, M., “Comparative Study of Antibiofilm Activity and Physicochemical Properties of Microelectrode Arrays”, Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 229, May 2020, pp. 111-305.
[22] Rong, G., Mendez, A., Bou Assi, E., Zhao, B., Sawan, M., “Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Review and Prediction Case Studies”, Engineering, Vol 6, No. 3, Mar. 2020, pp. 291-301.
[21] HASHEMI-NOSHAHR F., NABAVI M., SAWAN M., " Multi-Channel Neural Recording Implants: A Review", Sensors,Vol. 20, No. 3, Feb. 2020, pp. 904.
[20] SAHA, S., LESAGE, F., SAWAN, M., "Compact Optical Probe for Time-resolved NIRS- Imaging", IEEE Sensors Journal, PP(99):1-1, Feb. 2020.
[19] MONTAZERI, L., ELZARIF, N., TRENHOLM, S., SAWAN, M., "Optogenetic Stimulation for Restoring Vision to Patients Suffering from Retinal Degenerative Diseases: Current Strategies and Future Directions", Online, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol.13, No. 6, Dec. 2019, pp.1792-1807.
[18] SAHA, S., SAWAN, M., LESAGE, F., “Wearable SiPM-based NIRS Interface Integrated with Pulsed Laser Source”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Vol. 13, No. 6, Dec. 2019, pp.1313-1323.
[17] TRIGUI A., SAVARIA, Y., AMMARI, A., SAWAN, M., "Energy Efficient Generic Demodulator for High Data Transmission Rate Over an Inductive Link for Implantable Devices", IEEE Access, Vol. 7, No. 1, Dec 2019, pp. 159379-159389.
[16] GAGLIANO, L., BOU ASSI, E., NGUYEN, D.K., SAWAN, M., "Bispectrum and Recurrent Neural Networks: Improved Classification of Interictal and Preictal States”, Springer Scientific Reports, Vol. 9, No. 15649, 2019.
[15] CHEBLI, R., ALI, M., SAWAN, M., "High-CMRR Low-Noise Fully Integrated Front-End for EEG Acquisition Systems", Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 10, Oct. 2019, pp. 1157-1171.
[14] RADIN R.L., SAWAN M., GALUP-MONTORO C., SCHNEIDER M.C., "A 7.5 mV-Input Boost Converter for ThermalEnergy Harvesting with 11 mV Self-Startup”, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, Sep. 2019, pp. 1-1.
[13] TANTIN, A., BOU ASSI, E., van Asselt, E., HacheD, S.,SAWAN, M., “Predicting Urinary Bladder Voiding by means of a Linear Discriminant Analysis: Validation in Rats”, Elsevier, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Vol 55, Jan. 2020, pp. 1016-1067.
[12] HAMMOUD A., NGUYEN DK, SAWAN M., “Detection Methods and Tools of Administered Anti-Epileptic Drugs – A Review”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics OA, Online, Feb. 2019.
[11] BOU ASSI, E., GAGLIANO, L., RIHANA, S., NGUYEN D.K., SAWAN, M., "Bispectrum Features and Multilayer Perceptron Classifier to Enhance Seizure Prediction", Scientific Reports, Springer Nature, Vol. 8, 15491, 2018.
[10] BENAYED H., ALI M., SAHA S., MASMOUDI M., SAWAN M., “Toward a Prototype of an Optoelectronic-based Visual Prosthesis: Control Unit Design and Validation”, Springer ASPIC, Vol. 98, No. 2, February 2019, pp. 311-320.
[9] TREMBLAY J., MARTINEZ-MONTES E., VANNASING P., NGUYEN D., SAWAN M., LEPORE F., LASSONDE M., GALLAGHER A., “Comparison of source localization techniques in Diffuse Optical Tomography (DOT) using realistic head model”, Brain Imaging Methods, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Vol. 9, No.7, 2018, pp. 2994-3016.
[8] HASSAN, A., ALI, M., TRIGUI, A., SAVARIA, Y., SAWAN, M., “A GaN-based Wireless Monitoring System for High-Temperature Applications”, MDPISensors J., Vol. 19, No. 8, 2019, pp. 1785.
[7] BENDER-MACHADO, M., NORNBERG, F., SAWAN, M., GALUP-MONTORO, C., CHEREM SCHNEIDER, M., “Analysis and Design of the Dickson Charge Pump for sub-50 mV Energy Harvesting”, Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 90, 2019, pp. 253-259.
[6] BOU ASSI, E., RIHANA, S., NGUYEN D.K., SAWAN, M., "Effective Connectivity Analysis of EEG and Accurate Localisation of the Epileptogenic Focus at the Onset of Operculo-Insular Seizures", Epilepsy Research Journal, Vol. 152, 2019, pp. 42-51.
[5] TOKUDA, T., ISHIZU, T., NATTAKARN, W., HARUTA, M., NODA, T., SASAGAWA, K., SAWAN, M., OHTA, J. "Design Optimization of CMOS Control Circuit for Integrated Photovoltaic Power Transfer", Sensors and Materials,Vol. 30, No. 10,2019, pp. 2343.
[4] CHAMPAGNE P.O., BOUTHILLIER A., SAWAN M., “Colloidal Stability of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in the Central Nervous System: A Review”, Nanomedicine Journal, Vol. 13, No. 11, 2019, pp. 1385-1400.
[3] NABOVATI, G., GHAFAR-ZADEH, E., LETOURNEAU, E., SAWAN, M., "Smart Cell Culture Monitoring and Drug Test Platform Using CMOS Capacitive Sensor Array”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 66, No. 4, 2019, pp. 1094-1104.
[2] TRIGUI, A., ALI, M., AMMARI, A., SAVARIA, Y., SAWAN, M., "Maximizing Data Transmission Rate for Implantable Devices Over a Single Inductive Link: Methodological Review", IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2019, pp. 72-87.
[1] LAFLAMME-MAYER, N., KOWARZYK, G., BLAQUIèRE, Y., SAVARIA, Y., SAWAN M., “A Defect-Tolerant Reusable Network of DACs for Wafer-Scale Integration”, IEEE Transactions on TVLSI, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2019, pp. 304-315.

Conference Publications

[25] GAGLIANO L., BOU ASSI E., TOFFA D.H., NGUYEN D.K., SAWAN M., “Unsupervised Clustering of HRV Features Reveals Preictal Changes in Human Epilepsy”, IEEE-EMBC, Virtual, Montreal, 2020.
[24] KARIMI M., JOUAICHA H., LELLOUCHE F., BOUCHARD P.-A., SAWAN M., GOSSELIN B., “A 6.78-MHz Robust WPT System with Inductive Link Bandwidth Extended for Cm-Sized Implantable Medical devices”, IEEE-EMBC, Virtual, Montreal, 2020.
[23] GHARIB I., SAWAN M., “Microfluidic Valve Arrays for Drug Delivery in Organ-On-Chips”, IEEE-EMBC, Virtual, Montreal, 2020.
[22] ELSAYEGH B., DUMOULIN C., ALI M., ASSAF H., SAWAN M., “A Dynamometer-Based Wireless Pelvic Floor Muscle Force Monitoring”, IEEE-EMBC, Virtual, Montreal, 2020.
[21] ESMAEILZADEH M, ALI M., HASSAN A., AUDET Y., SAWAN M., “Low-Power High-Accuracy VCO-Based Comparator for Sensor Interface Applications”, IEEE- NEWCAS, Montreal, 2020.
[20] KARIMI M., ALI M., HASSAN A., WEBER-BOISVERT G., ABUELNASR A., SAWAN M., GOSSELIN B., “A 1.99-ns 0.5-pJ Wide Frequency Range Level Shifter with Closed-Loop Negative Feedback”, IEEE- NEWCAS, Montreal, 2020.
[19] HASSAN A., AMER M., SAVARIA Y., SAWAN M., “Towards GaN500-Based High Temperature ICs: Characterization and Modeling Up to 600°C”, IEEE- NEWCAS, Montreal, 2020.
[18] AMER M., ALI M., ABUELNASR A., HASSAN A., NABAVI M., SAVARIA Y., SAWAN M., …, “_Fully Integrated Dual-Channel Gate Driver and Area Efficient PID Compensator for Surge Tolerant Power Sensor Interface”, IEEE- NEWCAS, Montreal, 2020.
[17] GAGLIANO L., LESAGE F., BOU ASSI E., NGUYEN D.K., SAWAN M., “Neural Networks for Epileptic Seizure Prediction: Algorithms and Hardware Implementation”, IEEE- NEWCAS, Montreal, 2020.
[16] AKBARI M., HONARPARVAR M., SAVARIA Y., SAWAN M., “OTA-Free MASH Two-Step Incremental ADC Based on Noise Shaping SAR ADCs”, IEEE- NEWCAS, Montreal, 2020.
[15] MIRFAKHRAEI S., AUDET Y., HASSAN A., ALI M., NABAVI M., SAWAN M., “A CMOS MAGFET-Based Programmable Isolation Amplifier”, IEEE- NEWCAS, Montreal, 2020.
[14] ZHAO S., YANG J., XU Y., SAWAN M., “Binary Single-Dimensional Convolutional Neural Network for Seizure Prediction”, Accepted in IEEE-ISCAS, October 2020.
[13] NAJARPOUR-FOROUSHANI A., ASSAF H., HASHEMI-NOSHAHR F., SAVARIA Y., SAWAN M., “Analog Circuits to Accelerate the Relaxation Process in the Equilibrium Propagation Algorithm”, Accepted in IEEE-ISCAS, October 2020.
[12] MIRFAKHRAEI S., NABAVI M., YOUNESS B., SAWAN M., AUDET Y., “Wide Dynamic Range Front-End Programmable Isolation Amplifier Using Integrated CMOS Hall Effect Sensor”, Accepted in IEEE-ISCAS, October 2020.
[11] ESMAEILZADEH M., ALI M., HASSAN A., NABAVI M., GOSSELIN, B., SAWAN M., “A Tunable CMOS Thyristor-Based Pulse Generator for Integrated Sensor Interface Applications”, Accepted in IEEE-ISCAS, October 2020.
[10] KARIMI M., NABAVI M., ALI M., HASSAN A., AMER M., SAWAN M., GOSSELIN B., “A Versatile Non-Overlapping Signal Generator for Efficient Power-Converters Operation”, Accepted in IEEE-ISCAS, October 2020.
[9] AKBARI M., HONARPARVAR M., SAVARIA Y, SAWAN M., “OTA-Free Mash 2-2 Noise Shaping SAR ADC: System and Design Considerations”, Accepted in IEEE-ISCAS, October 2020.
[8] XU Y., YANG J., ZHAO S., SAWAN M., “End-to-End deep learning approach for Epileptic Seizure Prediction using Intracranial and Scalp Electroencephalogram”, IEEE-AICAS, Genova, Italy, Mar. 2019.
[7] ALI M., NABAVI M., HASSAN A., HONARVARVAR M., SAVARIA Y. SAWAN M., “A Versatile SoC/SiP Sensor Interface for Industrial Applications: Design Considerations”, IEEE-ICM, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2019.
[6] HASHEMI F., NABAVI M., SAWAN M., “A 2.77mW, 80 ppm/oC Temperature Coefficient Voltage Reference for Biomedical Implants”, IEEE-ICECS, Genova, Italy, Nov. 2019.
[5] LI N., SAWAN M., “An Efficient Real-Time Neural Spike Detection Engine with Automatic Templates Generation”, IEEE-ICSAI, Shanghai, Oct. 2019.
[4] SAHA S., LESAGE F., SAWAN M., “Smart Integrated-in-package Optode for Seizure Localization and Subsequent Detection”, IEEE-EMBC, Berlin, Gemany, Jul. 2019.
[3] GHARIB I., SAWAN M., “High-efficiency LED Driver for Short Fluorophores Lifetime Biosensing Applications”, IEEE-NEWCAS, Munich, Germany, June 2019.
[2] SAHA S., BURRI S., BRUSCHINI C., CHARBON E., LESAGE F., SAWAN M., “Time Domain NIRS Optode based on Null/Small Source-Detector Distance for Wearable Applications”, IEEE-CICC, Austin, Texas, USA, Apr. 2019.
[1] ASSAF H., SAVARIA Y., SAWAN M., “Memristor Emulators for an Adaptive DPE Algorithm: Comparative Study”, IEEE-AICAS, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Mar. 2019.

Book Chapters

[1] SAWAN, M., “Handbook of Biochips”, Handbook, Springer, in preparation, estimated date to be released is 2021, 1000 pages.


[1] GHARIB, I., SAWAN, M., “Portable Three-Dimensions (3D) Interferometric Fluorescence Microscopy”, Pending, December 2019.
[2] AKBARI, M., SAWAN, M., “A High Performance Fourth Order Multi-Stage Noise Shaping SAR ADC”, Pending, France, December 2019.
[3] RONG, G., Permeability detection system and method containing a manifold of porous film, Authorized, ZL201610066650.5, April 2019.
[4] RONG, G., A traffic barrier with speed warning function, Authorized, ZL201610911848.9, November 2018.