Jamal Deen is Distinguished University Professor, Senior Canada Research Chair in Information Technology, and Director of the Micro- and Nano-Systems Laboratory, McMaster University. His current research interests are nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, nanotechnology, data analytics and their emerging applications to health and environmental sciences. Dr. Deen’s research record includes more than 560 peer-reviewed articles, two textbooks, 12 awarded patents of which 6 were extensively used in industry, and 18 best paper/poster/presentation awards.
As a top ranked undergraduate student at the University of Guyana, Prof. Deen was awarded the Chancellor’s gold medal and the Irving Adler prize. As a graduate student, he was a Fulbright-Laspau Scholar and an American Vacuum Society Scholar. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Electron Device Society for more than a decade. His awards and honors include the Callinan Award; the Electronics and Photonics Award from the Electrochemical Society; a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; the Eadie Medal from the RSC; McNaughton Gold Medal (highest award for engineers); the Fessenden Medal and the Ham Education Medal (from IEEE Canada). In addition, he was awarded the four honorary doctorate degrees in recognition of his exceptional research and scholarly accomplishments, professionalism and service. Dr. Deen has also been elected Fellow status in ten national academies and professional societies including The Royal Society of Canada – The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences, IEEE, APS and ECS. He served as the elected President of the Academy of Science, The Royal Society of Canada in 2015-2017.
Keywords: Nanoelectronics, Flexible Electronics, Optoelectronics, Nanotechnology, Data Analytics, Health and Environmental Sciences