Skip to main content

Hisham Z. Massoud

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Box 90291, Dept of Elec and Comp Eng, Durham, NC 27708-0291
Ciemas Building, Room 3521, Dept of Elec and Comp Eng, Durham, NC 27708-0291


Hisham Z. Massoud joined the Duke ECE Department in 1983, where is now a Professor. He is the founding director of the Semiconductor Research Laboratory. Professor Massoud has been a research scientist at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, N.Y., in 1977 and 1980-81, the Microelectronics Center of North Carolina in 1987, the Hewlett-Packard Integrated Circuits Business Division in 1992, and the Max-Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics in 1997 and 1998. He was a visiting professor of ECE at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia in 2012. He is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Lifetime Fellow of the Electrochemical Society. He was awarded the 2006 Electronics and Photonics Division Award of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) for his work on ultrathin MOS gate dielectric films.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · 1999 - Present Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Education, Training & Certifications

Stanford University · 1983 Ph.D.
Stanford University · 1976 M.S.
Cairo University (Egypt) · 1975 M.S.
Cairo University (Egypt) · 1973 B.S.