Research Interests

​​Hussain's research is in transformational electronics and includes discovering new applications for web integrated electronics using CMOS compatible processes to transform materials, device architectures, substrates, waste materials into impactful resources including high-performance flexible-stretchable-transparent-reconfigurable inorganic nanoelectronics and nanoelectronic systems.

Selected Publications

  • Flexible and Transparent Silicon Based Sub-100 nm Non-planar 3D FinFET CMOS for Brain-inspired Computation
    G. A. Torres Sevilla, C. E. Smith, J. P. Rojas, H. M. Fahad, M. M. Hussain
    Adv. Mat. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201305309 [Cover Article], (2014)
  • Transformational Silicon Electronics
    J. P. Rojas, G. A. Torres Sevilla, S. B. Inayat, A. M. Hussain, M. T. Ghoneim, S. Ahmed, M...
    ACS Nano,, (2014)
  • Flexible and Semi-transparent Thermoelectric Energy Harvesters from Low Cost Bulk Silicon (100)
    G. A. Torres Sevilla, S. B. Inayat, J P. Rojas, A. M. Hussain, M. M. Hussain
    Small (doi: 10.1002/smll.201301025). [Cover Page], (2013)
  • Can We Build a Truly High Performance Computer Which is Flexible and Transparent?
    J. P. Rojas, G. A. Torres Sevilla, M. M. Hussain
    Nature Sci. Rep. 3 : 2609 | DOI: 10.1038/srep02609, (2013)
  • Energy Harvesting from Saliva in Micro-Sized Microbial Fuel Cells
    J. E. Mink, R. Qaisi, B. E. Logan, M. M. Hussain
    NPG (Nature) Asia Materials, (2014) 6, e89; doi:10.1038/am.2014.1, (2014)
  • Sustainable Design of High Performance Micro-sized Microbial Fuel Cell with Carbon Nanotube Anode and Air Cathode
    Justine E. Mink, Muhammad Mustafa Hussain
    ACS Nano, 2013, 7 (8), pp 69216927 (DOI: 10.1021/nn402103q), (2013)
  • Vertically grown multi-walled carbon nanotube anode and nickel silicide integrated high performance micro-sized (1....
    J. E. Mink, J. P. Rojas, B. E. Logan, M. M. Hussain
    Nano Lett., 2012, 12 (2), pp 791795, (2012)
  • Nano-materials Enabled Thermoelectricity from Window Glasses
    Salman B. Inayat, Kelly R. Rader, Muhammad M. Hussain
    Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), DOI: 10.1038/srep00841, (2012)
  • Silicon Nanotube Field Effect Transistor with Core-Shell Gate Stacks for Enhanced High Performance Operation and Ar...
    H. M. Fahad, C.E. Smith, J. P. Rojas, M. M. Hussain
    Nano Lett., 2011, 11 (10), pp 43934399, (2011)
  • Low Voltage Back-gated Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition based Graphene Striped Channel Transistor wit...
    C. Smith, R. Qaisi, Z. Liu, Q. Yu, M. M. Hussain
    ACS Nano, 2013, 7 (7), pp 58185823, (2013)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, U.S., 2005
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering (SSE), University of Texas, Austin, U.S., 2004
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering (Electrophysics), University of Southern California, U.S., 2002
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, 2000

Professional Profile


KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division