Musah, Tawfiq


Tawfiq Musah is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, in 2005 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA, in 2010.  His research area is in circuits.

Before joining Ohio State University in 2018, he worked at the Signaling Research Lab at Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR, USA, on circuits and systems to enable Intel’s next generation chip-to-chip electrical and optical links. He was a visiting graduate researcher at Texas Instruments designing a hardware sensor in 2010 and Intel Labs working on micro-power ADC in 2006 and 2007.

Tawfiq Musah is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is a recipient of Intel Labs Divisional Recognition Award in 2014 and 2017 and Intel Labs Academy Award for Excellence in Bringing New Experiences or Technical Innovation to Market in 2015.


Tawfiq Musah has several papers and patents in analog-to-digital conversion (ADC) and high speed communication circuits and systems. His current research interests include low-power equalization techniques for next-generation electrical and optical I/O links, multi-GS/s ADCs and chip-level circuit modeling and verification.