Salama, C. A. T.

Prof. C.A.T. Salama

University Professor Emeritus


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C. Andre T. Salama received the BASc (Hons.) (1961), the MASc (1963) and the PhD (1966) degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He was employed at Bell Northern Research, Ottawa in 1966-1967 and joined the ECE Department at the University of Toronto in 1967 as an Assistant Professor, becoming Associate Professor in 1970, Professor in 1977, J.M. Ham Chair in microelectronics 1987-1997, University Professor in 1992 and University Professor Emeritus in 2004. Dr. Salama research interests focus on semiconductor devices and integrated circuits.


  • Fellow: IEEE 1987, Royal Society of Canada 2001, Canadian Academy of Engineering 2005, Engineering Institute of Canada 2007
  • Member: Electrochemical Society, Professional Engineers Ontario
  • ITAC /NSERC Fellowship in Information Technology 1989-1991
  • Canada Council Killam Memorial Prize 1994
  • IEEE Millenium Medal 2000
  • Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conference Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award 2003
  • NSERC Lifetime Achievement Award for Research Excellence 2004
  • Networks of Centers of Excellence Award for Outstanding Research and Leadership 2005
  • ITAC Outstanding Service Award for Contributions to Microelectronics 2006
  • Solid State Electronics, Editorial Board 1984-2002
  • Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Editorial Board, 1987 to present
  • IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems, Associate Editor, 1986-1988
  • ISPSD, Technical Program Committee and Advisory Board, 1989 to present
  • IEDM, Technical Program Committee, 1980-82, 1987-89, 1996-99
  • Canadian Microelectronics Corporation, Founding Chair Board of Directors 1984-1990, Board Member 1990-1999
  • Micronet, Scientific Director, Board of Directors, 1989-2008