Amir Farhat

Associate Teaching Professor,  Electrical and Computer Engineering



  • 415 Dana Research Center
  • 617.373.3024

Research Focus

Integrated circuits, solid state devices


Dr. Farhat’s area of specialty is in Integrated Circuits and Solid State devices. He obtained his B.S. from the Technion (Israel) then his Master’s followed by the PhD degree in 1977 from the University of Pennsylvania all in electrical & computer engineering. After a short period spent in postdoctoral research and industry, he embarked on his academic career starting at the University of Massachusetts, where he taught for a brief period . He joined Northeastern University afterwards, where since 1990 to 2012 he served as the Lab Director in the ECE department. Currently he teaches courses in his area of semiconductor devices & integrated circuit design, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1977. Joined Northeastern in 1990.

Research Overview

Integrated circuits, solid state devices