Ricardo Saad

Senior Lecturer III - Electrical Engineering
rsaad@utdallas.edu
972-883-4751
ECN3924
Tags: Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering
University of Toronto - 1996
M.S. - Electrical Engineering
State University of Campinas - 1989
Diploma - Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Cordoba National University - 1986

Publications

R. E. Saad, A. Bonen, K. C. Smith and B. Benhabib, Tactile Sensing, Chapter 25, The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Ed. John Webster, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1999, ISBN 0-8493-8347-1, pp. 25-1 to 25-17. 1999 - Publication
R. E. Saad, A. Bonen, K. C. Smith and B. Benhabib, Proximity Sensing for Robotics, Chapter 8, The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Ed. John G. Webster, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1999, ISBN 0-8493-8347-1, pp. 8-1 to 8-16. 1999 - Publication
R. E. Saad, A. Bonen, K. C. Smith and B. Benhabib, An Inverse-Analysis Method for the Recovery of Applied Forces on a Photoelastic Transducer, Journal of Robotic Systems, May 1998, Vol. 15, No 5, pp. 259-280. 1998 - Publication
W. Huang and R. E. Saad, Novel Third-Order Distortion Generator with Residual IM2 Suppression Capabilities, IEEE Transactions on Microwaves Theory and Techniques, December 1998, Vol. 46, No 12, Part II, pp. 2372-2382. 1998 - Publication
W. Huang and R. E. Saad, Residual Second Order Intermodulation Suppression in Third Order Distortion Generators, 1998 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Baltimore, June 1998, pp. 737-740. 1998 - Publication
R. E. Saad, A. Bonen, K. C. Smith and B. Benhabib, Distributed-Force Recovery for a Planar Photoelastic Tactile Sensor, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, April 1996,Vol. 45, No 2, pp. 541-546. 1996 - Publication
R. E. Saad, A. Bonen, K. C. Smith and B. Benhabib, Phase-Lead Reconstruction of a Photoelastic Tactile Sensor, SPIE 1995 International Symposium on Optical Sciences, Engineering and Instrumentation: Experimental and Numerical Methods for Solving Ill-Posed Inverse Problems: Medical and Nonmedical Applications, San Diego, California, Vol. 2570, July 1995, pp. 307-318. 1995 - Publication
R. E. Saad, A. Bonen, K. C. Smith and B. Benhabib, Finite-Element Analysis for Photoelastic Tactile Sensors, International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation (IECON95), Orlando, November 1995, pp. 1202-1207. 1995 - Publication

Appointments

Senior Lecturer III
The University of Texas at Dallas [2001–Present]
Lecturer
The University of Texas at Dallas [2000–2000]
Research Associate
University of Toronto [1996–1996]
Adjunct Professor
Cordoba National University [1995–2000]
Research Assistant
University of Toronto [1991–1996]
Teaching Assistant
University of Toronto [1990–1994]
Research Assistant
Unicamp [1986–1986]
Researcher/Programmer
Cordoba National University [1985–1986]
Computer Center
Teaching Assistant
Cordoba National University [1983–1986]

Additional Information

Honors and Awards
  • 2000 Alcatel 1680 Optical Gateway Manager Achievement Award in recognition for outstanding effort and dedication during the development of the 10 Gbps optical receiver.
  • 1997 Harmonic Lightwaves Research Development Award in recognition for outstanding contribution to the company and to technical advancement.
  • 1997 Harmonic Lightwaves Award to acknowledge that under my leadership the PWRLinkII project was kept on time and under budget.
  • 1995 ECE Department Scholarship, University of Toronto.
  • 1994-1995 ECE Department Scholarship, University of Toronto.
  • 1993 V. C. Smith Fellowship in EE, University of Toronto.
  • 1992-1993 University of Toronto Open Fellowship.
  • 1990-1995 CNPq Scholarship (Brazilian Government).
  • 1990-1991 University of Toronto Open Fellowship.
  • 1986 Masters thesis approved with Distinction Award. The State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 1986-1988 CAPES Scholarship (Brazilian Government).
  • 1986 First Place in the 1986 Deans List - Achievement award granted by Cordoba National University in recognition for obtaining the highest average grade of the 1986 Electrical Engineering Class.
  • 1986 EBAI Fellowship, Federal Government of Argentina.
  • 1984-1985 Cordoba National University Scholarship.