8855 Collins Avenue, #405, Surfside FL 33154
Phone: (305) 807 8266 Email: email@example.com
October 2005- December 2008
Business Development, Caldera Graphics, Miami, FL. Develop business opportunities and graphic solutions in the US for Caldera Graphics.
May 2002-June 2005
Research Director, Capintec Inc., Ramsey, NJ. Research development for nuclear medical imaging
August 1993-August 2001 Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Florida International University, Miami, FL
August 1992-August 1993 Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Ph.D. Materials Science, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France, 1991
M.S. Materials Science, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France, 1986
B.S. Materials Science, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris VI, France, 1984
Member of the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association SGIA
Member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine SNM (202-2006)
Member of the Materials Research Society MRS
Member of the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society IMAPS
Member of the NEMA Technical &Regulatory Affairs Committee
Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE; Secretary/Treasurer of the Miami Section, 1995- 2002
Member of the Society of Women Engineers SWE; Treasurer of the Miami Section, 1995-1998
“Small Field of View Solid-State Gamma Camera”, by Sylvia Mergui, R. Zaikan, M. Suzuki, and G. Bargerstock, NIH/NCI SBIR 1R43CA/RR92859, $129,000, April 31st 2003.
“Thin Film Structural Analysis Facility,” by S. Mergui, G. Larkins, P.E. Schmidt, K. Jones, N. Tao and Y. Darici, sponsored by US Department of Defense, $ 372,200., 05/1998 - 05/2000.
“Optimization of Ohmic Contacts for CdZnTe based Nuclear Radiation Detectors,” by S. Mergui, sponsored by the FIU Foundation Research Project Competition, $ 12,134., summer 1996.
“Future Aerospace Science and Technology in Microwave Cryoelectronics for Space Applications,” by G. Larkins, S. Mergui, K. Wu, T. Babij, J. Andrian, Y. Darici, K. Jones and C. Van Vliet, sponsored by US Air Force, $ 3,600,000., 09/1995 - 08/2002.
“Study of Noise and Defects Levels in Infrared Cadmium Mercury Telluride,” by C. Van Vliet and S. Mergui, sponsored by Wright Patterson Laboratory AFB, $ 150,983., 04/1996 - 09/1999.
“Advanced Research Workshop on Integrated Multi-Chip Modules and Sensor Technology,” by K. Jones and S. Mergui, sponsored by NATO, $ 37,391., Budapest, 11/1994 – 12/1995.
“Engineering Research Instrumentation Program: Characterization and Parameter Extraction of Solid-State Devices and Interconnections for Millimeter-Wave Electronics,” T. Babij, P.E. Schmidt, S. Mergui, and K. Jones, sponsored by US Army, $ 360,000., 09/1993 – 03/ 1995.
“Advances in Ceramic Multichip Modules and High Performance Electronic Materials Workshop” by K. Jones, and S. Mergui, sponsored by NATO, $ 31,491., Miami, 01/1994 – 12/1994.
“Research Experience for Undergraduates in Microelectronics,” W.K. Jones and S. Mergui, sponsored by NSF, $106,500., 05/1993 – 04/1995.
“Small Field of View Gamma Camera for Lymph Node Scintigraphy”, W.-S. Choong1, W.W. Moses1, R. Zaikin2, M. Suzuki2, E. Mandelli1, S. Mergui2” , SNM Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 24, 2003.
Compensation Origins in II-VI CZT Materials," A. Zumbiehl a), S. Mergui b), M. Ayoub a), M. Hage-Ali a)Zerrai c), K. Cherkaoui c), G. Marrakchi c), Y. Darici d) , E-MRS, Strasbourg, France, June 3, 1999.
“Generation-Recombination Noise and Photo-Induced Transient Conductivity in Epitaxial CdHgTe Long Wavelength Infrared Detectors,” N. Paul, C.M. Van Vliet and S. Mergui, EMRS Strasbourg, France, June 16, 1998. Published in the E-MRS Symposia C Proceeding “Growth, Characterization and Applications of Bulk II-VIs,” pp. 547-552.
“Superconducting Yba2Cu3Ox on (100) GaAs with MgO Buffer Layers,” Y. Vlassov, R. Soto, J. Rodriguez, S. Mergui, Y. Darici, G. L. Larkins, Jr. and R.J. Kennedy, IEEE International Magnetics Conference, April 1977, New Orleans, LA. Published in Digests of INTERMAG’97, 1977, pp. HD-05.
“Electrical and Mechanical Properties of MgO Thin Films on GaAs,” R. Soto, S. Mergui and P.E. Schmidt, presented at the International AVS Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films in San Diego, CA, April 1997, session H.
“Temperature Studies of Sulfur Passivated GaAs (100) Contacts,” D. Wu, L. Liu, J. Marcano, Y. Darici, N. Paul and S. Mergui, E-MRS Strasbourg, June 1996. Published in the E-MRS Symposia A Proceeding “High Temperature Electronics: Materials, Devices and Applications,” pp. 61-65.
“Electrical Properties of Thick Film PTC Compositions,” J. Hormadaly, J.R. Larry and S. Mergui, invited paper, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on MCM and Sensor Technology, Budapest, Hungary, May 1995. Published in the NATO ASI Series, High Technology, Vol. 16, “Multichip Modules with Integrated Sensors,” pp. 163-175.
“Experimental Determination of an Effective Heat Transfer Coefficient for Continuously Cast Metal During the Cooling Process,” E. Bigzadeh, S. Mergui, F. Mignano and J. Brief, ASME International, November 12-17, 1995, San Francisco, CA. Published in the Proceedings of the ASME Materials Division, 1995, pp. 1055-1077.
“Advances in Materials for Sensors,” S. Mergui, invited paper, NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Florida Keys, May 23-25, 1994. Published in NATO ASI Series, High Technology - Vol 2, pp. 239-259.
“ Compensation origins in II-VI CZT materials”, A. Zumbiehl a), S. Mergui b), M. Ayoub a), M. Hage-Ali a)Zerrai c), K. Cherkaoui c), G. Marrakchi c), Y. Darici d) , Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, vol. B71, pp297-300, 2000
"Electrical Fluctuations and Photo Induced Transients in CdxHg 1-x Te Long Wavelength Epilayers," N. Paul, C.M. Van Vliet and S. Mergui, Journal of Applied Physics vol. 85, N12, June 15,1999, pp. 8287-8291.
“Generation-Recombination Noise and Photo-Induced Transient Conductivity in Epitaxial CdHgTe Long Wavelength Infrared Detectors,” N. Paul, C.M. Van Vliet and S. Mergui, Journal of Crystal Growth 197 (1999), pp. 547-551.
“Electrical and Mechanical Properties of MgO Thin Films on GaAs,” R. Soto, S. Mergui and P.E. Schmidt, Journal of Thin Solid Films, 308-309 (1997), pp. 611-614.
“Temperature Studies of Sulfur Passivated GaAs (100) Contacts,” D. Wu, L. Liu, J. Marcano, Y. Darici, N. Paul and S. Mergui, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering B, 1996, pp. 61-64.
“Thick Film PTC Thermistor,” J. Hormadaly, J.R. Larry and S. Mergui, Journal on Communications, Scientific Society in Hungary, May 1996, pp. 9-12.
“Effect of hydrogen on high resistivity p-type CdTe,” Mergui, S., Hage-Ali, M., Koebel, J. M. and Siffert, P., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A322, 1992, pp. 381-386.
“Thermal annealing of gold deposited contacts of high resistivity p-type CdTe nuclear detector,” S. Mergui, M. Hage-Ali, J.M. Koebel and P. Siffert, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A322, 1992, pp. 375-380.
“Microscopic defect level characterization of semi-insulating compound semiconductors by TSC and PICTS: Application to the effect of hydrogen,” M. Hage-Ali, B. Yaacoub, S. Mergui, M. Samimi, B. Biglari and P. Siffert, Applied Surface Science, 50, 1991, pp. 377-382.
EEL 3003 Electrical Engineering EEL 3396 Introduction to Solid State Devices
EEL 4011-C Senior Design Project EGN 3365 Materials Science
EEL 4410 Introduction to Fields and Waves EEL 3111 Circuits I and via FEEDS
EEL 6971 Research Master’s Thesis EEL 3303 Electronics I
EEL 3112 Circuits II
WORKSHOP AND TRAINING
AAPM regional meetings, March 2009, Orlando FL and August 2008, Destin, FL
ISA 60th Annual International Sign Expo, April 5-8, 2006, 2008, Orlando, FL, Las Vegas NV 2007
Graphics of the Americas, February 1-5, 2006, 2007, 2008, Miami, FL
SGIA Digital Expo December 8-10, 2005, Phoenix, AZ, Las Vegas NV 2006, Orlando FL 2007
SNM Continuing Education, Nuclear Medicine Board Review, Toronto, Canada, June 2005
IMAPS/MASH 2005: “Military Aerospace and Homeland Security Packaging Issues and Applications”, Sacramento, CA, May 3-5 2005.
IEEE NSS/MIC Short Course on “Radiation Detection and Measurements”, Rome, Italy, October 2004
SNM Continuing Education, Nuclear Medicine Board Review, Philadelphia, PA, June 2004
SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, Short Course on “Fundamentals of Medical Image Processing and Analysis, Dr. Analoui, San Diego, CA, February 2004
IEEE NSS/MIC Short Course on “Dosimetry in Nuclear Medicine”, by Dr. M. Ljungberg, Portland, OR, October 21, 2003.
IEEE NSS/MIC Short Course on “Nuclear Science for Homeland Security”, by Dr. A. J. Peurrung, Portland, OR, October 19, 2003.
SNM Continuing Education CAMPEP: “Current and Future Prospects in Radioisotope Therapy”; “Traditional and New Approaches for Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Cancer”; “NRC Regulation of Nuclear Medicine”; “Kidney Dose Response to Radionuclide Therapy, I and II”; “Grantsmanship –Get Funded for Your Research”; “Radioguided Biopsy of the Sentinel Lymph Node in Patients with Breast Cancer or with Malignant Cutaneous Melanoma”, New Orleans, LA, June 21-25, 2003.
International Workshop on Radiological Sciences and Applications, “Issues and Challenges of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation”, Albuquerque, NM June 16-18, 2003.
SBIR/NIH Workshops, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, November 5-6, 2002 and Princeton University, NJ, February 28th 2003
IEEE NSS/MIC Short Course on “Radiation Detection and Measurements”, by Prof. G. Knoll, Norfolk, VA, November 10-11, 2002
ASNC “6th Nuclear Cardiology Invitational Workshop”, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 21-24, 2002
Marketing course, MAR 3023, FIU, Miami, FL, spring semester 2001
Bruker AXS, Inc., D8/DiffracPlus Training Course, FIU, February 1999; Madison, WI, January 2000
EEA workshop: “Electronique, Electrotechnique, Automatisme,”, Lyon, France, June 28-30, 1998
NSF Faculty Enhancement Workshop on “Assembly and Packaging of Microelectronic Devices”, San Jose State University, CA, July 20-25 1997
The Academy for the Art of Teaching, Collaborative Workshop Program, FIU, Miami, FL, April 1997.
NACME Workshop on “Diversity in Higher Education,” FIU, FL, September 1996.
IEEE Workshop on “Leadership Training for IEEE Officers,” Tampa, FL, April 1996
AVS Short Course on “Thin Films “by Prof. J.E Greene, Orlando, FL, March 11-14 1996.
NSF Faculty Enhancement Workshop: “Microfabrication Laboratory Workshop,” San Jose State University, CA, January 1995.
Motorola Instructor One Course TTT101, Boynton Beach, FL, November 28-December 1, 1995
ISHM Workshops: “MCMC Fundamentals;” “MCM: Advanced Topics,” and “Hybrid Microelectronics Technology,” San Francisco, CA, October-November 1992.
THESES AND DISSERTATIONS
“Formation and Investigation of Nanostructured Thin Films”, co-adviser for Ali Khabari, April 2001
“Sputtering of Magnesium Oxide,” adviser for Robert Soto, April 1998.
“Study of Electrical Noise in the Range 10Hz to 1MHz in Cadmium Mercury Telluride Infrared Detectors,” co-adviser for Nichols Paul, November 1997
“Implementation of X-Ray Diffraction in the Measurement of Residual Thermal Strains,” committee member for Joe Brief, April 1996
“Impedance Calculations of a Thick Metal-Insulator-Barrier,” committee member for B. Joisil, 1995
“Passivation of Gallium Arsenide (100) with Sulfur-Based Compounds,” committee member for Yanjing Ke, summer 1995
W. Kinzy Jones, Karel Kurzweil, Gabor Harsanyi and Sylvia Mergui, “MCMC/ Mixed Technologies and Thick Film Sensors,” NATO ASI Series, High Technology - Vol 2, 1995.
Journal of Materials Science and Engineering B, 1996
“X-Ray Microdiffraction and Applications with the Bruker/AXS D800 System,” Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière LPM, INSA, Lyon, France, June 15, 1999.
“Research Activity of the FAST Center at FIU,” Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière LPM, INSA, Lyon, France, June 6, 1999.
“Procédures pour l'obtention de projets de recherche internationaux,”, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière LPM, INSA, Lyon, June 24, 1999 and at the University of Lyon, June 30, 1999.
“Advances in Materials for Sensor Applications,” Dupont, Wilmington Delaware, August 1994.
Appreciation Award from IEEE, Miami Section, 1999.
Appreciation Award from the Society of Women Engineers, Miami Section, 1995.
Chair, Session “Growth, Characterization and Applications of Bulk II-VIs”, E-MRS Conference, Strasbourg, France, June 16, 1998
Chair, Session IV, Sensors, Advanced Research Workshop, NATO, Budapest, Hungary, May 1995.
Committee Member, Faculty Senate, FIU, 1998-1999
Search and Screen Committee Member, Electrical Engineering Department, FIU, 1994-1995
Search and Screen Committee Member, Industrial Engineering Department, FIU, 1997-1998
Library Committee Member, FIU, 1995-1996 and 1998-1999
Co-Organization of NATO Advanced Research Workshops on MCM & Sensor Technologies, Budapest, Hungary, May 18-20 1995 and on MCM-C/Mixed Technologies, Florida Keys, May 1994.