Professor Maria Merlyne De SouzaProfessor Maria Merlyne De Souza

Chair in Microelectronics

email : m.desouza@sheffield.ac.uk

tel: +44 (0) 114 222 5167


  • B.Sc (Physics and Mathematics) University of Bombay 1985
  • B.Eng.(Electronics and communications Engineering ) Indian Institute of Science Bangalore 1988
  • PhD. (Engineering) University of Cambridge,1994
  • Chair in Electronics and Materials (‘03-) EMTERC, De Montfort University (1995-2007)
  • Chair in Microelectronics, EEE Department, University of Sheffield (2007-)
  • Fellow: Institute of Physics (IOP) 2002 and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 2006.
  • Section Editor of Semiconductor and Photonics IOP JPhys D (2017-
  • Technical and Executive committee IEDM (’12-‘17), ESSDERC (17-18), ESREF (’18)
  • Member of the scientific committee of the IRT Nanoelec Council France (’17-’19).
  • Reviewer for Helmholtz Association, Forschungszentrum Jülich (Dusseldorf), 2017.

Current Responsibilities

PG tutor EEE department: 2011-

Research Activities:

  • CMOS in GaN and on-chip inductors for Power Management Integrated Circuits.
  • ZnO/Ta2O5 flexible thin film transistors for logic-in-memory and neuromorphic applications.
  • RF Power Amplifiers in GaN for high linearity and efficiency.
  • Perovskite solar cells.