Emad Gad (S’99) was born in 1969. He received the B.E. degree from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, in 1991, the M.E. degree from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1997, and is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree on developing model reduction algorithms for efficient simulation of linear and nonlinear circuits at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada. His main research interests are circuit simulation, numerical algorithms, and learning theory. Mr. Gad was the recipient of the 1999 Ontario Graduate Students Scholarship, the 1999–2000 Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, and the 2000–20001 Ontario Graduate Scholarship.