Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Hadil Mustafa

Dr. Hadil Mustafa

Associate Professor
 OCNL 308 
Campus Zip: 888 
Phone: (530) 898-5946
E-mail:  hmustafa@csuchico.edu
Ph.D. University of California, Irvine
Embedded Systems and Computer Architecture

  • Education

    Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    University of California, Irvine.  


    Master of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering     

    School of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology

    California State University- Los Angeles   

    Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering                                                                                               

    Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Jordan, Jordan  

  • Experience
    • University of California, Irvine, Center for Embedded computer systems
      Graduate Student researcher 2007-2012
    • California State University, Los Angeles
      NASA/SERENADES Laboratory, Student researcher 2005-2007
  • Research and Grants


    My main research interest is in embedded systems design, cyber physical systems implementation, Computer architecture design, and Engineering educational innovation and research. I am currently working on developing a sensing platform to monitor Nitrate concentration in soil. I am also interested in improving STEM education and outreach for underrepresented minorities.  


    • Student Learning Fee award 2018-2019, $35,000. "Collaborative Learning Classroom"
    • Student Learning Fee award 2018-2019, $9,000, "EECE Tutoring"
    • Student Learning Fees award 2017-2018, $9,900: “Multidisciplinary Tutoring for EECE Lower Division Engineering Classes”
    • Student Learning Fees award 2016-2017, $3500: “FPGA for Digital Design Fundamentals”
    • CSU System Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity (RSCA) award: one course release 2016-2017.
    • SWE Program Development Grant (PDG), $938 in support for Imagineer Day 2017.
    • 2015 Course redesign with technology, California State University, office of the Chancellor. ($9,864)
  • Recent Publications
  • Awards and Affiliations

    Awards and Honors

    • California State University, Chico, Myles Stacy Outstanding Advisor, 2016
    • Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UCI
      Henry Samueli Endowed Fellowship 2007 (3 out of 100+)
    • School of Electrical Engineering Computer Science and Technology
       Outstanding Student of the Year, CSULA 2007
    • The Engineering Honor Society of Tau Beta Pi
      Member, CSULA 2007
    • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
      Member, 2006 

    Professional Activities

    • SheTEACS program director, launched in Spring 2018.
    • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) advisor
      • Event/Program of the year Award 2016
      • Outstanding student organization award 2016
      • The Outstanding College Section Gold Level Award 2016
      • The Outreach Award, small section. 2015
    • Tau Beta Pi, Faculty advisor
    • IEEE advisor 2015-2017