Soha Hassoun

Soha Hassoun

(617) 627-5177
177 College Avenue, Room 321
Research/Areas of Interest: computational methods for systems biology and metabolic engineering, computer-aided design for integrated circuits


  • Ph.D., University of Washington, United States, 1997
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States, 1988
  • B.S., South Dakota State University, United States, 1986


Soha Hassoun is a professor in and a past chair of the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University. She holds secondary appointments in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Hassoun was an integrated circuit designer with Digital Equipment Corporation's Microprocessor Design Group, and worked as a consultant to several EDA companies, including Mentor Graphics and Carbon Design Systems. Her current research interests include developing algorithmic solutions to facilitate designing integrated circuits, and understanding the impact of new technologies such as double-gate devices, carbon nanotubes, and 3-D integration on design. Her other research includes computational methods for systems biology and metabolic engineering, including pathway analysis, modularity analysis, and pathway synthesis.