Principal Investigator

Negar Reiskarimian

Negar Reiskarimian received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering, from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2011 and 2013 and the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Columbia University, New York, NY, in 2017 and 2020.

She is currently the X-Window Consortium Career Development Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. She is a core faculty member of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL). Her research group interests include RF and millimeter-wave microelectronic devices, circuits and systems and applied electromagnetics for a variety of applications.

She serves as a technical-program committee (TPC) of IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) since 2021, and International Microwave Symposium (IMS) since 2020. She was a guest editor of IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (OJ-COMS) in 2021.

Negar was the receipient of the Morton B. Friedman Memorial Prize for Excellence at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Columbia University in 2020 and Columbia University Electrical Engineering Department Jury Award for outstanding achievement in the areas of circuits, systems and communications, and signal processing in 2019. She was also the recipient of Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar, Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship, the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award and the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship among others. She has also been the recipient of 2021 Microwave Magazine Best Paper Award and 2020 Best Student Paper Award (2nd place) at IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS).

PhD Students

Soroush Araei

Soroush received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2016 and 2018 and is currently a PhD student at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Soroush was a recipient of CICC 2020 student education grant award.

Shahabeddin Mohin

Shahabeddin received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2018 and 2020. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. His current research interests include RF and mm-wave integrated circuits for wireless applications. He was a recipient of the Gold Medal winner of the National Astronomy Olympiad in Iran, in 2013, the Gold Medal winner of the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) in Romania, in 2014, and the best data analysis Award at IOAA 2014.

Alumni

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Jose C. Guajardo

MIT Undergraduate Student