Principal Investigator:


Mona Jarrahi

Mona Jarrahi

6731E Boelter Hall
(310) 206-1371

Associate Professor, University of California Los Angeles
Electrical Engineering Department

Mona Jarrahi received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2000 and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003 and 2007. She served as a Postdoctoral Scholar at University of California Berkeley from 2007 to 2008. After serving as an Assistant Professor at University of Michigan Ann Arbor, she joined University of California Los Angeles in 2013 as an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Director of the Terahertz Electronics Laboratory. Her research group focuses on Terahertz/Millimeter-Wave Electronics and Optoelectronics, Imaging and Spectroscopy Systems, and Microwave Photonics. Prof. Jarrahi has made significant contributions to the development of ultrafast electronic/optoelectronic devices and integrated systems for terahertz/millimeter-wave sensing, imaging, computing, and communication systems by utilizing novel materials, nanostructures, and quantum well structures as well as innovative plasmonic and optical concepts. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Prof. Jarrahi has received several prestigious awards in her career including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE); Early Career Award in Nanotechnology from the IEEE Nanotechnology Council; Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society; Booker Fellowship from the United States National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (USNC/URSI); Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Award from National Academy of Engineering; Young Investigator Awards from the Army Research Office (ARO), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF); the Elizabeth C. Crosby Research Award from the University of Michigan; and best-paper awards at the International Microwave Symposium and International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. Prof. Jarrahi is actively involved in several professional societies and has been on program committees of several conferences from IEEE, OSA, and SPIE societies. She is a senior member of IEEE, OSA, and SPIE societies and serves as a member of the Terahertz Technology and Applications Committee of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques, an editorial board member of Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, and a Visiting Lecturer of SPIE. In addition, she serves as a panelist and reviewer for National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Energy (DOE). Read full biography ...



Postdoctoral Scholars:


Mohammed Reza Hashemi

Mohammed Reza Hashemi

Mohammed Reza Hashemi received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno (2004), M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Pennsylvania State University (2006) and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (2011). He is the recipient of Melvin P. Bloom Memorial Graduate Fellowship (2006), Hervey Engineering Scholarship (2004), Educational Opportunity Grant (2004), Charles Chun Engineering Scholarship (2003), and University of Nevada, Reno General Scholarship (2002 - 2004). Twice he has been a student paper competition finalist at the International Microwave Symposium (2008 and 2010). He is the author/co-author of over 25 peer-reviewed academic journals and conference papers.

Mehmet Unlu

Mehmet Unlu

Mehmet Unlu received his B.S. (2001), M.S. (2003), and Ph.D. (2009) degrees in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at METU-MEMS Center (2009). He was a research scientist at Utah State University, Logan, UT while he conducted his research activities at Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility (CNF), Ithaca, NY (2010-2011). He is the author/co-author of over 30 peer-reviewed academic journals and conference papers. Dr. Unlu received the "METU Thesis of the Year Award" in 2009 for his Ph.D. dissertation, which was awarded by the Prof. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation. He was also awarded by a graduate fellowship given by the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) during his Ph.D. study.



Graduate Students:


Christopher Berry

Christopher Berry

Christopher Berry received his BSE and MSE degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2007, 2010). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan. He is the recipient of the Michigan Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship (2009), Rackham Merit Fellowship (2008), Ziegler, Roy H. & Helen Scholarship (2006), and Regent Merit Scholarship (2004) and is the author/co-author of 7 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals and conferences.

Jeremy Moore

Jeremy Moore

Jeremy Moore received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Arizona State University (2007) and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan (2008). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Ning Wang

Ning Wang

Ning Wang received her B.S. in electrical engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology (2010) and is currently a Ph.D. student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the recipient of the College of Engineering Graduate Fellowship for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Shenglin Li

Shenglin Li

Shenglin Li received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2011). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a member of IEEE.

Shang Hua Yang

Shang Hua Yang

Shang Hua Yang received his B.S. in electrical engineering from National Tsing Hua University (2007) and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the National Chiao Tung Universirty (2009). He is currently working toward Ph.D. degree in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Nezih Tolga Yardimci

Nezih Tolga Yardimci

Nezih Tolga Yardimci received his B.S in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University (2012). He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the recipient of the University of Michigan College of Engineering Graduate Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year.



Undergraduate Students:


Sung Ho Park

Sung Ho Park

Sung Ho Park is an undergraduate student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He will receive his B.S. in electrical engineering in December 2011. With his team, he won the 3rd and 5th place in International Marine Advanced Technology Education ROV Competition in 2007 and 2008, and received a letter of recognition from U.S. congress and Texas Senate. He plans to continue his studies in the field of Applied Electromagnetics for M.S. degree.

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