Lab Members

High-Speed Integrated Electronic Systems Lab (HISIES)

 

Director

 

momeni240x180Omeed Momeni (S’04-M’12-SM’18) received the B.Sc. degree from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, the M.S. degree from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, and the Ph.D. degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, all in Electrical Engineering, in 2002, 2006, and 2011, respectively.

He joined the faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of California, Davis in 2011 and is currently an Associate Professor. He was a visiting professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at University of California, Irvine from 2011 to 2012. From 2004 to 2006, he was with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) as a RFIC designer. His research interests include mm-wave and terahertz integrated circuits and systems.

Prof. Momeni serves as an Associate Editor of Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), a Technical Program Committee member of International Microwave Symposium (IMS) and Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium. He has also served as an organizing committee member of IEEE International Workshop on Design Automation for Analog and Mixed-Signal Circuits, and the chair of the IEEE Ithaca GOLD section. Prof. Momeni is the recipient of National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2015, the Professor of the Year 2014 by IEEE at UC Davis, the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award from the Cornell ECE Department in 2011, the Outstanding Graduate Award from Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage (APSIH) in 2011, the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Workshop on Microwave Passive Circuits and Filters in 2010, the Cornell University Jacob’s fellowship in 2007 and the NASA-JPL fellowship in 2003.

 

PhD Students

 

Hossein Jalili received the B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering, from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2009 and 2011, respectively. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at the University of California at Davis, CA, USA. During his M.S. research, he worked on low power RF front end integrated circuits based on new current reuse architectures for GPS applications. His current research interests include mm-wave and terahertz integrated circuits and systems focusing on wideband, high power, and scalable fully integrated radiator and phased array sources in silicon technology.

Mr. Jalili was a recipient of the University of California at Davis Graduate Fellowship Award in 2013, 2018-2019 Summer Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) Award, 2018 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) graduate fellowship award and IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award for 2018-19. His latest work demonstrating a record bandwidth and steering range among terahertz fully integrated phased arrays in Si was recently presented at the IEEE International Solid-State Conference (ISSCC) in February 2017. Hossein has been an IEEE member since 2010, Solid State Circuits Society member since 2011, Microwave Theory and Techniques Society member since 2012 and Circuits and Systems Society member since 2014. He has served as a reviewer for multiple technical journals including IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I and IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology.

(Email: hjalili at ucdavis.edu)


Photo HBHadi Bameri received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran, in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at University of California, Davis. His research interests include mm-wave and terahertz integrated circuits with emphasis on Power Amplifiers.

(Email: hbameri at ucdavis.edu)

 


hao-wang-pictureHao Wang received B.S. of Communication Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (China) in 2011, and M.S. of Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in 2013. Before joining the group, he was with Silicon Laboratories, designing best-performance PLL-based clock products, where he was awarded “Silicon Labs Superhero”; and then with FunfulTech as Director of Engineering & Chief IC Designer, developing IoT-focused MEMS & CMOS IC products.

Hao Wang joined the group in 2016 as PhD student researching Millimeter-wave and Terahertz Integrated Circuit Design. He is a recipient of UC Davis Graduate Fellowship.

(Email: ucdwang at ucdavis.edu)


Hamidreza Afzal received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from K.N.Toosi University of Technology , Tehran, Iran, and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2015 and 2017 respectively. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at the University of California, Davis. His research interests include RF and mm-wave integrated circuits. Mr. Afzal is the recipient of U.C. Davis Graduate Fellowship award in 2017. 

(Email: hmdafzal at ucdavis.edu)


Cheng Li received B. Eng. degree in microelectronics from Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China, in 2014, and M.Sc. degree in electrical and computer engineering from University of Macau, Macau, China, in 2018. Before joining the group, he was a research assistant at the State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI, University of Macau, from 2014 to 2018. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree at University of California, Davis, where his current research interest is RF and Millimeter-wave integrated circuits design.

(Email: icli at ucdavis.edu)


Sahand Malaki Received the B.S.c degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2018. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree at University of California, Davis. His research interests include millimeter-wave and terahertz integrated circuits design.

(Email: smalaki at ucdavis.edu)

 

 

Alumni

rouzbeh kananizadehRouzbeh Kananizadeh Received the B.S.c degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2012 and the Ph.D. degree from University of California, Davis in 2018. He is currently with Intel in Folsom CA. His research interests include mm-wave and terahertz integrated circuits with emphasis on Voltage controlled Oscillators. Mr. Kananizadeh is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Northrop Grumman Fellowship award, in addition to 2015-2016 Excellence in Research award in the department of electrical and computer engineering at University of California, Davis. Since 2016, he has been a Business Development Fellow with Graduate School of Management at University of California, Davis. Mr. Kananizadeh is also the recipient of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Predoctoral Achievement Award for 2017-
18. (Email: rkanani at ucdavis.edu)

Asem Elshimi (Graduate Student, 2016-2018) (Email: arelshimi at ucdavis.edu)

Shabnam Ladan (Postdoc, 2016-2017, Currently at PARC, a Xerox company) (Email: sladan at ucdavis.edu)

Yukun Zhu (Graduate Visitor, 2016-2017, Currently at UT Dallas) (Email: ykzhu at ucdavis.edu)

Amir Zia (Graduate Visitor, 2015-2017, Currently at Qualcomm) (Email: azia at ucdavis.edu)

Steven Selep (Undergraduate Researcher, 2015) (Email: sjselep at ucdavis.edu)

Siwei Li (Undergraduate Visitor, Peking University, 2015) (Email: lisiwei at pku.edu.cn)

Victor Lopez (Postdoc, 2014-2015) (Email: vlopez at ucdavis.edu)

Alex Bardales (UC LEADS Undergraduate Visitor, UC Santa Cruz, 2014) (Email: abardale at ucsc.edu)

Jia Jiang (M.S. Graduate, 2014) (Email: jiajiang at ucdavis.edu)

Jacqueline Tran (Undergraduate Researcher, 2013) (Email: jactran at ucdavis.edu)

Yuntao Liu (Undergraduate Visitor, Zhejiang University, 2012) (Email: lytckc at gmail.com)

Hao Wang (Graduate Visitor, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), 2012-2013, Currently at UC Davis) (Email: howang at ucdavis.edu)

 

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