Lab Members

High-Speed Integrated Electronic Systems Lab (HISIES)

 

Director

 

Omeed Momeni remomeni240x180ceived 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. 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), to design L-band transceivers for synthetic aperture radars (SAR) and high power amplifiers for Mass Spectrometer applications. His research interests include mm-wave and terahertz integrated circuits and systems.

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.

Postdocs

 

Shabnam Ladan received her Ph. D. in microwave engineering from École Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada in 2014. From 2014 to 2016, she was a research scientist at Safe Engineering Services and Technologies Ltd. Montreal, Canada. Since October 2016 Dr. Ladan is a research associate with the University of California, Davis, where she is working on high efficiency antenna design for millimeter-wave energy harvesting. Her main research interests are far-field wireless power transmission and energy harvesting; including antenna design and characterization, modeling and measurement of nonlinear components at millimeter-wave frequencies.

Dr. Ladan is the recipient of FQRNT Postdoctoral Scholarship (Le Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les Technologies), 2016. She was the finalist in student wireless energy harvesting design competition, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2013), the finalist in the student paper competition in IEEE International Wireless Symposium (IWS 2013), the holder of the first place in student wireless energy harvesting design competition, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2012) and the recipient of FQRNT doctoral Scholarship (Le Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les Technologies), 2012.

 

PhD Students

 

rouzbeh kananizadehRouzbeh Kananizadeh Received the B.S.c degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2012. 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 Voltage controlled Oscillators. Mr. Kananizadeh is the recipient of U.C. Davis Graduate Fellowship award in 2012.

(Email: rkanani at ucdavis.edu)


 

photo HJHossein Jalili received his B.Sc. and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2009 and 2011 respectively. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at the University of California, Davis. During his research, he has worked on low power RF front end integrated circuits based on new current reuse architectures for GPS applications. His research interests include RF, mm-wave
and Terahertz integrated circuits and low power receiver design.

Mr. Jalili has been awarded membership of the Iranian National Elite Foundation and is the recipient of the University of California, Davis fellowship in 2013.

(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)

 


AmirZia1Amir Zia, is a passionate designer interested in systems intended for biomedical and imaging applications. He holds a B.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 2010, and an M.S. from University of California Davis, Davis, CA, 2013, both in Electrical Engineering. He has previously worked on ultra low power data acquisition circuits for brain machine interfaces. Currently, he is working on scalable architectures for phase locked mm-wave and terahertz beam-forming transceivers.

Amir is the recipient of UC Davis Fellowship in 2010. He is a member of Iranian National Elite Foundation and a bronze medalist in National Physics Olympiad, Iran, 2005.

(Email: azia at ucdavis.edu)


asemAsem Elshimi received his B.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2014. During his graduate research at the British University in Egypt, as a member of the Applied Electromagnetic Theory Group; he worked on developing reconfigurable microwave patch resonators. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at the University of California, Davis. His research interests include RF, mm-wave and Terahertz ICs, EM Resonators, Antennas and Advanced Radio Systems.

(Email: arelshimi 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)

Visitors

 

BioYukun Zhu received the B.S. degree in Microelectronics from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, in 2013, where he is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree. His current research interests include integrated circuit designs for millimeter-wave/terahertz applications.

 

(Email: ykzhu at ucdavis.com)

Alumni

 

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) (Email: howang at ucdavis.edu)

 

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