ECE Department Congratulates Omeed Momeni on Tenure

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It is with great pride and pleasure to announce that Prof. Omeed Momeni’s tenure appointment is approved by UC Davis and he will be an Associate Professor effective July 1, 2018.

Prof. Momeni is an established leader in ultra-high frequency integrated circuits and systems, high power and high efficiency power amplifiers and signal sources. He is the recipient of National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2015 and the Professor of the Year 2014 by IEEE at UC Davis.Prof. Omeed Momenireceived 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. He received 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.

Congratulations, Professor Momeni!