Mahdi Assefzadeh is an Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Central Florida, and the Director of UCF Terahertz Integrated Circuits Laboratory. He received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2011, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University, Houston, TX, in 2014 and 2018, respectively. He was a postdoctoral scholar at University of California, Los Angeles in 2018.
Dr. Assefzadeh was a recipient of multiple best paper awards, including the Best Paper Award of the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium in 2014, the Best Paper Award of the IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium in 2016, the Second Place of the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Antenna and Propagation Symposium in 2016, and the Runner-Up at the Best Paper Award of IRMMW-THz 2016. He was a recipient of the IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award in 2018, IEEE MTT-S Microwave Graduate Fellowship in 2017, the Texas Instruments Distinguished Fellowship in 2012, and the Michael and Katherine Birck Fellowship of Purdue University in 2011. He was also the Gold Medal recipient at both the National Physics Competition in 2006 and the 38th International Physics Olympiad in 2007.
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