Negar Reiskarimian
Education

Honors and Awards

  • Featured on Forbes "30 Under 30" list under Science category (2018).
  • Invited to Stanford's EECS Rising Star workshop (2017).
  • Selected as a Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar (2017).
  • Selected as Caltech's Young Investigator Lecturer in Engineering and Applied Sciences (2017).
  • Recipient of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship, 2017.
  • Recipient of ISSCC ADI Outstanding Student Designer Award 2017.
  • Recipient of IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award 2016-2017.
  • Recepient of the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF), 2016-2017.
  • Received the Exceptional Talents Award for Entering the Graduate School without Exam, Spring 2011
  • Dean’s Honorary Award by President of Sharif University of Technology, Prof. Sohrabpour, October 2007
  • Ranked 61th among 400,000 Participants of Iranian Nationwide Annual University Entrance Exam, July 2007

Talks, Workshops, Demos and Posters

    Conference Talks:

  • "Highly-Linear Integrated Magnetic-Free Circulator-Receiver for Full-Duplex Wireless," IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2017.
  • "Fully-integrated Non-Reciprocal Components Based on Linear Periodically-Time-Varying Circuits," IEEE Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF), Phoenix, AZ, Jan. 2017.
  • "Design of All-Passive Higher-Order CMOS N-Path Filters," IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), Phoenix, AZ, May. 2015.

  • Invited Talks:

  • "Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity: From Physics to New Wireless Communication Paradigms," Caltech's Young Investigator Lecture Series, Pasadena, CA, Apr. 2017.
  • "Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity Enables New Wireless Communication Paradigms: From Physics to Applications," WINLAB Mini-Workshop on Advanced Wireless Experimentation, Rutgers University, North Brunswick, NJ, Mar. 2017.
  • "Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity Enables New Wireless Communication Paradigms: From Physics to Applications," Nokia Bell Labs, Crawford Hill, NJ, Dec. 2016.

  • Contributions to Workshops and Keynote Presentations: (Presenting author listed first.)

  • N. Reiskarimian and H. Krishnaswamy, "Rethinking the RF Front-End: Integrated Magnetic-Free Non-Reciprocity and Its Application in Emerging Wireless Communication Paradigms," invited to IEEE IMS/RFIC Workshop (Advanced Integrated RF Filtering Circuits and Techniques), Jun. 2018.
  • H. Krishnaswamy, N. Reiskarimian , T. Dinc and M. Baraani Dastjerdi, "Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity: Non-Reciprocal Integrated Front-End Circulators and Isolators Based on Linear Periodic Time-Varying (LPTV) Circuits," invited to IEEE IMS/RFIC Workshop (Front End Module (FEM) for 5G), Jun. 2017.
  • H. Krishnaswamy, N. Reiskarimian, T. Dinc and A. Nagulu, "Integrated Antenna-Interface Components - A Blessing for Wireless Transceivers," invited keynote presentation in 2017 European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), Sep. 2017.

  • Demonstrations:

  • "Full Duplex Wireless Based on a Highly-Linear Magnetic-Free Circulator-Receiver," in IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) demo session, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2017.

  • Posters:

  • N. Reiskarimian, "Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity Enables New Wireless Communication Paradigms: From Physics to Applications," invited to Stanford's EECS Rising Stars workshop, Stanford, CA, Nov. 2017.
  • N. Reiskarimian, "Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity Enables New Wireless Communication Paradigms: From Physics to Applications," in Marconi Symposium, Nokia Bell Labs, New Providence, NJ, Oct. 2017.
  • N. Reiskarimian, A. Kord, A. Alu and H. Krishnaswamy, "Fully-Integrated Reconfigurable Magnet-less Non-reciprocal Components for Next-Generation Wireless Communication Systems," in Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship, Winner's Day 2017 Poster Session, San Diego, CA, Oct. 2017.
  • T. Chen, J. Zhou, M. Baraani Dastjerdi, N. Reiskarimian, J. Diakonikolas, S. Alfonso, H. Krishnaswamy, G. Zussman, "Full-Duplex Wireless: A Two-Way Road to 5G," in Columbia University Data Science Day, New York, NY, Apr. 2017.
  • N. Reiskarimian, A. Kord, A. Alu and H. Krishnaswamy, "Fully-Integrated Reconfigurable Magnet-less Non-reciprocal Components for Next-Generation Wireless Communication Systems," in Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship, Final's Day 2016 Poster Session, San Diego, CA, Mar. 2016.

Reviewing

  • Paper reviewer for: IEEE Journal of Solid-States Circuits (JSSC), IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL), IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs (TCAS-II), Wiley International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications and 2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC).

Teaching Experience

    Columbia University:

  • Grader for RF & Microwave Measurement (E6903), under supervision of Prof. H. Krishnaswamy
  • Grader for Advanced Analog Integrated Circuits (E6312), under supervision of Prof. H. Krishnaswamy
  • Teaching Assistant for Analog Systems in VLSI (E6316), under supervision of Prof. T. Dickson, Spring 2014
  • Teaching Assistant for Principals of Device Microfabrication (E4944), under supervision of Prof. R. Laibowitz, Fall 2013
  • Sharif University of Technology:

  • Teaching Assistant for Optical IC, under supervision of Prof. A. Fotowat-Ahmady, Fall 2012
  • Teaching Assistant for Principles of Electrical Engineering, under supervision of Prof. M. Fardmanesh, Fall 2012
  • Grader for Analog Electronics course, under supervision of Prof. K. Haj Sadeghi, Fall 2012
  • Teaching Assistant for Computer Structure Laboratory, under supervision of Prof. K. Haj Sadeghi, Spring 2012
  • Grader for Electronic Principles, under supervision of Prof. S. Sadughi, Fall 2010

Computer Skills

  • IC Design Tools: Cadence (Virtuoso and spectreRF), Agilent ADS, HSpice, Verilog HDL, OrCAD PSpice.
  • Electromagnetic Simulators: MentorGraphics HyperLynx 3D EM.
  • PCB Design Tools: DesignSpark PCB
  • Web and Programming Languages: HTML, C/C++, MATLAB, Assembly
  • Graphic Design: Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Visio

RF Measurement Skills

  • Measurement experience using VNAs, Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Cables/Connectors.