Negar Reiskarimian

Columbia University, New York, NY

Sep. 2013 to present

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Integrated Circuits and Systems
Ph.D. Thesis Title: Enabling Fully-Integrated Magnetic-Free Non-Reciprocal Antenna Interfaces by Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity: from Physics to Applications.
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Krishnaswamy

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Sep. 2011 to Aug. 2013

M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Microelectronic Circuits
M.Sc. Project Title: Variable Bandwidth TIA/Limiter for optical Links with Maximum Sensitivity, under supervision of
Prof. Fotowat-Ahmady

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Sep. 2007 to Aug. 2011

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications

Honors and Awards

  • 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

Graduate Courses

    Columbia University:

  • Fundamentals of Photonics, Prof. B. Souhan, Fall 2015
  • Optical Systems, Prof. C. Hendon, Fall 2015
  • Millimeter-wave IC Design, Prof. H. Krishnaswamy, Fall 2014
  • Advanced Analog Integrated Circuits, Prof. H. Krishnaswamy, Spring 2014
  • Microwave Circuit Design, Prof. Y. Baeyens, Spring 2014
  • Antenna Design, Prof. H. Krishnaswamy, Fall 2013
  • Advanced Communication Circuits, Prof. P. Kinget, Fall 2013
  • Sharif University of Technology:

  • IC’s for optical communication, Prof. A. Fotowat-Ahmady, Fall 2011
  • Design of CMOS integrated circuits, Prof. M. Sharif-Bakhtiar, Fall 2011
  • Digital Electronics, Prof. K. Hajsadeghi, Fall 2011
  • Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits(RFIC), Prof. M. Sharif-Bakhtiar, Spring 2012
  • A/D and D/A Convertors, Prof. K. Hajsadeghi, Spring 2012
  • Very Large Scale Integration(VLSI) Systems Design, Prof. M. Sharifkhani, Spring 2012
  • Semiconductor Technology, Professor R. Faez, Fall 2012
  • Special Problems on Electronic Circuits (Focusing on Neural Bioelectronic Circuits), Prof A. Borna, Fall 2012

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.