Negar Tavassolian
Negar   Tavassolian   received   her   B.Sc.   and   M.Sc.   degrees   in   electrical   engineering from   Sharif   University   of   Technology ,   Tehran,   Iran,   and   McGill   University ,   Montreal, Canada,   in   2003   and   2006,   respectively.   Her   master’s   thesis   was   on   microwave breast   cancer   detection   using   the   ultra-wideband   antenna   technology.   She   received the    Ph.D.    degree    in    electrical    engineering    from    Georgia    Institute    of    Technology , Atlanta,   GA   in   2011.   Her   thesis   was   focused   on   reducing   the   dielectric   charging effects   and   improving   the   reliability   of   capacitive   micro-electromechanical   switches for   radio   frequency   and   microwave   applications.   She   then   joined   the   David   H.   Koch Institute   for   Integrative   Cancer   Research ,   Massachusetts   Institute   of   Technology    as   a Postdoctoral   Associate,   where   she   worked   on   non-invasive   and   rapid   determination of   the   hydration   state   in   an   individual   based   on   nuclear   magnetic   resonance   (NMR) relaxation   measurements.   She   has   been   an   Assistant   Professor   at   Stevens   Institute   of Technology  since August 2013.

Research Interests

· Non-invasive diagnostic methods · Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) based sefnsing · Bio and applied electromagnetics · Miniaturized antennas, ultra-wideband antennas · Radio frequency (RF) micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)
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01/2016         Dr.   Tavassolian   receives   the   NSF   CAREER Award. Link to Stevens news . 01/2016         Our   paper   on   MEMS   dielectric   charging is accepted to IEEE MWCL . 01/2016       Amir’s      paper      is      accepted      to      IET Microwaves,    Antennas    &    Propagation .    Great    job Amir! 12/2015          Our   group   receives   the   Ignition   Grant Initiative    award   from   the   Office   of   the   Vice   Provost for Research. 10/2015          Chenxi   passes   his   qualifying   exam   at   the top of the department. Well done Chenxi! 08/2015                Mehrdad     Nosrati     joins     our     group. Welcome Mehrdad! 08/2015          Congratulations   to   Amir   and   Chenxi   for having their papers accepted to BIOCAS 2015 ! 07/2015                David     receives     the     Undergraduate Healthcare   Research   Scholarship .   Congratulations David! 05/2015             Chenxi    receives    the    Edward    Peskin Award   for   an   Outstanding   Master’s   Thesis.   Great job Chenxi! 05/2015               Natalie     Bezerra     joins     the     group. Welcome Natalie! 05/2015          Chenxi   successfully   defends   his   Master’s thesis.   He   will   continue   towards   his   Ph.D.   in   the group. 04/2015             Amir    receives    the    Innovations    and Entrepreneurship              Doctoral              Fellowship . Congratulations Amir! 03/2015                Dr.     Tavassolian     presents     at     the University of Wisconsin Madison Seminar Series . 03/2015          Amir   will   present   two   papers   at   the   IEEE APS Conference  in Vancouver in July. 12/2014                 Our    proposal    for    fabrication    at    the Brookhaven       National       Laboratory        has       been accepted. 12/2014          Amir   receives   the   Outstanding   Research Assistantship Award of the ECE Department.
Negar Tavassolian
Negar   Tavassolian   received   her   B.Sc.   and   M.Sc.   degrees   in electrical       engineering       from       Sharif       University       of Technology ,   Tehran,   Iran,   and   McGill   University ,   Montreal, Canada,    in    2003    and    2006,    respectively.    Her    master’s thesis   was   on   microwave   breast   cancer   detection   using the   ultra-wideband   antenna   technology.   She   received   the Ph.D.     degree     in     electrical     engineering     from     Georgia Institute   of   Technology ,   Atlanta,   GA   in   2011.   Her   thesis   was focused    on    reducing    the    dielectric    charging    effects    and improving        the        reliability        of        capacitive        micro- electromechanical     switches     for     radio     frequency     and microwave    applications.    She    then    joined    the    David    H. Koch       Institute       for       Integrative       Cancer       Research , Massachusetts    Institute    of    Technology     as    a    Postdoctoral Associate,   where   she   worked   on   non-invasive   and   rapid determination   of   the   hydration   state   in   an   individual   based on      nuclear      magnetic      resonance      (NMR)      relaxation measurements.    She    has    been    an    Assistant    Professor    at Stevens Institute of Technology  since August 2013.

Research Interests

· Non-invasive diagnostic methods · Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) based sefnsing · Bio and applied electromagnetics · Miniaturized antennas, ultra-wideband antennas · Radio frequency (RF) micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)
© 2015 - Stevens Institute of Technology  

GROUP NEWS

01/2016            Dr.    Tavassolian    receives    the    NSF    CAREER Award. Link to Stevens news . 01/2016            Our    paper    on    MEMS    dielectric    charging    is accepted to IEEE MWCL . 01/2016     Amir’s    paper    is    accepted    to    IET    Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation . Great job Amir! 12/2015          Our   group   receives   the   Ignition   Grant   Initiative   award from the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. 10/2015          Chenxi   passes   his   qualifying   exam   at   the   top   of the department. Well done Chenxi! 08/2015             Mehrdad    Nosrati    joins    our    group.    Welcome Mehrdad! 08/2015          Congratulations   to   Amir   and   Chenxi   for   having their papers accepted to BIOCAS 2015 ! 07/2015          David   receives   the   Undergraduate   Healthcare Research Scholarship . Congratulations David! 05/2015          Chenxi   receives   the   Edward   Peskin   Award   for an Outstanding Master’s Thesis. Great job Chenxi! 05/2015            Natalie    Bezerra    joins    the    group.    Welcome Natalie! 05/2015          Chenxi   successfully   defends   his   Master’s   thesis. He will continue towards his Ph.D. in the group. 04/2015                   Amir      receives      the      Innovations      and Entrepreneurship    Doctoral    Fellowship .    Congratulations Amir! 03/2015          Dr.   Tavassolian   presents   at   the   University   of Wisconsin Madison Seminar Series . 03/2015          Amir   will   present   two   papers   at   the   IEEE   APS Conference  in Vancouver in July. 12/2014             Our   proposal   for   fabrication   at   the   Brookhaven National Laboratory  has been accepted. 12/2014                Amir     receives     the     Outstanding     Research Assistantship Award of the ECE Department.