Mona Jarrahi

Mona Jarrahi

Mona Jarrahi
Professor and Vice-Chair, Graduate Affairs
Primary Area: Physical and Wave Electronics

Office: 66-147E Engr. IV
Phone: (310) 206.1371
E-mail:
Research Lab: Terahertz Electronics Laboratory

 
Research and Teaching Interests:
Terahertz/millimeter-wave electronics and optoelectronics, microwave photonics, imaging and spectroscopy systems
Awards and Recognitions
2017     Okawa Foundation Award
2017     Watanabe Excellence in Research Award from UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science
2016     Moore Inventor Fellowship
2016     Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award
2016     Sharif University of Technology Distinguished Alumni Award
2015     Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award
2015     IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Lot Shafai Mid-Career Distinguished Achievement Award for “pioneering contributions to plasmonic antennas and optical phased arrays for terahertz and microwave systems”
2015     International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves Best Student Paper Award (3rd place)
“High Power Pulsed Terahertz Radiation From Large Area Photoconductive Emitters”
2015     IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Distinguished Lecturer
2014      Kavli Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences
2014     United States National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (USNC/URSI) Booker Fellowship for “achievements in the area of Terahertz Optoelectronics and Microwave Photonics”.
2014     IEEE Nanotechnology Council Early Career Award in Nanotechnology for “contributions to the development of nano-plasmonic and nano-photonic devices and quantum well structures for advancement of terahertz technology”.
2014     IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Outstanding Young Engineering Award for “outstanding early career contributions to the microwave profession”.
2014     Optical Society of America (OSA) Senior Membership
2013     International Society of Optical Engineers (SPIE) Senior Membership
2013     International Microwave Symposium Best Student Paper Award (3rd place)
Plasmonic photoconductive antennas for significant terahertz radiation enhancement
2013     International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation Best Student Paper Award (2nd place)
Nanoscale contact electrodes for significant radiation power enhancement in photoconductive terahertz emitters
2013     Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
2013     National Academy of Engineering (NAE), The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Award
2012     Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Award
2012     Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award
2012     National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering
2012     Elizabeth Crosby Research Award from the University of Michigan
2012     Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Senior Membership
2011     National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award
2010     Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award
2008     International Microwave Symposium Best Student Paper Award (3rd place)
High-power tunable terahertz generation based on photoconductive antenna arrays
2007     International Microwave Symposium Best Student Paper Award (1st place)
Traveling Wave Spatial Quantized Analog-to-digital Conversion
2005     Photonic Technology Access Program Research Award

 

Selected Publications