Associate Professor Mona Jarrahi has been selected to receive the Outstanding Young Engineer award for year 2014 from the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. Professor Jarrahi specializes in the field of ultrafast electronic and optoelectronic devices and integrated systems for terahertz/millimeter-wave sensing, imaging, computing, and communication systems by utilizing novel materials, nanostructures, quantum well structures, electromechanical structures, as well as innovative nano-plasmonic and optical concepts.
The award commends MTT-S members who have attained outstanding technical achievements in their practice and/or exemplary service to the society.
The society has been recognizing its young members with this award since 2002.
Professor Jarrahi is quite a decorated engineer-researcher with a collection of commendations from technical/scientific societies and government agencies. Recently, she received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientist and Engineers for distinguished achievements in her research.