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Azita Emami

Andrew and Peggy Cherng Professor of Electrical and Medical Engineering
Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator
EAS Division Deputy Chair

Azita Emami received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1999 and 2004 respectively. She received her B.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology in 1996. She joined IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in 2004. From 2006 to 2007, she was an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. In 2007, she joined Caltech, where she is now the Andrew and Peggy Cherng Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering, and a Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator. She also serves as the deputy chair of division of Engineering and Applied Science at Caltech.

Her current research interests include mixed-signal integrated circuits and systems, high-speed optical interconnects, silicon photonics, wearable and implantable devices for neural recording, neural stimulation, sensing and drug delivery. She is currently the associated editor for the IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC). She is also an SSCS distinguished lecturer. She serves on the technical program committee (TPC) of ISSCC, and in the past has served on the TPC of VLSI Symposium and CICC. She was the General Chair and Program Chair of the IEEE Optical Interconnect Conference in 2015 and 2014 respectively.


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