Published on 02 Apr 2024

Asst Prof Appointed NRF Fellow

Prof Nikoo

Assistant Professor Mohammad Samizadeh Nikoo has been appointed as a National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellow Class of 2024.

The Singapore NRF fellowship scheme is a competitive programme that seeks to attract, recruit and root outstanding young scientists from around the world to conduct independent research in Singapore. The Singapore NRF Fellowship Scheme aims to build up a pool of bright, passionate researchers in various fields of science and technology to help us advance our scientific and technological edge.

Asst Prof Mohammad Samizadeh, who joined EEE in October 2023, received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2015 and 2017 respectively, where he developed a concrete theory describing electrical solitons in nonlinear transmission lines. He completed his PhD in electrical engineering at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL in 2022, where he focused on high-speed electronics based on GaN and VO2, as well as innovative integrated devices based on plasma science.

Before joining NTUEEE, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Integrated Systems Laboratory at ETH Zürich, where he worked on new types of devices on CMOS platforms.