Dr. Negar Tavassolian

Negar Tavassolian

Negar Tavassolian,
Doctorate Alumna


Negar received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of technology, Tehran, Iran, and her M.Sc. degree (with honors) from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 2006. She joined the Georgia-Tech ATHENA group in Sep. 2006 and the MiRCTech group in summer 2007 where she is currently pursuing her PhD studies.

Research Interests

  • RF MEMS Switches
  • Design and optimization of Reconfigurable Antennas

Selected Publications

  1. G. Papaioannou, N. Tavassolian, M. Koutsoureli, E. Papandreou, and J. Papapolymerou, “Investigation of Charging Mechanisms in RF-MEMS Capacitive Switches with Silicon Nitride: The Effect of Material Stoichiometry,” Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium, pp. 1653-1656, 2009.
  2. N. Tavassolian, M. Koutsoureli, E. Papandreou, G. Papaioannou, B. Lacroix, Z. Liu, J. Papapolymerou, “The Effect of Silicon Nitride Stoichiometry on Charging Mechanisms in RF-MEMS Capacitive Switches,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 57, pp. 3518- 352, 2009.
  3. G. Papaioannou, N. Tavassolian, C. L. Goldsmith, and J. Papapolymerou, “Dielectric charging and thermally activated processes in MEMS capacitive switches,” Proc. IEEE European Microwave Conference, pp. 1752- 1755, 2009.

Contact Information

Email: negar1@gatech.edu

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