Siavash Pourkamali is a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UT Dallas he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Denver. He received the BS degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2001, and the MS and the PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, in 2004 and 2006, respectively.
Prof. Pourkamali’s current research interests are in the areas of Integrated silicon-based MEMS/NEMS, self-aligned and tip-based batch nanofabrication technologies, and micro/nanomechanical resonant sensors. He is a recipient of a 2011 National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the 2008 University of Denver Best Junior Scholar Award, and the 2006 Georgia Tech Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Excellence Award. He was also a silver medalist in the 29th International Chemistry Olympiad (ICHO) in 1997.