Group Members

We are looking for new students and postdocs to join the team (see openings) !

Principal Investigator

Sajjad Moazeni

Sajjad is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at UW. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from UC Berkeley in 2018 and his B.S. from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2013. Prior to joining UW, he was a postdoctoral research scientist in the Bioelectronic Systems Lab at Columbia University from 2018 to 2020.
email: smoazeni@uw.edu

Ph.D. Students

Alana Dee

Alana Dee received a B.S. (2021) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh with a concentration in Signal Processing and Communications with a minor in Economics. Alana’s research interest lies in photonic and RF integrated circuit design for communication and sensing applications. Alana is the recipient of the UW College of Engineering Dean’s fellowship in 2021. (Joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: alanadee@uw.edu

Liban Hussein

Liban received his B.S. (2020) in Electrical Engineering with a focus on analog IC design and bioelectroncis from University of Washington, Seattle. He served as an Applications Engineer Intern at Texas Instruments, as well as a Digital IC Design Intern at Berkeley Lab working on chips for neutrino detection. Liban is passionate about circuit design and STEM outreach efforts for minorities in the Greater Seattle area. Liban is the receipient of UW ARCS and GEM fellowships. (Joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: libanh@uw.edu

Sanskriti Joshi

Sanskriti received her M.Eng.(2020) and B.S. (2019) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University. Her research interests are quantum and cryogenic photonics. In her freetime, Sanskriti enjoys baking, rock climbing and hiking. She is the recipient of the 2021 QuantumX AQET fellowship. (Joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: sjoshi3@uw.edu

Daniel Sturm

Dan received his B.S. (2019) in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University. Prior to joining UW, he was working in California in the RF industry, first at a wireless power startup “GuRu” and then at Apple. His research interests are novel circuit design for optical phased arrays, interconnects, and neural network processors. When not concerned with light and electricity, he likes to play sports, sing, and enjoy the outdoors. (Joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: dansturm@uw.edu

Marziyeh Rezaei

Marziyeh received her B.S. (2020) in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran with a focus on Electronic IC Design. She was a Research Assistant at RPI lab at Chinese University of Hong Kong in summer 2019 working on wireless capsule endoscopy. Her research interests are Integrated Circuits and Systems and Optical Devices. (joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: marziyeh@uw.edu

M.S. Students

Uthkarsh Adya

Uthkarsh received his B.E. (2020) in Electronics and Communications from R.V College oF Engineering, Banglore, India. Prior to joining UW, he worked as a research assistant in the Photonics Research Lab at CeNSe, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His research interests are integrated and quantum photonics, with a focus on scalability. He is currently working on photonic VLSI automation and EPDA tools. (Joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: uthkarsh@uw.edu

Undergraduate Students

Truong Hoang Pham

ruong is currently a third-year undergraduate student pursuing his B.S. in Electrical Engineering at UW. Truong’s concentrations are Embedded Computing Systems and Controls. During free time, Truong enjoys walking around campus with a cup of coffee on hand. (Joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: phtruong@uw.edu

Saad Ahmed Syed

Saad is currently a second year Undergraduate student at the University of Washington Seattle pursuing a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. In the summer of 2021, he worked as a Hardware Engineering intern at a digital building startup iNess, specifically with PCB design and product testing. His research interests are in finding sustainable hardware technologies. (Joined EMIT Lab in Fall 2021)
email: ssyed@uw.edu