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Hafezi, Mohammad

Hafezi, Mohammad

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics
Joint Quantum Institute
2130 Kim Building
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EDUCATION

Professor Hafezi studied for two years at Sharif University before completing his undergraduate degree in Physics from École Polytechnique.  He received his Ph.D. in Physics from Harvard University in 2009. He was a senior research associate at the Joint Quantum Institute before joining the ECE faculty.

Quantum simulation Quantum hybrid systems: optomechanics, circuit-QED Topological features in photonic systems Optical communication and computation

Pristine quantum light source created at the edge of silicon chip

Researchers have demonstrated a new approach that enables different devices to repeatedly emit nearly identical single photons.

New hole-punched crystal clears a path for quantum light

Photonic chip guides single photons, even when there are bends in the road. 

Light may unlock a new quantum dance for electrons in graphene

Scientists have suggested a way to make electrons in graphene take on entirely new quantum behaviors.

The Department of Defense Awards Assistant Professor Mohammad Hafezi Competitive DURIP Grant

Dr. Hafezi’s award will support research for a Cryogenic System for Quantum Optical Measurement.

Four ECE Professors Promoted to Full Professor with Tenure

Six ECE professors in total have received promotions: four to Full Professor and two to Associate Professor. 

Hafezi and Munday Promoted to Associate Professors with Tenure 

Hafezi and Munday both hold affiliate appointments in the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP).

Hafezi's Research on Quantum Hall Light and Photonic Chips Makes Cover of Nature Photonics

Characterizing quantum Hall light zooming around a photonic chip

UMD Ties with Stanford, MIT for Most Researchers on 2015 DOD Multidisciplinary Research Grants

UMD Represented on 6 of 22 Teams Awarded University Research Initiative Grants by the Department of Defense

Hafezi Named 2015 ONR Young Investigator

The Office of Naval Research awarded Hafezi for three years in support of his research on nanostructures.

'I am very humbled': Hafezi Awarded Prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Hafezi is first Clark School faculty member to receive Sloan Foundation recognition.