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Khalil Najafi
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Khalil Najafi

 

Khalil Najafi

Khalil Najafi

Job Title: Professor

Email: Send email to Khalil Najafi

Office Phone: (734) 763-6650

Fax: (734) 763-9324

Personal web page: http://www.eecs.umich.edu/najafi/

Address: Electrical Engineering & Comp Sci Dept
1301 Beal Ave, 2402 EECS
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122

Description:

Khalil Najafi received the BS, MS, and the PhD degree in 1980, 1981, and 1986 respectively, all in electrical engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. From 1986 to 1988, he was a research fellow; from 1988 to 1990, an assistant research scientist; from 1990 to 1993, an assistant professor; from 1993 to 1998, an associate professor; and since September 1998, as a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan.  He served as the Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Division, Department of EECS from 2008 to 2018.

He also served as the director of the Solid-State Electronics Laboratory from 1998 to 2005, the director of the NSF National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) at Michigan from 2004 to 2015, and deputy director of the WIMS ERC from 2000 to 2010. In 1998, he was named the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Research interests include: micromachining technologies: micromachined sensors, actuators, and MEMS; analog integrated circuits; implantable biomedical microsystems; micropackaging; and low-power wireless sensing/actuating systems.

Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Integrated Circuit Design and VLSI.

Areas of Specialty: VLSI and Digital Circuits; RF MEMS; Implantable Devices; Environmental Sensors; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Power Sources and Energy Harvesting; Circuits for MEMS and Microsystems.

Selected Projects: A Wireless Implantable Microsystem for Multi-Channel Neural Recording; Lightweight Bidirectional Wireless Neural Recording and Control Microsystem; Wafer-Level Vacuum and Hermetic Packaging for RF MEMS; Gold-Silicon Eutectic Wafer Bonding Technology for Vacuum Packaging; Low-Power Thermal Isolation for Environmentally Resistant Microinstruments; Micro Thermoelectric Cryogenic Cooler for MEMS; Sub-1-Degree/Hr High-Performance Microgyroscope; A Micromachined Vacuum Pump; Vibration Isolation and Shock Protection for MEMS; A Micro Thermoelectric Generator for Microsystems; Multi-Mode Energy Scavenging from the Environment.

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