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Hafezi, Mohammad

Hafezi, Mohammad

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics
Joint Quantum Institute
Quantum Technology Center
2107 Atlantic Building
Website(s):

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.

AWARDS

  • Finalist of Prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists - Physical Sciences & Engineering Category (2019)
  • George Corcoran Memorial Teaching Award for Faculty (2017)
  • Young Investigator Program, Office of Naval Research (2015)
  • Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2015) 

 

Quantum simulation

Quantum hybrid systems: optomechanics, circuit-QED

Topological features in photonic systems

Optical communication and computation


Delivering on Quantum Innovation

The University of Maryland (UMD) has announced the launch of the Quantum Technology Center (QTC), which aims to translate quantum physics research into innovative technologies.

Ring Resonators Corner Light

Researchers have created the first silicon chip that can reliably constrain light to its four corners.

Two Clark School Faculty Named Finalists of Prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

Hafezi and Hu are among 31 of the nation's rising stars who will compete for three Blavatnik National Awards.

Partnering for Quantum Leaps

For many UMD researchers, partnering with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is key.

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

Big Quantum

We are on the verge of a new technological revolution.

NanoDay2016 Features Inspiring Speakers, Poster Awards

200 scientists and students attend bi-annual nanoscience conference at UMD

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.