Ali Alimardani

MSc Graduated Student



Tel: (+98) 09122640336



Group: Semiconductor Devices

Thesis Title: Simulation of High Concentration Solar Cells



  • Born in August 1985, Tehran, Iran.

Back to top


  • 2008-2011: MS student, Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, Total GPA 18.08/20.00.

  • 2003-2007: BS student, Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Total GPA 15.91/20.00.

  • 2002-2003: Pre-university Certificate, Shahid Soltani pre-university Institute, A division of NODET (National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents), Karaj, Iran, Total GPA 18.66/20.00.

  • 1999-2002: High School Diploma, Shahid Soltani High School, A division of NODET, Karaj, Iran, Total GPA 19.2/20.00.

Back to top


  • 2007, Ranked 1st among graduates of Electronic Engineering in Amirkabir University of Technology at that time.

Back to top

Research Interests

  • Silicon Solar Cells, Simulation and Modeling in Different Light Concentrations.

  • Thin Film Solar Cells with Different Materials.

  • CIGS Cells, Simulation of them and Studying the Influence of the Important Factors on their Efficiency.

  • GaInP/Ga(In)As/Ge Hetrojunction Cells and Simulation of them in High Concentration of Light.

  • Simulation of Organic Cells.

  • Nano-MOS Transistor, Modeling and Simulation.

  • Simulation of Non-ideality in MOS Transistors.

  • Modeling and Simulation of Threshold Voltage and Current leakage in MOS Transistor.

Back to top


  • A. Alimardani, N. Manavizadeh, A. Afzali-kusha, E.  Asl Soleimani, “Simulation of Lateral Effect in Emitter Region of Silicon Solar Cells for Concentrated Sunlight,” Proceeding IEEE International Conference 12th. Int. Conf. on Thermal, Mechanical and Multiphysics Simulation and Experiments in Microelectronics and Microsystems, EuroSimE 2011.

  • A. Alimardani, M. Noei, E. Asl-Soleimani, A. Afzali-kusha, “Simulation and Optimization of CIGS Solar Cells in Concentrated Sunlight,” Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2011, Kassel, Germany.

  • A. Alimardani, E. Asl-Soleimani, A. Afzali-kusha,”Simulation and Optimization of Emitter Depth and Doping for Silicon Solar Cells under Concentrated Sunlight,” Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2011, Kassel, Germany.

  • A. Alimardani, A.Afzali-kusha, E. Asl-Soleimani, “Simulation and Optimization of GaxIn(1-x)P Cells for Concentrated Sunlight,” accepted for publishing in 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference 2011, Hamburg, Germany.

Back to top

MSc Courses

  • Semiconductor Devices

  • Quantum Mechanics

  • Solid State Physics

  • Nano Devices and Their Integration

  • Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronics

  • Opto-Electronic Devices

  • SOI Devices and Circuits

  • Low-Power Integrated Circuits

Back to top

Completed Projects and Term Papers

  • Advances in Solar Cells.

  • Different Structures of Carbon Nanotubes.

  • Modeling of Potentials and Threshold Voltage for Symmetric Doped Double-gate MOSFETs.

  • Using Nanocrystals in Flash Memories, Bandgap Engineering and F-N current.

  • FinFET Devices, Structure and I-V Modeling.

  • Circuit Techniques to Reduce Gate Leakage Current.

  • RFID Sender and Receiver (Tag and Reader), Coding Algorithms and Applications.

  • Mifare Cards, Data Structures and Designing Hardware for Reading and Writing on them.

  • Secured Access Module (SAM) Cards, their Method of Working and APDU Protocol for connection.

  • ARM9 (2440) and ARM11 (6410) Microcontrollers, Working with their USART, LAN, USB Host & Device, Color Touch LCD, ADC, etc. Using Embedded Operating Systems.

  • DSP Processors Including TMS54xx and TMS55xx.

  • Design and Hardware Test of a Phase Difference Simulator Using Atmel Atmega16 Microcontroller and Two 12bits DACs.

  • Design and hardware Test of Auto Gain Controller Using Atmel Atmega16 Microcontroller, Opamps and Analog Switches.

  • Design and Hardware Test of IR Code Transmitter and Receiver Using Atmel Attiny2313 Microcontroller.

  • Design and Hardware Test of Wireless Communication Board for Two PCs Using RF Modules through COM Ports with GUI Made in LABVIEW.

  • Design and Simulation of AVR Microcontrollers' Communication with MMCs in SPI Mode.

  • Design and Hardware Test of Controller of Solar Cell Charger Using Atmel Atmega32 Microcontroller.

  • Design and Hardware Test of Digital Controller and Monitor of Dram Level in Combined Cycle Unit of Karaj's Power Plant as BSC's Final Project.

Back to top

Computer Skills

Programming Languages:

  • MATLAB, C, Pascal, Delphi, 8085/8086/8051 Assembly Language, AVR C, PIC C.

CAD Tools and Simulators:

  • Silvaco ATLAS Device Simulator, Synopsis Sentaurus Device Simulator, PC1D Solar Simulator, ORCAD, AVR Studio, Proteus.

Other Electrical Engineering Softwares:

  •  Codevision, CCS, Proteus, LABVIEW, FuzzyTech, Protel DXP.

Operating Systems and Microsoft Office:

  • Windows, UNIX, MS-DOS, Word, Power Point, Excel, Front-Page.

Back to top

Professional Experiences

  • Working on Making Disassembler for TMS54 and 55 Series. 

  • Design and Hardware Test of Circuits for Using ARM11(6410) in Embedded systems.

  • Design and Hardware Test of Contactless Reader with ARM11(as a Core Board), RFID Modules and SAM Modules for Ticketing System for Tehran Urban & Suburban Railways.

  • Design and hardware Test of USB Interface in HID Mode Using Microchip PIC 18lf4550 Microcontroller.

  • Design and Hardware Test of RFID Reader Using PIC Microcontrollers and Analog Circuits with Ability to Save Events, Dates and Times form RTC.

  • Design and Hardware Test of Photodetector Circuits and its Amplifier for Sensor of Oxygen Measuring Device.

  • Design and Hardware Test of an Interface Card for Send, Receive and Monitoring of Data with Ability to Connect in SPI and USART Mode with Keypad and LCD Display Using Atmel Atmega128 Microcontroller.

Back to top