Reza Asadpour

M. Sc. Student

r.asadpour[ AT ]ut.ac.ir

Tel: (+98) 912 2216939

Group: Advanced Device Structures

Thesis Title: Improvement of Performance and Reliability in Digital Circuits Using Nano-scale FinFET Transistors

 

Education

  • Sep 2010 - Present: M. Sc. in Electrical Engineering / Electronics / Semiconductor Technology (Supervisor: Dr. Afzali-Kusha)
    ECE Department, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    GPA: 18.77 out of 20

  • Sep 2006 - Sep 2010: B. Sc. in Electrical Engineering / Electronics
    ECE Department
    , University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    GPA: 18.10 out of 20

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Research Interests

  • Novel Device Simulation and Design
  • Nano-scale Circuit Design
  • Device Fabrication
  • Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS)

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Research and
Teaching Experience

  • Research Assistant in Low-power High-performance Nano Systems Lab (Since 2011)
    School of ECE, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Modeled FinFET structures and analyzed the impacts of using non-symmetric structures like non-symmetric doping or spacer on the performance of 4T and 6T SRAMs.
    Analyzed impacts of strained silicon using SiGe in PFinFET used in SRAMs.
  • Teaching Assistant in the University of Tehran (2010-2012)
    School of ECE, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Electronics II (Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012)
    Electronics I (Spring 2011)
    Electronics III (Fall 2011)
    Electronics Physics (Spring 2011)

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Publications

Journal Papers

Conference Papers

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Honors

  • Ranked 1st in ASQED Microelectronics Olympiad, Malaysia, 2012.
    http://www.asqed.com/English/Conference/Microelectronic_Olympiad.html
  • Ranked 176th amongst more than 300,000, ‘Iranian Nation-Wide University Entrance Exam for B. Sc. Degree’, 2006
  • Ranked 2nd among Electronics Engineering students – ECE department – University of Tehran
  • Best Out-of-the-Box Solution in Seventh Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia, Armenia, 2012
    http://www.synopsys.com/Company/Locations/Armenia/News/Pages/pressid10042012.aspx
  • Received faculty of engineering's scholarship as an exceptional student – ECE department – University of Tehran (2006-2010)
  • Selected as "Exceptional Talents" by "National Organization for Educational Testing" pre-university grade, Iran, 2006
  • Awarded a research grant by "National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents" (NODET) for proposing a method for offside detection with sensors in High School, Bandarabbas, Iran, 2003

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Selected Academic Projects

  • “Sketching the dispersion relation for an Armchair Graphene Nano Ribbon (AGNR) for 1st nearest neighbor using MATLAB”
    A project in Quantum Transport course, under supervision Dr. M. Pourfath; Fall 2011
  • “Calculating matrix elements of the surface green’s function for AGNR as contacts using simple iteration in MATLAB”
    A project in Quantum Transport course, under supervision Dr. M. Pourfath; Fall 2011
  • “Calculating characteristics for a one-dimensional transistor with perfect coupling between gate and source/drain using a non self-consistent potential in MATLAB”
    A project in Quantum Transport course, under supervision Dr. M. Pourfath; Fall 2011
  • “Impacts of non-rectangular gate shape on timing and power consumption of MOSFETs”
    A project in Low-Power Digital Integrated Circuit course, under supervision Dr. A. Afzali-Kusha; Spring 2011
  • “Modeling capacitance changes of through silicon via (TSV)”
    A project in Interconnect and Nanowires course, under supervision Dr. N. Masoumi; Spring 2011
  • “Simulating process flow of 1.0μ CMOS using Silvaco”
    A project in Fabrication Of Elctrical Comp. 1 course, under supervision Dr. M. Fathipour; Fall 2010
  • “Mask optimization for i-line wavelength using Silvaco”
    A project in Nanotechnology course, under supervision Dr. S. Mohajerzadeh; Spring 2010
  • “Simulating Snake game on a console using Proteus and CodeVisionAVR”
    A project in Microprocessor Lab course, under supervision Dr. O. Fatemi; Spring 2010
  • “Designing and assembling a vehicle capable of being controlled remotely and transporting load”
    A project in Industrial Electronics course, under supervision Dr. B. Asaei ; Spring 2010
  • “Assembling a path finder robot”
    A project in General Workshop course, under supervision Dr. S. M. Fakhraie; Spring 2010
  • “Optimization of 4-bit Ripple Carry Adder in 65nm Technology in Transistor Level using Hspice”
    A project in Digital Electronics course, under supervision Dr. S. M. Fakhraie; Spring 2010
  • “Designing 1GHz and 1V swing Oscillator in 0.18μ CMOS RF Technology using ADS”
    A project in Communication Circuit course, under supervision Dr. M. Kamarei; Fall 2009
  • "Simulation of Electron Movements in Potential Wells using MATLAB"
    A computer assignment in Modern Physics course, under supervision Dr. E. Asl-Soleimani; Spring 2008
  • "Designing and Implementing Morse Code Transmitter and Receiver"
    A project in Microprocessor course, under supervision Dr. O. Fatemi; Spring 2008
  • "Designing and implementing a voter using Altera Quartus"
    A project in Logic Design Lab course, under supervision Dr. Z. Navabi; Spring 2008
  • "Logic circuits simulator at gate level using C"
    A project in Fundamental Computer and Programming course, under supervision Dr. S. Mohammadi; Fall 2006

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Membership

  • IEEE and society of Electron Device, Since 2010
  • Member of alumni association of "National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents" (NODET).
    Annually, Less than eighty secondary school students are admitted at the school of this organization by intelligent entrance examination in Hormozgan, Iran

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Last Update (11/21/2012)

 

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