Ali Afzali-Kusha


School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tel: (+98 21) 8208-4920

Fax: (+98 21) 8877-8690

Current Positions

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Professional Services

  • Associate Editor: ACM Journal of ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, 2009 - 2013.

  • Member: Program Committee, IEEE ISQED: Since 2007.

  • Member: Program Committee, IEEE ASQED: Since 2009.
  • Member: Program Committee, IEEE DTIS: From 2006 to 2010, and from 2010.

  • Member: Program Committee, IEEE ISVLSI: 2011.
  • Member: Program Committee, IEEE GLSVLSI: 2007-2008.

  • Member: Student (Ph.D.) Forum Committee, IEEE ASP-DAC: 2006-2008.

  • Member: Program Committee, Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Education Conference (IEDEC): 2012–2014.

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  • Senior Member, IEEE.

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  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann-Arbor, U.S.A., Sept. 1991-Aug. 1994.

  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, U.S.A., Jan. 1990-April 1991.

  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 1984-Feb. 1988.

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Research Interests & Experiences

  • Low-Power High-Performance Circuits/Architectures/Systems.
  • Nano-electronics.
  • Optoelectronic Devices.
  • Low-Power VLSI Signal Processing for Wireless Communications.
  • Information Technology.
  • Biomedical Engineering.

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Professional Experiences

  • Research Fellow, VLSI group, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Jan. 1999-Aug. 1999.

  • Research Fellow, VRG, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Sept. 1998-Dec. 1998.

  • Research Fellow, Center for Display Technology & Manufacturing, EECS Dept., University of Michigan, 1994-1995.
  • Head, Network on Chip Research Group, Iran Telecommunication Research Center, 2003-2004.
  • IT Expert/Consultant, Rose System Corporation, 1996-1998/1999-2001.

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Previous University Administrative Services     

  • Vice Dean of Engineering for Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Jan. 2010-May 2015.

  • Director, Nanoelectronics Center of Excellence, 2005-2007.

  • Head, Electronics Division, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005-2007.

  • Member, IT Committee, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003-2006.
  • Member, University Informatics Policy Making Committee, 2000- 2003.
  • Head, Engineering Division, Center for E-Learning, 2002-2003.
  • Head, Informatics Center, College of Engineering, 1999-2002.

  • Head, Computer Center, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1999-2001.

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