Omeed Momeni

Omeed Momeni

Assistant Professor

(530) 754-7566


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering. Cornell University, 2011
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2006
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, 2002

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, 2011-Present
  • Visiting Professor, University of California, Irvine, 2011-2012
  • Analog-RF IC Design Engineer, NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 2004 - 2006

Research Interests

High performance terahertz and mm-wave integrated circuits and systems, High power/high efficiency power amplifiers and signal sources, RF/Microwave transceivers.


  • Cornell ECE Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, 2011
  • Outstanding Graduate Award from Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage (APSIH), 2011
  • Best paper award at the IEEE Workshop on Microwave Circuits, 2010
  • Cornell University Jacobs Fellowship, 2007
  • NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory Summer Fellowship, 2003

Selected Publications

  1. O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A Broadband mm-Wave and Terahertz Traveling-Wave Frequency Multiplier on CMOS,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Dec. 2011. (Invited)
  2. O. Momeni and E. Afshari, “A High Gain 107 GHz Amplifier in 130 nm CMOS,” Custom Integrated Circuit Conference (CICC), Sep. 2011.
  3. O. Momeni and E. Afshari, High Power Terahertz and Millimeter-Wave Oscillator Design: A Systematic Approach, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Mar. 2011.
  4. O. Momeni and E. Afshari, A 220-to-275GHz Traveling-Wave Frequency Doubler with -6.6dBm Power at 244GHz in 65nm CMOS, IEEE Int'l Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Feb. 2011.
  5. O. Momeni, H. Hashemi and E. Afshari, A 10-Gb/s Inductorless Transimpedance Amplifier, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, Dec. 2010.
  6. O. Momeni and E. Afshari, Electrical Prism: a High Quality Factor Filter for mm-Wave and Terahertz Frequencies, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Nov. 2009.