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Friendship and Electromagnetics: In Memory of Professors Pedram Mousavi and Mojgan Daneshmand

N. Behdad, N. Ghalichechian and M. Manteghi, "Friendship and Electromagnetics: In Memory of Professors Pedram Mousavi and Mojgan Daneshmand," 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2020, pp. 1795-1796, doi: 10.1109/IEEECONF35879.2020.9330270.  [PDF]  [Presentation]

This paper is dedicated to the memory of Professors Pedram Mousavi and Mojgan Daneshmand as well as their two daughters Darya and Dorina who tragically lost their lives on January 8, 2020 when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down shortly after takeoff near Tehran, Iran. Despite their young age, Professors Mousavi and Daneshmand were superbly accomplished scholars who had made important contributions to the fields of Electromagnetics, Microwaves, Sensors, and Antennas. More importantly, they have touched and changed the life of many students and scholars by their teaching and research programs. They were beautiful soles who … 

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Hilton Head TPC Meeting

A week ago, I spent two days in the beautiful San Diego for the technical committee meeting for the upcoming Hilton Head 2020 workshop ( During this time I met my Ph.D. advisor from University of Maryland Prof. Reza Ghodssi. Also met my former classmate Dr. Alireza Modafe. When I started my PhD. at Maryland in 2002, Alireza bacame my research mentor. Both great guys! Here are a couple of pictures. 


Faculty Recognition Reception

Faculty recongnition reception with Ohio State University President Michale Drake and Senio VP for Research Dr. Morley Stone on April 22, 2019.