Daryoosh Vashaee

Daryoosh Vashaee

Daryoosh Vashaee is the Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a courtesy appointment at Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University. He is the director of the Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering Research Group (NQERG). He is also a member of ASSIST Engineering Research Center. In ASSIST, he leads the thermoelectric materials research for the development of self-powered wearable health and environmental monitoring and advising systems. He is an expert in the quantum and nanostructured materials for energy conversion and information technologies. In the past, he has contributed to the development of several critical thermoelectric structures including heterostructure thermionic devices and bulk nanocomposite thermoelectric materials. He received his Ph.D. working under the supervision of Dr. Ali Shakouri at University of California at Santa Cruz in 2004, worked at MIT as a postdoctoral scholar under the supervision of Drs. Mildred Dresselhaus and Gang Chen, and worked at Oklahoma State University as Assistant Professor in 2008-2013.


2006-2007 Postdoctoral Research Associate, MIT
2004 - PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
1995 - MS in Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Science & Technology, Iran
1993 - BS in Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Science & Technology, Iran

Highlighted Awards

Awards & Honors

  • 2004 The Goldsmid Award, for excellence in research in Thermoelectrics, ICT2004, Adelaide, Australia
  • 2014-2016 Editorial Board of Frontiers in Materials Science, Springer
  • 2014-2015 Editorial Board of Journal of Energy
  • 2014 - NSF Career Award
  • 2016- Editorial Board of Scientific Report, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Nature publishing group
  • 2016- Associate Editor of Energy Harvesting Systems, De Gruyter

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