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Hafezi, Mohammad

Hafezi, Mohammad

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics
Joint Quantum Institute
Quantum Technology Center
2107 Atlantic Building
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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Physics, Harvard University, 2009

BACKGROUND

Professor Hafezi studied for two years at Sharif University before completing his undergraduate degree in Physics from École Polytechnique.  He received his Ph.D. in Physics from Harvard University in 2009. He was a senior research associate at the Joint Quantum Institute before joining the ECE faculty.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Simons Investigator Award - Physics (2020)
  • Finalist of Prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists - Physical Sciences & Engineering Category (2020)
  • Finalist of Prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists - Physical Sciences & Engineering Category (2019)
  • George Corcoran Memorial Teaching Award for Faculty (2017)
  • Young Investigator Program, Office of Naval Research (2015)
  • Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2015) 

Orcid: 0000-0003-1679-4880, Google Scholar

  • Quantum simulation
  • Quantum hybrid systems: optomechanics, circuit-QED
  • Topological features in photonic systems
  • Optical communication and computation

Mohammad Hafezi promoted to full professor

University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines has promoted Hafezi to the rank of professor with tenure  effective July 1.

Hafezi's Group Generates Tunable Twin Particles of Light

Hafezi's Group Generates Tunable Twin Particles of Light

Maryland Graduate Engineering Ranked #10 Public in the Nation

From extreme batteries to windows made from wood, Clark School’s trendsetting work ranks it among the country’s Top 10 public engineering schools for the 3rd consecutive year.

Three Clark School Professors Receive Competitive DURIP Grants

DURIP supports university research in technical areas of interest to the Department of Defense (DoD).

New $115 Million Quantum Systems Accelerator to Pioneer Quantum Technologies for Discovery Science

Berkeley Lab-led Center to catalyze U.S. leadership in quantum information science, and strengthen the nation's research community to accelerate commercialization.

Mohammad Hafezi Wins 2020 Simons Foundation Investigator Award

Simons Investigators are outstanding theoretical scientists who receive a stable base of research support from the foundation, enabling them to undertake the long-term study of fundamental questions.

Hafezi, Hu Named Blavatnik Finalists for Second Straight Year

For the second year in a row, two Clark School faculty members have been named Finalists of the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.

Hafezi, Antonsen, Sprangle receive 2020 MURI Awards

Hafezi, Antonsen, Sprangle receive 2020 MURI Awards

Ring Resonators Corner Light

Researchers have created the first silicon chip that can reliably constrain light to its four corners.

Two Clark School Faculty Named Finalists of Prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

Hafezi and Hu are among 31 of the nation's rising stars who will compete for three Blavatnik National Awards.

Pristine quantum light source created at the edge of silicon chip

Researchers have demonstrated a new approach that enables different devices to repeatedly emit nearly identical single photons.

The Department of Defense Awards Assistant Professor Mohammad Hafezi Competitive DURIP Grant

Dr. Hafezi’s award will support research for a Cryogenic System for Quantum Optical Measurement.

Hafezi Named 2015 ONR Young Investigator

The Office of Naval Research awarded Hafezi for three years in support of his research on nanostructures.

'I am very humbled': Hafezi Awarded Prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Hafezi is first Clark School faculty member to receive Sloan Foundation recognition.

Mohammad Hafezi Joins ECE and IREAP Faculty

New ECE/IREAP faculty appointment with research interests in quantum engineering.