Negar Reiskarimian
Recent News

  • October 2019: Our paper titled "High-Performance Isolators and Notch Filters based on N-Path Negative Trans-Resistance" has been accepted to the 2019 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference.
  • August 2019: Excited to welcome Soroush Araei as the first PhD student joining my group at MIT.
  • Hongji Huang will join the group as a visiting student researcher for the Fall semester.

  • July 2019: I will serve as a committee member for IEEE ISSCC 2020 Student Research Preview (SRP) and a co-organizer of IEEE ISSCC 2020 "Rising Stars Workshop".

  • June 2019: We are organizing the first-ever Women in Circuits Boston Networking Luncheon sponsored by IEEE SSCS at MIT on August 23rd. Dean Anantha Chandrakasan will be joining us as an invited speaker. If you're interested in joining us please register here.

  • May 2019: Our newest work has been accepted for oral presentation at the 13th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials'2019).

  • April 2019: I will be seving as the guest editor for the IEEE Solid-State Society Magazine Fall 2019 Women in Circuits issue.

  • February 2019: We had a successful “Making a Career Choice” panel at ISSCC 2019. A special thank you to the organizers, panelists and attendees. Link to the conference report

  • I served as a co-organizer of the IEEE ISSCC 2019 Women in Circuits workshop titled “How to Save Lives with Circuits”.
  • January 2019: I will serve as the moderator for the "Student Career Panel" at ISSCC 2019 next month.
  • Our paper titled "Non-Reciprocal Electronic Devices - a Hypothesis Turned into Reality" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Microwave Magazine, the IMS 2019 focus issue.
  • November 2018: A few months ago I did an interview for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Magazine. The article is published in the Fall issue. You can check out the article here:Link to the story
  • Our paper titled "Integrated Conductivity-Modulation-Based RF Magnetic-Free Nonreciprocal Components: Recent Results and Benchmarking" has been published in the November issue of IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.
  • October 2018: Our paper titled "A One-Way Ramp to a Two-Way Highway: Integrated Magnetic-Free Non-Reciprocal Antenna Interfaces for Full Duplex Wireless" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Microwave Magazine, the focus issue on Full Duplex operation.
  • Thanks Columbia Engineering for writing an article about me. Link to the story
    Coverage of the story on the Office of the University Registrar:
  • Our paper titled "Full-Duplex 2x2 MIMO Circulator-Receiver with High TX Power Handling Exploiting MIMO RF and Shared-Delay Baseband Self-Interference Cancellation" has been accepted to the 2019 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference. This work is a collaboration between Columbia University and Oregon State University.
  • September 2018: Check out the article on Columbia EE website about my fellow Columbia Electrical Engineering PhDs and I on accepting faculty positions. Congrats and good luck to all! Link to the story
  • June 2018: I'm excited to announce that I will be joining Massachusetts Institute of Technology's department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) as an Assistant Professor in July 2019.
  • I will serve as a panelist for the 2018 EECS Rising Stars workshop in October at MIT..
  • I have been selected by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to participate in the D60, the Agency's 60th Anniversary Symposium, as a DARPA Riser.
  • April 2018: Our paper titled "Analysis and Design of Commutation-Based Circulator-Receivers for Integrated Full-Duplex Wireless" is accepted for publication in the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.
  • March 2018: I was invited to attend the iREDEFINE 2018 workshop at ECE Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) Annual Conference in Monterey, California.
  • I will give an invited workshop talk on magnetic-free nonreciprocal components at IEEE International Microwave Symposium in Philadelphia, June 2018.
  • February 2018: Our paper titled "Full Duplex Circulator-Receiver Phased Array Employing Self-Interference Cancellation via Beamforming" is accepted to the IEEE Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) 2018.
  • Our Nature Electronics News and Views paper titled “Coupled Resonators Give Direction” is out (Link).
  • November 2017: I made it to Forbes '30 Under 30' list in Science category, class of 2018.
    30 Under 30 In Science: Inventing The Future One Atom At A Time
    Columbia Alumni Featured in Forbes '30 Under 30' List

  • October 2017: Proud to be a member of Marconi Society Young Scholars. With chairman and vice chairman of Marconi Society and my fellow 2017 young scholars:
  • Ahmed and I had the opportunity to present our work under the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) at Qualcomm HQ.
  • September 2017: Honored to be selected as a Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar. Read my story here: My profile at Marconi Society, 2017 Young Scholars
    Columbia's coverage: Columbia SEAS, Columbia EE
    Sharif University's coverage (in Farsi): Sharif's Link
  • I am selected to participate in the Rising Stars in EECS 2017 workshop at Stanford University this November. Rising Stars 2017 website, Columbia EE coverage
    This workshop brings top graduate and postdoc women in EECS together for scientific discussions and informal sessions aimed at navigating the early stages of an academic career.
  • May 2017: Our group will have an invited paper at DAC 2017 and an invited keynote presentation at ESSCIRC 2017, featuring our magnetic-free nonreciprocal components.
  • April 2017: Fortunate to have the opportunity to present my research at Caltech as part of Caltech's Young Investigator Lecture Series in Engineering and Applied Science.
    Caltech's Young Investigator Lecture Series in Engineering and Applied Science, hosted by the Division of Engineering and Applied Science (EAS) at Caltech, provides research exposure and networking opportunities for selected female and underrepresented minority (URM) PhD students and postdoctoral scholars with faculty and the Caltech community.
  • February 2017: Check out the Columbia Columbia EE article on my recent achievements.
  • I have been chosen as a recipient of 2017 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship.
  • I presented our paper and demo at ISSCC 2017, San Francisco, CA.
  • January 2017: Our IEEE Communication Magazine paper is accepted for publication.
  • I have been chosen as a recipient of ISSCC ADI Outstanding Student Designer Award 2017.
  • I presented our invited paper titled "Fully-integrated Non-Reciprocal Components Based on Linear Periodically-Time-Varying Circuits" in SiRF conference in Phoenix, AZ.
  • December 2016: I have been chosen as a recipient of IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award 2016-2017.
  • The press release for our Nature paper was the 10th most popular news release on Eurekalert! in 2016.
  • Our demo has also been accepted for presentation in ISSCC 2017.
  • October 2016: Our paper titled "Highly-Linear Integrated Magnetic-Free Circulator-Receiver for Full-Duplex Wireless" has been accepted to the 2017 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference.
  • Our work has been featured in the Columbia Engineering Magazine Fall 2016 issue. Check out pages 42-43!
  • September 2016: Ahmed and I presented our poster at Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship winner's day.
  • July 2016: An article titled "1 Chip 2x Bandwidth", covering the full-duplex research being performed under the Columbia FlexICoN project, with an emphasis on CoSMIC lab's research on full-duplex transceiver ICs (also featuring our magnetic-free circulator) appeared in the July 2016 issue of IEEE Spectrum Magazine. Online Version
  • April 2016: Ahmed Kord (advisor: Prof. Andrea Alu from UT Austin) and I have received a 2016 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship. We are among 8 winning teams selected from 129 proposals submitted from 18 universities. Our project is titled “Fully-Integrated Reconfigurable Magnet-less Non-reciprocal Components for Next-Generation Wireless Communication Systems”. Qualcomm Website, SEAS Article, EE Article
  • Some more press coverage of our recent work: IEEE Spectrum Blog EE Times Gizmodo DailyMail ScienceDaily TechXplore
  • Our Nature paper's story is featured on Columbia Engineering and Columbia EE websites.
    Our story on university's main webpage (
  • Our recent Nature paper is featured on Darpa's website! link
  • March 2016: Our paper entitled "Magnetic-free Non-Reciprocity Based on Staggered Commutation" got accepted into Nature Communications. link
  • February 2016: I alongside with Ahmed Kord from UT Austin (advisor: Prof. Andrea Alu) have been chosen as a finalist team for the 2016 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship. Qualcomm Website
  • December 2015: Our paper entitled "Analysis and Design of Two-Port N-Path Band-Pass Filters with Embedded Phase Shifting" got accepted for publishing in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part II - Express Briefs. IEEE link
  • October 2015: Our paper entitled "Receiver with integrated magnetic-free N-path-filter-based non-reciprocal circulator and baseband self-interference cancellation for full-duplex wireless" is accepted to IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) 2016! IEEE link Columbia EE Coverage
  • May 2015: I presented our paper entitled "Design of All-Passive Higher-Order CMOS N-Path Filters" in RFIC 2015, Phoenix, AZ.
  • February 2015: Our paper entitled "Design of All-Passive Higher-Order CMOS N-Path Filters" is accepted to IEEE Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) 2015. IEEE link
  • January 2014: I passed the Doctoral Qualifying Exam (DQE).
  • September 2013: I joined CoSMIC Lab as a PhD-track student.