Researcher

Dr Shaghik Atakaramians

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Shaghik Atakaramians is a Scientia Fellow at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at UNSW Sydney.

Shaghik Atakaramians was awarded ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) in 2014 on Terahertz metamaterial waveguides. She worked at the Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS) at the University of Sydney from 2011-2017 as a postdoctoral and research fellow. She also worked for The Centre for Ultrahigh...view more

Shaghik Atakaramians is a Scientia Fellow at the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at UNSW Sydney.

Shaghik Atakaramians was awarded ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) in 2014 on Terahertz metamaterial waveguides. She worked at the Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS) at the University of Sydney from 2011-2017 as a postdoctoral and research fellow. She also worked for The Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) 2012-2014.

Shaghik Atakaramians received her PhD in Electrical & Electronic Engineering with a Certificate of Merit from the Dean in 2011. Her PhD thesis has won the Gertrude Rohan Memorial Prize and 2011 University Doctoral Research Medal for outstanding research. She received her Bachelor's degree from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) and the Master's degree from University of Tehran.

 

Research Interest

Shaghik Atakaramians carries out and leads interdisciplinary research in the field of Electrical Engineering and Physics. Her current interests are:

  • Terahertz spectroscopy and devices
  • Electromagnetics
  • Metamaterial, metasurfaces and metadevices
  • Nanophotonics
  • Fibers/waveguides and metawaveguides
  • Leaky-wave antenna
  • Photonic crystals

 

Current Active Projects

  • Topologically protected metadevices for THz wireless communication
  • Integrated THz fibre based devices for sensing and medical imaging
  • Using nanoparticles for enhancing the performance of scintillating optical fibre array for cancer imaging and therapy

 

Looking for talented PhD students to work on development of THz devices for sensing and imaging applications. Interested applicants please email me your CV, research interest and contact information of three references.

Scientia PhD Scholarship

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Location

School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications
rm 414 (G17)

Contact

+61 2 93850916