Nima Ghalichechian

Dr. Nima Ghalichechian is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the ElectroScience Laboratory at the Ohio State University. He is currently principal investigator of the RF Microsystems Laboratory. His research interests are in the area of RF MEMS/microsystems including reconfigurable antennas, millimeter-wave antennas/devices, phased arrays, phase-change materials, low-loss switches, and novel fabrication techniques. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2007 from University of Maryland, College Park where he developed MEMS micromotors supported on microball bearings. From 2007 to 2012 he was with the Research Department of FormFactor Inc., Livermore, California as a Senior Principal Engineer. During this period, he helped to design and develop MEMS-based advanced probe cards used in testing memory and SoC semiconductor devices. Dr. Ghalichechian joined The Ohio State University as a Research Scientist in 2012. As a principal investigator, he has lead or collaborated several new programs at the Ohio State sponsored by NSF, DARPA, and AFRL.