Professor Sakhrat Khizroev is an engineer with a research focus on nanotechnology applications in electronics and medicine. In 2011, he re-joined Florida International University (FIU) as a tenured Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Director of the new Center for NanoMedicine. From 2006 to 2011, he served as a tenured Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Riverside (UCR). He started his academic career at FIU in 2003 as Associate Professor. He spent four years as a Research Staff Member with Seagate Research (1999-2003) and one year as a Doctoral Intern with IBM Almaden Research Center (1997-1998). Among the pioneering applications that came from Dr. Khizroev’s lab are Perpendicular Magnetic Recording, three-dimensional nano-magneto-electronics, high-efficiency near-field optical transducers, nano-molecular electronics. His research is funded through National Science Foundation, Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, Defense Microelectronics Activity, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the State of California, the State of Florida, and others. Khizroev holds over 28 granted patents and 130 provisional patent. He has authored/co-authored over 120 refereed papers, 5 books and book chapters. He has presented over 100 talks including many invited seminars and colloquia at international conferences and meetings. He has acted as a guest science and technology commentator on television and radio programs across the globe. He has served as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, a guest editor for Nanotechnology and IEEE Transactions on Magnetics and sits on editorial boards of several Science and Technology journals. Khizroev received a BS in Quantum Electronics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, a MS in Physics from the University of Miami, and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1992, 1994, and 1999, respectively.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2012