Ali Mohamed Darwish

The American University in Cairo, Egypt


Ali Mohamed Darwish received his B.S. and M.S. degrees with honors in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, Md, USA, in 1990 and 1992, respectively. He was awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass, USA, in 1996. In 1990, he joined COMSAT Labs where he conducted the experimental work for his M.S. thesis. In 1992, he served as a Research Assistant in the optics and quantum electronics group at MIT. In 1997, he cofounded Amcom Communications, Inc., a leading supplier of high-power microwave devices. In May 2003, he joined the Army Research Lab., RF Electronics Division, Adelphi, Md, USA. In 2007, he joined the American University in Cairo as an Assistant Professor. In 2009, he was promoted to an Associate Professor. His research interests are in wide bandgap materials (GaN), thermal analysis, and novel MMIC concepts.

Biography Updated on 18 April 2010

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