Dr. Farzad Ahmadi

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Bio-instrument and health monitoring system
  • Wearable electronics
  • Electromagnetics and Electrical machine design
  • Embedded systems and sensors
  • Additive Manufacturing Technology
  • Nanomaterials and advanced magnetic materials

Academic Experiences

  • Full time Faculty, Assistant professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Youngstown State University, Jan 2019-present.
  • Full time Faculty, Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Youngstown State University, Fall 2018.
  • Part time Faculty, Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Youngstown State University, Spring 2018.
  • Instructor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Akron, Fall 2017
  • Adjunct professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Roodsar, Iran, Spring 2012

Awards

  • “A Smart Shoe Insole System”, PI: Farzad Ahmadi, Co-PI: Eric MacDonald, Zac DiVencenzo, Funding Agency: Humtown Products, Funding received: $40929, Sept. 2019-Sept. 2020
  • “A Fully Integrated and Digitalized Tolerance Detection System for the Roll Manufacturing Industry”, PI: Farzad Ahmadi, Co-PI: Kelsey Lyda, Funding Agency: Union Electric Steel, Funding received: $39980, Jan. 2020-Sept. 2020
  • “A submersible steel deformation detection system in a very high-pressure and high-temperature environment (Phase I)”, PI: Farzad Ahmadi, Funding Agency: Vallourec Star, Funding submitted: $4300, Jan. 2020-Apr. 2020
  • Awarded YSU research professorships for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Accepted to the 2020 NSF ENG CAREER Workshop

Industry Experiences

  • Project engineer, Fiat Chrysler Automobile, Auburn Hills, MI, USA, May 2018 – Aug 2018
  • Quality Control engineer of mobile telecommunication network, Hamrahe Aval (MCI), Tehran, Iran, September 2013 – December 2013

Publications

Farzad Ahmadi, Yilmaz Sozer, Michael Donahue, Igor Tsukerman, A Low-loss and Lightweight Magnetic Material for Electrical Machinery, IET Electric Power Applications, 9pp, 2019 (accepted)

F. Ahmadi, M. J. Donahue, Y. Sozer, and I. Tsukerman, Micromagnetic Study of Soft Magnetic Nanowires, AIP Advances 9, 125047, pp. 1-5, 2019.

Farzad Ahmadi, Nathan Ida, "Ultrathin wide bandwidth metamaterial absorber using randomly distributed scatterers", Proc. SPIE 10103, Terahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications X, 101031F, 2017

Farzad Ahmadi, Nathan Ida, "A broadband ultrathin metamaterial absorber using tilted parallel strips", Proc. SPIE 10103, Terahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications X, 101031V, 2017

Fritz Kretzschmar, Sascha M. Schnepp, Herbert Egger, Farzad Ahmadi, Nabil Nowak, Vadim A. Markel, Igor Tsukerman. The Power of Trefftz Approximations: Finite Difference, Boundary Difference and Discontinuous Galerkin Methods; Nonreflecting Conditions and Non-Asymptotic Homogenization. In: Finite Difference Methods, Theory and Applications. Springer International Publishing, pp. 50-61, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-20238-9 (Print). (Book chapter)

Fritz Kretzschmar, Farzad Ahmadi, Nabil Nowak, Sascha M Schnepp, Igor Tsukerman, Herbert Egger, Thomas Weiland. "Trefftz Absorbing boundary conditions in analytical, Discontinuous Galerkin and finite difference form" International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), pp.176-177, August 2014

Mohammad Javad Sharifi, Farzad Ahmadi, "A quantitative index for injection/transport mechanism in organic light-emitting diodes", Journal of Organic Semiconductors, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 1-6, 2013

Farzad Ahmadi, Mohammad Javad Sharifi, "A Comprehensive Conduction Regime in Organic Light Emitting Diodes", IEEE Proceedings; 20th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 21-25, 2012

Farzad Ahmadi, Mohammad Javad Sharifi and Davoud Bahrepour, "A Time-Dependent SPICE Model for Single Electron Box and Its Application to Logic Gates at Low and High Temperatures", AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1341, Issue 1, pp.153-156, 2011

Technical and Professional Services

  • Reviewer of Additive Manufacturing
  • Reviewer of IET Electric Power Applications

Selected Presentations

  • “Micromagnetic Study of Soft Magnetic Nanowires”, 64th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, La Vegas, Nov 2019
  • "Ultrathin wide bandwidth metamaterial absorber using randomly distributed scatterers", Proc. SPIE, San Francisco, Feb 2017
  • "A broadband ultrathin metamaterial absorber using tilted parallel strips", Proc. SPIE, San Francisco, Feb 2017
  • "A Comprehensive Conduction Regime in Organic Light Emitting Diodes", IEEE Proceedings; 20th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE), University of Tehran, Iran, Feb 2012