Dr. Farzad Ahmadi

Assistant Professor

Farzad Ahmadi, Ph.D.
E-mail: fahmadi@ysu.edu


EDUCATION

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, 2014-2018 The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA

M.Sc., Electrical engineering, 2008-2010 Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, 2005-2007 Shiraz University of Technology, Shiraz, Iran

Associate degree, Electronics, 2003-2005 Rasht technical and vocational college, Gilan, Iran


Research Interests

  • Bio-instrument and health monitoring system
  • Wearable electronics
  • Electrical machine design
  • Embedded systems and sensors
  • Additive Manufacturing Technology
  • Power and renewable energies

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

  • “An advanced chip-off technique for digital forensics”, PI: Vicki Angelopoulos, Co-PI: JoAnn Gibb and Farzad Ahmadi, Funding Agency: Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Office of Criminal Justice Services, Jan. 2021-Dec. 2021
  • “A Smart Shoe Insole System”, PI: Farzad Ahmadi, Co-PI: Eric MacDonald, Zac DiVencenzo, Funding Agency: Humtown Products, Sept. 2019-Jul. 2021
  • “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, Jan. 2020-Oct. 2021
  • Awarded YSU research professorships for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years
  • Awarded to join 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

Publication

  • Henry W. Sanicola, Caleb E. Stewart, Michael Mueller, Farzad Ahmadi, Dadong Wang, Korak Sarkar, Sean K. Powell, Maria A. Woodruff, David A. Brafman, Guidelines for Establishing a Medical 3D Printer Laboratory, Biotechnology Advances, Vol. 45, 107652, pp. 1-23, 2020
  • Farzad Ahmadi, Yilmaz Sozer, Michael Donahue, Igor Tsukerman, A Low-loss and Lightweight Magnetic Material for Electrical Machinery, IET Electric Power Applications, 14, 2, pp. 282-290, 2020
  • Farzad 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