Professor Naeemi received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University, Tehran, Iran in 1994, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga. in 2001 and 2003, respectively.
Prior to his graduate studies (from 1994 to 1999), he was a design engineer with Partban and Afratab Companies, both located in Tehran, Iran. He worked as a research engineer in the Microelectronics Research Center at Georgia Tech from 2004 to 2008 and joined the ECE faculty at Georgia Tech in fall 2008.
His primary area of interest is exploring nanotechnology solutions to the challenges facing giga- and terascale systems. He is a member of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) technical working group on Interconnects. He has co-authored six book chapters and more than 85 papers in refereed journals and international conferences. Dr. Naeemi is the recipient of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) Paul Rappaport Award for the best paper that appeared in the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices during 2007.