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Hashemi Named to Early Career Chair

Electrical Engineer Recognized for Exceptional Distinction and Promise

December 05, 2007 — Hossein Hashemi, an assistant professor of electrical engineering in the Ming Hsieh Department has been named to the Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair.

The appointment recognizes Hossein's exceptional distinction and promise as a junior faculty member in his field and will remain in effect as long as he remains in the Assistant Professor rank.
Hossein Hashemi in his lab.

Hashemi received his bachelor of science and master’s of science degrees in electronics engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1997 and 1999, respectively.  He subsequently earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 2001 and 2003, respectively.  In 2003, he joined the University of Southern California as an assistant professor of electrical engineering-electrophysics. The core of his research is in radio frequency integrated circuits and systems.

Hashemi was the recipient of the 2000 Outstanding Accomplishment Award, presented by the von Brimer foundation; the 2001 Outstanding Student Designer Award, presented by Analog Devices; the 2003 Young Scholar Award, presented by the Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage; and won a 2002 Intel fellowship. 

He has also been the co-recipient of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits 2004 Best Paper Award, and winner of the IEEE International Solid State Circuits Symposium Lewis Winner Award for Outstanding Paper in 2007. 

Hashemi is currently an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-Part I: Regular Papers, and has served as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-Part II: Express Briefs.