Sahar Sharifzadeh

SaharVerticalRectangle Associate Professor, Boston University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Affiliated: Department of Physics
Affiliated: Department of Chemistry
Affiliated: Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering

Office: Photonics Center, #535 
Phone: (617) 358-4769


Ph.D. Princeton University, Electrical Engineering 2009
Advisor: Prof. Emily A. Carter
B.S. University of California Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2003


Boston University College of Engineering Early Career Award (2019)
Selected as a “Rising Star of Science” by Nature Index (2018)
DOE Early Career Award (2017)
Boston University Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellowship (2016)

Previous Employment

8/2014 – 5/2021: Assistant Professor, Boston University
5/2012 – 8/2014: Project Scientist, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
8/2009 – 5/2012: Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Advisor: Prof. Jeffrey B. Neaton


EC/MS 577: Electrical, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials
MS 508/EC 572: Computational Methods in Materials Science
EC 471: Physics of Semiconductor Devices
EK 307: Electric Circuits