Professor Davood Shahrjerdi received his Ph.D. in solid-state electronics from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Before joining NYU in 2014, he was a Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. He is currently an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also a faculty scientist at the NYU Wireless Research Center.
Professor Shahrjerdi’s research focuses on the study of new electronic materials and devices for making nano-engineered hybrid integrated systems. His work has been featured in various journals and conferences including Applied Physics Letters, Advanced Energy Materials, and IEEE Electron Device Meeting (IEDM). He is the author and co-author of over 100 journal and conference papers. Additionally, he holds over 100 pending and issued patents. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and the recipient of several prestigious recognitions and awards including IBM Master Inventor (2013), Journal of Electronic Materials best paper award (2013), IBM Research Division award (2012), and IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement award (2012).