Avish Kosari received her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering -Wireless Integrated Circuits from the University of Michigan in 2014 and 2019, respectively, and the M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering -RF Circuits & Electromagnetics from Shahid Beheshti University in 2010 and 2012, respectively.
She has been with the University of Michigan since 2012, where she is currently a Research Fellow at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Since July 2019, she has also been an Entrepreneurial Research Fellow with Activate-Cyclotron Road, a hard-tech accelerator for scientific researchers to transform their technology to commercial products. She is currently developing and commercializing advanced wireless technologies for various emerging markets and is also co-founder of SkyGig, a wireless technology company targeting high-frequency solutions for telecommunication 5G/6G and satellite communications, among other markets.
Dr. Kosari’s research broadly focuses on RF wireless circuits and systems as well as RF Integrated Circuits (RFIC), where she has published several papers in reputable journals and international conferences in this area and has co-invented several issued and pending patents. Her innovative research in RF circuits and wireless systems has been recognized by numerous awards including the University of Michigan Rackham Award as well as Barbour Scholarship in 2013 and 2016, respectively. In 2018 she received the ECE Innovator Award from the University of Michigan for her disruptive wireless technology research with highest commercial impact. Dr. Kosari has served as the Technical Lead, Entrepreneurial Lead, and Principal Investigator on several projects and programs sponsored by the National Science foundation (NSF), Intel Corporation, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC), among others. She has also served as a reviewer in several technical journals and conferences including IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC) and is a member of IEEE.