Mohammad-Reza Tofighi

Mohammad-Reza Tofighi

Mohammad-Reza Tofighi received a B.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, in 1989, an M.S. degree from Iran University of Science and Technology, in 1993, and a Ph.D. degree from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, in 2001, all in electrical engineering. He is now an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. His main research interest is on medical and biological applications of RF and microwave, which he has been pursuing for the past eighteen years. In particular, he conducts research on wireless implants and sensors, microwave radiometry and imaging, biomedical antennas and applicators, interaction of microwave with biological tissues, and permittivity measurement using time and frequency domain methods. Dr. Tofighi has been the past chair (2009-2013) of the MTT-10, the technical committee on biological effects and medical applications of RF and microwave of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT) society. For many years, he has been active in promoting the subject area of medical and biological applications of RF and Microwave within the MTT sponsored conferences. He has also served as a guest editor for two special issues of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques on the subject area, Oct. 2009 and May 2013 issues.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, USA.