Rashid Mirzavand Boroujeni, PhD, PEng

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept

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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept
11-382 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept


Area of Study / Keywords

Microwaves Circuits & Sensors IoT 5G OTA Measurement Antennas Electromagnetics and Microwaves Communications


Dr. Rashid Mirzavand is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, where he leads the Intelligent Wireless Technology Group. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta and an Adjunct Fellow with the Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He was the co-founder and the chief technology officer of three companies in the smart sensor, near-field measurement, and wireless power transfer technologies from the University of Alberta. He has three granted and eight filled US patents and is the (co)author of more than 170 papers published in refereed journals and conferences proceedings. His major research interests include, but are not limited to, RF/microwave/mm-wave circuits, sensors, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces and antennas, numerical methods, and measurement systems.

Dr. Mirzavand received various awards, such as the Best AUT M.Sc. Researcher in 2007, the Best AUT Ph.D. Researcher in 2011, the Best MICT National Researcher in 2013, the National Elite Foundation Young Professor Grant in 2014, the AITF Elite PDF in 2015, the Honorable CMC Industrial Collaboration in 2017, the TEC Edmonton Innovation in 2019, the CMC Industrial Collaboration in 2021 as the Supervisor, the UofA Innovation in 2021, and three UofA Innovation in 2022. He is a Registered Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.


Intelligent Wireless Technologies Group

  • Applied Electromagnetics
  • RF/Microwave/mmwave Circuits (Passive & Active)
  • Intelligent Sensors
  • Reconfigurable Antennas and EM Surfaces
  • Wireless Data and Power Transmission
  • Numerical Methods in Electromagnetic and circuits
  • Measurement Systems


You are invited to join Intelligent Wireless Technologies (IWT) group as an undergraduate co-op, visiting, and graduate students, or Postdoctoral Fellow.

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Research Interests: RF/Microwave/mm-wave Circuits and Antennas, RF Sensing and Measurement Methods, Bio-Electromagnetics, and Numerical Electromagnetics

We strive to ensure that our team is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. All qualified applicants including women and members of visible minority groups are welcome to apply.


ECE 370 - Engineering Electromagnetics

Review of vector calculus, electrostatics, and magnetostatics. Electric and magnetic fields in material media, including polarization mechanisms and general boundary conditions. Solutions to static field problems. Maxwell's equations and waves in free space, dielectrics and conducting media. Reflection and refraction, standing waves. Prerequisites: MATH 102, 209 and PHYS 230. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 370 or E E 315.

ECE 578 - Advanced Mircowave and Millimeter-wave Circuits

Principles of microwave and millimeter-wave circuit design, various transmission lines and their frequency dependency behavior, transition between different transmission lines, standard components realization and their analysis and applications, Emerging technologies and state of the art microwave and millimeter-wave circuit realization, System and higher level integration with focus on configurations and technological challenges, measurement techniques and instruments.

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