Yasaman Ghasempour

Recognized in 2020

“It is my great honor to receive the Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award and to join the Marconi Society. I will take this recognition as an inspiration and momentum to continue pushing the boundaries of wireless technology.”

Research Area

Wireless networking and sensing in emerging millimeter-wave and terahertz spectrum

Current Position

Joining Princeton University as an Assistant Professor in January 2021.


  • D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University
  • Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University
  • Sc., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Young Scholar Research

Joint wireless communication and sensing in multi-user mobile terahertz networks, providing a solution that exploits the large swath of spectrum flexibly and incorporates novel node architectures with unexplored antenna structures. This research enables orders-of-magnitude improvement in data-rate and latency while achieving real-time mobility adaptation and simultaneous connectivity for hundreds of wireless devices

Other Honors

  • ACM SIGMOBILE Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2020
  • Rising Star in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2019
  • Texas Instruments Distinguished Fellowship, 2014-2020

Fun Fact

I made a bucket list of 30 things to do before turning 30 and have checked off many of them so far, including surfing and skydiving. The last item is to come up with a checklist of 40 things to do before reaching 40.