Mona Nafari received the B.S. degree in Medical Engineering (Bioelectric) from Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch Tehran, Iran, in 2006. She started her career as research engineer at Research Center for Science and Technology In Medicine (RCSTIM), Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2006.

She received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (Electronics) from Razi university, Iran, in 2010. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA, under the guidance of Professor Josep M. Jornet. Her current research interests are in Optical and Terahertz Band communication networks and devices and electromagnetic nanonetworks. Her research interests are in Nano-photonic wireless communication, Electromagnetic nanonetworks, Nanoscale Optical Channel Properties, Terahertz-band communication networks, and the Internet of Nano-Things.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Awarded Student Travel Grant to attend SPIE Defense + Security Conference, Anaheim, CA, April 2017.
  • Awarded Student Travel Grant to attend IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), San Francisco, USA, March 2017.
  • Awarded Graduate Student Tuition scholarship, Electrical Engineering Department, Universityat Buffalo, State University of New York, Spring and Fall 2013.
  • Awarded with a travel grant by the Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, to participate in the 5th WSEAS International Conference on Signal Processing and Modern Science, Dallas, Texas, USA, March 2007.