Postdoctoral Research Associate
Iowa State University
Shawana Tabassum is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Electrical and Computer Engineering department of Iowa State University (ISU), Ames, IA, USA. She earned her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from ISU in December 2018 and has been a Postdoc since then. She completed her undergraduate degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in May 2014, the best university in the country, and she was the top female graduate of her class. Her research focuses on developing optical sensors and systems at nanoscale for sustainable agriculture and biomedical applications. She served as the laboratory Instructor for four undergraduate level courses on Electric Circuits and Systems at ISU and thoroughly enjoyed interacting with the students. She won several prestigious awards. She was awarded ISU Research Excellence Award (2018), NSF Intern Supplement Award (2018), and a mini-grant from ISU Innovation Corps Site for furthering entrepreneurship (2019). Currently she is acting as an immediate supervisor for a PhD student. She has completed more than 110 peer reviews for top journals (including Nature Scientific Reports, Micro & Nano Letters, Micromachines, Electronics Letters and Sensor Letters) and conferences. She is also serving in the editorial board of ‘Journal of Nanoelectronic Devices’ and ‘American Journal of Optics and Photonics’.
Developing optical sensors and systems at nanoscale for sustainable agriculture and biomedical applications