Dr Shaghik Atakaramians
PhD (Adelaide), MSc (Tehran), BSc (IUST)
A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney
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Shaghik Atakaramians was awarded ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) in 2014 on Terahertz metamaterial waveguides. She joined the Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS) at the University of Sydney in 2011 as a postdoctoral fellow, and in 2012, she also started working for The Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS).
Shaghik received her Bachelor's degree from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) and the Master's degree from University of Tehran. In 2006, she joined T-ray group of the University of Adelaide as a visiting researcher. In 2007, she was granted an Australian Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS) and University of Adelaide Scholarship for Postgraduate Research.
In 2011, she received her PhD in Electrical & Electronic Engineering with a Certificate of Merit from the Dean. Her PhD thesis has won the Gertrude Rohan Memorial Prize and 2011 University Doctoral Research Medal for outstanding research.
Terahertz spectroscopy, metamaterial, leaky-wave anetnna, photonic crystals, waveguide, and electromagnetics.
Teaching and supervision
Awards and honours
The Adelaide University Doctoral Medal for outstanding PhD research
Dean's Merit Award and Gertrude Rohan prise for PhD thesis
ARC Nanotechnology Network overseas travel fellowship
IEEE-SA travel assistance award
ResearchAbroad Scholarship, The Univeristy of Adelaide
Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS)
University of Adelaide Scholarship
Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award for CLEO
- A novel scintillating optical fibre array for cancer imaging and therapy; Kuncic Z, Vial P, Atakaramians S, Meikle S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
- Terahertz metamaterial waveguides: a platform to create the next generation of compact THz devices; Atakaramians S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).