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Mojgan Daneshmand

Professor (DECEASED)


Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Me

PLEASE NOTE: Professor Mojgan Daneshmand died on January 8, 2020, along with her family and other members of our Engineering at Alberta community, in the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 tragedy. For more information, please see our In Memoriam page.


Dr. Mojgan Daneshmand is an Associate Professor at the university of Alberta and Canada Research Chair Tier II in Radio Frequency (RF) Microsystems for Communication and Sensing. She received her B.Sc degree from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) in 1999, the M.Sc degree from the University of Manitoba in 2001 and Ph.D degree from the University of Waterloo in 2006 all in Electrical Engineering. She was a recipient of NSERC PDF fellowship 2006-2008.

Dr. Daneshmand is the recipient of the 2016 IEEE AP-S Lot Shafai Distinguished Mid Career Award for her scientific contribution to the field of microwave engineering and for being a role model for women in engineering. Dr. Daneshmand is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. She was an Associate Editor for IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is a member of the IEEE IMS TPRC meetings, as well as a Co-chair of the award winning IEEE Joint APS/MTTS Northern Canada Chapter.


Research interests

RF and Microwave Circuits and Systems for Sensing:

  • Microwave non-contact sensing and monitoring for harsh environments such as oil-sands and energy systems
  • Wireless sensors and RF IDs for environmental monitoring, construction and biomedical application
  • In situ, nondestructive and high resolution sensing
  • High resolution chemical sensing
  • Integrated microwave microfluidics sensing

RF and Microwave Microsystems for Communication:

  • RF MEMS circuits for satellite and wireless communication
  • Microfabricated microwave devices
  • RF, microwave and millimeter-wave devices for 5G networks, IoT and smart wearable devices
  • Tunable integrated SIW and waveguide systems
  • Tunable and reconfigurable planar surfaces and circuits