Peter and Evelyn Fuss Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Schlumberger Professor of Engineering
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Prof. Najafi has been active in the field of solid-state sensors and actuators since his time as a doctoral student at the University of Michigan in the 1980's. He studied under Professor Emeritus Kensall D. Wise.
He has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies and the IEEE Sensors Technical Field Award. He received the U-M Distinguished University Innovator Award for his breakthrough technologies in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). He co-founded the startup companies ePack, Inc. and Integrated Sensing Systems.