Dr Hajimiri is an Iranian professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering. He has been awarded Caltech’s most prestigious 2019 Feynman Prize.
Hajimiri was nominated by Caltech students and alumni for the prize who were joined by the Faculty.
He was also the Gold medal winner at the National Physics Competition and Bronze Medal winner at the 21st International Physics Olympiad in Groningen, Netherlands. Hajimiri graduated in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 1994 and went on to receive his master's and doctoral degrees from Stanford in the same subject.