Kamran Keramatnejad

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Graduate Student


Room W 145G, Nebraska Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (City Campus),1400 R St, Lincoln, NE 68588.
Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in joining our group for PhD program or doing collaboration.



Research Interests: 

- Design and fabrication of novel devices with Carbon-based nanomaterials for achieving superior electrical properties. - Laser-processing of low-dimensional materials. - Femtosecond laser drilling of metals. - Laser-assisted growth of thin films. - Porous silicon-based UV detectors.


Kamran Keramatnejad is PhD candidate of Electrical Engineering at UNL since 2013, doing research on electrical properties of Carbon-based materials and their interaction with lasers. Prior to starting his PhD study, Kamran served as the lecturer for graduate courses such as "Semiconductor Devices" and "Theory and Technology of Fabrication of Semiconductor Devices" in Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, both during his Msc studies and after graduation. He has been frequently involved in other educational tasks such as teacher's assistantship, tutoring, and advising since his undergraduate studies. In addition, Kamran has the experience of preparing successful white papers and collaborating with industrial companies such as Conductix-Wamplfer in an effort to link the science behind his research to the real cases of its application in industry. He is the a recipient of the Milton Mohr graduate fellowship (2015). He has also won the 3rd place in Best Student Paper Award at ICALEO conference (2015).


BSc: Electrical Engineering (Electronics)- Isfahan University of Technology (Sep 2006- Sep 2010)
Msc: Applied Micro Electronics- Amirkabir University of Technology (Sep 2010- May 2013)

Students Advised: 

Lydia Wemhoff (2014, Summer research program)

Journal Publications:

2017 K. Keramatnejad, H. Rabiee Golgir, F. Khorramshahi, S. Khatamie, and F. Raissi “Porous PtSi/Si Schottky detector: A new solution for highly selective and sensitive UV detection”. Submitted to Journal of Applied Physics. (2017).
2017 Hossein Rabiee Golgir, Dawei Li, Kamran Keramatnejad, Qi Ming Zou, Jun Xiao, Fei Wang, Lan Jiang, Jean-Francois Silvain, and Yongfeng Lu "Fast Growth of GaN Epilayers via Laser-Assisted Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition for Ultraviolet Photodetector Applications", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017.
2017 D.W. Li, Q.M. Zou,H. Rabiee-Golgir, K. Keramatnejad , X. Huang, J. Song, Z. Xiao, L. Fan, X. Hong, L. Jiang, J. silvain, S. Sunand Y. Lu "Controlled defect creation and removal in graphene and MoS 2 monolayer", Nanoscale, 2017.
2017 Li, Dawei, Lijia Jiang, Zhiyong Xiao, H. Rabiee Golgir, Xi Huang et al. " Large-Area 2D/3D MoS2-MoO2 Heterostructures with Thermally Stable Exciton and Intriguing Electrical Transport Behaviors." Advanced Electronic Materials (2017).
2017 Keramatnejad, K, Li, Dawei, H. Rabiee Golgir, Xi Huang et al. " Laser-assisted Nanowelding of Graphene to Metals: An Optical Approach towards Ultralow Contact Resistance" Advanced Materials Interfaces, (2017).
2014 H. Rabiee Golgir, Y. Gao, Y. S. Zhou, L. S. Fan, P. Thirugnanam, K. Keramatnejad, and Y. F. Lu, “Low-Temperature Growth of Crystalline Gallium Nitride Films Using Vibrational Excitation of Ammonia Molecules in Laser-Assisted Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition”, ACS Cryst. Growth Des., DOI: 10.1021/cg500862b (2014)


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
209N Scott Engineering Center
P.O. Box 880511
Lincoln, NE 68588-0511, USA


Phone: (402) 472-3771
Fax:     (402) 472-4732

Email: ylu2@unl.edu


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