Payman  Zarkesh-Ha


Phone: 505.277.6724
Fax: 505.277.8298

Physical Address

Room 230B
Electrical And Computer Engineering (ECE)
Building # 46 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

MSC01 1100
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2001

MS, Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1994

BS, Electrical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1992


Prior to joining UNM in 2006, Dr. Zarkesh-Ha was a senior research engineer at LSI Logic Corp., working on novel interconnects architecture design for the next ASIC generations. Now at UNM, he is continuing his research on interconnect predictive models to understand the limitation and opportunities for nanoscale VLSI technology. In addition, his research interests include: Statistical modeling of VLSI systems, design for manufacturability and reliability, low-power and high-performance analog and digital VLSI systems design. Dr. Zarkesh-Ha has published over 60 refereed papers and holds ten issued patents in this field. He is currently serving as technical committee member of System Level Interconnect Prediction Workshop (SLIP) and International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED).

Teaching Interests

  • VLSI Design
  • Analog Electronics
  • Electronics I & II

Research Interests

  • Analog and digital VLSI circuit designs
  • High-performance and low-power VLSI designs
  • Statistical modeling of VLSI systems

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