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Tavakol Pakizeh

Assosiate Professor

Phone No: +98 21 84062409


Personal website: http://wp.kntu.ac.ir/t.pakizeh


      Post-Doctorate: Applied-physics (Bionano photonics), Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2009.

      Ph.D.: Ph.D.: Electrical Eng. (Telecomm.), .N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.Visiting: Chalmers University of  Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2006.

      M.Sc.: Electrical Eng. (Telecomm.) Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2001.

      B.Sc.: Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication college (PTT), 1991.

Research Interest:

  • Complex Electrodynamics and Optical Media
  • Radio and Optical Telecomm, Photonic Networks
  • Nano-Optics, Photonics, Nanoplasmonics
  • Microwave and Optical Components
  • Nano-Antennas


Tavakol Pakizeh was born in Iran in 1977. He received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering-telecommunication (fields and waves) from the K.N. Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Tehran, Iran, in 2006. He is an Associate Professor in electrical engineering-telecommunications at the KNTU. He was with the Nanobiophotonics Division, Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, as a visiting Ph.D. student and Postdoctoral associate researcher from 2005-2009. His current research interests include electrodynamics of complex media, plasmonics, optical activity, nano-optics, and nanoantennas.

Selected journal papers:

  1. Najafabadi, A.F., Pakizeh, T., “Analytical chiroptical of 2D and 3D nanoantennas”, ACS Photonics, 2017.
  2. Abedi, S., Pakizeh, T., “Packed Usagi-Uda nano-antennas using unidirectional feed at visible wavelengths,” Optics Letters, 2017.
  3. Pakizeh, T., Käll, M., “Unidirectional ultracompact optical nanoantennas,” Nano Letters, 2009.
  4. Najafabadi, A.F., Pakizeh, T., “Optical absorbing origin of chiroptical activity in planar plasmonic metasurfaces,” Scientific Reports, 2017.
  5. Lodewijks, K., Maccaf., N., Pakizeh, T., (…), Vavassori, P., Dmitriev, A., “Magnetoplasmonic design rules for active magneto-optics,” Nano Letters, 2014.

Contact Us

Address: Faculty of Electrical Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, 

Seyed-Khandan, Shariati Ave., Tehran, Iran.

Postal Code: 16317-14191

P. O. Box:16315-1355

Tel: +98-21-8846-9084

Fax: +98-21-8846-2066

Email: eehead@kntu.ac.ir