Amir Mortazawi obtained B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the State University of NY, Stony Brook, in 1987, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, in 1988 and 1990, respectively.
In 1990, he joined the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, as an Assistant Professor where he was promoted to Associate Professor in 1995. In August of 1998, he joined the North Carolina State University as an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. In Fall 2001, he joined the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor as an Associate Professor. Mortazawi is co-chair of IEEE MTT-16 committee Phased Arrays and chair of the IEEE-MTTSTechnical Program Committee on Active and Quasi-Optical Arrays. He was an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation from 1998-2001. Mortazawi's research interests include millimeter-wave power combining oscillators and amplifiers, quasi-optical techniques, frequency agile materials and nonlinear analysis of microwave circuits.