Vahid Nayyeri was born in 1983 in Tehran, Iran. He received his B.Sc. degree from the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran, in 2006, his M.Sc. degree from the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, in 2008, and his Ph.D. degree from IUST in 2013, all in electrical engineering.
From 2007 to 2013, he was a research assistant at IUST and then a visiting scholar at the University of Waterloo, ON, Canada. In 2013, he joined the faculty of IUST, where he is currently an Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Satellite Technology. In 2019, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Waterloo. He has authored and co-authored one book (in Persian) and over one hundred technical papers. His research interests include applied and computational electromagnetics and microwave circuits.
Dr. Nayyeri is a Senior Member of IEEE and serves the IEEE Iran Section as the Chair of the Membership Development Committee and a Steering Committee Member of the Electromagnetics and Photonics Chapter. He received the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award from the IEEE Iran Section in 2014. He was a Co-Guest Editor of Sensors, the special issues on “Metamaterials for Near-Field Microwaves Sensing” in 2019, and “State-of-the-Art Technologies in Microwave Sensors” in 2020. Currently, he serves as an Associate Editor for the “IEEE Transactions on Microwaves Theory Techniques” and the “IET Microwaves, Antennas, and Propagation.”