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Hossein Mosallaei

332 Dana Research Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


Hossein Mosallaei is Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at Northeastern University. He received his Ph.D. degree from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in June 2001. From 2002-2005 he was on the faculty of EECS Department at the University of Michigan as an Assistant Research Scientist. He joined Northeastern in 2005, and is the Director of Computational EM & Physics Laboratory. He leads research activities in the areas of Physics and Modeling of Metamaterials, Hybridized Materials, Microwave and Photonic Systems, Nanoscale Plasmonics, and Quantum/Molecular Phenomena.


  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 2001

Research & Scholarship Interests

Electromagnetics and optics, quantum systems, nanoscale materials and metamaterials, nanoantennas, THz-IR Devices, multiscale computation and mathematical-numerical models
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Selected Publications

Papers in refereed conferences

  • H. Mosallaei "Photonic Materials by Design Computation", Materials Research Society, Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec. 1-6, 2013
  • D. Ansari O.B., H. Mosallaei "Computation of Large Arrays of Plasmonic Metamaterials: A Model Profile Approach", IEEE AP-S International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2013
  • M. Farmahini Farahani, H. Mosallaei "A Birefringent Reflect Array Metasurface for Beam Engineering in Infrared", Materials Research Society, Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Apr. 1-5, 2013
  • J. Cheng, W. L. Wang, H. Mosallaei, E. Kaxiras "Graphene Metamaterial with Organic Molecular Patterning, Materials Research Society", Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec. 1-6, 2013
  • S. Valleau, S.K. Saikin, M. Rostami, H. Mosallaei, et al. "Electromagnetic Study of the Chlorosome Antenna Complex of Chlorobium-tepidum", ACS Nano, 8(4), 2014, 3884-3894 
  • J. Cheng, H. Mosallaei "Optical Metasurfaces for Beam Scanning in Space", Optics Letters, 39(9), 2014, 2719-2722 
  • M. Farmahini-Farahani, J. Cheng, H. Mosallaei "Metasurfaces Nanoantennas for Light Processing", Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 30(9), 2013, 2365-2370 
  • B. Memarzadeh, H. Mosallaei "Multimaterial Loops as the Building Block for a Functional Metasurface", Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 30(7), 2013, 1827-1834
  • E. Chernobrovkina, S.K. Saikin, S. Valleau, H. Mosallaei, et al. "Parametric Hierarchical Matrix Approach for the Wideband Optical Response of Large scale Molecular Aggregates", Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 2013, e164315 
  • J. Cheng, W.L. Wang, H. Mosallaei, E. Kaxiras "Surface Plasmon Engineering in Graphene Functionalized with Organic Molecules: A multi-scale Theoretical Investigation", Nano Letters, 14(1), 2013, 50-56

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October 27, 2017

ECE Professor Hossein Mosallaei's article on "Graphene-based near-field optical microscopy: high-resolution imaging using reconfigurable gratings" is one of the top downloaded articles in microscopy from Applied Optics, Biomedical Optics Express, and Journal of the Optical Society of America A.

July 11, 2017

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