Graduate Student Researcher

Tekwam Geremew

Phonon Optimized Engineered Materials (POEM)

Nano-Device Laboratory (NDL)


  • Nano-Devices
  • Advanced Materials

900 University Ave.

Riverside, CA 92521




UUniversity of Wolaita

B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering


Tekwam Geremew obtained her BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia in 2016.  She worked as a System Engineer at the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation, and as an E&D Engineer at the Ethiopian Telecommunication Corporation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Her expertise is in signal processing, electronic noise, modulation, and divisional multiple access methods. Tekwam has joined Professor Alexander Balandin’s Phonon Optimized Engineered Materials (POEM) Center as a graduate student in Electrical Engineering. She is focusing on advanced materials synthesis, electrical and thermal characterization and nanofabrication.