Behnoush Rostami

Doctoral student
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Anticipated Graduation: December 2022

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Behnoush Rostami headshot


Research Area: MEMS and Microsystems
Advisor: Prof. Khalil Najafi

Research Project: Behnoush’s research focuses on developing neural probes that are ultra-fine needles inserted into the brain to communicate with brain cells. She is fascinated by the potential applications for her research area, such as providing efficient diagnosis and treatment methods for individuals with brain disorders. 


  • MS Biomedical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • BS Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


  • IEEE Young Professionals
  • WIMS2
  • GradSWE


  • Drawing
  • Photography
  • Yoga
  • Board games
  • Running

Behnoush says

“The University of Michigan continues to be a very remarkable and eminent center for knowledge and technology, especially in the field of Electrical Engineering. U-M has a very centralized and sophisticatedly equipped research centers and a noticeable number of research groups focusing on Microelectronics and BioMEMS, something that was most appealing to me when applying to PhD programs.”