The Department of Applied Computing has announced that Associate Teaching Professor Paniz Hazaveh has been appointed program director for the department’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) and the B.S. in Mechatronics. Hazaveh takes the reins from Professor Alex Sergeyev who remains the director for the Master of Science in Mechatronics program.
The B.S. in Mechatronics and the M.S. in Mechatronics are collaborative degree programs offered by the Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMET) and the Department of Applied Computing.
“Paniz is playing a central role in the ABET accreditation renewal process for the EET program this year,” says Dan Fuhrmann, chair of the Department of Applied Computing. “She also plans to lead an accreditation effort for the B.S. in Mechatronics program, which is expected to happen in the next 2-3 years.”
Hazaveh has been recognized numerous times for her outstanding teaching at Michigan Tech. She has been promoted to the rank of associate teaching professor effective August 13, 2023. Hazaveh’s teaching Interests include electrical circuits, analog electronics, applied mathematics, and control systems.
Hazaveh’s research interests include micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), single electron devices, charging-effect-based tunneling devices, quantum electronics, and circuit design.