Yazeed Alaskar is currently working as an assistant professor in the National Nanotechnology Research Center at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). He is also working as principal investigator at the Center of Excellence for Green Nanotechnologies (CEGN) at UCLA.
Dr. Alaskar has more than seven years of experiences on the molecular beam epitaxial growth and characterization of nanoscale materials as well as realization of novel optoelectronic devices. His research interests include epitaxial growth of III/V semiconductors, optoelectronic devices and lasers. In addition, he is interested in commercializing novel technologies and transitioning them from the lab to market.
Dr. Alaskar received his bachelor degree of science from King Saud University in 2006, and his master degree from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2011, both in electrical engineering. In 2016, he received his Ph.D. degree from the department of Electrical Engineering at University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).