Ahmed Kord received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2011 and 2014, respectively. He is currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.
From Dec. 2016 to Aug. 2017, he was with Eureka Aerospace Inc., Pasadena, CA, USA, as a Part-time Consultant. In 2015 and 2018, he held internship positions at Intel Labs, Intel Corp., Hillsboro, OR, USA, and Qualcomm Inc., Boxborough, MA, USA, respectively. Since 2015, he has been involved with the startup company Silicon Audio/RF Circulator LLC, Austin, TX, USA, in the commercialization of his PhD research on magnetless non-reciprocity.
Mr. Kord is a recipient of several prestigious awards including the Qulacomm Innovation Fellowship Award, the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowship Award, the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award, the Graduate Dean's Fellowship Award from the University of Texas at Austin, the Graduate Fellowship Award from Cairo University, the Undergraduate Excellence Award from the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, and others.