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Josep Jornet

Associate Professor,  Electrical and Computer Engineering



  • 421 ISEC

Research Focus

Terahertz Communications, Wireless nano-bio-communication networks, Internet of Nano-Things


  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013
  • MS, Information & Communication Technologies, Universitat Polit`ecnica de Catalunya, Spain, 2008

Honors & Awards

  • NSF CAREER: “Realizing Ultra-Broadband Terahertz Communication Networks,” 2019

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IEEE Communications Society
  • SPIE

Research Overview

Terahertz Communications, Wireless nano-bio-communication networks, Internet of Nano-Things

Selected Publications

  • X. Zeng, Y. Yang, N. Zhang, D. Ji, X. Gu, J. M. Jornet, Y. Wu and Q. Gan, “Plasmonic Interferometer Array Biochip as a New Mobile Medical Device for Cancer Detection (Invited),” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 1-7, January/February 2019.
  • S. K. Saha, Y. Ghasempour, M. K. Haider, T. Siddiqui, P. De Melo, N. Somanchi, L. Zakrajseka, A. Singha, R. Shyamsunder, O. Torres, D. Uvaydova, J. M. Jornet, E. Knightly, D. Koutsonikolas, D. Pados, Z. Sun, N. Thawdar, “X60: A Programmable Testbed for Wideband 60 GHz WLANs with Phased Arrays, Computer Communications (Elsevier) Journal, vol. 133, pp. 77-88, January 2019.
  • M. Nafaria, G. R. Aizin and J. M. Jornet, “Plasmonic HEMT Terahertz Transmitter based on the Dyakonov-Shur Instability: Performance Analysis and Impact of Nonideal Boundaries,” Physical Review Applied, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 064025, December 2018.
  • J. Ma, R. Shrestha, J. Adelberg, C.-Y. Yeh, Z. Hossaina, E. Knightly, J. M. Jornet, and D. M. Mittleman, “Security and eavesdropping in terahertz wireless links,” Nature, vol. 563, no. 7729, pp. 89-93, November 2018.
  • H. Elayanb, C. Stefanini, R. M. Shubair, and J. M. Jornet, “End-to-end noise model for intra-body terahertz nanoscale communication,” IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 464-473, October 2018.


Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Josep Jornet

Josep Jornet joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in August 2019 as an Associate Professor.

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