Majid Benam was born in Dehdasht, a small city in Iran, in 1988. He studied electrical engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT). He was then accepted to study his Master’s in Semiconductor Devices at Sharif University of Technology (SUT). After working for several International companies like Agfa HealthCare and Huawei Co., he joined the Institute for Microelectronics at TU Wien as a PhD student in 2017. His research interests include: Quantum Transport, Modeling of Semiconductor Devices, and Interconnects.