Dr. Mazdak Taghioskoui is a technology consultant for the firm’s patent prosecution practice, where he assists in drafting patent applications and responses to office actions for a variety of domestic and international clients in a wide range of technical areas including electronics, semi-conductor devices, material science, automotive, and manufacturing.
Dr. Taghioskoui experience includes research positions with Georgetown University and Rice University and conducting research on miniature plasmas, mass spectrometry, charged particles, and ion beams to name a few. He was also a Technical Advisor at an IP law firm in Alexandria, Virginia.
Prior to that Dr. Taghioskoui was a graduate research and teaching assistant at the George Washington University where he won numerous awards for his research including a Research Excellence Award presented to him by the President of the university, a McConnell Fellowship, a GIAR Research Award, a First-Prize Award from the Washington Society of Engineers, and a First-Prize Award from the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies, among others.
Dr. Taghioskoui has published more than 10 papers in the areas of miniature plasmas, chemical instrumentation, and nanotechnology. He has been an invited speaker regarding his research at international conferences and his papers appear among the Top 25 Hottest Articles in the Science Direct database.
- Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University (2012)
- M.Sc., Analytical Chemistry, The George Washington University (2007)
- M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (2005)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Plasma ionization under simulated ambient Mars conditions for quantification of methane by mass spectrometry,Analyst 7 (2016): 2270-2277.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., “U-Shaped Ultrahigh Frequency Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet with Magnetic Loop Antenna, accepted for publication, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science.
- Carina Minardi, et al., Reagent delivery by Partial and non-Coalescence of Aqueous Microdroplets in Oil, Analytical Chemistry, 83, 85 (13), pp 6491–6496, 2013.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Generation of Ultra High Frequency Air Micro Plasma in a Magnetic Loop and Effects of Pulse Modulation on Operation, Applied Physics Letters, Volume 96, Issue 19, Pages 191502(1-3), 2010.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, Trends in Graphene Research, Materials Today, Volume 12, Issue 10, Pages 34-37, 2009.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Generation of Micro Inductively Coupled Plasma on a Chip, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Volume 36, Number 4, Pages 1262-1263, 2008.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Tongue-Shaped Ultrahigh Frequency Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet, The 38th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Chicago, IL, June 2011.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Ambient Ionization for Methane Quantification in Simulated Martian Atmosphere using Miniature Inductively Coupled Plasmas, The 38th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Chicago, IL, June 2011.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., An Atmospheric Pressure Ultrahigh Frequency Plasma Jet for Ambient Mass Spectrometry, The 9th IEEE International Conference on Sensors, Waikoloa, HI, November 2010.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Development of Air Micro Plasma Source Using a Magnetic Loop with Operation at Modulated Ultra High Frequencies, The 37th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Norfolk, Virginia, June 2010.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Generation and Applications of Micro Inductively Coupled Plasma Sources, The 35th meeting of The Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), Reno, Nevada, September 2008.
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., A Novel Method of Chemical Analysis on Mars Using Carbon Dioxide Inductively Coupled Micro Plasmas, International Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Temecula, California, January 2008. (Best paper Award.)
- Mazdak Taghioskoui, et al., Micro Plasma Chips for Chemical Analysis, The 33th meeting of The Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, September 2006.