Mohammad Matin

Mohammad Matin

Associate Professor

  • Faculty
  • Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

What I do

Teaching and Research in Power, Energy, and Photonics


Power and Energy

Professional Biography

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Matin, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, SPIE & OSA. He is also a member of ASEE and Sigma Xi.


  • Ph.D., Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Nottingham, 1993

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • International Society for Optics and Photonics
  • Optical Society of America
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • The Scientific Research Society


My research involves power and energy from materials and devices to power electronics systems using wideband gap devices, communications systems such as optical and wireless, and signal processing & data mining

Key Projects

  • Thin-Film Deposition and Characterization of CuZnSnS4, Cu2ZnSnSe4 and Cu2O Compounds for PV Applications
  • Thin Film Deposition of Metal Oxide Films Using RF Sputtering and Printing
  • High Performance Flexible Electrochromic Windoes
  • Direct Brain Control of Artificial Limb Using Optical Functional Imager
  • NUE: Development of Multidisciplinary NanoEngineering Curriculum at the University of Denver

Featured Publications

  • Titanium and Magnesium Co-Alloyed Hematite thin Films
  • Enhancing the stability of CuO thin-film photoelectrodes by Ti alloying
  • Fabrication and Characterization of CZTS Thin Films Prepared by the Sulfurization of RF-Sputtered Stacked Metal Precursors
  • A Comparative Performance Evaluation of Si IGBT, SiC JFET, and SiC MOSFET Power Devices for a Non–Isolated DC–DC Boost Converter
  • A Performance of the Soft-Charging Operation in Series of Step-Up Power Switched-Capacitor Converters


  • 3D analysis of thermal and electrical performance of wide bandgap VDMOSFETs
  • Thermal modeling of wide bandgap materials for power MOSFETs
  • Characterization of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films prepared by the sulfurization of co-sputtered metal precursors
  • Results from an Experiment that Collected Visible-Light Polarization Data Using Unresolved Imagery for Classification of Geosynchronous Satellites
  • Calibration of a System to Collect Visible-Light Polarization Data for Classification of Geosynchronous Satellites


  • Ritchie School Citizen of the Year, SECS
  • Senior Member, Optical Society of America
  • Senior Member, SPIE
  • Best Teaching Award, SECS
  • Senior Member, IEEE