Mohammad Matin

Mohammad Abdul Matin


  • Faculty

What I do

Teaching and Research in Power, Energy, and Photonics


Power and Energy, Optical and Wireless Communication

Professional Biography

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Matin, 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

Tang, H., Wan-Jian, Y., Matin, M. A., Wang, H., Aljassim, M. M., Turner, J. M., & Yan, Y. (2012). Titanium and Magnesium Co-Alloyed Hematite thin Films. Journal of Applied Physics, 111(073502).
Tang, H., Matin, M. A., Wang, H., Aljassim, M. M., S, S., L, C., & Yan, Y. (2012). Enhancing the stability of CuO thin-film photoelectrodes by Ti alloying. Journal of Electronic Materials (TMS & IEEE), 41(4).
Abusnina, M., Moutinho, H., Al-Jassim, M., DeHart, C., & Matin, M. A. (2014). Fabrication and Characterization of CZTS Thin Films Prepared by the Sulfurization of RF-Sputtered Stacked Metal Precursors. Journal of Electronic materials, 43(9).


Matin, M. A., & Manandhar, M. (2017). 3D analysis of thermal and electrical performance of wide bandgap VDMOSFETs . Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications II. San Diego: SPIE.
Matin, M. A., & Manandhar, M. (2016). Thermal modeling of wide bandgap materials for power MOSFETs . SPIE Optics + Photonics - 2016. San Diego: SPIE.
Abusnina, M., Matin, M. A., Mountinho, H., & Al-Jassim, M. (2015). Characterization of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films prepared by the sulfurization of co-sputtered metal precursors. SPIE Optics + Photonics - 2015. San Diego: SPIE.
Speicher, J., Matin, M. A., Tippets, R., Chun, F., & Strong, D. (2015). Results from an Experiment that Collected Visible-Light Polarization Data Using Unresolved Imagery for Classification of Geosynchronous Satellites . SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing (SPIE DSS) 2015. Baltimore.
Speicher, J., Matin, M. A., Tippets, R., & Chun, F. (2014). Calibration of a System to Collect Visible-Light Polarization Data for Classification of Geosynchronous Satellites. SPIE Optics + Photonics - 2014. San Diego.


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