Taher Ghomian

Assistant Professor
5708 Barrows Hall, Room 243
(207) 581-2253


Dr. Taher Ghomian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer (ECE)
Engineering and a member of the Frontier Institute for Research in Sensor Technologies (FIRST) at the
University of Maine. His research focuses on studying and tailoring the properties of nanoscale
materials; the interaction of nanomaterials with surroundings; and uses this knowledge to fabricate
high-performance sensors and energy harvesters. Prior to joining the University of Maine, he worked as
an Assistant Professor at Marshall University, and a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California
Davis, developing devices for nanomaterial manipulation and studying the energy conversion properties
of nanomaterials. Dr. Ghomian received his Ph.D. in 2018 from Louisiana State University. He pioneered
the development of a solution-processed photovoltaic device harvesting human body thermal radiation.
He is a Senior Member of IEEE.