Dr. Ikossi has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati with emphasis in Solid State Electronics, and a B.S.E.E. from the National Technical University of Athens (EMP), Greece.
Dr. Ikossi’s area of professional expertise is in advanced micro and nano electronic devices in exploratory materials. Her research interests include high frequency – high efficiency power amplifiers, nano- opto- electronics, sensors, detectors, photovoltaics, quantum effects for solid state devices, and unconventional materials for device applications. She has published over 100 scientific papers, has numerus invention disclosures and a US patent.
Dr. Ikossi has held positions in academia, major research labs and government. She was a tenured Associate Professor at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; a research professor and adjunct Professor at George Mason University Fairfax, VA, an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College, a senior scientist at the electronics lab at Wright Paterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio; an AAEE faculty research fellow and senior scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., a technology advisor for the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industries and Securities, Office of National Security and Technology Transfer Control, a science and technology program manager for basic science research programs with DoD and President of I-Cube Inc. Dr. Kiki Ikossi is currently an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)-Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation (NSF) In Alexandria, VA.
Currently Serving in IEEE Committees:
IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL) Editorial Board- Track Editor
IEEE MTT-S Graduate Student Scholarships, TPRC RWW, COMCAS
IEEE MTT, APL, Elsevier, University Quality Assurance, Reviewer
IEEE MTT-S Women in Microwaves
IEEE NoVA Director
Past IEEE Washington and NoVA Section Chair and Washington Academy of Sciences President.