Babak has prepared and prosecuted numerous patent applications, particularly in the software, electrical, and mechanical arts. Additionally, Babak is well-versed in drafting and prosecution strategies for overcoming Alice-based obstacles in fields of software-implemented inventions, medical diagnostic methods and laboratory techniques and has extensive insight into the post-Alice subject matter eligibility landscape.
Babak's doctorial research at the University of Maryland (College Park), focused on integrated single-photon sensing and processing systems in standard CMOS. His technical/professional fields of experience include analog/digital circuit design, integrated CMOS optical sensors, semiconductor circuit design and layout techniques, embedded system design, electronic design automation, big data analytics, database management systems, cloud based software solutions and high-performance computing architectures.
His doctoral and post-doctoral works have appeared in international peer-reviewed publications. Babak has also served as a technical reviewer for Optics Express journal.
Outside his profession, Babak serves with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and is an affiliate of the Integrated Biomorphic Information Systems Lab at the University of Maryland.