Atia Shafique received her B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology , Taxila, Pakistan, in 2006. She worked as an IC design Engineer in an R&D organization in Pakistan until 2012. She is actively pursuing her Ph.D. degree at the Sabanci University , İstanbul, Turkey. Her prime research involves design, modelling, and characterization of Si/SiGe multi-quantum-well based microbolometer. Her research interests include mix-signal readout readout integrated circuit design for infrared imaging systems and infrared energy harvesters.