Editor-in-Chief

 

Said Zouhdi

Paris-Sud University, France
Said Zouhdi received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Enfgineering from Pierre et Marie Curie University, France, in 1994 and the Habilitation degree in Electrical Engineering from Paris-Sud University in 2003. From September 1995 to August 2007, he was an Associate Professor at Pierre et Marie Curie University. In September 2007, he joined Paris-Sud University as a Professor and Head of International Affairs at Polytech Paris-Sud. His research interests include electromagnetic wave interaction with structures and antennas, complex materials such as metamaterials, chiral, bianisotropic and PBG materials, and optimization methods for various designs. He has published over 150 journal papers, book chapters, and conference articles. He is the Founding editor-in-chief of the journal Advanced Electromagnetics, he is the founding and general chair of the international conferences META and AES, he edited 2 books and several special issues in journals. Dr. Zouhdi is a Fellow of The Electromagnetics Academy and IEEE Senior Member.

Associate Editor-in-Chief

 

Laurent Daniel

CentraleSupelec, France
Laurent Daniel is a Professor at CentraleSupelec, France. He obtained his PhD from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France, in 2003, and is Habilitation thesis form Univ Paris-Sud in 2011. He joined the Department of Physics at Univ Paris-Sud in 2004 and conducted his research at the Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Paris. From 2011 to 2014, he moved to the School of Materials at the University of Manchester, UK, as an invited researcher. He is now director of the Chair for Automotive Mechatronics created in cooperation between CentraleSupelec, Esigelec and Faurecia. The Chair is hosted by the Group of Electrical Engineering - Paris (GeePs) at CentraleSupelec. Laurent Daniel’s research interests cover the characterisation and modelling of ferromagnetic and ferroelectric behaviour for the design of electromagnetic devices. He is particularly involved in the development of multiscale methods to analyse thermo-electro-magneto-mechanical coupling effects in heterogeneous materials, and in the implementation of coupled constitutive laws for the design of smart materials applications.

Senior Regional Editor

 

Bratin Ghosh

Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur, India
Bratin Ghosh was born in Kolkata, India in 1968. He received his Bachelors in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in 1990 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Master of Technology in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering with specialization in Microwave Engineering in 1994 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Ph.D. in Applied Electromagnetics in 2002 from the University of Manitoba, Canada. Thereafter, he completed his postdoctoral from the Royal Military College of Canada. He is currently Professor in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He is a TPC member and an invited / keynote speaker and chaired sessions in many national and international conferences and seminars. He is also in the review and editorial boards of many international journals. He has been the recipient of many federal project grants in addition to research grants from the industry on the design of efficient antennas and guided systems. He has also organized many short term lectures and workshops in the field of applied electromagnetics that have been well attended by participants from both the academia and industry. He had been the recipient of the National Talent Search Scholarship, the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship and is Senior Member, IEEE. He has also been the recipient of many national awards, travel grants and best student paper awards. His areas of research interest are full-wave Green’s function technique for the analysis of cylindrical and spherical multilayer structures, singularity removal techniques, efficient evaluation of Sommerfeld integral tails and leaky and creeping waves in cylindrical structures. He is also actively involved in the design and analysis of efficient horn antenna feeds, metamaterials, dielectric resonator antennas, antenna miniaturization and numerical techniques. He has also edited a monograph on the full-wave analysis of guided wave structures and components.

Senior Topical Editors

 

Christos Argyropoulos

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
Christos Argyropoulos is an Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, USA. He received the Diploma of Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2006). He holds a M.Sc. degree in Communication Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK (2007) and a Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from the Antennas and Electromagnetics Group of the Queen Mary, University of London, UK (2011). After completion of his PhD studies, he accepted a Postdoctoral Fellowship position in the University of Texas at Austin, USA. Next (2013), he worked for one year as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics at Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, USA. He has published over 135 technical papers in highly ranked journals and refereed conference proceedings, including 5 book chapters. He has received several research and travel awards, such as Junior Researcher Award of the 2013 Raj Mittra Travel Grant, EPSRC Research Scholarship, Royal Academy of Engineering international travel grant and twice the Marie Curie Actions Grant to attend the European School of Antennas. He organized special sessions about nonlinear metamaterials at META 15 and META 16. He has given several invited talks and seminars to different conferences and universities. He served as Student Paper Competition co-chair and TPC member at IEEE APS 2016 and as editor at the EPJ Applied Metamaterials journal. His research interests are linear and nonlinear metamaterials, metasurfaces and nanophotonic devices.

 

Xavier Begaud

Télécom ParisTech, France

Xavier Begaud was born on December 11, 1968 in Chateaudun, France. He received a M.S. degree in optics, optoelectronics and microwaves, from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG) in 1992. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Rennes in 1996 and the habitation degree from Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris 6) in 2007. He joined the Télécom ParisTech (formerly Ecole Nationale des Telecommunications) in 1998, where he is presently professor at communications and electronics Department. He works with the Radiofrequency and Microwave Group of CNRS, the French National Scientific Research Center. His research topics include theory, conception, modeling, and characterization of wideband, bipolarized and 3D antennas with special emphasis on numerical methods. Currently, research activities include design of metamaterials, channel sounding, and mutual coupling analysis in the framework of ultra-wideband and software radio. He has published over 120 journal papers, patents, book chapters, and conference articles. He has organized two international conferences as the general chairman and edited 1 book.

 

Floran Martin

Aalto University, Finland

Floran Martin was born on August 12, 1985 in Ancenis, France. He received his engineer diploma of electrical engineering from Polytech’Nantes and his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from University of Nantes in 2009. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Nantes in 2013. He joined the department of electrical engineering and automation in Aalto University in 2014 where he works as a researcher in the group of computational electromechanics. His research topics include not only thermo-magneto-mechanical constitutive model of magnetic materials, but also the model and optimization of electrical devices such as high speed synchronous machine and reluctance machines.

Associate Editors

 

Qammer H. Abbasi

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Qammer H. Abbasi received his BSc and MSc degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering from University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan (with distinction). He received his Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Electrical engineering from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), U.K., in Jan., 2012. Currently Dr. Abbasi is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in University of Glasgow in the School of Engineering in addition to Visiting Lecturer (Assistant Professor) with Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL). His research interests include, nano communication, RF design and radio propagation, applications of Terahertz communication in healthcare and agri-tech, millimetre wave and terahertz antenna design, antenna interaction with human body, wearable sensors, Implants, body centric wireless communication issues and non-invasive health care solutions.

 

Di Bao

Southeast University, China

Di Bao is an Associate Professor in School of Information Science and Engineering, Southeast University (SEU), China. She received the BSc and MSc degree from SEU, and the PhD degree from Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK. She has published over 20 journal papers, book chapters, and conference articles. Her research interests include metamaterials, spoof surface plasmons and terahertz metasurface.

 

Mohamed Farhat

QEERI-HBKU, Qatar Foundation, Qatar
Mohamed Farhat received his Ph.D. in Optics and Electromagnetism from Aix-Marseille University in 2010, where he obtained as well his Master degree in Theoretical Physics in 2006. He has been since postdoctoral fellow at University of Texas at Austin, University of Jena and KAUST. He has authored over 100 publications, including 45 journal papers, 4 book chapters, two international patents, and 55 conference papers, with over 1200 citations (h-index 20). He has also organized many special sessions at the conferences Meta'13, Meta'14 and Meta'15, and is active reviewer for many international journals (https://sites.google.com/site/mohameddfarhat/home).

 

Hulusi Açıkgöz

KTO Karatay University, Turkey
Hulusi Açıkgöz received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Applied Physics from Paris-Est Marne La Vallée University, France in 2003 and 2005, respectively. His Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering is obtained from Pierre et Marie Curie University, France, in 2008. He was a post-doctoral researcher at the Laboratoire d'Électronique et Électromagnétisme (L2E), France, in 2010. In 2015, he spent a sabbatical year at Penn State University, USA, within the Electromagnetic Communication Lab, directed by Prof. Raj Mittra. Since 2011, he is working at KTO Karatay University, Turkey as an assistant professor in the electrical and electronics department. His main research interests include computational electromagnetics, antennas modelling and analysis, RFID antennas, graphene antennas, statistical electromagnetics, development of antennas for microwave cancer ablation, inverse problems, neural networks. Dr. Acikgoz’s is a member of IEEE and steering committee member of URSI Turkey. He organized and served as the general chairman of URSI Turkey national congress, in 2018.

 

Asimina Kiourti

The Ohio State University, United States

Asimina Kiourti joined The Ohio State University (OSU) as an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Fall 2016. From 2013 to 2016 she served as a Post-Doctoral Researcher and then a Senior Research Associate at the OSU ElectroScience Laboratory. Prior to that, she received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece (2013) and the M.Sc. degree from University College London, UK (2009). Prof. Kiourti’s research interests include: antennas and electromagnetics for body area applications, wearable and implantable sensors, and flexible textile-based electronics. Her work has been recognized with over 40 scholarly awards, among which, the 2018 URSI Young Scientist Award, the 2014 IEEE EMB-S BRAIN Young Investigator Award, the 2013 Chorafas Foundation Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award, the 2012 IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship for Medical Applications, and the 2011 IEEE AP-S Doctoral Research Award. Prof. Kiourti’s research has gained international reputation and has been featured by TechCrunch, Gizmodo, Times of India, Australia Network News, and the ALN Magazine, among others.

 

Sébastien Lalléchère

Université Clermont Auvergne, Institut Pascal, France

Sébastien Lalléchère was born in Nevers (France) in 1979. He obtained his Master and PhD degrees respectively in computational modeling and electronics/electromagnetism from Polytech’Clermont (2002) and Université Blaise Pascal (UBP, 2006), both in Clermont-Ferrand, France. He served as research engineer in Institut Pascal (2007) granted by ANR program CISSSI focusing on intensive computational methods for electromagnetics. He joined Institut Pascal (IP) and Université Blaise Pascal (UBP), Clermont-Ferrand (France) as an Associate Professor in September 2007. His research interests cover the fields of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) including antennas and propagation, complex and reverberating electromagnetic environments, computational electromagnetics, numerical stochastic modeling, reliability and sensitivity analysis in electrical engineering. He received funding grants for visiting appointments in 2006 and 2014 from French Foreign Affairs/Research Ministries and UBP for scientific stays respectively in ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and University of Split (Croatia). Dr. Lalléchère is an URSI corresponding member (Commission E "EM environment and interferences"), member of IEEE (EMC, MTT, AP societies), Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) and of the French Electrical Engineering Society (SEE).

 

Jensen Li

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Jensen Li is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He obtained his PhD in 2004 from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Afterwards, he spent two years in the Imperial College London with a postdoctoral fellowship from the Croucher Foundation and two years in University of California, Berkeley. Prior to his joining University of Birmingham, he was an assistant professor at the City University of Hong Kong. He has authored over 50 journal articles and 3 book chapters with citations over 2900. He has previously received 2 research grants from Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, 1 research travel grant for joint research between Hong Kong and Germany and a GRO research grant from Samsung Electronics. His current research is supported by European Commission through the Marie-Curie Action. His research revolves around various extraordinary optical phenomena enabled by metamaterials and photonic crystals, with prominent examples such as invisibility cloaking and super-resolution imaging. His current interests are on transformation optics, metasurfaces, complex media and acoustic metamaterials.

 

Angelo Liseno

Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy

Angelo Liseno was born in Italy in 1974. He received the “Laurea” degree (summa cum laude) and a Ph.D. in 1998 and 2001, respectively, both in Electrical Engineering, from the Seconda Università di Napoli, Aversa, Italy. In 2001-2002, he held a post-doctoral position at the Seconda Università di Napoli. In 2003-2004, he was a research scientist with the Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Radarsysteme of the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. From 2005 to 2015, he was a Researcher with the Università di Napoli Federico II, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e delle Tecnologie dell'Informazione, Napoli, Italy. Since 2015, he has been an Associate Professor with the same department. His main fields of interest are parallel computing techniques for electromagnetics, general purpose GPU computing, complex and phaseless near-field/far-field transformation techniques, antenna synthesis, remote sensing, and inverse scattering, imaging and tomography. Angelo Liseno was awarded the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Best Technical Paper Award for two consecutive years in 2009 and 2010, received the Honorable Mention for the Best Antenna Measurement Paper at the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation in 2011, the Nomination for the Best Paper Award at the 8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2014) and at the 12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP2018) and the Best Italian EMC Poster Prize from the IEEE EMC Society, Italy Chapter, in 2016.

 

Miguel Navarro-Cía

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Miguel Navarro-Cía received the MEng and PhD degrees in Telecommunication Engineering, and MRes degree in Introduction to Research in Communications from the Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain, in 2006, 2010, and 2007, respectively. From 2006 to 2010, he was a Pre-Doctoral Researcher (FPI Fellowship recipient) with the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Universidad Pública de Navarra, where he was a Research and Teaching Assistant from 2010 to 2011. He was a Research Associate at Imperial College London in 2011 and at University College London in 2012, and a Junior Research Fellow at Imperial College London from 2012 to 2015. He also held Visiting Researcher positions with University College London, Imperial College London, University of Pennsylvania, and Valencia Nanophotonics Technology Center. Currently, he is a Birmingham Fellow with the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham, U.K. His current research interests include plasmonics, near-field time-domain spectroscopy/microscopy, metamaterials, and antennas and frequency-selective surfaces at millimeterwave, terahertz, and infrared. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and OSA, and a Member of the IoP. He was a recipient of the Best Doctoral Thesis in Basic Principles and Technologies of Information and Communications, and Applications corresponding to the XXXI Edition of Awards Telecommunication Engineers 2010 and twice the CST University Publication Award for the best international journal publication using CST Microwave Studio (in 2012 and 2016). He was also a recipient of the 2011 Junior Research Raj Mittra Travel Grant.

 

Sima Noghanian

University of North Dakota, United States
Sima Noghanian received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1992, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, both in electrical engineering, from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, in 1996 and 2001, respectively. In 2001, she was a researcher at YottaYotta Corporation, Edmonton, Canada. She received a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada in 2002, which she took at the University of Waterloo. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, during 2002-2003. From 2003 to 2008, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Dakota, USA. In 2018 she was a visiting professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, San Diego State University, USA. Her research interests include antenna design and modeling, wearable and implanted antennas, 3D printed antennas, wireless power transfer, microwave imaging, and wireless channel modeling. She has 52 peer reviewed journal publications, 135 conference publications, one patent, one book and three book chapters. Dr. Noghanian is a senior member of IEEE. She is a member of Eta Kappa Nu, a member of International Union of Radio Science URSI Commission B, and a member of the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society. She currently serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society Journal, and AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications.

 

Ozlem Ozgun

Hacettepe University, Turkey
Ozlem Ozgun received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 1998 and 2000, respectively, and her Ph.D. degree from Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey in 2007, all in electrical and electronics engineering. She worked at the Electromagnetic Communication Lab, Penn State University, USA as a postdoctoral researcher during 2007-2008. Currently, she is an associate professor in the electrical and electronics engineering department of Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Dr. Ozgun's research interests include computational electromagnetics, finite element method, domain decomposition methods, transformation electromagnetics/optics, electromagnetic scattering, stochastic electromagnetic problems and optimization techniques. She has published over 100 journal papers, book chapters, and conference articles. Dr. Ozgun received METU Ph.D. best thesis award in 2007, and the award for excellence in electromagnetics bestowed by Prof. Leopold B. Felsen Fund in 2009. She is a senior member of IEEE, and the secretary of the steering committee of URSI Turkey.

 

Hamidreza Ramezani

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, United States
Hamidreza Ramezani is an assistant professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), Department of Physics and Astronomy. Before joining UTRGV, Dr. Ramezani was a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of California, Berkeley. He got his Ph.D. from Wesleyan University in 2013. Dr. Ramezani is the recipient of STAR award, Biruni award, and MSI travel award. He has more than 50 publications and gave numerous invited talks in international conferences. Dr. Ramezani is among the pioneers in the field of non-Hermitian optics, non-Hermitian photonics, and non-Hermitian acoustics and has several noticeable contributions in the topics, including the first proposal on isolation in nonlinear PT-symmetric systems (featured in Nature Physics News and Views), the first proposal on unidirectional invisibility using PT symmetry (selected as breakthrough in 2011 photonics by IEEE), and the first proposal on unidirectional lasing. His proposal on the unidirectional localization of photon has been selected as Editors’ Suggestion in Phys. Rev. Lett. in 2018 and has been featured in Inside Science by IOP.

 

Adel Razek

GeePs-CNRS, France
Adel Razek was born in Cairo, Egypt. He received the Dip. Eng and M.Sc. Eng. degrees from Cairo University, in 1968 and 1971, respectively. Since 1986, he has been a Research Director at the CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in France. Joining the INPG Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble in 1971, he became Docteur d’Etat ès Sciences Physiques in 1976. In 1977, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at INPG. He moved to the Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Paris associated to CNRS, SUPELEC and the University of Paris, as a Research Scientist at CNRS in 1978, Senior Research Scientist in 1981, Research Director in 1986, and Senior Research Director in 1997. He is the author or coauthor of over 150 scientific papers. His current primary research concerns computational electromagnetics (EMC, NDT, CAD) and design of electrical drives and actuators. Dr. Razek is IEEE Life Fellow, IET Fellow, and a Membre Émérite of the Société des Ingénieurs Électriciens (SEE), France. He has received several awards for his research including the 2017 IEEE Nikola Tesla Award and the André Blondel medal in 1985 for his research work.

 

Abdul Salam

Purdue University, United States
Abdul Salam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University. His research involves wireless underground sensor networks, underground channel modeling, capacity analysis, and network protocols. He received his B.Sc. and MS degrees in Computer Sciences from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan in 2001 and 2004, respectively; and MS in Computer Engineering from UET, Taxila, Pakistan in 2011. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from the Cyber-Physical Networking Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, in 2018, under the guidance of Prof. Mehmet C. Vuran. Abdul Salam has served in the Pakistan Army for 9 years in a number of command, staff, and field roles. He held the Principal position at the Army Public School and College, Thal Cantonment. Prior to his service at Pakistan Military, he was a lecturer at Department of Computer Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan; and Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Islamia University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan. He is the recipient of ICCCN 2016 Best Student Paper Award, Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute Student Fellowship, Gold Medal MS (CS) on securing first position in order of merit, and 2016-2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award from Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

Ari Sihvola

Aalto University, Finland
Ari Sihvola was born on October 6, 1957, in Valkeala, Finland. He received the engineer in 1981, Licentiate of Technology in 1984, and Doctor of Technology degrees in 1987, all in Electrical Engineering, from the Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), Finland, in 1981, 1984, and 1987, respectively. In addition to working with HUT and the Academy of Finland, he was a Visiting Engineer with the Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1985–1986. In 1990–1991, he was a Visiting Scientist with The Pennsylvania State University, State College. In 1996, he was a Visiting Scientist with Lund University, Sweden. During 2000–2001 he was a Visiting Professor with the Electromagnetics and Acoustics Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne. He is a Professor of electromagnetics at Aalto Univeristy with interest in electromagnetic theory, complex media, materials modeling, remote sensing, and radar applications. He is Chairman of the Finnish National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI). He is Fellow IEEE. He received a five-year Finnish Academy Professor appointment 2005-2010.

 

Wen Xuan Tang

Southeast University - Nanjing, China
Wen Xuan Tang received the B.Sc. degree and the M.Sc. degree from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2006 and 2009, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electromagnetics from the Queen Mary University of London, London, U.K., in 2012. In 2012, she joined the School of Information Science and Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. She is currently an Associate Professor in State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves at Southeast University. She has authored / co-authored over 30 journal articles, one book and two book chapters on metamaterials and their applications, and has been invited to give presentations at several international conferences. She is currently a guest editor of the journal of EPJ Applied Metamaterials (EPJ AM). She has served as a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagations, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, and Optics Express etc. Her current research interests include metamaterials and their applications, and microwave devices and antennas.

 

Nikolaos L. Tsitsas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Nikolaos L. Tsitsas was born in Athens, Greece, in 1979. He received the Diploma and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Athens, in 2002 and 2006, respectively, and the M.Sc. degree in applied mathematics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, in 2005. From 2008 to 2011, he was an Adjunct Lecturer with the School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, NTUA. From 2009 to 2011, he was an Adjunct Lecturer with the Hellenic Army Academy, Greece. Since 2012, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He has authored or coauthored over 50 papers in scientific journals and over 60 papers in conference proceedings. His current research interests include analytical, semi-analytical and numerical methodologies of applied mathematics in direct and inverse wave scattering and propagation theory. He is a member of the American Mathematical Society, the IEEE, and a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America.

 

Constantinos Valagiannopoulos

Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Constantinos Valagiannopoulos (IEEE and OSA Senior Member) is an Associate Professor at Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan, Department of Physics. He received the Dipl.Eng. (Hons.) degree in Electrical Engineering in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in Electromagnetic Theory in 2009, both from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Between 2010 and 2014, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering, Aalto University, Finland (Sergei Tretyakov’s group) and during the academic year 2014–2015, he was with the Laboratory of Metamaterials and Plasmonics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin (Andrea Alu’s group). His research pertains to the inverse design of photonic devices with use of artificial materials (metamaterials) and 2D media. He has authored or coauthored more than 80 works in international refereed scientific journals and presented numerous reports in international scientific conferences. Dr. Valagiannopoulos received the inaugural 2015 JOPT Research Excellence Award for his work: “Perfect absorption in graphene multilayers”. He has also won the International Chorafas Prize for the Best 2008 Doctoral Thesis, and the Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Grant for 2012-2015.

 

Xiaodong Yang

Xidian University, China
Xiaodong Yang has published over 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include body area networks (BANs), antennas and propagation, 5G and B5G, information security, wireless sensing, radar, millimeter wave technology, THz technology, nano communications, biomedical nano imaging, biomedical communications, calibration of vector network analyzer, machine learning, etc. Dr. Yang received the Young Scientist Award from the International Union of Radio Science in 2014. He is on the editorial board of several IEEE and IET journals, including IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwave in Medicine and Biology, etc. He has a global collaborative research network in the field of Antennas and Propagation, Health Informatics, Information Security, Microwave Techniques and Internet of Things. He also served as a technical reviewer for several IEEE publications, such as IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Sensors Journal, etc. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

 

Yan Zhao

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Yan Zhao received the BSc degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), Beijing, China, the MSc degree from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, and the PhD degree from Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor in Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. He has published over 100 technical papers in highly ranked journals and refereed conference proceedings. He has extensive experience in computational electromagnetics, notably in the area of finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method for metamaterials. He also has experience in the ray tracing technique, the uniform theory of diffraction (UTD) and their applications in antenna engineering and radio propagation. Dr. Zhao is currently the Chair of the IEEE Thailand Section Joint MTT/APS Chapter. He is also a founding member of the Innovative Electromagnetic Academic of Thailand (iEMAT), and the Managing Editor of Engineering Journal (Eng. J.). Dr. Zhao is a Senior Member of IEEE. He has served as a regular reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagations, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Progress in Electromagnetics Research, and Optics Express etc.

Associate Regional Editors

 

S. K. Moinul Haque

Aliah University, India

S. K. Moinul Haque was born in the district of Birbhum, State of West Bengal, India, on May 20, 1981. He received the B.E degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from the University of Burdwan, West Bengal in 2003 and the M.Tech degree in Microwave engineering, (Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2009 and Ph.D. degree from the same department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2014. His research areas are conformal antennas, antenna miniaturization and electrically small antennas. He is currently working as an associate professor and HoD in the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Aliah University, Kolkata, India.

 

Mrinal Kanti Mandal

IIT Kharagpur, India

Mrinal Kanti Mandal obtained B. Tech. and M. Tech. degrees from the Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics, University of Calcutta in 2001 and 2003, respectively and PhD degree from the department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2008. From 2007 to 2009, he worked as a Research Fellow in the Institute for Infocom Research, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore. He also worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the University de Quebec at Montreal and in Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal from 2009 to 2012. He joined IIT Kharagpur as a faculty of department of E and ECE in 2012, where he is presently serving as an associate professor. Dr. Mandal is a senior member of IEEE (2013). He is in the editorial board of Wiley International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering. He was in the board of organizing committee members of several international conferences including Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference – 2016 and served as chairs and co-chairs. He obtained MHRD national scholarships for excellence in secondary and under graduate examinations. He has authored or co-authored over ninety journal and conference papers including 28 in different IEEE journals in the domain of microwave and millimetre-wave circuits and systems. His present research interest is co-design of active and passive components and their application in reconfigurable antennas, millimetre-wave power detectors, phase-shifters, analogue beam forming networks, mixers, power amplifiers and six-port receiver.

 

Debasis Mitra

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology - Shibpur, India

Debasis Mitra Debasis Mitra was born in West Bengal, India. He received the B.E in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Bengal Engineering College (D.U.) West Bengal, India, M.Tech.in RF and Microwave Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and Ph.D degrees in antenna engineering from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur, India respectively. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 journal and conference articles. His current research interests include high gain and miniaturized antennas in free space as well as implantable environment, electromagnetic metamaterials and FSS. Dr. Mitra is a recipient of the Visvesvaraya Young Faculty Research Fellowship award of Media Lab Asia, under MeitY, Govt. of India in 2016. He also serves as a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and Progress In Electromagnetic Research journal.

 

Akhilesh Mohan

IIT Kharagpur, India

Akhilesh Mohan received B.Tech. degree in Electronics Engineering from the Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology Sultanpur, India, in 2002, and M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in Microwave Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, in 2004 and 2009, respectively. He worked as a Scientist/Engineer at Space Applications Center, Indian Space Research Organization, Ahmedabad from February 2008 to July 2010. Since May 2013, he is working as an Associate Professor in E&ECE Department at IIT Kharagpur, India. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed international journal and conference papers. His research interests are RF and microwave absorbers, antennas and filters.

 

Susanta Kumar Parui

Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology, Shibpur, India

Susanta Kumar Parui received the Bachelor of science degree in Physics and Bachelor of Technology in Radio Physics and Electronics from University of Calcutta in the year 1987 and 1990 respectively and the Ph. D. degree in Microwave Engineering from Bengal Engineering and Science University (presently known as Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur), India. From 1993 to 1999, he served as Instrument Engineer in various Process Control Industries. Since 2000, he has been associated with the Department of Electronics and Tele-Communication Engineering of Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology, Shibpur. Presently holds the post of Associate Professor. He is the author of more than 50 papers in referred journals and executed five Govt funded research projects. He supervised nine PhD thesis till date. His research interests include planar circuits, printed antennas and arrays, DRA, SIW, DGS, EBG, FSS and Meta-materials. He was awarded post doctoral fellowship from Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K. in the year 2009.

 

Nagendra Prasad Pathak

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

Nagendra Prasad Pathak was born in 1974 at Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, India. He received B. Tech. and M. Tech. from University of Allahabad in 1996 and 1998 respectively. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 2005. He is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. Prior to his current assignment at IIT Roorkee in 2006, he held the position of post doctoral research fellow at ‘NRD Super Broadband Research Centre, Tohoku Institute of Technology, Sendai, Japan’, as well as Centre for Applied Research in Electronics (CARE), IIT Delhi. He is an Adjunct Research Advisor in Nan Yang Academy of Sciences (NAS), Singapore (2018). He is recipient of DST Fast Track Research Grant for Young Scientists (2007), IETE India National Research Fellowship in the area of ’Microwave and Radar Engineering’ (2004, 2005) and DRDO, Government of India, ’Junior Research Fellowship’ in the area of ’Integrated Optics’ in the year of 1999. He currently serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Access. He has served as Vice Chairman of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Uttar Pradesh Chapter (2014-16), Coordinator student activities and member executive committee of IEEE Uttar Pradesh section (2015-16) and Faculty advisor, IEEE MTT-S IIT Roorkee student branch (2011-Till date). Dr Pathak has published more than 150 papers in reputed international journals and conferences, co-author of two books (CRC press and Springer), Three book chapters and has one US patent to his credit. Dr Pathak’s current research interests are: RF-THz integrated circuits, systems & sensors; Plasmonics, Advanced functional materials for tenable RF-THz integrated circuits.

 

Abhishek Sarkhel

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, India

Abhishek Sarkhel is an Assistant Professor in National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, India. He received his Master of Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, India and PhD from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur. His research on electromagnetic metamaterials and its application has led to publications in range of journals such as IEEE Antenna and Wireless Propagation Letters, Applied Physics A and Microwave Optical Technology Letters. His current research interests include electromagnetic metasurface and its application, substrate integrated waveguide based RF components and RF antenna for implantable scenario.