Editor-in-Chief (Founding Editor)


Said ZouhdiSaid Zouhdi

Paris-Saclay University, France
Said Zouhdi received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering 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. He joined Paris-Saclay University as a Full-Professor and Head of International Affairs at Polytech Paris-Saclay in 2007 and promoted to Distinguished Professor in 2020. 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 and general chair of the international conferences META (metaconferences.org) and AES (aesconference.org), he edited 2 books and several special issues in journals. Dr. Zouhdi is a Fellow of The Electromagnetics Academy and IEEE Senior Member.

Senior Regional Editor


Bappaditya Mandal

Uppsala University, Sweden

Bappaditya Mandal was born in India. He is currently working as a researcher in Microwaves in the Medical Engineering Group (MMG), Division of Solid-State Electronics, Department of Electrical Engineering, Ångström Laboratoriet, Uppsala Universitet (UU), Sweden. He got his Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (IIEST) Shibpur India in Microwave & Antenna Engineering in 2018. He received his B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication from Kalyani Govt. Engineering College under Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (Formerly WBUT) in 2008, M.E degree in Advanced Communication & Networking from IIEST Shibpur, in 2010. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 journal and conference articles. He is also a regular reviewer for various prestigious SCI journals such as IET Electronics Letters, IEEE TAP, RFCAD, Taylor & Francis etc. His current research interest includes wearable antennas, implantable antennas and non-invasive microwave sensors for biomedical applications.

Senior Topical Editors


Christos Argyropoulos

Pennsylvania State University, United States
Christos Argyropoulos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, USA. He was Assistant and Associate Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA during 2014-2022. 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 University of London, UK (2011). After completion of his Ph.D. studies, he accepted a Postdoctoral Fellowship position at 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 300 technical papers in highly ranked journals and refereed conference proceedings, including 7 book chapters and 3 patents. He has been the recipient of several awards and recognitions for his research studies, such as the 2019 ONR Young Investigator Award, 2017 ONR faculty research fellowship, 2017 URSI Young Scientist Award, 2013 IEEE APS Junior Researcher Award, the international Travel Grant by Royal Academy of Engineering and twice the Marie Curie Actions Grant by the European School of Antennas. He is a senior member of IEEE, SPIE, and Optica, elected full member of URSI and URSI Commission B, and member of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, and American Physical Society.


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.

Associate Editors


Said Abushamleh

Indiana Tech, USA

Said Abushamleh received the B.Sc. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, in 2007, the M.Sc. degree in wireless communications from Lund University, Lund, Sweden, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in telecommunications engineering from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, in 2015. In 2015, he joined the School of Meteorology – Advanced Radar Research Center (ARRC) at the University of Oklahoma, as a postdoctoral research associate. In 2017, he joined the Department of Physics and Astronomy: Engineering Foundations Program, University of Nebraska Kearney as a teaching Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. In 2019, he has joined Indiana Tech as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. His current research interests include antenna design for wearable electronics, microwave filters, and electromagnetic band gap structures and their applications in mutual coupling reduction among antenna elements. Dr. Abushamleh is a member of the Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).


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.


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.


Mark Clemente-Arenas

Universidad Nacional Tecnológica de Lima Sur, Peru

Mark Clemente-Arenas was born in Cusco-Peru, in 1983. He received his bachelor degree in Electronics Engineering at San Antonio Abad’s University of Cusco in 2005. After that, he worked as an engineer in some ISPs in Peru. In 2009, he joined the engineering school of Polytech Marseille in France for a specialisation in Telecommunications and Microelectronics. In 2011, he received the Master degree in Communicating Objects from the University of Provence in France. In September 2014, he earned his PhD at TELECOM Paristech Institute, where he worked in transformations optics and their applications on farlfied pattern control on antennas in airborne applications. He currently works at UNTELS as full professor, in Peru. His research interest covers metasurfaces, complex materials, antennas for archeological prospection, 5G, satellite antennas, IoT, channel modeling and specific absorption rate.


Lana Damaj

Lebanese University, Lebanon

Lana Damaj received a Ph.D. degree in electronic and communications from Telecom ParisTech,Paris, France in March 2013. In 2009, she obtained a Master degree from "Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC-Paris 6)", Paris, France. She received a bachelor of engineering from the Faculty of Engineering at the Lebanese University, Hadath, in 2008. During her Ph.D. study, for three years, she served as teaching assistant at the Faculty of Engineering Polytech'Paris UPMC (Paris 6). After that, she had a teaching position at the Faculty of Engineering Polytech'Paris UPMC (Paris 6). In 2014, she joined the Lebanese University. Her research topics include the design and characterization of wideband antennas, microwave filters, Artificial Magnetic Conductors and harmonic suppression.


Jean-Jacques Delaunay

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Jean-Jacques Delaunay is an Associate Professor at School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Strasbourg University. He has worked for research institutions in the fields of optics, photonics and optical materials in France, Germany, and Japan. He conducts research on the synthesis of micro/nano materials with controlled structures and functionalities for sensing and energy conversion. He also conceives plasmonic nanostructures to enhance the sensitivity of detectors and improve the efficiency of light collection for solar energy conversion devices. His current research projects include plasmonic nano-cavities for optical sensing and light-emitting devices. He has co-authored more than 100 scientific publications.


Akiko Kohmura

Electronic Navigation Research Institute (ENRI), Japan

Akiko Kohmura is a Chief Researcher at Electronic Navigation Research Institute (ENRI), Japan. She received the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan in 2007. She joined ENRI and has been working on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), millimeter wave antennas and radars especially in aviation, including unmanned aircrafts issues since 2007. She was a guest researcher in Laboratoire d’Electronique Antennes et Télécommunications (LEAT), Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, from 2011 to 2012.


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

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

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.


Robson H. C. Maniçoba

State University of Southwest Bahia (UESB), Brazil

Robson H. C. Maniçoba is a Professor at the State University of Southwest Bahia, Department of Science and Technology. He received his BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) in 2007 and 2009, repectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UFRN, Natal-RN, Brazil, in 2012. His research in Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS) and its applications has led to publications in a range of journals such as IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications and Microwave and Optical Letters. He has served as revisor of several journal such as IEEE Transactions on Magnetic, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Letters, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanic. His current research interests include Frequency Selective Surfaces and its Applications, RF and Microwaves Circuits, Antennas and Filters.


Mario Junior Mencagli

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

Mario Junior Mencagli received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Siena, Italy, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. In 2016, he received a Ph.D. degree (cum laude) in electromagnetics from University of Siena, Italy, under the supervision of Prof. Stefano Maci. In 2014, he spent few months as a visiting Ph.D. student in Thales Research and Technology, Paris, France, where he was involved with characterization and testing of optically reconfigurable transmission lines based on checkerboard metasurfaces. From January 2017 to July 2019, Dr. Mencagli was a Postdoctoral Researcher in Prof. Nader Engheta’s group at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. Since August 2019, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. He organized a special session about low- and high-dimensional metamaterials at EuCAP 2020. He has given invited talks in highly ranked universities and institutions. Dr. Mencagli has been working on reconfigurable metasurface, periodic structures, RF circuits, numerical methods for electromagnetic problems, high-frequency techniques for electromagnetic scattering, metamaterials for both microwave and optical regimes, transformation optics, metatronic, filter at optical and UV frequencies, analog computing, and time-varying metamaterials. Dr. Mencagli was granted with a three-year scholarship from Thales Research and Technology in 2013. He was also the recipient of the Best Thesis Award of XXIX cycle of the Ph.D. Program in Information Engineering and Sciences at the University of Siena in 2018. This distinction is awarded by Springer Theses, which publishes a new book series with the selected Ph.D. Theses.


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.


Younes Ra’di Younes Ra’di

Syracuse University, USA
Younes Ra’di is currently an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Syracuse University, a position he has held since 2022. Prior to joining Syracuse University, he served as a Research Assistant Professor and the Founding Director of the RF and mm-Wave Facility at the Photonics Initiative, Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) of The City University of New York from 2018 to 2022. His earlier academic appointments include a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin (2017-2018) and another at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2016. He received his D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (with Focus on Applied Electromagnetics) with distinction from Aalto University in Finland (2015). His research is mainly focused on engineering fields and waves, with emphasis on tailoring electromagnetic wave-matter interactions. In this context, he has made several scientific contributions on a broad range of topics in theoretical and applied electromagnetics and optics, including engineered RF/microwave materials, antennas and propagation, functional metasurfaces, and plasmonics. His scientific contributions have been recognized by several awards, including URSI Young Scientist Award, two Nokia Foundation Awards, and HPY Research Foundation Award. He has chaired several sessions in scientific conferences including the 15th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena to be held in New York, USA (2021), ICEAA/ IEEE APWC/ USNC-URSI RSM held in Honolulu, USA (2021), the 14th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena held in New York, USA (2020), and the 12th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena held in Espoo, Finland (2018). He has also served as an active reviewer for more than 20 different journals in physics and electrical engineering. He is an Associated Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (2022-Present).


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. 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.


Dimitrios Sounas

Wayne State University, USA
Dimitrios Sounas received his Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering with highest honors from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2009 and 2004, respectively. From 2010-2012 he was a postdoctoral fellow at Polytechnique Montreal and from 2012-2018 a postdoctoral fellow and research scientist at University of Texas at Austin. Since August 2018 he has been an assistant professor in the ECE Department at Wayne State University. His major contributions are in the area of magnetless nonreciprocal components with applications in the next-generation of wireless communication systems. He has contributed to the founding of Silicon Audio RF Circulator, Austin, TX, USA, specializing in the design of angular-momentum circulators for RF and acoustical systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 88 paper in peer-reviewed journals, including in the highly selective journals Science, Nature, Nature Photonics, Nature Physics, Nature Communications and Physical Review Letters. He has more than 150 conference abstracts, 6 patents, 2 of which granted, and more than 5,000 citations. He has been involved in several major programs from different funding agencies (NSF, DARPA, AFOSR and ONR), including EFRI NewLAW program from NSF and the STAR program from DARPA. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. He has chaired various sessions in international symposia and organized special sessions at EuCAP 2016, EuCAP 2020, URSI GASS 2020 and EMTS 2019. He is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation and has been a regular reviewer for more than 20 engineering and physics journals.


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 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.

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.


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.