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2017

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR
Progress in Adaptive Electrical Capacitance Tomography Zeeshan Teixeira
Fast Microwave Imaging Algorithms with On-Body Sensors for Real-time Biomedical Detection and Monitoring Md. Asiful Islam Volakis
Tightly-Coupled Arrays with Reconfigurable Bandwidth

Dimitris Papantonis

Volakis
Imaging Methods for Passive Radar Landon Garry G. Smith
Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converters for Near-Threshold Design Moataz Abdelfattah Khalil
Low-Cost Ultra-Wideband Millimeter Wave Phased Arrays Markus Novak Volakis
Hybrid Numerical Models for Fast Design of Terahertz Plasmonic Devices Shubhendhu Bhardwaj Volakis
Simultaneous Transmit/Receive Multi-Functional Ultra-Wideband Transceiver with Reduced Hardware Satheesh Bojja venkatakrishnan  Volakis

Refractivity Inversion Utilizing X-Band Array Measurement System

Jonathan Pozderac Johnson
Novel Concepts for Slow Wave Structures used in High Power Backward Wave Oscillators Ushemadzoro Chipengo Volakis
Tightly Coupled Dipole Array with Integrated Phase Shifters for Millimeter-Wave Connectivity Anas Abumunshar Sertel

A 10-bit DC-20 GHz Multiple-Return-to-Zero DAC with >48dB SFDR

Luke Duncan Khalil
Achieving Efficient Spectrum Usage in Passive and Active Sensing Huaiyi Wang Johnson

2016

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AUTHOR DIRECTOR
  Zachary Cammenga G. Smith
Novel Method to Control Antenna Currents Based on Theory of Characteristic Modes Ezdeen Elghannai  Rojas
Active Silicon Photonic Devices Based on Degenerate Band Edge Resonances Michael Wood Reano
Radio Frequency Emitter Geolocation in the Presence of Antenna Array Manifold Mismatch Andrew Kintz Gupta
Coupled Transmission Line Based Slow Wave Structures for Traveling Wave Tubes Applications Md. Rasedul Zuboraj Volakis
Robust Numerical Electromagnetic Eigenfunction Expansion Algorithms Kamalesh Sainath Teixeira
A Wireless, Fully-Passive Recorder for Medical Applications Cedric Lee Volakis
Compensation and Calibration Techniques for High Performance Current-Steering DACs Samantha McDonnell Khalil
Enhanced Metamaterials for Reconfigurable mm-Wave and THz Systems Varittha Sanphuang Volakis
Analysis, Modeling & Exploitation of Variability in Radar Images Seung Ho Doo G. Smith

Non-Contact Probes: A Novel Approach for On-Wafer Characterization of Millimeter-Wave and Sub-Millimeter-Wave Devices and Integrated Circuits

Cosan Caglayan Sertel
Analytical and Experimental Study of Wide Tuning Range Low Phase Noise mm-Wave LC-VCOs Salma ElAbd Khalil

2015

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AUTHOR DIRECTOR
Waveform-Diverse Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Radar Imaging Measurements Kyle Stewart Johnson
Design, Analysis and Implementation of Fully-Integrated Millimeter-Wave Coupled-Oscillator Antenna Array Chuan-Chang (Ethan) Liu Rojas
Novel Implementations of Wideband Tightly Coupled Dipole Arrays for Wide-angle Scanning Ersin Yetisir Volakis

Degenerate Band Edge Resonators in Silicon Photonics

Justin Burr Reano
An Interleaved Multi-mode ΔΣ RF-DAC with Fully Integrated, AC Coupled Digital Input Jamin McCue Khalil

Radio Frequency Interference Characterization and Detection in L-band Microwave Radiometry

Mustafa Aksoy Johnson
A Wearable Real-Time and Non-Invasive Thoracic Cavity Monitoring System Safa Salman Volakis
Blind Adaptive Beamforming for GNSS Receivers Ying-Chieh (Jay) Chuang Gupta
Robust Algorithms for Electromagnetic Field Computation with Conduction Currents and Kinetic Charge-Transport Models Haksu Moon Teixeira

EM Simulation and Modeling of Microwave Electronic Components and Devices with Multi-scale Structures and Multi-physics Effects

Jue Wang J. F. Lee
Non-Foster Circuit Design and Stability Analysis for Wideband Antenna Applications Aseim M. N. Elfrgani Rojas
Development of An Ultra-Wideband Low-Profile Wide Scan Angle Phased Array Antenna Henry Vo Chen
Development of an Ultra-Wideband Circularly Polarized Multiple Layer Dielectric Rod Antenna Design Gregory D. Wainwright Chen
Topics in Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture Using L-Band Radar Jeffrey D. Ouellette Johnson
Terahertz Spectroscopic Characterization and Imaging for Biomedical Applications Woon-Gi Yeo Sertel

Design and Optimization of Passive UHF RFID Tag Antenna for Mounting on or inside Material Layers

Shuai Shao Burkholder

Hybrid Silicon and Lithium Niobate Integrated Photonics

Li Chen Reano

Realization of a Low Cost, Low Complexity Traveling Wave Antenna

Nicholas Host Chen & Volakis

Full-Wave Electromagnetic Modeling of Electronic Device Parasitics for Terahertz Applications

Yasir Karisan Sertel

Design and Location Optimization of Electrically Small Antennas Using Modal Techniques​

Jeffrey Chalas Sertel & Volakis

2014

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR
Electronic Textile Antennas and Radio Frequency Circuits for Body-Worn Applications Zheyu Wang Volakis

Novel Closed-Loop Matching Network Topology for Reconfigurable Antenna Applications

Nathanael Smith

Volakis
Sparsity and Compressed Sensing for Electromagnetic Scattering and Radiation Applications Andrew O'Donnell Burkholder
Analysis and Design of Coupled-Oscillator Arrays for Microwave Systems Renaud Moussounda Rojas
Ultra-wideband on-site-coding-receiver for digital beamforming applications Elias Alwan Volakis

2013

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Novel Metamaterial Blueprints and Elements for Electromagnetic Applications Hayrettin Odabasi Teixeira
Development of A Fast Converging Hybrid Method for Analyzing Three-Dimensional Doubly Periodic Structures Feng Wang R. Lee
Analysis and Design of Wide Tuning Range Low Phase Noise mm-wave LC-VCOs Qiyang Wu Khalil
Electromagnetic Time-Reversal Imaging and Tracking Techniques for Inverse Scattering and Wireless Communications Ahmed Fouda Teixeira
Novel Implementations of Coupled Microstrip Lines on Magnetic Substrates Nil Apaydin Sertel & Volakis
Wideband Low-Profile Antenna Arrays: Fundamental Limits and Practical Implementations Jonathan Doane Sertel & Volakis
Characterization of Pedestrian Electromagnetic Scattering at 76-77GHz Ming Chen Chen & Volakis

Studies on High-Speed Digital-To-Analog Conversion

Sidharth Balasubramanian Khalil
Antennas for Terahertz Applications: Focal Plane Arrays and On-chip Non-contact Measurement Probes Trichopoulos, Georgios C. Sertel

2012

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Novel Implementations of Ultrawideband Tightly Coupled Antenna Arrays William Moulder Sertel & Volakis
A Finite Element Boundary Element Method for Infinite Periodic Structures on Non-Periodic Meshes Using an Interior Penalty Formulation Seung-Cheol  Lee J.F. Lee
A Small-Perturbation Automatic-Differentiation (SPAD) Method for Evaluating Uncertainty in Computational Electromagnetics Michael S. Gilbert Teixeira
Conformal Body-Worn Smart Antenna System for Wideband UHF Operation Gil Young Lee Volakis
An Adaptive, Black-Box Model Order Reduction Algorithm Using Radial Basis Functions Matthew Stephanson J.F. Lee
Interior Penalty Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Method for the Time-Domain Maxwell's Equations Stylianos Dosopoulos J.F. Lee
A Domain Decomposition Method for Analysis of Three-Dimensional Large-Scale Electromagnetic Compatibility Problems Xiaochuan Wang J.F. Lee
Free-Standing Integrated Optics in Silicon Peng Sun Reano
GPS Antenna and Receiver for Small Cylindrical Platforms Andrew S.C. Svendsen Gupta
Multi-frequency Radar Measurements of Human Motion: Measurements and Models James Park Johnson
Studies of the Interferometric Phase and Doppler Spectra of Sea Surface Backscattering Chun-Sik Chae Johnson
Efficient Microwave Energy Harvesting Technology and its Applications Ugur Olgun Volakis
Development of a Novel Wideband Horn Antenna Polarizer and Fully Polarimetric Radar Cross Section Measurement Reference Target Mustafa Kuloglu Chen

2011

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR
Physics-Based Inverse Processing and Multi-path Exploitation for Through-Wall Radar Imaging Paul Chinling Chang Burkholder & Volakis
On-Wafer Characterization of Electromagnetic Properties of Thin-Film RF Materials Jun Seok Lee Rojas
Electro-Optic Ring Resonators in Integrated Optics For Miniature Electric Field Sensors Alexander C. Rouge Reano
Direct Write of Chalcogenide Glass Integrated Optics Using Electron Beams Galen B. Hoffman Reano
High Resolution RADAR Imaging via a Portable Through-Wall MIMO System Employing a Low-Profile UWB Array Kenneth E. Browne Burkholder & Volakis
Systematic Design of Multiple Antenna Systems Using Characteristic Modes Bryan D. Raines Rojas
Low-Profile Wideband Antennas Based on Tightly Coupled Dipole and Patch Elements Erdinc Irci Sertel & Volakis

Excitation and Analysis of Characteristic Modes on Complex Antenna Structures

Brandan T. Strojny Rojas
Ultrawideband Time Domain Radar for Time Reversal Applications Victor Lopez-Castellanos Teixeira
Non-Foster Impedance Matching and Loading Networks for Electrically Small Antennas Keum Su Song Rojas
Ultrawideband Low-Profile Arrays of Tightly Coupled Antenna Elements: Excitation, Termination and Feeding Methods. Ioannis Tzanidis Sertel & Volakis
Shape Optimization of Low-Profile UWB Body-of-Revolution Monopole Antennas Jing Zhao Volakis
Theoretical Model and Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Characteristics for the Magnetoelectric Effect in Layered Piezoelectric and Piezomagnetic Composites Idahosa A. Osaretin Rojas
Exploration of MIMO Radar Techniques with a Software-Defined Radar Mark Frankford Johnson
Numerical and Analytical Studies of the Electromagnetic Bias in Satellite Altimetry Praphun Naenna Johnson

2010

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR
Design Methodology for Wideband Electrically Small Antennas (ESA) Based on the Theory of Characteristic Modes (CM) Khaled A. Obeidat Rojas
Numerical Modeling of Electromagnetic Well-Logging Sensors Hwa O. Lee Teixeira
Finite Element Time Domain Techniques for Maxwell's Equations Based on Differential Forms Joonshik Kim Teixeira
Realization of a Planar Low-Profile Broadband Phased Array Antenna

Justin A. Kasemodel

Chen & Volakis
Broadband Characterization Techniques for RF Materials and Engineered Composites Jae-Young Chung Volakis

2009

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On a Uniform Geometrical Theory of Diffraction based Complex Source Beam Diffraction by a Curved Wedge with Applications to Reflector Antenna Analysis Youngchel Kim Pathak
Finite Element Domain Decomposition with Second Order Transmission Conditions for Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Problems Vineet Rawat J.F. Lee
Development of a Time Domain Hybrid Finite Difference/Finite Element Method For Solutions to Maxwell’s Equations in Anisotropic Media Christopher W. Kung R. Lee

Realizations of Degenerate Band Edge/Magnetic Photonic Crystals for Antenna Applications

Salih Yarga Volakis
Adaptive Antenna Arrays for Precision GNSS Receivers Andrew O'Brien Gupta & Pathak
Polymer-Ceramic Composites for Conformal Multilayer Antenna and RF Systems Yijun Zhou Chen & Volakis
Electromagnetic Scattering Models for the Global Ice Sheet Mapping Orbiter Demonstrator Noppasin Niamsuwan Johnson
Studies of radio frequency inteference Detection Methods in Microwave Radiometry Baris Guner Johnson

2008

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR
EM Characterization of Magnetic Photonic/Degenerate Band Edge Crystals & Related Antenna Realizations Gokhan Mumcu Volakis
Electromagnetically Transparent Feed Networks for Antenna Arrays

Eugene Yi-Chien Lee

Rojas & Walton
Full-Wave Modeling and Analysis of Dispersion-Engineered Materialsand Plasmon Waveguides

Kyung-Young Jung

Teixeira & Reano
Time Domain Solvers for Complex-Media Electrodynamics and Plasma Physics         

Burkay Donderici

Teixeira
H-, P- and T-refinement strategies for the finite-difference-time-domain (FDTD) method developed via finite-element (FE) principles

Ryan Chilton

Robert Lee
Time Reversal Based Signal Processing Techniques for Ultrawideband Electromagnetic Sensing in Random Media

Mehmet Yavuz

Teixeira
Electromagnetic Backscattering Studies of Nonlinear Ocean Surfaces

Guangdong Pan

Johnson
Photonic Crystal Fibrers and Optical TrueTime Delay Engines for Wideband Arrays

Niru Nahar

Rojas

2007

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DIRECTOR

On-Chip Antenna Element and Array Design for Short Range Millimeter-Wave Communications Rudy Michael Emrick Volakis

EMI/EMC Analysis of Electronic Systems Subject to Near Zone Illuminations

Zulfiqar A. Khan Volakis
Perturbation Theory of Electromagnetic Scattering from Layered Media with Rough Interfaces Metin Demir Johnson
Size Reduction of an UWB Low-Profile Spiral Antenna                                                                                                     

Brad Kramer

Volakis
An Approximate UTD Development for the Radiation by Antennas Near or On Thin Material Coated Metallic Wedges 

Titipong Lertwiriyaprapa

Pathak & Volakis
A Fast Full Wave Solver for the Analysis of Large Planar Finite Periodic Antenna Arrays in Ground Multilayered Media

Pongsak Mahachokler-twattana

Pathak
Complex Source Point Beam Expansions for Some Electromagnetic Radiation and Scattering Problems

Koray Tap

Pathak
Development of Unexploded Ordnances (UXO) Detection and Classification System Using Ultra Wide Bandwidth Fully Polarimetric Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Hyoung-Sun Youn

R. Lee & Chen
A Domain Decomposition Method for Solving Electrically Large Electromagnetic Problems

Kezhong Zhao

J-F Lee

2006

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR
Experimental and Theoretical Study of Wide-Band Spiral Antenna Miniaturization via Material and Lumped Element Loadings Ming Lee Volakis
Hybrid Methods for Mixed Signal Circuits Subject to On & Off-Board Electromagnetic Interference

Yakup Bayram

Volakis

Compatible Discretizations for Maxwell Equations

Bo He

Teixeira

Analysis of Electromagnetic Well-Logging Tools

Yik-Kiong Hue

Teixeira

A UTD Ray Description for the Collective Fields Radiated by Large Phased Antenna Arrays on a Smooth Convex Surface

Panuwat Janpugdee

Pathak

Computational Electromagnetic Modeling for Wireless Channel Characterization

Edwin Lim

Volakis

A Fast IE-FFT Algorithm for Solving Electromagnetic Radiation and Scattering Problems

Seung Mo Seo

J.-F. Lee

Development of Hybrid Explicit/Implicit and Adaptive H and P Refinement for the Finite Element Time Domain Method

Yudhapoom Srisukh

R. Lee

Pattern Reconfigurable Printed Antennas and Time Domain Method of Characteristic Modes for the Antenna Analysis and Design

Nuttawit Surritikul

Rojas

Generalized Hybrid Methods for Modeling Complex Electromagnetic Structures

Brian Usner

Volakis

2005

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Proof of Feasibility of a Free-Space Optical Cross-Connect System Using Digital MEMS

Victor Argueta Diaz

Anderson

Design and Demonstration of a Novel Optical True Time Delay Technique Using Polynomial Cells Based on White Cells

Rashmi Mital

Anderson

Electromagnetic Field Determination of Antenna Systems in Complex Structural Environments by the Spherical Harmonic Interface Procedure

Jeanne Rockway

Newman

Development of Four Novel UWB Antennas Assisted by FDTD Method

Kwan-Ho Lee

R. Lee

A Non-Conformal Domain Decomposition Method for Solving Large Electromagnetic Wave Problems

Marinos Vouvakis

Volakis

2003

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR

Improved-Accuracy Algorithms for Time-Domain Finite Methods in Electromagnetics

Shumin Wang

R. Lee & Teixeira

On Ohmic Losses in Frequency Selective Surfaces at Near-Infrared Wavelengths

Jonathon Pryor

Munk

Development of Automobile Antenna Design and Optimization for FM/GPS/DARS Applications

Yongjin Kim

Newman

Design of Radiofrequency Coils for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications:  A Computational Electromagnetic Approach

Tamer Ibrahim

R. Lee

2002

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Asymptotic High Frequency Analysis of the Surface Fields of a Source Excited Circular Cylinder with an Impedance Boundary Condition

Cagatay Tokgoz

Pathak & Marhefka

Fast Frequency Sweep Model Order Reduction of Polynomial Matrix Equations Resulting From Finite Element Discretizations

Rodney Slone

R. Lee & J.-F. Lee

Analytic Study of Space-Time and Space-Frequency Adaptive Processing for Radio Frequency Interference Suppression

Thomas Moore

Burnside

Radar Image Studies of Scattering from Random Rough Surfaces

Hyunjun Kim

Johnson

2001

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR

Three-Dimensional Thermal and Radiometric Modeling of Land Mine Signatures                                      

Ibrahim Sendur

Johnson

2000

TITLE AUTHOR DIRECTOR

Applications of the Novel Spectral Acceleration (NSA) Algorithm for the Computation of Scattering from Rough Surfaces

Danai Torrungrueng

Johnson

A Novel User-Oriented Problem-Centric Computational Electromagnetics Paradigm

Frank Paynter

Burnside

Efficient Method of Moments Formulation for Large Conducting Scattering Problems Using Asymptotic Phasefront Extraction

Do-Hoon Kwon

Pathak

Surface Waves in Arrays of Finite Extent

Dan Janning

Munk

Application of Multisensor Fusion to Improve Landmine Detection

Ajith Gunatilaka

Newman

Efficient Hybrid MoM/Green's Function Technique to Analyze Conformal Microstrip Antennas and Arrays

Erturk Vakur

Rojas

Design, Development, and Evaluation of a System for Angel-of-Arrival Measurement at a UHF Mobile Radio Base Station

Steve Ellingson

Burnside

The Multiple Sweep Method of Moments (MSMM) Analysis of Three Dimensional Radiation and Scattering Problems

Dilek Colak

Newman

Ultra-Wide-Band Model-Based Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging through Complex Media

Lixin Cai

Munk