Former PhD Students

Armin Jam
Graduated September 2017
Dissertation topic:  A High Performance Micromachined Sub-Millimeter-wave Radar Technology

Jihun Choi
Graduated May 2017
Dissertation topic:  Miniaturized Antenna and Wave Propagation Studies Enabling Compact Low-Power Mobile Radio Networks at Low VHF

Hatim Bukhari
Graduated December 2015
Dissertation topic:  Antenna Bandwidth and Radiation Control by Topology and Use of Non-Conductivity Materials

Jiangfeng Wu
Graduated December 2015
Dissertation topic:  Radar Sub-surface Sensing for Mapping the Extent of Hydraulic Fractures and for Monitoring Lake Ice and Design of Some Novel Antennas

Hamid Nejati
Graduated August 2014
Dissertation topic:  Passive Remote Sensing of Lake Ice and Snow using Wideband Autocorrelation Radiometer (WiBAR)

Sangjo Choi
Graduated April 2014
Dissertation topic:  
Efficient Antennas for Terahertz and Optical Frequencies

Meysam Moallem
Graduated December 2013
Dissertation topic:  
A Micromachined Millimeter-Wave Radar Technology for Indoor Navigation

Young Jun Song
Graduated April 2013
Dissertation topic: Miniaturized Radio Repeater Design for Enhanced Ad-hoc Wireless Communication

Fikadu Dagefu
Graduated November 2012
Dissertation topic: Exploitation and Mitigation of Multipath in Complex Wave Propagation Environments for Target Detection, Tracking, and Communication

Jungsuek Oh
Graduated September 2012
Dissertation topic: Advanced Antenna Miniaturization Techniques for Low-Power, Broadband and Diversity Wireless Systems

Mehrnoosh Vahidpour
Graduated December 2011
Dissertation topic: A Millimeter-Wave Radar Microfabrication Technique and Its Application in Detection of Concealed Objects

Adel Elsherbini
Graduated April 2011
Dissertation topic: Radar remote sensing of arid regions

Jacquelyn A. Vitaz
Raytheon Corp.

Graduated September 2010
Dissertation topic: Enhanced discrimination techniques for radar based on-metal identification tags

Michael Thiel
Graduated May 2010
Dissertation topic: Electromagnetic Models for Indoor Wave Propagation Analysis and their application for Ultra-wideband Near-Field Radar Imaging of Building Interiors and Human Movement  Detection

Farhad Bayatpur
Graduated 2009
Dissertation topic: Metamaterial inspired frequency-selective surfaces

Ju Seop Lee
Graduated 2009
Dissertation topic: Microwave resonator filters for advanced wireless systems

Wonbin Hong
Graduated 2009
Dissertation topic: Miniaturized antennas for platform-level integration scenarios

DaHan Liao
Graduated 2008
Dissertation topic: Physics-Based Near-Earth Radiowave Propagation Modeling and Simulation

Mojtaba Dehmollaian
Graduated 2007
Dissertation topic: Hybrid Electromagnetic Models for Purpose of Detection and Identification Visually Obscured Targets

Karl Brakora
Graduated 2007
Dissertation topic: Design of 3-D Monolithic Millimeter-Wave Components Using Ceramic Stereolithography

Amelia Marie Buerkle
Graduated 2007
Dissertation topic: Modeling and Applications of Acoustic and Electromagnetic Wave Interaction

Nader Behdad
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
, the University of Wisconsion - Madison [Faculty page]
Dissertation topic: High-Performance, Multi-Functional, and Miniaturized Integrated Antennas

Feinian Wang
Graduated 2005
Dissertation topic: Physics-Based Modeling of Wave Propagation for Terrestrial and Space Application

Kevin Buell
Director of Strategy & Business Analysis,
Graduated 2005
Dissertation topic: Development of Engineered Magnetic Materials for Antenna Applications

Farshid Aryanfar
Graduated 2004
Dissertation topic: Modeling of Wireless Channels and Validation Using a Scaled MM-Wave Measurement System

Reza Azadegan
Graduated 2004
Dissertation topic: High Fidelity Miniaturized Antennas and Filters for Wireless Applications

Abbas Abbaspour-Tamijani
Senior Staff Engineer, Qualcomm
Dissertation topic: Novel Components for Integrated Millimeter-Wave Front-Ends

Moonsoo Park
Graduated 2003
Dissertation topic: Millimeter-Wave Polarimetric Radar Sensor for Detection of Power Lines in Strong Clutter Background

Dimitrios Peroulis
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering (courtesy), Deputy Director of Birck Nanotechnology Center, and Director of Graduate Admissions Purdue University
Graduated 2003
Dissertation topic: RF MEMS Devices for Multi-Functional Integrated Circuits and Antennas

Charles G. Brown
Research Scientist,
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Graduated 2003
Dissertation topic: Tree Height Estimation Using Shuttle Radar Topography Mission and Ancillary Data

Il-Seuk Koh
Assistant Professor,
Graduate School of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Inha University, 253 Yong-Dong Nam-Gu Incheon 402-751, Republic of Korea
Graduated 2002
Dissertation topic: Advanced Diffraction and Wave Propagation Models for Characterization of Wireless Communication Channels

Daniel E. Lawrence
Graduated 2002
Dissertation topic: Acoustic and Electromagnetic Wave Interaction in the Identification of Buried Objects

Daniel Zahn
Graduated 2001
Dissertation topic: Investigation of Bistatic Scattering using Numerical Techniques and Novel Near-Field Measurements

Mark D. Casciato
General Dynamics AIS

1200 Joe Hall Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Graduated 2001
Dissertation topic: Radio Wave Diffraction and Scattering Models for Wireless Channel Simulations

Ghassan E. Shahin
Graduated 2000
Dissertation topic: New Approaches to the Analysis of Morphological and Rhythmic Information to the Electrocardiogram

Eric S. Li
Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan [Faculty page]
Graduated 1998
Dissertation topic: Millimeter-Wave Polarimetric Radar System as an Advanced Vehicle Control and Warning Sensor

Tsen-Chieh Chiu
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan [Faculty page]
Graduated 1998
Dissertation topic: Electromagnetic Scattering from Rough Surfaces Covered with Short Branching Vegetation

Yi-Cheng Lin
Professor of Electrical Engineering
, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan [Faculty page]
Graduated 1997
Dissertation topic: A Fractal-Based Coherent Scattering and Propagation Model for Forest Canopies

Paul R. Siqueira
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
, The University of Massachusetts [Faculty page]
Graduated 1996
Dissertation topic: Wave Propagation and Scattering in Dense Random Media

James M. Stiles
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Kansas [Faculty page]
Graduated 1996
Dissertation topic: A Coherent, Polarimetric Microwave Scattering Model for Grassland Structures and Canopies

John R. Kendra
Graduated 1995
Dissertation topic: Microwave Remote Sensing of Snow: An Empirical/Theoretical Scattering Model for Dense Random Media

Adib Y. Nashashibi
Associate Research Scientist
, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Michigan [Faculty page]
Graduated 1995
Dissertation topic: Microwave and Millimeter-wave Propagation and Scattering in Dense Random Media: Modeling and Experiments

Yisok Oh
, Department of Electronic Engineering, Hongik University, Republic of Korea
Graduated 1993
Dissertation topic: Microwave Polarimetric Backscattering from Natural Rough Surfaces

Paul F. Polatin
Polatin Corporation
Graduated 1993
Dissertation topic: Modeling and Inversion of the Radar Response of Vegetation Canopies

Ahad Tavakoli
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
, Amirkabir University, Tehran, Iran
Graduated 1991
Dissertation topic: Microwave Propagation Through Cultural Vegetation Canopies