Short CV

Education

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Texas at Austin (2009-2013)
M.S., National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan (2004-2006)
B.S., National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan (2000-2004)

Research and Work Experience

Assistant  Professor (2014 – present)
Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Research Scientist  (2013 – 2014)
Metamaterial Commercialization Center, Intellectual Ventures Laboratories, Seattle, Washington, USA
Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant (2009 – 2013)
Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
Research Staff  (2006 -2009)
National Nano Device Laboratories, Taiwan

Scientific Honors, Awards and Recognition

  • Young Scientist Award of URSI General Assembly (2017)
  • Air Force Research Laboratory Summer Faculty Fellowship (AFRL-SFFP) (2016)
  • Young Scientist Award of URSI Commission B: Electromagnetic Theory (2016)
  • Argonne National National Laboratory Director’s Fellowship (declined) (2014)
  • UT Austin Professional Development Award (2013)
  • Donald D. Harrington Fellowship (2012)
  • Ernest K. Smith Student Prize, USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting (2012)
  • USNC-URSI Travel Fellowship Awards (2012, 2013)
  • Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award (2011, 2013)
  • Honorable Mention, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award (2010)
  • Metamaterials Congress Student Contest Award  (2010, 2011)
  • Study Abroad Award, Taiwan Ministry of Education (2010)
  • Student Grant of European Physical Society  (2010)
  • Honorary Member of Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society (2006)
  • United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Scholarship (2005)
  • Nation Chiao Tung University Presidential Award (2005)
  • Nation Chiao Tung University Presidential Award  (2004)

Mentored Student Awards

  • Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship Award (Maryam Sakhdari), for outstanding academic records and excellent research work (2017)
  • Honorable Mention (Maryam Sakhdari), IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award (2017)
  • Honorable Mention (Mehdi Hajizadegan), IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award (2017)
  • Student Contest Award, (Mehdi Hajizadegan & Maryam Sakhdari), IEEE Sensors Conference  (2016)
  • Finalist (Maryam Sakhdari), IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award (2016)
  • Finalist (Mehdi Hajizadegan), IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Student Contest Award (2016)
  • Finalist (Haiyu Huang; co-advised with Dr. Deji Akinwande), IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Student Contest Award (2016)
  • 1st Prize, National Institute Award & IET Award, UT Austin ECE Senior Design Project Competitions, 2011 Spring
  • 2nd  Prize, UT Austin ECE Senior Design Project Competitions, 2010 Fall

Editorial Book

  • M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, and S. Enoch, “Transformation Wave Physics: Electromagnetics, Elastodynamics and Thermodynamics,” Pan Stanford Publishing (2014)

Conference Organization

Technical committee chair:

  • EMN Meeting on Photonics 2017, Budapest, Hungary, September 4-8 (2017)
  • 8th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2016), Seoul, South Korea, July 25-28 (2017)

Organizer and co-chair of Special Sessions:

  • 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science meeting, San Diego, June 6 – July 1 (2017)
  • 8th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2016), Seoul, South Korea, July 25-28 (2016)
  • 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2016), Malaga, Spain, July 25-28 (2016)
  • 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 26 – July 1 (2016) 
  • 6th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2015), New York City, August 4-7 (2015)
  • 5th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2014), Singapore, May 20-23 (2014)
  • 4th  International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2013), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 18-22 (2013)

Membership

IEEE Senior Member
OSA Member
SPIE Member
APS Member

Consultation Work

Skywatcher Telescope and Optics Corp. (2008– 2009)

Reviewing and Editorial Experience

Editor

  • Associated Editor, IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF, and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (IEEE J-ERM)
  • Associate Editor, Advanced Electromagnetics
  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Optics
  • Guest Editor, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

Reviewer for Journals

  • ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
  • ACS Photonics
  • Advanced Functional Materials
  • Advanced Materials
  • Advanced Optical Materials
  • AIP Advances
  • Applied Optics
  • Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing
  • Applied Physics Letters
  • Biosensors
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Electronics
  • EPJ Applied Metamaterials
  • FERMAT
  • IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
  • IEEE Photonics Journal
  • IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
  • IEEE Sensors
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Electronic Devices
  • IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
  • IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
  • IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
  • Journal of Applied Physics
  • Journal of Electronic Materials
  • Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems
  • Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetics Applications
  • Journal of Optics
  • Journal of the Optical Society of America A
  • Journal of the Optical Society of America B
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry
  • Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
  • Journal of Physics A: Materials Science & Processing
  • Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
  • Laser and Photonics Reviews
  • Light Science and Applications (Nature Publication Group)
  • Materials Research Express
  • Materials Today
  • Microelectronics Journal
  • MRS Communications
  • Nanotechnology
  • New Journal of Physics
  • Optics Communications
  • Optics Express
  • Optics Letters
  • Photonics
  • Physics Letters A
  • Physical Review Applied
  • Physical Review B
  • Physical Review Letters
  • Semiconductor Science and Technology
  • Sensors
  • Scientific Reports (Nature Publication Group)
  • SPIE: Optical Engineering

Reviewer for Conference Proceedings

  • IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation 2017
  • IEEE Sensors Conference 2017
  • 8th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2017)
  • 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2016)
  • 6th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2015)
  • 8th Metamaterials Congress (Metamaterials 2014)
  • 5th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2014)
  • 7th Metamaterials Congress (Metamaterials 2013)
  • 4th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2013)