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Former PhD Students

Maryam SalimMaryam Salim
Graduated August 2021
Dissertation topic: Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Snow Layers Using Novel Wideband Radiometer Systems and RFI Mitigation
Menglou Rao
Graduated May 2022
Dissertation topic: Design of High-Performance Antennas and Novel Electromagnetic Radiation Measurement Techniques for Biological Cells
Abdulrahman A. Alaqeel
Graduated August 2022
Dissertation topic: Phenomenological Study of Radar Scattering at High Millimeter-Wave Frequencies in Support of Autonomous Vehicles
Tanner DouglasTanner Douglas
Graduated August 2022
Dissertation topic: Common-Aperture Dual-Polarized Transceiver Antenna Systems for Millimeter-Wave Polarimetric Radar
Abdulrahman Aljurbua
Graduated October 2022
Dissertation topic: A Novel Multistatic SAR for Subsurface Imaging: Detection and Localization of Buried Pipelines and Leaks
David GeroskiDavid Geroski
Graduated May 2021
Dissertation topic:  Wave Propagation and Source Localization in Random and Refracting Media
Mostafa ZakyMostafa Zaky
Graduated March 2021
Dissertation topic:  Electromagnetic Modeling for Radar Remote Sensing of Snow-Covered Terrain
Navid BaraniNavid Barani
Graduated January 2021
Dissertation topic:  Small Electrical, Mechanical, and Biomechanical Systems of Electromagnetic Radiation
Xiuzhang CaiXiuzhang Cai
Graduated June 2020
Dissertation topic:  Autonomous Vehicles: MMW Radar Backscattering Modeling of Traffic Environment, Vehicular Communication Modeling and Antenna Designs
Mohammad MousaviMohammad Mousavi
Graduated December 2019
Dissertation topic:  Lake Icepack and Dry Snowpack Thickness Measurement Using Coherent Multipath Interference of Wideband Planck Radiation
Behzad YektakhahBehzad Yektakhah
Graduated August 2019
Dissertation topic:  High Resolution Through-the-wall and Subsurface Imaging Using Small Number of Transceivers on Moving Robotic Platforms
Mohammad AmjadiMohammad Amjadi
Graduated December 2018
Dissertation topic:  Electromagnetic Concepts to Enhance Communication in Harsh RF Environments
Amr Alaa Eldin IbrahimAmr Alaa Eldin Ibrahim
Graduated May 2017
Dissertation topic:  Phenomenology and Technology in Support of Sub-Terahertz Radars
Mani KashanianfardMani Kashanianfard
Graduated May 2017
Dissertation topic:  Low-frequency Antennas, Transparent Ground Planes, and Transponders for Communication Enhancement in Unfavorable Environments  
Armin JamArmin Jam
Graduated September 2017
Dissertation topic:  A High Performance Micromachines Sub-Millimeter-wave Radar Technology
Jihun ChoiJihun Choi
Graduated May 2017
Dissertation topic:  Miniaturized Antenna and Wave Propagation Studies Enabling Compact Low-Power Mobile Radio Networks at Low VHF
Hatim BukhariHatim Bukhari
Graduated December 2015
Dissertation topic:  Antenna Bandwidth and Radiation Control by Topology and Use of Non-Conductivity Materials
Jiangfeng WuJiangfeng 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 NejatiHamid Nejati
Graduated August 2014
Dissertation topic:  Passive Remote Sensing of Lake Ice and Snow using Wideband Autocorrelation Radiometer (WiBAR)
Sangjo ChoiSangjo Choi
Graduated April 2014
Dissertation topic: 
Efficient Antennas for Terahertz and Optical Frequencies
Meysam MoallemMeysam Moallem
Graduated December 2013
Dissertation topic:  
A Micromachined Millimeter-Wave Radar Technology for Indoor Navigation
Young Jun SongYoung Jun Song
Graduated April 2013
Dissertation topic: Miniaturized Radio Repeater Design for Enhanced Ad-hoc Wireless Communication
Fikadu DagefuFikadu Dagefu
Graduated November 2012
Dissertation topic: Exploitation and Mitigation of Multipath in Complex Wave Propagation Environments for Target Detection, Tracking, and Communication
Jungsuek OhJungsuek Oh
Graduated September 2012
Dissertation topic: Advanced Antenna Miniaturization Techniques for Low-Power, Broadband and Diversity Wireless Systems
Mehrnoosh VahidpourMehrnoosh Vahidpour
Graduated December 2011
Dissertation topic: A Millimeter-Wave Radar Microfabrication Technique and Its Application in Detection of Concealed Objects
Adel ElsherbiniAdel Elsherbini
Graduated April 2011
Dissertation topic: Radar remote sensing of arid regions
Jacquelyn A. VitazJacquelyn A. Vitaz
Raytheon Corp.

Graduated September 2010
Dissertation topic: Enhanced discrimination techniques for radar based on-metal identification tags
Michael ThielMichael 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 BayatpurFarhad Bayatpur
Graduated 2009
Dissertation topic: Metamaterial inspired frequency-selective surfaces
Ju Seop LeeJu Seop Lee
Graduated 2009
Dissertation topic: Microwave resonator filters for advanced wireless systems
Wonbin HongWonbin Hong
Graduated 2009
Dissertation topic: Miniaturized antennas for platform-level integration scenarios
DaHan LiaoDaHan Liao
Graduated 2008
Dissertation topic: Physics-Based Near-Earth Radiowave Propagation Modeling and Simulation
Carson R. White
Graduated May 2008
Dissertation topic: Single- and Double-Polarized Slot and Patch Antennas with Wide Tuning Ranges
Mojtaba DehmollaianMojtaba Dehmollaian
Graduated 2007
Dissertation topic: Hybrid Electromagnetic Models for Purpose of Detection and Identification Visually Obscured Targets
Karl BrakoraKarl Brakora
Graduated 2007
Dissertation topic: Design of 3-D Monolithic Millimeter-Wave Components Using Ceramic Stereolithography
Amelia Marie BuerkleAmelia Marie Buerkle
Graduated 2007
Dissertation topic: Modeling and Applications of Acoustic and Electromagnetic Wave Interaction
Christopher GalbraithChristopher Galbraith
Graduated November 2007
Dissertation topic: Cochlea-Inspired Channelizing Filters for Wideband Radio Systems
Nader BehdadNader 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 WangFeinian Wang
Graduated 2005
Dissertation topic: Physics-Based Modeling of Wave Propagation for Terrestrial and Space Application
Kevin BuellKevin Buell
Director of Strategy & Business Analysis, 
Graduated 2005
Dissertation topic: Development of Engineered Magnetic Materials for Antenna Applications
Farshid AryanfarFarshid Aryanfar
Graduated 2004
Dissertation topic: Modeling of Wireless Channels and Validation Using a Scaled MM-Wave Measurement System
Reza AzadeganReza Azadegan
Graduated 2004
Dissertation topic: High Fidelity Miniaturized Antennas and Filters for Wireless Applications
Abbas Abbaspour-TamijaniAbbas Abbaspour-Tamijani
Senior Staff Engineer
, Qualcomm
Dissertation topic: Novel Components for Integrated Millimeter-Wave Front-Ends
Moonsoo ParkMoonsoo Park
Graduated 2003
Dissertation topic: Millimeter-Wave Polarimetric Radar Sensor for Detection of Power Lines in Strong Clutter Background
Dimitrios PeroulisDimitrios 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. BrownCharles 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 KohIl-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. LawrenceDaniel E. Lawrence
Graduated 2002
Dissertation topic: Acoustic and Electromagnetic Wave Interaction in the Identification of Buried ObjectsGraduated 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. CasciatoMark 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. LiEric 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 ChiuTsen-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 LinYi-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. SiqueiraPaul 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. StilesJames 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. KendraJohn R. Kendra
Graduated 1995
Dissertation topic: Microwave Remote Sensing of Snow: An Empirical/Theoretical Scattering Model for Dense Random Media
Adib Y. NashashibiAdib 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 OhYisok Oh
, Department of Electronic Engineering, Hongik University, Republic of Korea
Graduated 1993
Dissertation topic: Microwave Polarimetric Backscattering from Natural Rough Surfaces
Paul F. PolatinPaul F. Polatin
Polatin Corporation
Graduated 1993
Dissertation topic: Modeling and Inversion of the Radar Response of Vegetation Canopies
Ahad TavakoliAhad Tavakoli
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
, Amirkabir University, Tehran, Iran
Graduated 1991
Dissertation topic: Microwave Propagation Through Cultural Vegetation Canopies