ECE 590B Seminars


February 6, 2018, Drs. Doug Jachowski and Robert Hammond, Resonant Inc. Analysis of Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Devices: Techniques, Challenges and Opporturnities


January 31, 2017, Dr. Ilker Capoglu, Sensor Physics, WPS, A Review of Electromagnetic Sensing Theory and its Applications in the Energy Industry

February 7, 2017, Dr. Martin Zimmerman, Commscope, Advances in Base Station Antennas

September 26, 2017, Prof. Zongfu Yu, University of Wisconsin-Madison, A new application and the fundamental limit of wave dynamics in resonant interactions


February 9, 2016, Dr. Kshitija Deshpande, Virginia Tech, SIGMA model and its application in GPS remote sensing of high latitude ionosphere

February 23, 2016, Vakhtang Jandieri, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois, Modal Analysis of Wave Guidance by a Periodic Chain of Circular Rods

March 29, 2016, Dr. Raluca Ilie, University of Michigan, The ion-neutral dynamics in the Earth’s inner magnetosphere

October 18, 2016, Josiane Zerubia, INRIA, Burnt Area Detection After A Forest Fire From A Single Post-Fire SPOT 5 Satellite Image by SVM Techniques

December 6, 2016, Prof. Seebany Datta-Barua, Illinois Institute of Technology, Mapping Material Transport in the Upper Atmosphere


February 10, 2015, Huang-Ting Meng, University of Illinois, Investigation of General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units and its Application for the Finite Element Method

March 4, 2015, Weng Cho Chew, University of Illinois, (CSE Seminar) Sesquicentennial Year of Maxwell’s Equations and Computational Electromagnetics

March 10, 2015, Sir John Pendry, Imperial College London, (ECE Dept Sponsored) Metamaterials, Transformation Optics, and the Science of Invisibility

April 7, 2015, Dr. Edmund K. Miller, Los Alamos National Laboratory (retired), An Exploration of Radiation Physics


February 17, 2014, Prof. Madhavan Swaminathan, Georgia Tech, Devices, Circuits, Packages and Systems Understanding their Interplay for Managing Signal, Power and Thermal Integrity

February 25, 2014, Prof. Gabriel Popescu, University of Illinois, Solving scattering inverse problems using a microscope

March 11, 2014, Prof. Erhan Kudeki, University of Illinois, Incoherent Scatter Radar Probing of the Low-Latitude Ionosphere

April 15, 2014, Prof. Kevin Webb, Purdue University, Electromagnetic Forces and Optical Nanotweezers

April 29, 2014, Prof. Karl Warnick, Brigham Young University, The Updated 2013 IEEE Standard for Antenna Terms: Figures of Merit for Active Antenna Arrays

September 23, 2014, Dr. Ethan Wang, UCLA, Multiferroic Antennas: Electromagnetic Radiation Mediated by Acoustic Waves

September 30, 2014, Dr. Ada Poon, Stanford University, Engineering near-field interactons with body for powering bioelectronics medicines

October 7, 2014, Sourajeet Roy, Colorado State University, Non-Intrusive Polynomial Chaos Approaches with Waveform Relaxation for Rapid Exploration of Large Dimensional Random Spaces in Interconnect and Packaging Simulation

October 14, 2014, Joseph Kotulski, Sandia National Laboratories, Computational Electromagnetics at Sandia National Laboratories – Current Code Capability

October 21, 2014, Andrew Greenwood, AFRL, High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute on High Power Microwaves

November 4, 2014, Dr. Mojtaba Fallahpour, University of Illinois, Miniaturiezed Reconfigurable Antennas to Address Requirements of Emerging Technologies

December 9, 2014, Prof. Lara Waldrop, University of Illinois, Sensing the time-varyingstate of the space plasma environment around Earth


January 29, 2013, Prof. Milton Feng, University of Illinois, Transistor Laser for Optical Interconnect

February 12, 2013, Dr. Brian Kent, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Characterization of Space Shuttle Ascent Debris Based on Radar Scattering and Ballistic Properties – Evolution of the NASA Debris Radar (NDR) System

February 19, 2013, Prof. Meisong Tong, Tongi University, Meshless Schemes for Solving Volume Integral Equations in Electromagnetics

March 5, 2013, Prof. Xudong Chen, National University of Singapore, Subspace-based Optimization Methods for Solving Inverse Scattering Problems

March 12, 2013, Dr. Apo Sezginer, KLA Tencor, EUV Lithography: Star Wars Technology to Fit One More Song on Your iPod

April 9, 2013, Juan S. Ochoa, University of Illinois, Stochastic Modeling Techniques in Computational Electromagnetics Applications

April 23, 2013, Dr. Pierdavide Coisson, University of Illinois, Ionosphere and tsunamis: how the upper atmosphere senses phenomena occurring at the Earth’s surface

April 30, 2013, Phillip Atkins, University of Illinois, The Casimir Force and its Calculation Using Traditional Computational Electromagnetic Solvers

August 2, 2013, Dr. Davi Correia, Molex Inc., (Special Seminar) Technical Challenges and Innovative Solutions for Signal Integrity

August 21, 2013, Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran, Boston University, (Special Seminar) Scaling Network Capacity by Twisting light

September 13, 2013, Levent Gurel, Bilkent University, Parallel-MLFMA Solutions of Large-Scale Problems Involving Dielectric and Composite Metamaterial Structures

September 25, 2013, Prof. Kent D. Choquette, University of Illinois, Coherently Coupled VCSEL Arrays

October 2, 2013, Rongkuo Zhao, Imperial College, London, Fluctuation Induced Electromagnetic Interactions between Nanostructures

October 8, 2013, Prof. Mats Gustafsson, Lund University Sweden, Convex Optimization for Optimal Design and Analysis of Small Antennas

October 15, 2013, Prof. Caicheng Lu, University of Kentucky, Simulation of Electromagnetic Scattering and Transmission of Array of Honeycomb or Honeycomb-Like Dielectric Elements

October 22, 2013, Prof. Jonathan Makela, University of Illinois, Global Navigation Satellite Systems: Not Just for Positioning Anymore

November 12, 2013, Prof. Andreas Kloeckner, University of Illinois, Quadrature by Expansion: A New Method for the Evaluation of Layer Potentials


February 7, 2012, Prof. Luke Olson, University of Illinois, On generalizing multigrid solvers for more robust computation

February 14, 2012, Xiaolei Li, University of Illinois, Comparative Study of Three Finite-Element Time-Domain – Based Domain – Decomposition Schemes and Modeling of Frequency-Dispersive Media in the Dual-Field Domain-Decomposition

February 21, 2012, Prof. Vladimir Okhmatovski, University of Manitoba, Inverse Problems: Elimination of Ill-Posedness through Choice of the Media

February 28, 2012, Wang Yao, University of Illinois, An Efficient Parallel Domain Decomposition Method for Solving Low-Frequency Electromechanical and Electromagnetic Problems

March 13, 2012, Dr. Jimning Song, Iowa State University, Integral Equation Analysis of Wave Propagation in Periodic Structures

April 3, 2012, Frank Falco, PhD, Riverside Research, Hierarchical Adaptive Cross Approximation Solution for Fast EM Calculations

April 9, 2012, Prof. Levent Gurel, Bilkent University, Novel and Effective Preconditioners for Iterative and Parallel MLFMA Solvers

April 17, 2012, Prof. Fatih Erden, Turkish Naval Academy, Evolutionary Approach to Electromagnetic Theory in Time-Domain

April 24, 2012, Patrick Goh, University of Illinois, A fast multi-purpose circuit simulator using the latency insertion method

May 1, 2012, Mingfeng Xue, University of Illinois, Nonconformal FETI-DP Methods and Optimized Schwarz Methods for Large-Scale Electromagnetic Simulation

September 11, 2012, Prof. Jin-Fa Lee, Ohio State University, CEM Algorithms For Multi-Scale ElectroDynamic Problems: Scattering and Radiation

October 9, 2012, Dr. Melba Crawford, Purdue University, Classification of Hyperspectral Data: Exploiting the Opportunities and Mitigating the Challenges of High Dimensionality

October 23, 2012, Duixian Liu, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, Aperture-Coupled Patch Antenna Designs for 60-GHz Package Applications

December 4, 2012, Prof. James Coleman, University of Illinois, The Development of the Semiconductor Laser Diode after the First Demonstration in 1962


January 25, 2011, Prof. Jennifer Bernhard, University of Illinois, Advanced Antennas: Enabling Fundamentally New Functionality in Cognitive and Software-Defined Radios

February 8, 2011, Jacob Adams, University of Illinois, Analysis, Design, and Fabrication of Electrically Small Antennas Using Characteristic Modes

February 15, 2011, Prof. Jont Allen, University of Illinois, Impedance, its definition and role in physics and engineering (Is it Fundamentally Misunderstood?)

February 22, 2011, Prof. Vladimir Okhmatovski, University of Manitoba, Barnes-Hut Algorithm: From Stellar Dynamics to Computational Electromagnetics

March 1, 2011, Kwang Jin Koh, Broadcom Corporation, State-of-the-Art Integrated Phased Array Designs in Silicon Technologies

March 8, 2011, Dmitri Klokotov, University of Illinois, Application of Finite-difference Algorithms to the Analysis of Circuit Interconnects

March 15, 2011, Prof. Michal Lipson, Cornell University, Manipulating Light on Chip

April 5, 2011, Prof. Dan Jiao, Purdue University, A Rigorous Full-Wave Solution of Maxwell’s Equations from Zero Frequency to High Frequencies

April 19, 2011, Prof. Ali Yilmaz, University of Texas, Austin, Fast Integral Equation Methods for BIOEM in the Petascale Era: Kilo Cores, Mega Codes, Giga Equations, Tera Bytes, and Peta Multiplications

April 26, 2011, Dr. Tayfun Ozdemir, Virtual EM Inc., Disruptive Technology Development in the areas of Wireless Sensors, Smart Antennas and Compuational Electromagnetics (CEM)

May 6, 2011, Prof. Edward Yung, City University of Hong Kong, Wave scattered from and wave penetration into a human head, a heterogeneous by-anisotropic body of arbitrary shape, due to an antenna in proximity

August 30, 2011, Su Yan, University of Illinois, Calderon Technique Based Integral Equation Methods in Computational Electromagnetics

September 6, 2011, Ata Zadehgol, University of Illinois, Efficient FDTD Modeling of the Impact of Fine-Feature Statistical Variability on the Electromagnetic Response of Multi-scale Structures

September 13, 2011, Prof. Vitaliy Lomakin, University of California, San Diego, High-performance electromagnetic and micromagnetic simulators

September 20, 2011, Prof. Marinos Vouvakis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Are robust and scalable domain decomposition electromagnetic solvers possible?

September 27, 2011, Prof. B. Shanker, Michigan State University, Generalized Method of Moments: A flexible discretization scheme for integral equations using locally smooth surface approximations

October 4, 2011, Dr. Branislav Notaros, Colorado State University, Diakoptic Approach to Electromagnetic Modeling Based on Higher Order Method of Moments and Finite Element Method

October 11, 2011, Prof. Danilo Erricolo, University of Illinois at Chicago, RF tomography for underground imaging

October 18, 2011, Dr. Jun Fan, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Characterization of IC Radiated Emissions for Intra-System EMI Analysis

November 1, 2011, Jessica Ruyle, University of Illinois, Small, Dual Band, Placement Insensitive RFID Antennas

November 8, 2011, Dr. Andrew D. Greenwood, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB NM, Numerical Simulation of HPM Devices with ICEPIC

November 15, 2011, Dr. Ju Seop Lee, Purdue University, Frequency-Agile Reconfigurable Figures for Adaptable Front-Ends

November 29, 2011, Yiyi Huang, University of Illinois, Department of CSL, Simulation of Fabry-Perot Interferometers for Measuring Upper-Atmospheric Temperature and Winds


February 16, 2010, Dr. Gregory Huff, Texas A&M University, Multifunctional Antennas and Biologically Inspired Reconfiguration Mechanisms

March 2, 2010, Dr. William Weedon, Applied Radar, Inc., Phased Array Digital Beamforming Hardware Development at Applied Radar

March 9, 2010, Feng Ling, ParaMax Design Automation, Inc., Driving Innovation Towards EM-Aware Solution for Real World IC/Packaging Problems

March 16, 2010, Dr. P. Keith Kelly, First RF Corporation, Antenna Development of a 2-18 GHz Phased Array

March 30, 2010, Lingxiao Zhang, Northwestern University, Rigorous Formulation of Oblique Incidence Scattering from Layered Media in FDTD with Applications in Surface Nanoplasmonics

April 6, 2010, Dr. Mark E. Weber and Jeff Herd, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Multifunction Phased-Array Radar for U.S. Civil-Sector Surveillance Needs

April 20, 2010, Dr. Roy (Troy) Olsson, Sandia National Laboratories, Multi-Frequency Aluminum Nitride Microresonators for Advanced RF

October 5, 2010, Prof. Sean Hum, University of Toronto, Reconfigurable Antennas and Antenna Arrays: Architectures and Technologies

October 12, 2010, Nick Buris, NEBENS LLC, Cross-Layer Design of Smart Antenna Systems

October 19, 2010, Pavle Milosevic, University of Illinois, Crosstalk Mitigation of High-Speed Interconnects With Discontinuities Using Modal Signaling

November 9, 2010, Michael L. VanBlaricum, Toyon Research Corporation, Reconfigurable Antennas – What Are They and Where Are They Going

November 16, 2010, Karl F. Warnick, Brigham Young University, Phased Array Antennas for Next-Generation Radio Telescopes


February 3, 2009, Rui Wang, University of Illinois, Incorporation of Feed-Network and Circuit Modeling into the Time-Domain Finite Element Analysis of Antenna Arrays and Microwave Circuits

February 10, 2009, Prasad Sumant, University of Illinois, Multi-physics modeling of RF MEMS switches

February 17, 2009, Ruopeng Liu, Duke University, Designing and Building Complex Metamaterials for Next Generation RF System

March 3, 2009, Lucia Florescu, University of Pennsylvania, Light Propagation and Generation in Complex Photonic Systems

March 10, 2009, Zol Cendes, Ansoft LLC, Recent Trends in High-Performance Electronic Design Automation

March 17, 2009, Andrew F. Peterson, Georgia Tech, High Order Numerical Methods for EM Scattering from Structures with Edge Singularities

March 31, 2009, Dan Jiao, Purdue University, H2-Matrix-Based Fast Direct and Iterative Integral-Equation Solvers for Large-Scale Electromagnetic Analysis

April 7, 2009, Christopher D. Nordquist, Sandia National Laboratories, Emerging Technologies for RF Miniaturization

April 14, 2009, Manas Roy, Rockwell Collins, Frequency Agile Filters for Software Defined Radios

April 21, 2009, Meisong Tong, University of Illinois, On the Dual Basis for Solving Electromagnetic Surface Integral Questions by Method of Moments

April 28, 2009, Patrick Fay, University of Notre Dame, Advances in Interconnects and Packaging for High-Performance and Sensing Applications

August 26, 2009, Eric Dunn, SAIC, Finding Complexity in the Simplest of Problems

September 1, 2009, Scott Carney, University of Illinois, Synthetic aperture imaging from meters to microns: RADAR to microscopy

September 8, 2009, Jason Payne and Alex Bates, Sandia National Labs, Roundtable Discussion with RF Engineers from Sandia National Laboratories

September 15, 2009, Andrew Shroyer, Ball Aerospace, Overview of Ball Aerospace Programs in Antennas and Microwaves

September 29, 2009, Kevin Kim, University of Illinois, Study of copper nanowires with five-twinned structure grown by chemical vapor deposition and their possible use as nano-antennas

October 13, 2009, Scott England, UCB Space Science Lab, What is the coupling mechanism between the tropospheric weather system and the distribution of plasma in the Earth’s equatorial ionosphere?

October 20, 2009, Christos Christodoulou, University of New Mexico, Reconfigurable Antennas and their Applications

October 27, 2009, Mingyu Lu, University of Texas at Arlington, Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Antennas and Circuits in Communication and Radar

November 3, 2009, Gary Swenson, University of Illinois, The lower thermosphere/ionosphere, and wave coupling from below

November 10, 2009, Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania, Circuits with Light at the Nanoscale

November 17, 2009, Vikram Jandhyala, University of Washington, Towards electromagnetics-aware synthesis of micro-nano-electronics under manufacturing variability

December 1, 2009, John Chang, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Micropower Ultrawideband Systems and Dan White, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Simulation of ultrawideband RF pulses


January 22, 2008, Lynford Goddard, University of Illinois, Functionalized Lateral Surface Coated Lasers for Chem-Bio Detection

January 29, 2008, Martin Wong, University of Illinois, CAD Techniques for Low Power Design

February 5, 2008, Clayton Davis, University of Illinois, High-Order Convergence with a Low-Order Discretization of the 2D MFIE

February 12, 2008, Zhiquo Qian, University of Illinois, Augmented EFIE for High Speed Interconnect Analysis

February 19, 2008, Kimani Toussaint, Control of the Plorization of a Focused Optical Field

February 26, 2008, Carl Werner, Rambus, Reducing Complexity and Saving Power in Gigabit Data Links

March 3, 2008, Ram Achar, Carleton University, Advanced Modeling and Simulation Methodologies for Signal Integrity Analysis

March 11, 2008, Bob Jackson, University of Massachusetts, Active Antennas for Low Cost Phased Arrays

March 25, 2008, Steve Boppart, University of Illinois, Translating Optical Biomedical Imaging Technologies into Clinical Applications

April 1, 2008, Kevin Roselle, Bayside Design, Package Design Challenges with Deep Sub-Micron (DSM) ASICs

April 8, 2008, Barry Rubin, IBM, The EIP Suite of Electrical Package Analysis Tools: A Description, A Brief History of Related Work at IBM, and A Discussion of Electrical Issues and Interesting Package Effects

April 15, 2008, Pavle Milosevic, University of Illinois, On-chip Oscilloscope for Signal Integrity (SI) Characterization of Interconnects in 130nm CMOS Technology

April 22, 2008, Jilin Tan, Cadence, Demo of Cadence SPB SI 16.2 Release

April 29, 2008, Ada Poon, University of Illinois, Optimal frequency for wireless power transmission over dispersive tissue

September 9, 2008, Shih-Hao Lee, University of Illinois, Finite Element Electromagnetic Simulation for High-Frequency/High-Speed Circuits

September 16, 2008, Eric Michielssen, University of Michigan, Calderon and Hierarchically Preconditioned Time Domain Integral Equation Solvers

September 23, 2008, Brian Cunningham, University of Illinois, Optical Resonators for Label-Free Detection: Photonic Crystals, Micro-rings, and Lasers

September 30, 2008, Harley T. Johnson, University of Illinois, Computational Design of Nanophotonic Devices, and the Emperor’s New Cloak

October 7, 2008, Yehuda Leviatan, Technion University, An Optical-Waveguide Mode-Solver based on the Source-Model Technique

October 14, 2008, Dimitri Peroulis, Purdue University, New Directions In MEMS for RF-front ends and Sensors

October 21, 2008, John Volakis, Ohio State University, Antennas & RF Sensors: Changing the Way We Live

November 4, 2008, Costas Sarris, University of Toronto, Accelerated FDTD-Based Numerical Techniques for Microwave and Optical Engineering Applications

November 11, 2008, David Jackson, University of Houston, Planar Leaky-Wave Antennas


January 23, 2007, Yujia Li, University of Illinois, A Fast Full-Wave Analysis of Large-Scale 3-D Photonic Band-Gap Problems Using the FETI-EM Method

January 30, 2007, Vasileios Kourkoulos, University of Illinois, Closed-Form Expressions for Layered Media Green’s Functions in Terms of Spherical and Cylindrical Waves

February 6, 2007, Andy Greenwood, AFRL/DEHE, Virtual Prototyping of High Power Microwave Devices Using A Massively Parallel Electromagnetic Particle-in-Cell Code

February 27, 2007, Nicholas Xuanlai Fang, University of Illinois, Metamaterials: A Route for Molecular Scale Imaging

March 6, 2007, Shanker Balasubramaniam, Michigan State University, Accelerated Cartesian Expansion: An O/N Method for Rapidly Computing Non-Oscillartory Potentials

March 13, 2007, Marc Kowalski, Optimal Corporation, Low Power Physical Design via Co-Simulation of IC, Package, and PCB

March 27, 2007, Prof. Jiming Song, Iowa State University, Modeling of Interconnects on Multilayer Lossy Silicon Structures with Thin-metallic Ground

April 10, 2007, Hong Wu, Extreme DA Corporation, IC Capacitance Extraction Based on Random-walk Method

April 24, 2007, Meisong Tong, University of Illinois, Nystrom Method for Solving Wave Scattering Problems in Electromagnetics, Acoustics and Elasodynamics

May 1, 2007, Clayton Davis, University of Illinois, Frequency-Independent Scattering Solutions for a Flat Strip

August 31, 2007, Prof. Bumman Kim, Pohang University, Korea, Next Generation Handset Transmitters

September 10, 2007, Brian Herting, Rockwell Collins, Antenna Technology for Next Generation Systems at Rockwell Collins

September 18, 2007, Prof. Jont Allen, University of Illinois, Wave Power Flux In Inhomogeneous Media

September 25, 2007, Yidnek MeKonnen, University of Illinois, Statistical Analysis of On-Chip Interconnects Due To Process Variations Using EM Field Solvers

October 16, 2007, Prof. Deming Chen, University of Illinois, 3D nFPGA: A Three Dimensional CMOS/Nanomaterial Hybrid FPGA Architecture

October 23, 2007, Andrew Hesford, University of Illinois, Localized Preconditioning and Reduced-Rank Approximations in Electromagnetic Radiation Problems

December 4, 2007, Prof. Yun Chiu, University of Illinois, Harnessing Power and Variability of Analog Circuits in Scaled CMOS


January 24, 2006, Dr. Roberto Suaya, Mentor Graphics, Impedance Extraction for IC’s Down to MM Wavelengths

January 31, 2006, Prof. Shun Lien Chuang, University of Illinois, Slow Light Using Semiconductor Quantum Devices

February 7, 2006, Prof. John Papapolymerou, Georgia Tech, RF MEMS and Micromachining for Reconfigurable SOC/SOP RF Front Ends

February 21, 2006, Prof. Naresh Shanbhag, University of Illinois, Opportunities and Role of EM in Future Integrated Circuit Design

March 7, 2006, Richard Frazin, University of Illinois, Remote Sensing Plasma Diagnostics of the Solar Corona

March 28, 2006, Dr. Kwok Wa Leung, City University of Hong Kong, Slot Antennas Cut Onto Probe-Fed Cavities

April 4, 2006, Prof. Fernando Teixeira, Ohio State University, Time Reversal Techniques for Ultrawideband Electromagnetic Sensing

April 11, 2006, Dr. Steven Best, Mitre, Optimizing the Performance of Electrically Small Antennas

April 18, 2006, Michael VanBlaricum, Toyon Research Corporation, Reconfigurable Antennas – An Introduction and Historical Overview

April 25, 2006, Prof. H. Y. David Yang, University of Illinois at Chicago, 3D RF Passives and Antennas on Metalized Materials

September 12, 2006, Prof. Jianming Jin, University of Illinois, Back to the Reality: Solving Maxwell’s Equations in the Time Domain Using the Finite Element Method

September 19, 2006, Prof. Yuanxun (Ethan) Wang, UCLA, Sub-Wavelength Antennas for Future Wireless Communications

September 26, 2006, Prof. Jose Schutt-Aine, University of Illinois, Circuit Simulation Techniques for High-Speed Applications

October 3, 2006, Prof. Dan Jiao, Purdue University, High-Capacity Electromagnetic Solutions for High-Speed Full-Chip Design

October 10, 2006, Prof. Constantine Balanis, Arizona State University, Smart Antennas for Wireless Communication Systems and Networks

October 31, 2006, Prof. Manos Tentzeris, Georgia Tech, Highly Integrated 3D RF Ront-Engs for Convergent (Telecommunication, Computing and Entertainment) Applications: Status and Challenges

November 7, 2006, Prof. Albin Gasiewski, University of Colorado, High-Resolution Microwave Radiometric Imaging: Unique Views of the Hydrological State

November 14, 2006, Prof. Jin Fa Lee, Ohio State University, Domain Decomposition Methods in Computational Electromagnets

November 28, 2006, Prof. Xu Li, Northwestern University, Understanding of Optical Cellular-Level Diagnosis and Imaging Facilitated by Computational Electrodynamics Modeling

December 5, 2006, Prof. Donghan Lee, University of Illinois, Semiconductor Quantum Dots: Physics and Applications to Optical Devices


January 25, 2005, Prof. Jianming Jin, University of Illinois, A Quantitative Study of Luneberg Lens Reflectors

February 1, 2005, Prof. Levent Gurel, University of Illinois, Essays on the Iterative Solution of the Combined-Field Integral Equation

February 8, 2005, Prof. Jose Schutt-Aine, University of Illinois, Perspectives and Challenges in the Future of Integration

February 15, 2005, Prof. Steven Boppart, University of Illinois, Molecular Imaging with Optical Coherence Tomography

March 1, 2005, Prof. Robert Adams, University of Kentucky, Well-conditioned Integral Equations for Electromagnetic Applications

March 8, 2005, Prof. John Huang, JPL, Recent Challenging Microstrip Array Work at JPL

March 15, 2005, Prof. Richard Blahut, University of Illinois, Maximum-Likelihood Photon-Differencing Methods of Imaging

March 29, 2005, Prof. Zhi-Pei Liang, University of Illinois, Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Challenges and Opportunities

April 5, 2005, Dr. Hans Steyskal, Hanscom AFRL, A Sampling of Antenna Research at AFRL

April 12, 2005, Dr. Glaucio Paulino, University of Illinois, 3D Boundary Element Modeling: Application To Nonhomogeneous Media

April 19, 2005, Dr. Jose Camberos, AFRL, Development and Progress of a Finite-Volume, Time-Domain Computational Electromagnetics Research Code for Multidisciplinary Applications

April 26, 2005, Prof. Erhan Kudeki, University of Illinois, Calibrating An MST Radar Using F-region ISR Returns and Magneto-ionic Propagation Effects

May 3, 2005, Prof. Kevin Webb, Purdue University, Imaging Potential of a Negative Refractive Index Lens

August 30, 2005, Prof. Amir Mortazawi, University of Michigan, Adaptive RF Circuits Based on Thin Film BST

September 6, 2005, Dr. Robert Burkholder, Ohio State University, Using Asymptotic Phasefront Extraction To Take Computational Electromagnetics To A New Level

September 13, 2005, Prof. Gary Eden, University of Illinois, Microcavity Plasma Devices and Arrays: A New Realm of Plasma Physics and Photonics Applications

September 20, 2005, Prof. Caicheng Lu, University of Kentucky, Simulation of Electromagnetic Heating of Cryopreserved Samples

September 27, 2005, Prof. Leo Kempel, Michigan State University, Design, Measurement, and Applications of Magneto-Dielectric RF Polymers

October 4, 2005, Prof. Boby Weikle, University of Virginia, Terahertz Integrated Circuits and Systems: Technologies for Exploring the Submillimeter Gap

October 11, 2005, Prof. Scott Carney, University of Illinois, Apertureless Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy and Tomography

November 1, 2005, Dr. Aop Sezginer, Invarium Inc., Introduction to Sub-Wavelength Optical Projection Lithography

November 8, 2005, Prof. Paul Coleman, University of Illinois, An Overview of the THz Spectral Range: The Last Spectral Frontier

November 15, 2005, Prof. George Eleftheriades, University of Toronto, Negative-Refraction Transmission-Line Meatmaterials and Their Applications

November 29, 2005, Zhuohui Zhang, University of Illinois, An Extremely Broadband Antenna and Jacquelyn Martin, University of Illinois, Efficiency of Electrically Small Antennas Used In Animal Tracking


February 3, 2004, Vitaliy Lomakin, University of Illinois, Enhanced Transmission Through Metallic Plates Perforated By Sub-Wavelength Holes

February 10, 2004, Greg Huff, University of Illinois, A Radiation Reconfigurable Spiral Antenna: Dynamic Array Behavior and Integration with RF MEMS Switches

February 16, 2004, Prof. Selim Unlu, Boston University, Application of Solid Immersion Lens Techniques to High-Resolution Subsurface Microscopy and Thermal Imaging

February 17, 2004, Thomas Rylander, University of Illinois, Perfectly Matched Layer for the Time Domain Finite Element Method

March 2, 2004, Danilo Erricolo, University of Illinois at Chicago, Propagation Prediction Models In Wireless Communications

March 9, 2004, Prof. Eric de Sturler, University of Illinois, Preconditioning Saddle-Point Problems

March 16, 2004, Prof. Paul Ricker, University of Illinois, Numerical Methods In Cosmological Simulation

March 30, 2004, Dr. Eric K. Walton, Ohio State University, Noise Radar

April 6, 2004, Ali Yilmaz, University of Illinois, FFT Accelerated Transient Electromagnetic-Circuit Simulations

April 13, 2004, Shenghui Zhang, University of Illinois, A Pattern Reconfigurable Microstrip Monoarray Antenna

April 20, 2004, Prof. William Chappell, Purdue University, Solid Free Form Fabrication For Three-Dimensional, High-Frequency Circuits

April 27, 2004. Gong Li Wang, University of Illinois, Formal Solution to the Electromagnetic Scattering by a Buried Sphere

May 4, 2004, Levent Gurel, Bilkent University, Improving the Accuracy of the Magnetic-Field Integral Equation (MFIE)

August 30, 2004, Michael Connelly, University of Limericl, Semiconductor Optical Amplifer Numerical Modeling and Fiber Optic Displacement Sensors

September 7, 2004, Matt Grupen, Ansoft Corporation, Full Wave Simulation of Electromagnetic Fields Coupled to Classical Nonlinear Charge Transport

September 14, 2004, Dejan Filipovic, University of Colorado at Boulder, Unconventional Spiral Antennas: Theory, Modeling, Design and Performance

September 21, 2004, Jim Drewniak, University of Missouri Rolla, Circuit Model Extraction for SI and EMI Simulation in High-Speed Digital Design

September 28, 2004, Arthur Yaghijian, Hanscom AFB, Impedance, Bandwidth, and Q of Antennas

October 5, 2004, Amir Boag, Tel Aviv University, Multi-Level Computational Methods in Electromagnetics

October 12, 2004, Doug Riley, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Predicting Electromagnetic Coupling into Complex Systems: Challenges and Approaches

October 19, 2004, Mahta Moghaddam, University of Michigan, Inversion of Scattering Properties of a Multilayer Subsurface With Rough Interfaces

October 26, 2004, Meers Oppenheim, Boston University, Simulations of Space Plasma Physics Using Almost a Billion Particles

November 2, 2004, Kathleen Melde, University of Arizona, Transient Distributions For Active Arrays With Peak Amplitude and Effective Radiated Voltage Constraints

November 9, 2004, Dimitri Peroulis, Purdue University, MEMS For Smart Communication Systems: Will They Ever Work?

November 16, 2004, Rhonda Drayton, University of Minnesota, Advanced GHz Packaging Concepts

November 30, 2004, Tian-Li Yu, University of Illinois, Military Antenna Design Using Simple and Competent Genetic Algorithms

December 7, 2004, Rickard Petersson, University of Illinois, A Time-Domain Finite Element Formulation for Periodic Structures


February 4, 2003, Omar M. Ramahi, University of Maryland, Design and Modeling of High Impedance Surfaces for Mitigation of Simultaneous Switching Noise in PCB Power Planes

February 11, 2003, Prof. Milton Feng, University of Illinois, Faster Bipolar Transistor for High Speed Mixed Signal Circuits

February 18, 2003, Prof. S. L. Chuang, University of Illinois, My Sabbatical at Cavendish Laboratory

March 4, 2003, Prof. Weng C. Chew, University of Illinois, Computational Electromagentics: From the Very Small to the Very Large

March 11, 2003, Vladimir Okhmatovski, University of Illinois, De-embedding of Port Discontinuities in Full-Wave CAD Models of Multi-Port Circuits

March 18, 2003, Dr. Andrew Greenwood, AFRL/DEHE, Kirtland AFB, Computational Electromagnetics for High Power Microwaves

March 20, 2003, Zhigao Yang, Director at CNPC Well Logging Calibration Center, Chinese National Petroleum Company, Introduction to the Petroleum Well Logging Industry in China

April 8, 2003, Lih-Tyng Hwang, Motorola, RF Modules, Technology and Design

April 15, 2003, Prof. Farzad Kamalabadi, University of Illinois, Tomographic and Hyperspectral Imaging of Space Plasmas Using Radio and Optical Measurements

April 22, 2003, Prof. Manos Tentzeris, Georgia Institute of Technology, Adaptive Modeling and Design of Highly Integrated 3D Microwave-Millimeter Wave Radio Front-Ends

April 29, 2003, Keith Whites, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Applied Electromagnetics Teaching and Research at SDSM&T

September 9, 2003, Prof. Jianming Jin, University of Illinois, The Finite Element Method for Computational Electromagnetics: Recent Progress, Current Status, and Future Directions

September 23, 2003, Prof. Umberto Ravaioli, University of Illinois, Electromagnetic Teaching Using Interactive Java Applets

September 30, 2003, Matthew Angert, University of Illinois, GMS/EDGE Power Amplifier Measurement Research

October 7, 2003, Thomas Rylander, University of Illinois, Estimation of Resonant Frequencies and Quality Factors from Time Domain Computations

October 21, 2003, Scott Carney, University of Illinois, Near-Field Optical Tomography

October 31, 2003, Wendemagegnehu T. Beyene, Rambus Inc., Design, Modeling, Simulation and Hardware Correlation of Multi-Gigabit Interconnect Systems

November 2, 2003, Takashi Mikawa, Tokoyo Japan, Optoelectronic Packaging Technology for the Last 1 Meter

November 12, 2003, Dr. Philip Byrne, COMSOL, Inc., and Walter Frei, University of Illinois, Multiphysics Modeling in Electromagnetics and Structural Mechanics

November 18, 2003, Matthys Botha, University of Illinois, An Explicit, A Posteriori Error Indicator for Time-Harmonic, Electromagnetic, Finite Element Analysis in 3D


January 22, 2002, Yu Li, University of Illinois, Design and Optimization of High Sensitivity Probes for Improved Limit of Detection in Protein Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

January 29, 2002, Chang Liu, University of Illinois, MEMS for RF Applications: An Overview

February 12, 2002, Tie Jun Cui, University of Illinois, Fast Forward and Inverse Scattering Methods for Buried Objects

February 19, 2002, W. Devereux Palmer, Army Research Office, Electromagnetics Research Programs at ARO

February 22, 2002, Wolfgang J. R. Hoefer, University of Victoria and Faustus Scientific Corporation, Discrete Steps in Field Space – The Electromagnetic and Other Secrets of MEFiSTO

February 26, 2002, N. R. Aluru, University of Illinois, Tiny Machines and Large Computations

March 12, 2002, Melinda Piket-May, University of Colorado, S-Parameter Macromodels Incorporated Into FDTD Simulation of Transmission Line Networks

March 26, 2002, Charlie Chung-Ping Chen, University of Wisconsin at Madison, SoC Signal Integrity and Power Delivery Design Challenges and Solutions

April 2, 2002, James C. Lin, University of Illinois at Chicago, Microwave Induced Blood Brain Barrier Permeability Changes and Their Therapeutic Implications

April 5, 2001, Michael F. Caggiano, Rutgers University, Electrical Modeling and Measuring of IC Packaging

April 9, 2002, George W. Pan, Arizona State University, Multiwavelet Based Finite Element Method

April 16, 2002, Nick Schuneman, Raytheon Electronic Systems, Decade Bandwidth Flared Notch Antenna Array Design

April 23, 2002, Prasad N. Shastry, Bradley University, Wide-Band Millimeter-Wave IC Design-A Bradley-Fujitsu Partnership

April 30, 2002, Paul Coleman, University of Illinois, Electromagnetic Radiation From Charges Moving With Constant Linear Velocity

September 10, 2002, George W. Swenson, Jr., University of Illinois, Interferometric Imaging In Radio Astronomy

September 17, 2002, Kandasamy Pirapaharan, University of Illinois, Electromagnetics Fields of Conical Dielectric Objects

September 24, 2002, Vitaliy Lomakin, University of Illinois, Multiresolution Homogenization (MRH) for Wideband Excitation and Propagation

September 27, 2002, Charles Liang, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, An Overview of Low Observable Projects at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

October 1, 2002, Vladimir I. Okhmatovski, University of Illinois, Efficient Calculation of the Electromagnetic Dyadic Green’s Function In Spherical Layered Media

October 8, 2002, Tom Rylander, University of Illinois, Stable FEM-FDTD Hybrid Method for Maxwell’s Equations

October 22, 2002, Gary Swenson, University of Illinois Remote Sensing The Mesosphere at Maui HI

October 29, 2002, Nitin H. Vaidya, University of Illinois, Utilizing Directional Antennas In Ad Hoc Networks

November 5, 2002, Cynthia Furse, University of Utah, Aircraft Wiring – The Hidden Hazard

November 12, 2002, Gong Li Wang, University of Illinois, Numerical Simulation Method To The Induction Logging Response In 2D and 3D Media

November 19, 2002, William D. Wood, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Bistatic Scattering Research At The Air Force Institute of Technology

December 3, 2002, Jim Giacobazzi and Kevin Linehan, Illinois Institute of Technology, Remote Electrical Downtilt Antenna Technology – A Practical and Economical Way To Optimize Cellular Network Coverage

December 10, 2002, Shinichiro Ohnuki, University of Illinois, Error Control of Multipole Expansion For 2D MLFMA


January 23, 2001, Jean-Francois Seurin, University of Illinois, Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers – Theory and Experiment

January 30, 2001, Bin Hu, University of Illinois, Fast Inhomogeneous Plane Wave Algorithm for Multi-Layered Medium Problems

February 6, 2001, Yu Zhu, University of Illinois, Nested Multigrid A-V Formulation for Finite Element Method

February 13, 2001, Peter J. Collins, Air Force Institute of Technology, Electromagnetic Research at the Air Force Institute of Technology

February 20, 2001, Vladimir I. Okhmatovski, University of Illinois, Fast Electromagnetic Analysis of Dense Shielded Integrated Circuits Using the Adaptive Integral Method (AIM)

March 6, 2001, Prof. Madhavan Swaminathan, Georgia Tech, Enabling Reliable Systems Through Ground Bounce Predictions

March 13, 2001, Josh Nickel, University of Illinois, Microwave Measurement Methodologies and Software Tools for Microstrip and Coplanar Coupled-Line Characterization

March 27, 2001, Prof. Stephen D. Gedney, University of Kentucky, High-Order Integral Equation Solution Techniques for Electromagnetic Scattering

April 3, 2001, Igor Tsukerman, The University of Akron, Edge Elements, Patches and Shapes

April 5, 2001, Michael F. Caggiano, Rutgers University, Electrical Modeling and Measuring of IC Packaging

April 10, 2001, Dr. Kueichien Hill, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Computational Electromagnetics Challenges

April 19, 2001, Prof. Andrew Peterson, Georgia Institute of Technology, Solution of Integral Equations Using the Locally-Corrected Mystrom-Asymptotic Phase (LCN-AP) Method with p-Refinement

May 1, 2001, Prof. Kevin J. Webb, Purdue University, Electromagnetic Field Transformation Using Optimized Irregular Elements

September 4, 2001, Prof. W. Chew, University of Illinois, Computational Electromagnetics- The Physics of Smooth Kernel versus Oscillatory Kernel and Wavelet versus Fast Multipole

September 11, 2001, Prof. Athanasios Antoulas, Rice University, An Overview of Model Reduction Methods for Large-Scale Systems

September 18, 2001, Dr. Leonid Proekt, University of Illinois, Generalized Scalar and Vector Elements for Electromagnetic Computation

October 9, 2001, Prof. Andreas Cangellaris, University of Illinois, The Need for Electromagnetic Complexity Abstraction

October 30, 2001, Prof. Paul Scott Carney, University of Illinois, Near-Field Optical Tomography

November 6, 2001, Prof. Jennifer Bernhard, University of Illinois, An Integrated Active Microstrip Reflectarray Element with An Internal Amplifier

November 13, 2001, Prof. Vladimir M. Shalaey, Purdue University, Nanoptics with Plasmonic Nanomaterials

November 27, 2001, Dr. Anath Grama, Purdue University, Computational Aspects of Multi-pole Methods

December 4, 2001, Dr. Shu-Qing Li, University of Illinois, EM Scattering and Emissions From Random Rough Surfaces


January 24, 2000, David Colton, University of Delaware, The Inverse Electromagnetic Scattering Problem

January 25, 2000, Feng Ling, University of Illinois, Fast Electromagnetic Modeling of Multilayer Microstrip Antennas and Circuits

February 1, 2000, Tawfik Arabi, Intel Corporation, High Speed Signaling Issues in the Design and Manufacturing of Performance Microprocessor Systems

February 8, 2000, Korkut Yegin, Improved Integral Equation Methods for Penetration Through Apertures on Conducting Bodies of Revolution

February 15, 2000, C. Christopoulos, University of Nottingham, Constructing Wire Interfaces for Efficient EM Simulation of Large Scale Problems in the Time-Domain

February 22, 2000, Sanjay Velamparambil, University of Illinois, On the Diagonal Translation Matrices of MLFMA: Scaling, Polynomial Representations and Parallelization

February 29, 2000, Leo C. Kempel, Michigan State University, Finite Element Analysis for Plasma Reactors

March 7, 2000, K. C. Yeh, University of Illinois, The Faraday Effect in a Mageto-ionic Medium

March 28, 2000, Karl F. Warnick, University of Illinois, Error Analysis and Control for Integral Equations Methods

April 4, 2000, Jukka Sarvas, University of Illinois, Matrix Pencil Method and Its Application In Computing Bessel Integrals for Layered Media Green’s Function

April 11, 2000, Josh Nickel, University of Illinois, Multiconductor Transmission Line Analysis and Applications With Emphasis on Quasi-TEM Mode Delay

April 18, 2000, Yongxue Yu, University of Illinois, Full Wave Analysis of Microstrip Structures: Densely Packed Interconnects and Interconnects Over A Periodically Perforated Ground Plane

April 25, 2000, Marc Kowalski, University of Illinois, Electromagnetic Hyperthermia Treatment Planning and Monitoring

May 2, 2000, Branko M. Kolundzija, University of Belgrade, Electromagnetic Modeling of Composite Metallic and Dielectric Structures in the Frequency Domain

September 12, 2000, Yu Zhu, University of Illinois, Finite Element-Based Model Order Reduction of Electromagnetic Devices

September 19, 2000, Andrew Singer, University of Illinois, Underwater Mine Identification and Reconstruction from LIDAR Imagery

September 26, 2000, H. Y. David Yang, University of Illinois at Chicago, Theory and Applications of Artificial-Periodic Array on Integrated Circuit Structures

October 3, 2000, Michael Steer, North Carolina State University, Global Modeling of Spatially Distributed Microwave Circuits and Systems

October 13, 2000, Tapan K. Sarkar, Syracuse University, Coupling Electromagnetic Analysis with Signal Processing Techniques for An Efficient and Accurate Solution for Adaptive Antennas

October 17, 2000, Josh Nickel, University of Illinois, Multiconductor Transmission Line Normal Mode Parameter Extraction, Matching Networks, and Amplifier Design

October 24, 2000, Chris Pan, University of Illinois, Fast Multipole Method Based Calculation of the Capacitance Matrix for Multipole Conductors Above Stratified Dielectric Media

October 31, 2000, Shinichiro Ohnuki, University of Illinois, RCS of a Material Partially Loaded Parallel Plate Waveguide Cavity

November 7, 2000, Umberto Ravaioli, University of Illinois, Simulation of Charge Transport in Nanostructures

November 14, 2000, David R. Jackson, University Houston, Leaky Waves On Printed Circuit Structures: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

November 28, 2000, James L. Drewniak, University of Missouri-Rolla, Electromagnetic Compatibility In High-Speed Digital and Mixed Signal Electronics By Design


January 19, 1999, George Barbastathis, University of Illinois, Optics and Algorithms for Three-Dimensional Imaging

January 26, 1999, Jennifer Bernhard, University of Illinois, Integration, Compatibility, and Design: Electromagnetics for Wireless Communication

February 2, 1999, Feng Ling, University of Illinois, Fast Electromagnetic Modeling of Multilayer Microstrip Structures

February 9, 1999, Eric Forgy, University of Illinois, A Time-Domain Algorithm on an Overlapped Lattice for Highly Accurate Wave Propagation in Inhomogeneous Media

February 16, 1999, Laxmikant V. Kale, University of Illinois, Parallel Molecular Dynamics

February 23, 1999, Rob Palandech, Motorola, Satellite Personal Communications

March 10, 1999, U. Jacobus and D. B. Davidson, University of Stuttgart, Germany and University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, respectively, Selected Topics in the Electromagnetic Modelling of Complex Structures

March 30, 1999, Paul E. Mayes, University of Illinois, Electrically Small Antennas: Theoretical and Practical Limitations

April 13, 1999, Greg Washington, Ohio State University, Design, Modeling, and Control of Mechanically Active Antennas

April 27, 1999, Susan C. Hagness, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Recent Progress in Confocal Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection

June 9, 1999, Jussi Rahola, University of Helsinki, Finland, Iterative Solution of Dense Linear Systems Arising from the Biomagnetic Inverse Problem

September 7, 1999, Richard Blahut, University of Illinois, Huygens’ Principle as an Outgrowth of Signal Processing

September 21, 1999, Fethi Choubani, University of Illinois, Analysis and Design of Microwave Oscillators

September 28, 1999, Vladimir Okhmakovski, University of Illinois Development of a Cylindrical Waveguide Antenna Array with a High Isolation Between Receive – Transmit Subarrays

October 5, 1999, Gary Swenson, University of Illinois, Red Sprites

October 12, 1999, George C. Hsiao, University of Delaware, Mathematical Foundations for the Boundary-Field Equation Methods in Acoustic and Electromagnetic Scattering

October 19, 1999, David L. Wright, U.S. Geological Survey, Electromagnetic Imaging through Polar Ice, New Hampshire Granite, and Denver Mud: Development and Applications of GPR and the VETEM System

November 2, 1999, T. Cui, University of Illinois, Electromagnetic Radiation, Scattering, and Inverse Scattering of Objects Buried in a Lossy Half Space

November 9, 1999, Jiming Song, University of Illinois, Large Scaling Computing Using Multilevel Fast Multipole Algorithm (MLFMA)

November 16, 1999, Arif Ergin, University of Illinois, The Multilevel Plane Wave Time Domain Algorithm: Applications in Electromagnetic Scattering and FDTD Grid Truncation

November 23, 1999, Eric Forgy, University of Illinois, Formulation of a Lattice Exterior Calculus and its Application to Electromagnetics on General Lattices

November 30, 1999, Paul Mayes, University of Illinois, Utilizing Multipole Radiating Resonators in the Available Volume to Increase the Bandwidth of Electrically Small Antennas


January 27, 1998, Karl Warnick, University of Illinois, Green Functions for Anisotropic, Inhomogeneous Media

February 3, 1998, P. Petropoulos, University of Illinois, Perfectly Matched Layers as ABCs for the Numerical Solution of Maxwell’s Equations in Rectangular, Cylindrical, and Spherical Coordinates

February 10, 1998, B. Shanker, University of Illinois, A Fast Multipole Approach to Analyze Scattering From An Inhomogeneous Bianisotropic Cylindrical Object Embedded in a Chiral Host

February 17, 1998, Xiaochuan Pan, The University of Chicago, Image Reconstruction and Noise Control in Ultrasound Diffraction Tomography

February 24, 1998, Bradley Alpert, NIST, Boulder CO, Nonreflecting Boundary Conditions for Time-Domain Acoustic and Electromagnetic Wave Propagation

March 3, 1998, Vikram Jandhyala, University of Illinois, The Steepest Descent Fast Multipole Method

March 10, 1998, Tie Jun Cui, University of Illinois, Efficient Methods for Electromagnetic Scattering by Buried Objects

March 31, 1998, F. C. Chen, University of Illinois, Time-Domain Ultra-Wideband Microwave Imaging Radar System

April 14, 1998, Kaladhar Radhakrishnan, University of Illinois, Efficient Numerical Algorithm for the Study of Dielectric Waveguides

April 28, 1998, Vladimir Druskin, Schlumberger, On Optimal Grids for Finite-Difference Schemes

September 4, 1998, Vladimir Rohklin, Yale University, Higher Order Methods, Adaptive Techniques and Real World Problems

September 8, 1998, Andrew Greenwood, University of Illinois, Finite Element Method for Electromagnetic Scattering and Radiation from Complex Axisymmetric Structures

September 15, 1998, Daniel Weile, University of Illinois, Rational and Generalized Rational Krylov Model-Order Reduction Techniques Applied to the Analysis of Frequency Selective Surfaces

September 22, 1998, Sanjay Velamparambil, University of Illinois, Some Issues in the Design and Implementation of Multilevel Fast Multipole Algorithm Using Message Passing Interface

October 6, 1998, Jim Bowen, University of Illinois, A Study of Techniques to Solve the Disparate Mesh Size Problem with an Application to Sinuous Antennas

October 13, 1998, Arif Ergin, University of Illinois, The Plane Wave Time Domain Algorithm for the Fast Analysis of Transient Wave Scattering

October 20, 1998, Jean-Francois Seurin, University of Illinois, Modes in Surface Emitting Lasers

October 17, 1998, Jennifer Bernhard, University of Illinois, Multilayer Microstrip Antennas: Variations on a Theme

November 3, 1998, Karl Warnick, University of Illinois, Spectral Multigrid of Surface Integral Equations of Electromagnetics

November 10, 1998, Kin-Lu Wong, National Sun Yat-sen University, Compact Microstrip Antenna Designs

November 17, 1998, Thorkild Hansen, Schlumberger-Doll Research, Ridgefield CT, Forward and Inverse Scattering for Ground Penetrating Radar

December 1, 1998, Kyu-Pyung Hwang, University of Illinois, Numerical Viscosity in Computational Electromagnetics

December 3, 1998, Jukka Sarvas, University of Helsinki, Finland, Computing the Scattering Matrix for a Microstrip Structure

December 8, 1998, A. G. Ramm, Kansas State University, Finding Small Inhomogeneities From Scattering Data


February 4, 1997, Martin Luding, Schlumberger-Doll Research, A Magnetic Point-Dipole Radiator in a Layered Medium with Lamination-Anisotropy

February 11, 1997, C. C. Lu, Acceleration of the Convergence Rate for the Iterative Solution of EM Scattering From Objects with Open-End Cavities

February 25, 1997, Elizabeth Yip, The Boeing Company, Matrix Assembly in MOM/FMM Codes

March 4, 1997, George Pelekanos, Direct and Inverse Scattering in Elasticity – A Modified Gradient Approach

March 11, 1997, Don Dudley, University of Arizona, Analysis of Current Coupling in a System of Thin Parallel Wires

March 12, 1997, Jennifer Bernhard, University of New Hampshire, Wireless Data Communication: An Electromagnetic Perspective

March 26, 1997, Ralph Kleinman, University of Delaware, Error Analysis and Conditioning for Linear Boundary Integral Equations

April 1, 1997, Vikram Jandhyala, A Fast Technique for Analyzing Electromagnetic Scattering from Large Rough Surfaces

April 15, 1997, Woiciech Golik University of Missouri-St. Louis, Discrete Wavelet Packets for Fast Solutions of EM Integral Equations

April 29, 1997, Bob Atkins, MIT Lincoln Labs, Current Techniques and Issues in Radar Cross Section Prediction

May 1, 1997, Andreas Cangellaris, University of Arizona, Electromagnetic Simulation of High-Speed Electronics: Bridging the Gap Between Maxwell’s Equations and Kirchhoff’s Laws

May 13, 1997, Kevin J. Webb, Purdue University, Optical Speckle Imaging and Material Characterization in Highly Scattering Media

September 9, 1997, Levent Gurel, Basis Functions in Computational Electromagnetics

September 12, 1997, Kevin W. Ommodt, Raytheon TI Systems, A Comparison of Resistive and Reactive Corporate Power Divider Networks for Phased Array Antennas

September 16, 1997, Kevin W. Ommodt, Raytheon TI Systems, A Comparison of Resistive and Reactive Corporate Power Divider Networks for Phased Array Antennas

September 23, 1997, Sencer Koc, Error Bounds in the Numerical Evaluation of the Diagonal Forms of the Scalar Spherical Addition Theorem

September 30, 1997, Fernando Teixeira, Nonplanar Perfectly Matched Absorbers for Electromagnetic Waves

October 14, 1997, Andrew Greenwood, Hybrid Method to Compute Scattering From Large, Complex Targets with Slot Array Antennas

October 21, 1997, Rhonda Drayton, University of Illinois at Chicago, High Frequency Circuits and Packaging Using MEMs Techniques

October 28, 1997, Magda El-Shenawee, Multiple Scatter Cross Sections of One-Dimensional Random Rough Surfaces that Exhibit Enhanced Backscatter

November 4, 1997, Michael Brandfass, Electromagnetic Scattering Within the Kirchhoff and Born Approximation

November 11, 1997, Donald Wilton, University of Houston, Higher Order Vector Basis Functions – A Pictorial Tour

November 18, 1997, Alan Yuan-Chun Hsu, Modeling of a Distributed-Feedback Laser With An Integrated Mode-Selection Modulator

December 2, 1997, Luis San Martin, New Algorithms for Wave Propagation Problems

December 11, 1997, Leung Tsang, University of Washington, Scattering of Waves by Random Discrete Scatter


January 16, 1996, Ken Krause, Washington University, An Electromagnetic Technique for Packaging Problem Analysis

January 23, 1996, S. Sencer Koc, University of Illinois, Spherical Wave Expansions of the Time Domain Free-Space Green’s Function with an Applications: Scattering by a Soft Sphere

January 30, 1996, Robert Skeel, University of Illinois, Parallel Fast Electrostatics for Biomolecules

February 6, 1996, Huang Y. David Yang, University of Illinois at Chicago, Computational Electromagnetics for Advanced Materials

February 20, 1996, Jiayuan Fang, State University of New York at Binghamton, Electromagnetic Modeling and Signal Integrity Analysis of Electronics Packaging

February 27, 1996, Shanker Balasubramaniam, University of Illinois, Electromagnetic Scattering from a Bianisotropic Object Immersed in a Bisotropic Media Using Beltrami Fields

March 5, 1996, John Hardie, Indiana University Cyclotron Facility, Measurement of Spin Observables in pp Elastic Scattering at IUCF

April 2, 1996, William H. Weedon, Northeastern University, Interpretation of Ground-Penetrating Radar Data at the Brookhaven National Lab Test Site

April 12, Ken Smolnik, AT&T, An Overview of CDMA for Cellular/PCS Service

April 23, 1996, Wolfgang-Martin Boerner, University of Illinois at Chicago, Direct and Inverse Methods in WISIP: Wideband Interferometric Sensing and Imaging Polarimetry

April 30, 1996, Guoxin Fan, University of Illinois, Scattering and Radiation from a Cylindrically Conformal Slotted-Waveguide Array Antenna

May 2, 1996, Vitaly Galinsky, Hammond Inc., Application of Pseudo-Spectral Methods to Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Plasma Physics Problems

May 3, 1996, Omar M. Ramahi, Digital Equipment Corporation, Theory and Application of the Complementary Operators Method

September 10, 1996, J. Chen, University of Illinois, Computational Electromagnetics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

September 24, 1996, William Croissant, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Nonlinear Electromagnetic Transient sin Ferromagnetic Media

October 1, 1996, Karen Coperich, University of Illinois, Numerical Analysis of Diversity Antenna Systems for Hand-held Communication Devices

October 8, 1996, David Goldberg, University of Illinois, Competence to Efficiency: A Tale of Genetic Algorithm Progress

October 15, 1996, Bo-nan Jiang, NASA Lewis Research Center, The Origin of Spurious Solutions in CEM and their Avoidance by the Least-Squares Finite Element Method

October 22, 1996, Daniel S. Weile, University of Illinois, Advanced Operator Genetic Algorithm Applications in Electromagnetics

October 29, 1996, Jiming Song, University of Illinois, Multilevel Fast Multipole Algorithm (MLFMA) and Fast Illinois Solver Code (FISC)

November 5, 1996, Y. Chen, University of Illinois, PML as an Efficient Absorbing Boundary Condition for Conducive Media

November 12, 1996, Wendu Beyene, University of Illinois, Efficient Transient Simulation of High-Speed Interconnects Characterized by Sampled Data

November 19, 1996, Andreas Cangellaris, University of Arizona, Reduced-Order Modeling for Distributed Electromagnetic Systems

December 3, 1996, R. A. Nicolaide, Carnegie Mellon University, Covolume Techniques for Numerical Solutions to Maxwell’s Equations

December 10, 1996, Shanker Balasubramaniam, University of Illinois, Models for Electromagnetic Properties of Molecules