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Radio Technologies for Broadband Connectivity in a Rapidly Evolving Space Ecosystem

photo colladoThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. was born in Santander, Spain. She received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Cantabria, Spain, in 2002 and 2007 respectively. In 2002 she worked as a research engineer in the University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain designing software to determine the uncertainty in noise figure measurements. In 2007 she joined the Technological Telecommunications Center of Catalonia (CTTC), Barcelona, Spain, as a Research Associate. In 2013 she became a Senior Research Associate and the Project Management Coordinator at CTTC. Since July 2016 she is an Assistant Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.  She has participated in several national and international research projects and has co-authored over 100 papers in journals and conferences. She has collaborated in the organization of several international workshops and conferences in different countries of the European Union and also a Training School for PhD students. She was a Marie Curie Fellow of the FP7 project Symbiotic Wireless Autonomous Powered system (SWAP). She was the Grant Holder Representative of the COST Action IC0803 “RF/Microwave Communication Subsystems for Emerging Wireless Technologies”. She is a Management Committee Member of the COST Action IC1301 “Wireless Power Transfer for Sustainable Electronics”. She has participated in the EU Horizon 2020 project “Flex5Gware: Flexible and efficient hardware/software platforms for 5G network elements and devices”. She is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Microwave Magazine and of the IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation Journal. She serves in the Editorial Board of the Radioengineering Journal and of the Cambridge Wireless Power Transfer Journal. She is a member of the IEEE MTT-S TC-26 Wireless Energy Transfer and Conversion and MTT-S TC-24 RFID Technologies. Her research interests include active antennas, substrate integrated waveguide structures, nonlinear circuit design, and energy harvesting and wireless power transmission (WPT) solutions for self-sustainable and energy efficient systems.                                        

 A full research profile can be viewed on Dr Ana Collado's Heriot-Watt University Home Page and the Research Gateway 

AG v1 768x1024This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He received the B.S. degree in physics and the M.S. degree in telecommunications from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2002. In 1995, he spent a semester with Radio Antenna Communications (R.A.C.), Milan Italy, working on Yagi antennas for U.H.F. applications. In 2000, he spent three months with Telaxis Communications, South Deerfield MA USA, assisting in the design and testing of a pillbox antenna for LMDS applications. In 2002 he joined Global Communications Devices (GCD), North Andover MA USA, as a Systems Engineer and worked on CMOS transceivers for wireless network applications. In June 2003, he joined Bermai, Inc., Minnetonka MN USA, as an RF/Analog Systems Architect. In 2005 he joined the University of Cantabria, Spain, as a Juan de la Cierva Fellow researcher. In 2006 he was a consultant for Bitwave Semiconductor, Lowell MA, US. In addition he collaborated with ACORDE S.A., Santander, Spain, in the design of integrated CMOS VCOs for ultra wideband (UWB) applications. In March 2007 he joined CTTC as a senior research associate in the area of Communications Subsystems. In 2013-2016 he was group leader of the Microwave Systems and Nanotechnology Department of CTTC.

In July 2016 he joined Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh as an Associate Professor. In 1996, Dr. Georgiadis received a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1997 and 1998. He also was the recipient of the Eugene M. Isenberg Award from the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1999 and 2000. He was the General Chair of 2011 IEEE RFID-TA Conference and general co-Chair of the 2011 IEEE MTT-S IMWS on Millimeter Wave Integration Technologies. He was the Chairman of COST Action IC0803 RF/Microwave communication subsystems for emerging wireless technologies (RFCSET). He is Vice-Chair of COST Action IC1301 Wireless Power Transmission for Sustainable Electronics (WiPE). He was the Coordinator of Marie Curie Industry-Academia Pathways and Partnerships (IAPP) project Symbiotic Wireless Autonomous Powered system (SWAP). He is Member of the IEEE MTT-S TC-24 RFID Technologies (past Chair) and Member of IEEE MTT-S TC-26 Wireless Energy Transfer and Conversion. He serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, and the IEEE Journal on RFID. He has been Associate Editor of the IET Microwaves Antennas and Propagation Journals and the IEEE RFID Virtual Journal. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Cambridge Wireless Power Transfer Journal. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE CRFID. His research interests include energy harvesting and wireless power transmission, RFID technology, active antennas and phased array antennas, inkjet and 3D printed electronics, millimeter wave systems. He has published more than 150 papers in peer reviewed journals and international conferences.

A full research profile can be viewed on Dr Apostolos's Heriot-Watt University Home Page and the Research Gateway 

DAISSSThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.is a global point of reference in research on reconfigurable, autonomous and flexible antennas and arrays. He has over 100 journal and conference publications, 2 patents (one pending), 1 book chapter, and more than 900 citacions of his work. His interests include antennas, microwaves and electromagnetics with particular strengths in Applied Electromagnetics (Reconfigurable, autonomous and flexible Antennas and antenna arrays; analytical design methods and physical principles of antennas; slot antennas; electrically small antennas; metamaterial-inspired antenna arrays; radiating QR barcodes for anticounterfeiting and security applications; direct-write / inkjet printing of MEMS and passive RF components; high-frequency / RF electronics and microwave circuits; phase-change materials; electromagnetic materials (artificial dielectrics, artificial magnetic conductors, frequency selective surfaces); paper-electronics (eco-friendly 'green', organic); RF harvesters; MHz, THz, optical circuits and components).  Other topics of interest include MEMS; medical and digital image processing; biomedical applications of antennas and electromagnetics; artificial neural network applications in early cancer detection and in reconfigurable systems; sensors and robotics applications in electromagnetics; remote sensing; smart antennas and direction of arrival estimation; wireless signal propagation; DoA (Direction-of Arrival) estimation and packaging.

For further information please refer to Dr Anagnostou's personal website.

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Picture2This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and received a B.A.Sc. degree in 2005 from the Engineering Science Program at theUniversity of Toronto. While studying at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, he received a M.A.Sc and a Ph.D. degree (Electrical Engineering) in 2008 and 2013, respectively. From 2013 to 2015 Symon was an Assistant Professor (Adjunct) at Queen's in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Research Fellow. He is also a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of Ontario and the founding chairman for the IEEE AP-S/MTT-S joint chapter in Kingston. Symon joined Heriot-Watt University as an Assistant Professor in July 2015. Symon's research experience includes modeling the radar cross-section of military vessels for high frequency surface-wave radar, professional software design and implementation for measurements in anechoic chambers, design of compact multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antennas for wideband military communications, and the research and development of highly compact circularly polarized antennas for microsatellites.

Further details about Dr Podilchak's research can be found on his personal website.

A full research profile can be viewed on Dr Podilchak's Heriot-Watt University Home Pageand theResearch Gateway 

 

Symon K. Podilchak was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and received a B.A.Sc. degree in 2005 from the Engineering Science Program at the University of Toronto. While studying at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, he received a M.A.Sc and a Ph.D. degree (Electrical Engineering) in 2008 and 2013, respectively. Currently, Symon is an Associate Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, in the Institute of Sensors, Signals, and Systems as well as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie H2020 European Research Fellows. He is also a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of Ontario and the founding chairman for the IEEE AP-S/MTT-S joint chapter in Kingston.

For more information on Dr. Podilchak's research please refer to his personal website.

 A full research profile can also be viewed on Dr Podilchak's Heriot-Watt University Home Pageand theResearch Gateway 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1981. She received the M.Sc. degree in telecommunications engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, in 2006 and her PhD in Electrical Engineering at Heriot Watt University in 2010.During the first half of 2006, she worked as a Junior Engineer with the Security and Defence Department of Indra Systems (Spain) and after her PhD studies she joined the Wireless Communications Research Group in Loughborough University and Queen Mary University (London) as a Research Associate. Since 2011 she is a lecturer in Electromagnetism in Heriot Watt University. In 2006 she was a visiting student at Aalto University (Helsinki) and in 2012 a visiting professor in St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University, Russia. She has authored and co-author 27 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference publications.  Her research interests include the analysis and design of frequency selective surfaces, artificial periodic electromagnetic structures and transformation optics techniques with applications on super-directive antennas, sensors and medical imaging systems. Her research has been funded primarily by the Joint Research Institute for Integrated Systems, EPSRC, MRC and BBSRC.
Dr. Mateo-Segura was awarded a prize studentship from the Edinburgh Research Partnership and the Joint Research Institute for Integrated Systems to join the RF and Microwave group at Heriot-Watt University (2006) and an Industrial Secondment award with Selex Galileo by the RAEng (2012).
My research focuses on the analysis and design of Frequency Selective Surfaces, artificial periodic electromagnetic structures with applications on antennas (high-gain arrays and leaky-wave), and medical imaging systems.

Recent Publications:

•Mateo-Segura, C. , Feresidis, A. P. , & Goussetis, G. (2014). Bandwidth enhancement of 2-D Leaky-wave antennas with double-layer periodic surfaces . IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation , 62 (2), 586-593. 10.1109/TAP.2013.2292076

•Vendik, I. , Mateo-Segura, C. , Odit, M. A., Munina, I., Kozlov, D., & Turgaliev, V. (2013). Metamaterials for THz and optical applications . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics.

•Mateo-Segura, C. , Dyke, A., Dyke, H., Haq, S., & Hao, Y. (2013). Flat Luneburg Lens via Transformation Optics for Directive Antenna Applications . IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

•Lorente Crespo, M. , Mateo-Segura, C. , & Odit, M. A. (2013). Near field enhancement and focusing properties of multilayer arrays of plasmonics nano-ellipsoids . Paper presented at 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Orlando, United States.

•Mateo-Segura, C. , Garcia-Vigueras, M. , Goussetis, G. , Feresidis, A. P., & Luis Gomez-Tornero, J. (2012). A simple technique for the dispersion analysis of Fabry-Perot cavity leaky-wave antennas . IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation , 60 (2), 803-810. 10.1109/TAP.2011.2167900

A full research profile can be viewed on Dr Mateo-Segura's Heriot-Watt University Home Page and the Research Gateway