Student Awards

Timothy Brockett

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Jordan Budhu

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Yubin Cai

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Arthur Densmore

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Dah-Weih Duan

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

William Faust

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

John Gianvittorio

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Robert Hoferer

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Daniel Hoppe

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Phillip Izdebski

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Michael Jensen

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Keerti Kona

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Joshua Kovitz

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Vignesh Manohar

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Majid Manteghi

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Kathleen Melde (Virga)

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Anastasios Papathanasopoulos

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Jean Paul Santos

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Harish Rajagopalan

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Farhad Razavi

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Carsten Schmidt

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Lingnan Song

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Junbo Wang

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Lawrence Williams

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)

Fan Yang

  • 3rd Place - Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium Student Paper Competition (2021)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)
  • Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition - First Place (2021)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2020)
  • Elected academician by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • Young Scientist Award - Electromagnetic Theory Symposium (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (2019)
  • Ernst K Smith USNC-URSI student paper competition - First Place (2019)
  • UCLA ECE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2018)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition - Honorable Mention (2018)
  • 2018 FEKO student competition (Honorable Mention) (2018)
  • 2017 FEKO Student Competition (Honorable Mention) (2017)
  • 2017 IEEE AP-S Schelkunoff Transactions Best Paper (2017)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2017)
  • 2017 ACES Computational Electromagnetics Award (2017)
  • 1st Place - 2017 Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for SMAP flight mission (2016)
  • Elected as Fellow of URSI (2016)
  • IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award (2016)
  • Outstanding M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2016)
  • 2nd Place - IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium Student Paper Competition (2015)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2015)
  • First Place 1st Annual UCLA Grad Slam: Masters and Postdoctoral Research Showcase (2015)
  • Department of Defense SMART Fellowship (2014)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation in Physical Waves and Electronics Award (2014)
  • Elected an ACES Fellow by the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (2013)
  • UCLA EE Department Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • Edward K. Rice Outstanding Masters Student for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • Distinguished M.S. Thesis in Physical and Wave Electronics (2012)
  • NDSEG Three-Year Fellowship Award Winner (2012)
  • 1st Place - UCLA PhD Preliminary Exam within Physical & Wave Electronics Area (2012)
  • 2nd Place - Student Paper Award, 2012 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2012)
  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (2011)
  • IEEE Electromagnetics Award (2011)
  • Young Scientist Award, URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award (2011)
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2010)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award (2009)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (2009)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2009)
  • First Place Student Poster Award, UCLA Engineering Tech Forum (2009)
  • 1st Place -Student Paper Award, 2008 North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (2008)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (2008)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, St. Louis MO (2007)
  • The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award (2007)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX (2006)
  • NASA Board Award (2006)
  • Student Paper Award, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, New port, RI (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Washington DC (2005)
  • International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Booker Gold Medal (2005)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Student Paper Finalist, IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium (2002)
  • Travel Grant for Young Investigators from Spike Broadband Systems, Inc. (2002)
  • Graduate Division Travel Award (2002)
  • JPL/NASA Award of Exceptional Technical Excellence (2002)
  • Membership of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and Arts (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate in Physics from U of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2001)
  • Best MS Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (2000)
  • Outstanding Master Student (2000)
  • The AMTA (Antenna Measurement Techniques Association) Distinguished Achievement Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering/ University of Illinois Urbana-Urbana) Distinguished Alumnus Award (1999)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1998)
  • 1st Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1996)
  • 2nd Place – Student Paper Award, North America Radio Science Meeting (URSI), Boulder, CO (1995)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1995)
  • First Place - IEEE AP-S Symposium Student Paper Competition (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1994)
  • Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA (1992)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society H.A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award (1991)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (1985)