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Michielssen Teaching Activities

Teaching Experience and Activities

  • Advanced Electromagnetics, Symmetries and Quantum Fields (UIUC ECE 497EM; Fall 1998).
  • Antennas (UIUC ECE 354; Spring 1994, Spring 1995, Spring 1996, Spring 1997, Spring 1998, Spring 1999, Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2004).
  • Fields, Lines and Waves (UIUC ECE 350; Fall 1993, Fall 1994, Fall 1999).
  • Advanced Antenna Engineering (UIUC ECE 477; Fall 1995, Fall 1997, Fall 2000).
  • Advanced Electromagnetic Diffraction Theory (UIUC ECE 478; Fall 2003)
  • Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems (UIUC ECE 420; Fall 1996).
  • Electromagnetics Seminar Series (UIUC ECE 490; Spring 1995 – Spring 2000; Spring 2004 - present).
  • Computational Electromagnetics (UIUC ECE 497; Fall 1992, Spring 1994).
  • Introduction to Numerical Electromagnetics (UM EECS 503, Fall 2005).
  • Advanced Antenna Theory (UM, EECS 531, Winter 2006).
  • Electromagnetics I (UM EECS 230, Fall 2006, Winter 2007).
  • Establishing interactive web-pages for ECE 354, Antennas (with Mathematica-driven Kernels), project funded through ECE Department, Educational Technology Board, and SCALE, UIUC. ( www.ece.uiuc.edu/ece354, login and password available upon request). This course was offered, fully online, under the auspices of the IEEE in April 1999; the course will be offered online via the UIUC online program in Spring 2001.
    Deans' Seminar participant.

Short Courses

  • Lecturer, short course, “Parallel Algorithms for Computational Electromagnetics,” July 11-15, 1994, Urbana.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Genetic Algorithms and Evolution Strategies in Computational Science and Engineering,” lecture on “Electromagnetic System Design Using Genetic Algorithms”, December 4-8, 1995, Las Palmas, Spain.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Computational Electromagnetics”, lecture on “Numerical Linear Algebra,” and “Integral Equations,” July 15-17 4-8, 1996, Urbana.
  • Lecturer, ACES short course, “Recent Advances in Fast Algorithms for Computational Electromagnetics,” lectures on MLMDA, SDFMM, and PWTD, March 16, 1998, Monterey, CA.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Recent Advances in Fast Algorithms for Computational Electromagnetics,” lecture on “Fast Time Domain Integral Equation Solvers,” Allerton Antenna Symposium, September 23, 1998, Monticello, IL.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Fast Solvers for Computational Electromagnetics,” (Section on fast time domain integral equation solvers) March 23, 2000, Monterey, CA.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Fast Solvers for Computational Electromagnetics,” (Section on fast time domain integral equation solvers) July 20, 2000, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Plane Wave Time Domain Algorithms: A Review,” Workshop on Advanced Computational Electromagnetics, University of Ghent, May 26-27, 2003, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Fast Time Domain Integral Equation Solvers,” ICEAA ’04, September 14, 2005, Torino, Italy.
  • Lecturer, short course, “Fast Time Domain Integral Equation Solvers,” Summer School in Applied Mathematics, ETH, August 26-28, 2006, Zurich, Switzerland.

Past Ph.D. Students and Post-Docs in Academic Positions

  • Balasubramaniam Shanker (Postdoc). Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University (Sep. 2002 – present) – before that, Assistant Professor, Iowa State University (Sep. 1999 – Aug. 2002)
  • Vikram Jandhyala (Ph.D.). Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Washington (Mar. 2000 – present). (CAREER Award Recipient).
  • Arif Ergin (Ph.D. & Postdoc). Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Gebze Institute of Technology, Gebze, Turkey (Jun. 2000 – present).
  • Daniel Weile (Ph.D. & Postdoc): Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware (Sep. 2000 – present) (CAREER Award Recipient – Office of Naval Research Young Investigator).
  • Magda El Shenawee (Postdoc). Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arkansas (Sep. 2000 – present).
  • Jianguo Wang (Postdoc). Professor, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology (NINT), China (Sept. 2001 – present).
  • Nan-Wei Chen (Ph.D.). Assistant Professor, National Central University, Taiwan.
  • Mingyu Lu (Ph.D. & Postdoc). Assistant Prof, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Vitaliy Lomakin (Postdoc). Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California at San Diego.
  • Ali Yilmaz (Ph.D. & Postdoc – co-advised with J. Jin). Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin (August 2006 – present)