Professor Kamal Sarabandi,
director of the Radiation
Laboratory, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award for Senior U.S.
Scientists from The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany.
Professor Sarabandi's research encompasses a wide range of topics in the
area of applied electromagnetics, specifically: Microwave and
millimeter-wave radar remote sensing; Antenna miniaturization and
reconfigurable antennas for wireless applications; Wireless channel
characterization for performance assessment of wireless systems; and
Millimeter-wave and submillimeter-wave subsystems and components with
applications to radar imaging (collision avoidance, autonomous vehicle
control, security, etc.). His work reaches into such diverse areas as global
warming, security at airports, and trouble-free wireless communication. His
extensive work with antennas has led to important work in antenna
miniaturization, as well as new work in metamaterials for antennas.
The Humboldt Research
Award is a highly competitive award granted to scientists and scholars
from all disciplines whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or
insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are
expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in future. The
award will be presented in an annual meeting held in Berlin in a reception
given by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
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