PhotonIcs and Electromagnetics Research Symposium, also known as Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium


List of Best Student Paper Award - PIERS 2019 Rome

SC1: Electromagnetic Theory, CEM, EMC, Quantum Physics, Multiphysics, and Scattering

  • 1st, Thomas Edgar Roth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    Paper Title: Initial Potential-based Time Domain Surface Integral Equations for Dielectric Regions
  • 2nd, Eleftherios J. Mastorakis, Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
    Paper Title: Hybridization of the Method of Auxiliary Sources (MAS) with the Fast Multipole Method (FMM) for Scattering from Large Arrays of Cylinders
  • 3rd, G. Incorvaia, The University of Manchester, UK
    Paper Title: 2D Through-the-wall Radar Imaging Using a Level Set Approach
  • Honorable Mention: Askin Altinoklu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
    Paper Title: Computational Design and Analysis of Efficient Couplers for Nano-optical Links
  • Honorable Mention: Khanh Nam Nguyen, Chuo University, Japan
    Paper Title: High Frequency Diffraction by Rectangular Hole in a Thick Conducting Screen --- H Polarization Case

SC2: Metamaterials, Plasmonics and Complex Media

  • Xu-Chen Wang, Aalto University, Finland
    Paper Title: Tunable Wave Isolators Based on Space-time Modulated Graphene Sheets
  • 2nd, Tania S. Vergara Gomez, Aix-Marseille Univ, France
    Paper Title: RF Coils for Preclinical Multinuclear Imaging Based on Coupled-wire Structures Working in Resonant and Non-resonant Regime
  • 2nd, Hande Ibili, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
    Paper Title: Multiband Microwave Metamaterials Based on Optimized Arrangements of Split-Ring Resonators
  • Honorable Mention: Tanveer Ul Haq, Beihang University, China
    Paper Title: Comparison of Complementary Metamaterials in Microstrip Transmission Line and Applications

SC3: Optics and Photonics

  • 1st, Ludovica Falsi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Paper Title: Giant Broadband Refraction in the Visible in a Disordered Ferroelectric Perovskite
  • 2nd, Elisabetta Sepe, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Paper Title: Photobleaching at the Surface of 1D-photonic Crystal Biochips
  • 3rd, Haoyan Wang, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS
    Paper Title: Polarization-independent Tunable Optical Filter with Variable Bandwidth Based on Silicon-on-insulator Waveguides
  • Honorable Mention: Alessio Buzzin, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Paper Title: Thin Film Photosensor Integrated on Planar Waveguide for Lab-on-Chip Applications
  • Honorable Mention: Galina Georgieva, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
    Paper Title: Focusing 1D Silicon Photonic Grating Coupler in Photonic BiCMOS Technology for the Excitation of the Fundamental TM Mode

SC4: Antennas and Microwave Technologies

  • 1st, Amar Al-Bassam, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Paper Title: Full-space Coverage Leaky-wave Antenna Based on Successive Space Harmonics
  • 2nd, Lorenzo Pace, University of Rome "Tor Vergata'', Italy
    Paper Title: A Times-4 Frequency Multiplier from K- to W-band
  • 3rd, Cosme Culotta-Lopez, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Paper Title: A Reduced Sampling Scheme for Planar Near-field Measurements Using Pointwise Probe Correction in the Spherical Harmonics Basis
  • Honorable Mention: Chunxu Bai, UESTC, China
    Paper Title: A Miniaturized Design of Shared-aperture Antenna with High Aperture Reuse Ratio for 5G Applications
  • Honorable Mention: M. Mantela, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    Paper Title: Frequency Content of Carrier Oscillations along B-DNA Aperiodic and Periodic Polymers

SC5: Remote Sensing, Inverse Problems, Imaging, Radar& Sensing

  • 1st, Giulia Sacco, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Paper Title: A MIMO Radar for Vital Signs Recording
  • 2nd, Xiangxi Bu, Institute of Electronics, CAS, China
    Paper Title: Vortex Electromagnetic Waves Based Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry Technique
  • 3rd, Yan Jun John Teoh, University of Glasgow, UK
    Paper Title: RF and Network Signature-based Machine Learning on Detection of Wireless Controlled Drone
  • Honorable Mention: Massimiliano Gargiulo, University Federico II, Italy
    Paper Title: A CNN-based Super-resolution Technique for Active Fire Detection on Sentinel-2 Data
  • Honorable Mention: Takumi Hayashi, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
    Paper Title: Iterative Data Clustering Algorithm of Doppler-associated RPM Imaging for UWB Human Body Imaging Radar