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Low-cost small smart antennas for wireless communications, presented by Professor Steven Gao, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer

October 24, 2016 @ 18:00 - 20:00

The Long Island Chapter of the
IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society is pleased to announce the following lecture:

Low-cost small smart antennas for wireless communications

Professor Steven Gao, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
Chair of RF and Microwave Engineering,
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

Monday October 24th 2016 at 6:00pm

This seminar is free and all are invited.
Food & Refreshments will be served at 6:00pm, and lecture starts 6:30pm.

Professor Gao will be discussing smart antenna technology as it relates to broadband satellite communications, terrestrial mobile communications (4G and 5G), radar and the future Internet of Things.

Speaker Biography:
Steven Gao, PhD, is a Professor and Chair of RF and Microwave Engineering at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. He started his career since 1994 while at China Research Institute of Radiowave Propagation (China). Then he worked as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at National University of Singapore (Singapore), a Research Fellow at Birmingham University (UK), a Visiting Research Scientist at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), a Visiting Fellow at Chiba University (Japan), a Visiting Scientist at University of California at Santa Barbara (US), and a Senior Lecturer, Reader and Head of Antenna and Microwave Group at Northumbria University (UK). Prior to joining Kent as a Professor in Jan. 2013, he was the Head of Satellite Antennas and RF System Group at Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey (UK).

Prof. Gao is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE AP Society, an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Antennas and Propagation, Associate Editor of Radio Science, General Chair of LAPC’2013, UK, Chair of Special Session on “Satellite Communication Antennas” in CSNDSP’2012, Poland, Chair of Workshop on “New Technology Development for Space” in IMS’2015, US, Chair of Workshop on “Digital Beamforming Space-Borne Synthetic Aperture Radars” in EuMC’2016, UK, etc. He was a Guest Editor of IEEE Trans on Antennas and Propagation for Special Issue on “Antennas for Satellite Communications”(2015), and the Editor-in-Chief for Wiley Book Series on “Microwave and Wireless Technologies”. He has two books including “Space Antenna Handbook” (Wiley, 2012) and “Circularly Polarized Antennas” (Wiley-IEEE, 2014), over 250 papers and several patents. He is a Fellow of Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, and a Fellow of Royal Aeronautics Society, UK. He received URSI Young Scientist Award from International Union of Radio Science (URSI), 2002, Best Paper Award, LAPC’2012, the 2016 IET Premium Award for the Best Paper in IET Microwave, Antennas and Propagation, 2016, etc. His main areas of expertise are in antennas, smart antennas, phased arrays, MIMO, satellite antenna, RF/microwave/millimetre-wave circuits and front ends, mobile and satellite communications and radars.

This lecture will be held at BAE Systems located at 450 Pulaski Road, Greenlawn, NY.
The facility is located just east of Park Ave (Suffolk County Rte 35) on Pulaski Road.

Registration is required, and is available online only; please click here: Event registration. All are invited, and the lecture is free.

Seminar Coordinators:
Bryan Tropper, Chair of the IEEE APS Society, LI Section


October 24, 2016
18:00 - 20:00


IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society Long Island Chapter


BAE Systems
450 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY
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