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Deputy head of Electromagnetic Systems Division

Current research and teaching interests include microwave and millimeter-wave sensing for biomedical and security applications; microwave and millimeter-wave components and integrated circuits for instrumentation applications; antennas and passive circuit design and characterization; magnetic resonance technology.

Other information

Professional memberships:

  • European Microwave Association;
  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine;
  • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society;
  • IEEE Communications Society;
  • The European Association on Antennas and Propagation.

Board memberships:

  • Workshops Chair and Courses Chair at the 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, in Copenhagen in 2020 (> 1000 participants). Organizer of a special session on MRI.
  • Representative for Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, and Greenland at the General Assembly of the European Microwave Association, 2019-2021.
  • Expert reviewer for the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the National Science Centre, Poland.


  • “Top Downloaded Paper” in Microwave and Optical Technology Letters journal for years 2018-2019, certificate from Wiley.
  • Coauthor of the article nominated for the Young Scientist Prize at the IEEE European Microwave Conference, 2017.
  • Coauthor of the article which received the Best Paper Pearl Award at the IEEE International Conference on Antennas, Propagation and Systems, 2009.
  • Award for the Best M.Sc. Dissertation of the Year from N.A. Kutsyn’s Philantropical Foundation Protecting and Supporting Authors of Intellectual Property (certificate # 018, issued on 03.07.2001).

Research areas

The research area falls mainly within applied electromagnetics. The constantly growing research and teaching activity includes: interaction of electromagnetic waves with biological systems; magnetic resonance imaging; microwave sensing for biomedical and security applications; microwave imaging and radar systems; microwave and millimeter wave devices and integrated circuits for instrumentation applications; antenna and passive circuit design and testing; design of microelectronic and nanotechnology components; electromagnetic metamaterials.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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