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IEEE AP-S Awards 2019

Each year the APS recognizes individuals or groups of individuals who have made an impact on technology or the society in distinct ways. The 2019 AP-S Awards are denoted by the Society's Field Awards and Best Paper Awards. The Field Awards recognize distinguished contributions based upon technical achievements and/or excellence in education and teaching. Recipients are determined based on nominations and recommendations from APS society members. The Best Paper Awards recognize outstanding contributions in the 2018 issues of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, the Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, and the Antennas and Propagation Magazine. Papers are evaluated based on recommendations from reviewers and the journal editors.

2019 IEEE APS Field Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

George Eleftheriades
University of Toronto

For pioneering contributions to metamaterials and metasurfaces, and their applications to antennas and subdiffraction imaging


Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award

Douglas H Werner
The Pennsylvania State University

For exemplary achievements in higher education as an inspiring teacher and mentor, and for innovative contributions to advancing knowledge in electromagnetics


John Kraus Award

Daniel Sievenpiper
University of California, San Diego

For the creation and development of artificial impedance surfaces used in antenna design and scattering control


Donald G. Dudley, Jr. Undergraduate Teaching Award

Eng Leong Tan
Nanyang Technological University

For excellence in teaching, student mentoring, and the development of mobile technologies and computational methods for electromagnetics education


Lot Shafai Mid-Career Distinguished Achievement Award

Eva Antonino Daviu
Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain)

For her contribution to the systematic design of antenna systems for practical applications using characteristic modes and promoting access of women to engineering.


Harrington-Mittra Award in Computational Electromagnetics

Chi Hou Chan
City University of Hong Kong

For fundamental contributions to fast solutions of integral equations using FFT with applications to scattering, antennas and interconnect structures in homogeneous and layered medium


2018 IEEE APS Paper Awards

Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi Letters Prize Paper Award

Casimir Ehrenborg and Mats Gustafsson, "Fundamental bounds on MIMO antennas," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 17, no. 1 (2018): 21-24.

R. W. P. King Paper Award

Brandon W. Dowd and Rodolfo E. Diaz. "FDTD simulation of very large domains applied to radar propagation over the ocean." IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 66, no. 10 (2018): 5333-5348.

Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award

Kenneth W. Brown, "Far-Field Antenna Pattern Measurement Using Near-Field Thermal Imaging." IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 66, no. 3 (2018): 1488-1496.

Sergei A. Schelkunoff Transactions Prize Paper Award

Francisco S. Cuesta, Ihar A. Faniayeu, Viktar S. Asadchy, and Sergei A. Tretyakov,"Planar broadband Huygens' metasurfaces for wave manipulations." IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 66, no. 12 (2018): 7117-7127.

Edward E. Altschuler AP-S Magazine Prize Paper Award

Rick W. Kindt and John T. Logan. "Benchmarking Ultrawideband Phased Antenna Arrays: Striving for Clearer and More Informative Reporting Practices." IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine 60, no. 3 (2018): 34-47.