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IEEE AP-S Awards 2020

Each year the APS recognizes individuals or groups of individuals who have made an impact on technology or the society in distinct ways. The 2020 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 2019 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.

2020 IEEE APS Field Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award: David Pozar

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For significant contributions to the electromagnetic analysis, development, and design of microstrip phased arrays and reflectarrays, and for educational leadership and service to the electromagnetics community.


CT Tai Distinguished Educator Award: Cynthia Furse

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For motivating, challenging, educating and inspiring the next generation of EM engineers through innovative teaching, hands on experiences, current research and lively participation.


J Kraus Antenna Award: Yueping Zhang and Duixian Liu

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For pioneering and significant contributions to the development of antenna-in-package (AiP) technology.


L. Shafai Mid-Career Distinguished Achievement Award: Jamesina Simpson

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For advancing and applying global and local FDTD models of the Earth-ionosphere waveguide and for establishing programs to help mentor and encourage engineering students.


Harrington-Mittra Award in CEM: Eric Michielssen

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In recognition of being an outstanding computational scientist, as well as a mentor and role model for the next generation of faculty members.


2019 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Best Paper Awards

Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi Letters Prize Paper Award

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Nikolai Simonov, Seong-Ho Son, Min-Ho Ka, “Method for Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves from the Human Body Based on Truncated Norton Surface Wave Approximation,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 18, no. 8 (2019): 1631-1635.


R. W. P. King Paper Award

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David R. Hendry and Amin M. Abbosh. "Coupled-Resonator Theory of Isolation in Multi-Mode Antennas." IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 67, no. 9 (2019): 5801-5811.


Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award

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Matthew Jared Horst Mohammad Tayeb Ghasr, and R. Zoughi, “Compact Microwave Camera Based on Chaotic Excitation Synthetic Aperture Radar (CESAR)” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 67, no. 6, (2019):4148-4161.


Sergei A. Schelkunoff Transactions Prize Paper Award

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David S. Abraham and Dennis D. Giannacopoulos, “A Convolution-Free Mixed Finite-Element Time-Domain Method for General Nonlinear Dispersive Media,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 67, no. 1, (2019): 324-334.


Edward E. Altschuler AP-S Magazine Prize Paper Award

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Jian-Ming Jin, and Su Yan. "Multiphysics modeling in electromagnetics: Technical challenges and potential solutions." IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine 61, no. 2 (2019): 14-26.