Professor Yahya Rahmat-Samii Receives the 2011 IEEE Electromagnetics Award
Distinguished Professor Yahya Rahmat-Samii, holder of the Northrop Grumman Chair in Electromagnetics and a member of the US National Academy of Engineering(NAE), received the 2011 IEEE Electromagnetics Award for his "fundamental contributions to reflector antennas, near-field measurements and diagnostics, antenna and human interactions, and optimization algorithms in electromagnetics." This is an IEEE-wide award and covers all fields of Electrical Engineering. Professor Rahmat-Samii has been a faculty member in Electrical Engineering at UCLA since 1989. He has had pioneering and groundbreaking research contributions in diverse areas of electromagnetics and antennas. The results of his novel research developments is utilized in billions of cell phones, millions of dish antennas and many NASA remote sensing and planetary missions.