Distinguished Prof. Yahya Rahmat-Samii Represents the U.S. at the URSI General Assembly
The President of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Ralph
Cicerone has approved the appointment of Prof. Rahmat-Samii to
represent the US at the XXXI General Assembly of the International
Union of Radio Science (URSI) to be held in Beijing, China from
August 16-23, 2014.
Prof. Rahmat-Samii served as the elected President of the US National Committee of URSI from 2009-2011 and now serving as its Past President. URSI is one of the oldest scientific international organizations with membership from almost every country covering all aspects of radio science from radio astronomy to electromagnetics in biology and medicine. It has 10 commissions addressing various aspects of radio sciences (www.ursi.org). The URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium (GASS) is held once every three years. Prof. Rahmat-Samii will also present three invited talks entitled, “From Maxwell’s Equations to Modern Antenna Marvels: From Tiniest Capsule Antennas to Largest Space Antennas”, “A Novel Approach for Testing Antennas with Internal Sources: Phaseless Near-Field Measurements”, and “On-Body Antennas: Towards Wearable Intelligence”.