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Dr Withawat Withayachumnankul

Telephone +61 8 8313 1812
Position Lecturer
Email withawat@eleceng.adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4359
Building Ingkarni Wardli
Floor/Room 3 25
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Qualifications

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering (Special Commendation), The University of Adelaide, 2010
  • MEng in Electronics Engineering, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand, 2003
  • BEng in Electronics Engineering (Honours), King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand, 2001

Awards & Achievements

Fellowships & scholarships

  • 2014 - 2015, Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship (ETH Zurich; offered)
  • 2014 - 2015, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • 2010 - 2013, ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship DP1095151
  • 2006 - 2008, Australian Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) & University of Adelaide Scholarship for Postgraduate Research

Awards and recognition

  • 2016, IEEE Senior Member
  • 2008, IEEE LEOS Graduate Student Fellowship by IEEE Photonics Society
  • 2008, SPIE Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering 
  • 2007, Winner of the poster presentation at SPIE Symposium on Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, Canberra, Australia

Travel grants

  • 2014 - 2015, Group of Eight Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme: Go8-DAAD (University of Freiburg)
  • 2013, Embassy of France in Australia: Scientific Mobility Program (University Lille 1, France)
  • 2013, ANN/DIISRTE Scholarship for of the Australia and New Zealand Conference on Optics and Photonics (ANZCOP) Conference 
  • 2011, Australian Nanotechnology Network Travel Grant 
  • 2011, CSIRO Travel Grant for the Symposium on Nanomaterial-Based Sensors for Biomedical Applications, North Ryde, Sydney, Australia
  • 2007, SPIE Contingency Travel Grant for the Symposium on Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, Canberra, Australia

Research Interests

Metamaterials - Metamaterials are manmade artificial materials with customisable electromagnetic properties, derived from subwavelength resonant inclusions. With this degree of freedom, they can function to manipulate electromagnetic waves in unconventional ways. My research focuses on metamaterials operating at the microwave and terahertz frequency range with applications ranging from communications to molecular sensing. 

Terahertz technology - Terahertz defines a frequency range between 0.1 and 10 THz (THz = 10^12 Hz). This frequency range hosts a variety of microscopic physical phenomena, yet the wave can penetrate most dry, non-metallic substances. My research covers broad aspects of terahertz technology, with particular interests in terahertz components, spectroscopy, metrology, and signal processing.

Plasmonics - Plasmonics involves surface waves that are tightly confined onto an interface between a dielectric material and a conductor. These surface waves, also known as surface plasmon polaritons, allows light confinement beyond the diffraction limit with applications in sensing and integrated optics. My research interests span both terahertz and optical plasmonics. 

Optical antennas - Inspired by RF antennas, optical antennas function to couple free-space propagating waves with subwavelegnth localised fields at optical frequencies. Their applications include, e.g., intra-/inter-chip communications, beamforming, sensing, wavefront engineering. My interests focus on emerging low-loss optical antennas. 

Research Funding

  • 2015 - 2016, User Project U2015A0047, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories (LANL & SNL)
  • 2015 - 2016, User Project U2015A0046, CINT, LANL & SNL
  • 2015, ARC Linkage Infrastructure LE150100001, Dr. Sharath Sriram with other 16 CIs, Collaborative Advanced Spectroscopy Facility for Materials and Devices, AUD 410,000
  • 2015, ARC Linkage Infrastructure LE150100078, A/Prof Vincent Wallace with other 12 CIs, An Advanced Multimodal Terahertz Spectroscopy and Imaging System for WA, AUD 190,000
  • 2013 - 2014, User Project U2012B0061, CINT, LANL & SNL
  • 2012, Research equipment and Infrastructure, The University of Adelaide, PCB Fast Prototyping Laser System, AUD 124,000
  • 2012, Research equipment and Infrastructure, The University of Adelaide, 70 GHz Vector Network Analyser, AUD 118,000
  • 2012 - 2014, ARC Discovery Project DP120100200, AUD 330,000

Publications

Book chapters

[3] W. Withayachumnankul, B. M. Fischer, and D. Abbott, "Evaluation of uncertainty in time-domain spectroscopy," in Terahertz Metrology (M. Naftaly, Ed.), Artech House, Inc., USA, 2015.

[2] W. Withayachumnankul and M. Naftaly, "Parameter extraction in time-domain spectrometers," in Terahertz Metrology (M. Naftaly, Ed.), Artech House, Inc., USA, 2015.

[1] C. M. Shah, W. Withayachumnankul, M. Bhaskaran, and S. Sriram, "High frequency properties and applications of elastomeric silicones," in Concise Encyclopaedia of High Performance Silicones (A. Tiwari and M. D. Soucek, Eds.), Wiley-Scrivener Publishing, USA, 2014.

Commentaries

[2] W. Withayachumnankul and C. Fumeaux, “News and Views---Terahertz absorption: Photonic crystal traps THz waves,” Nature Photonics, vol. 8, pp. 586-587, 2014.

[1] W. Withayachumnankul and D. Abbott, News and Views---Terahertz imaging: Compressing onto a single pixel, Nature Photonics, vol. 8, pp. 593-594, 2014.

Refereed journal articles

[58] D. Headland, W. Withayachumnankul, M. Webb, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, A. Luiten, and D. Abbott, "Analysis of 3D-printed metal for rapid-protoype reflective terahertz optics," Optics Express, vol. 24, no. 15, pp. 17384-17396, 2016.

[57] C. Zou, P. Gutruf, W. Withayachumnankul, L. Zou, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, and C. Fumeaux, "Nanoscale TiO2 dielectric resonator absorbers," Optics Letters, vol. 41, no. 15, pp. 3391-3394, 2016.

[56] A. Ebrahimi, W. Withayachumnankul, S. F. Al-Sarawi, and D. Abbott, "Compact second-order bandstop filter based on dual-mode complementary split-ring resonator," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 26, no. 8, pp. 571-573, 2016.

[55] D. Headland, E. Carrasco, S. Nirantar, W. Withayachumnankul, P. Gutruf, J. Schwarz, D. Abbott, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, J. Perruisseau-Carrier, and C. Fumeaux, "Dielectric resonator reflectarray as high-efficiency non-uniform terahertz metasurface," ACS Photonics, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 1019-1026, 2016. (Top 20 most read articles in May 2016)

[54] A. Ebrahimi, Z. Shen, W. Withayachumnankul, S. F. Al-Sarawi, and D. Abbott, "Varactor-tunable second-order bandpass frequency selective surface with embedded bias network," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 64, no. 5, pp. 1672-1680, 2016.

[53] P. Gutruf, C. Zou, W. Withayachumnankul, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, C. Fumeaux, "Mechanically tunable dielectric resonator metasurfaces at visible frequencies," ACS Nano, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 133-141, 2016. (Extensive media coverage)

[52] A. Soltani, D. Jahn, L. Duschek, E. Castro-Camus, M. Koch, W. Withayachumnankul, "Attenuated total reflection terahertz time-domain spectroscopy: uncertainty analysis and reduction scheme," IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 32-39, 2016.

[51] D. Headland, S. Nirantar, W. Withayachumnankul, P. Gutruf, D. Abbott, M. Bhaskaran, C. Fumeaux, and S. Sriram, "Terahertz magnetic mirror realized with dielectric resonator antennas," Advanced Materials, vol. 27, no. 44, pp. 7137-7144, 2015.

[50] T. Niu, A. Upadhyay, W. Withayachumnankul, D. Headland, D. Abbott, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, and C. Fumeaux, "Polarization-dependent thin-film reflectarray for terahertz waves," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 107, no. 3, art. no. 031111, 2015.

[49] A. Ebrahimi, S. Nirantar, W. Withayachumnankul, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, S. Al-Sarawi, and D. Abbott, "Second-order terahertz bandpass frequency selective surface with miniaturized elements," IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 761-769, 2015. (Top 10 popular articles in August 2015)

[48] A. Sonsilphong, P. Gutruf, W. Withayachumnankul, D. Abbott, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, and N. Wongkasem, "Flexible bi-layer terahertz chiral metamaterials," Journal of Optics, vol. 17, no. 8, art. no. 085101, 2015.

[47] D. Headland, P. Thurgood, D. Stavrevski, W. Withayachumnankul, D. Abbott, M. Bhaskaran, and S. Sriram, "Doped polymer for low-loss dielectric material in the terahertz range," Optical Materials Express, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 1373-1380, 2015.

[46] C. Zou, W. Withayachumnankul, I. V. Shadrivov, Y. S. Kivshar, C. Fumeaux, "Directional excitation of surface plasmons by dielectric resonators," Physical Review B, vol. 91, no. 8, art. no. 085433, 2015.

[45] S. Walia, C. M. Shah, P. Gutruf, H. Nili, D. R. Chowdhury, W. Withayachumnankul, M. Bhaskaran, and S. Sriram, "Flexible metasurfaces and metamaterials: A review of materials and fabrication processes at micro- and nano-scales," Applied Physics Reviews, vol. 2, no. 1, art. no. 011303, 2015. (Most read in March 2015; Editors' Picks of 2015)

[44] Y. Z. Cheng, W. Withayachumnankul, A. Upadhyay, D. Headland, Y. Nie, R. Z. Gong, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, and D. Abbott, "Ultrabroadband plasmonic absorber for terahertz waves," Advanced Optical Materials, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 376-380, 2015. (Inside front cover; Research highlight in Materials Views; top 5 most downloaded papers in November 2014)

[43] Y. Monnai, D. Jahn, W. Withayachumnankul, M. Koch, and H. Shinoda, "Terahertz plasmonic Bessel beamformer," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 106, no. 2, art. no. 021101, 2015. (Front cover; Research Highlights in Nature Photonics, vol. 9, pg. 141, March 2015; Most accessed articles published from January-March 2015)

[42] L. Zou, M. López-García, W. Withayachumnankul, C. M. Shah, A. Mitchell, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, R. Oulton, M. Klemm, and C. Fumeaux, "Spectral and angular characteristics of dielectric resonator metasurface at optical frequencies," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 105, no. 19, art. no. 191109, 2014.

[41] Y. Z. Cheng, W. Withayachumnankul, A. Upadhyay, D. Headland, Y. Nie, R. Z. Gong, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, and D. Abbott, "Ultrabroadband reflective polarization converter for terahertz waves," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 105, no. 18, art. no. 181111, 2014.

[40] J. E. Heyes, W. Withayachumnankul, N. K. Grady, D. R. Chowdhury, A. K. Azad, and H.-T. Chen, "Hybrid metasurface for ultra-broadband terahertz modulation," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 105, no. 18, art. no. 181108, 2014.

[39] R. Singh, W. Cao, I. Al-Naib, L. Cong, W. Withayachumnankul, and W. Zhang, "Ultrasensitive terahertz sensing with high-Q Fano resonances in metasurfaces," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 105, no. 17, art. no. 171101, 2014. (Front cover; AE choice for must-read findings on terahertz devices; among the best of APL's featured articles published in 2014; most cited in 2015)

[38] A. Ebrahimi, W. Withayachumnankul, S. F. Al-Sarawi, D. Abbott, "Dual-mode behavior of the complementary electric-LC resonators loaded on transmission line: Analysis and applications," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 116, no. 8, art. no. 083705, 2014.

[37] L. Zou, W. Withayachumnankul, C. M. Shah, A. Mitchell, M. Klemm, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, and C. Fumeaux "Efficiency and scalability of dielectric resonator antennas at optical frequencies," IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 6, no. 4, art. no. 4600110, 2014. (Popular article August 2014)

[36] T. Niu, W. Withayachumnankul, A. Upadhyay, P. Gutruf, D. Abbott, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, C. Fumeaux, "Terahertz reflectarray as a polarizing beam splitter," Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 13, pp. 16148-16160, 2014.

[35] W. Withayachumnankul, C. M. Shah, C. Fumeaux, B. S.-Y. Ung, W. J. Padilla, M. Bhaskaran, D. Abbott, and S. Sriram, "Plasmonic resonance toward terahertz perfect absorbers," ACS Photonics, vol. 1, no. 7, pp. 625-630, 2014. (Front cover; 2nd most read article in June 2014 and among top 20 most read articles in July 2014)

[34] A. Ebrahimi, W. Withayachumnankul, S. F. Al-Sarawi, D. Abbott, "Metamaterial-inspired rotation sensor with wide dynamic range," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 2609-2614, 2014. (top 25 most downloaded papers in June 2014)

[33] W. Withayachumnankul and Mira Naftaly, "Fundamentals of measurement in terahertz time-domain spectroscopy," Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, vol. 35, no. 8, pp. 610-637, 2014. (Invited for a special issue on Terahertz Metrology)

[32] A. Ebrahimi, W. Withayachumnankul, S. F. Al-Sarawi, D. Abbott, "High-sensitivity metamaterial-inspired sensor for microfluidic dielectric characterization," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 1345-1351, 2014. (top 25 most downloaded papers in April 2014)

[31] A. Ebrahimi, W. Withayachumnankul, S. F. Al-Sarawi, D. Abbott, "Compact dual-mode wideband filter based on complementary split-ring resonator," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 152-154, 2014. (popular article in March 2014)

[30] W. Withayachumnankul, J. F. O'Hara, W. Cao, I. Al-Naib, and W. Zhang, Limitation in thin-film sensing with transmission-mode terahertz time-domain spectroscopy, Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 972-986, 2014.

[29] A. K. Horestani, W. Withayachumnankul, A. Chahadih, A. Ghaddar, M. Zehar, D. Abbott, C. Fumeaux, and T. Akalin, Metamaterial-inspired bandpass filters for terahertz surface waves on Goubau lines, IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 851-858, 2013. (Invited; top 5 popular articles in December 2013)

[28] J. Li, C. M. Shah, W. Withayachumnankul, B. S.-Y. Ung, A. Mitchell, S. Sriram, M. Bhaskaran, S. Chang, D. Abbott, “Flexible terahertz metamaterials for dual-axis strain sensing,” Optics Letters, vol. 38, no. 12, pp. 2104-2106, 2013.

[27] W. Withayachumnankul, C. M. Shah, C. Fumeaux, K. Kaltenecker, M. Walther, B. M. Fischer, D. Abbott, M. Bhaskaran, and S. Sriram, “Terahertz localized surface plasmon resonances in coaxial microcavities,” Advanced Optical Materials, vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 443-448, 2013. (Inside front cover; among 12 articles in Best of Advanced Optical Materials 2013; The Australian Newspaper, IT section, August 20, 2013; Adelaide News - http://www.adelaide.edu.au/news/news62801.html; Featured in many scince blogs, e.g., Photonics.com and Phys.org)

[26] B. S.-Y. Ung, J. Li, H. Lin, B. M. Fischer, W. Withayachumnankul, and D. Abbott, “Dual-mode terahertz time-domain spectroscopy system,” IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 3, no. 2, pp.216-220, 2013. 

[25] J. Li, C. M. Shah, W. Withayachumnankul, B. S.-Y. Ung, A. Mitchell, S. Sriram, M. Bhaskaran, S. Chang, D. Abbott, “Mechanically tunable terahertz metamaterials,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 102, no. 12, art. no. 121101, 2013. (Front cover; top 20 most read articles in March 2013; AE choice for must-read findings on terahertz devices)

[24] T. Niu, W. Withayachumnankul, B. S.-Y. Ung, H. Menekse, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, and C. Fumeaux, “Experimental demonstration of reflectarray antennas at terahertz frequencies,” Optics Express, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 2875-2889, 2013.

[23] L. Zou, W. Withayachumnankul, C. M. Shah, A. Mitchell, M. Bhaskaran, S. Sriram, C. Fumeaux, “Dielectric resonator nanoantennas at visible frequencies,” Optics Express, 2013, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1344-1352, 2013. (Top 10 most downloaded articles in January and Febuary 2013; Research Highlights in Nature Photonics, vol. 7, April 2013; RMIT News - http://rmit.net.au/browse;ID=xrt2iaho3r7; top 15 most-cited articles in 2013)

[22] W. Withayachumnankul, K. Jaruwongrungsee, A. Tuantranont, C. Fumeaux, and D. Abbott, “Metamaterial-based microfluidic sensor for dielectric characterization,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 189, pp. 233-237, 2013.

[21] W. Withayachumnankul, P. Kunakornvong, C. Asavathongkul, and P. Sooraksa, “Rapid detection of hairline cracks on the surface of peizoelectric ceramics,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 1275-1283, 2013. 

[20] W. Withayachumnankul, C. Fumeaux, and D. Abbott, “Near-field interactions in electric inductive-capacitive resonators for metamaterials,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 45, no. 48, art. no. 485101, 2012.

[19] C. Fumeaux, H. Lin, K. Serita, W. Withayachumnankul, T. Kaufmann, M. Tonouchi, and D. Abbott, “Distributed source model for the full-wave electromagnetic simulation of nonlinear terahertz generation,” Optics Express, vol. 20, no. 16, pp. 18397-18414, 2012.

[18] W. Withayachumnankul, K. Jaruwongrungsee, C. Fumeaux, and D. Abbott, “Metamaterial-inspried multichannel thin-film sensor,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1455-1458, 2012. 

[17] J. F. O’Hara, W. Withayachumnankul, and I. Al-Naib, “A review on thin-film sensing with terahertz waves,” Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 245-291, 2012. (Invited)

[16] J. N. Li, W. Withayachumnankul, S. J. Chang, and D. Abbott, “Practical method for determining inductance and capacitance of metamaterial resonators at micrwave frequencies,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 225-227, 2012.

[15] I. E. Khodasevych, C. M. Shah, S. Sriram, M. Bhaskaran, W. Withayachumnankul, B. S. Y. Ung, H. Lin, W. S. T. Rowe, D. Abbott, and A. Mitchell, “Elastomeric silicone substrates for terahertz fishnet metamaterials,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 6, art. no. 061101, 2012. (Front cover; top 20 most read articles in February 2012, September 2013; APL’s one of the best research in Organic Electronics and Photonics, 2012; APL’s Editor’s Choice 2012) 

[14] W. Withayachumnankul, H. Lin, K. Serita, C. M. Shah, S. Sriram, M. Bhaskaran, M. Tonouchi, C. Fumeaux, and D. Abbott, “Sub-diffraction thin-film sensing with planar terahertz metamaterials,” Optics Express,  vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 3345-3352, 2012.

[13] W. Withayachumnankul, C. Fumeaux, and D. Abbott, “Planar array of electric-LC resonators with broadband tunability,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 10, pp. 577-580, 2011. (pdf)

[12] W. Withayachumnankul, C. Fumeaux, and D. Abbott, “Compact electric-LC resonators for metamaterials,” Optics Express, vol. 18, no. 25, pp. 25912-25921, 2010. (pdf)

[11] W. Withayachumnankul, B. M. Fischer, B. Ferguson, B. R. Davis, and D. Abbott, “A systemized view of superluminal wave propagation,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 98, no. 10, pp. 1775-1786, 2010. (Front cover)

[10] T. T. L. Kristensen, W. Withayachumnankul, P. U. Jepsen, and D. Abbott, “Modeling terahertz heating effects on water,” Optics Express, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 4727-4739, 2010.

[9] W. Withayachumnankul and D. Abbott, “Metamaterials in the terahertz regime,” IEEE Photonics Journal, vol 1, no. 2, pp. 99-118, 2009. (Invited)

[8] W. Withayachumnankul, B. M. Fischer, and D. Abbott, “Numerical removal of water-vapour effects from THz-TDS measurements,”Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, vol. 464, no. 2097, pp. 2435-2456, 2008.

[7] W. Withayachumnankul, B. M. Fischer, H. Lin, and D. Abbott, “Uncertainty in terahertz time-domain spectroscopy measurement,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 1059-1072, 2008. (Among JOSAB's top downloaded articles on terahertz spectroscopy)

[6] W. Withayachumnankul, B. M. Fischer, and D. Abbott, “Material thickness optimization for transmission-mode terahertz time-domain spectroscopy,” Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 10, pp. 7382-7396, 2008.

[5] W. Withayachumnankul, B. M. Fischer, S. P. Mickan, and D. Abbott, “Quarter-wavelength multilayer interference filter for terahertz waves,” Optics Communications, vol. 281, no. 9, pp. 2374-2379, 2008.

[4] W. Withayachumnankul, B. M. Fischer, S. P. Mickan, and D. Abbott, “Retrofittable antireflection coatings for T-rays,”Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 2267–2270, 2007.

[3] W. Withayachumnankul, G. M. Png, X. Yin, S. Atakaramians, I. Jones, H. Lin, B. S. Y. Ung, J. Balakrishnan, B. W.-H. Ng, B. Ferguson, S. P. Mickan, B. M. Fischer, and D. Abbott, “T-ray sensing and imaging,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 95, no. 8, pp. 1528–1558, 2007. (Invited)

[2] W. Withayachumnankul, B. Ferguson, T. Rainsford, S. P. Mickan, and D. Abbott, “Direct Fabry-Pérot effect removal,” Fluctuation and Noise Letters, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. pp. L227–L239, 2006.

[1] W. Withayachumnankul, B. Ferguson, T. Rainsford, S. P. Mickan, and D. Abbott, “Simple material parameter estimation via terahertz time-domain spectroscopy”, IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 41, no. 14, pp. 800–801, 2005.

Professional Associations

  • Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN)
  • Australian Research Network for Advanced Materials (ARNAM)

Community Engagement

Technical program committee member

  • 2016, 41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz), Copenhagen, Denmark 
  • 2015, International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP), Tasmania, Australia
  • 2014, International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT), Sydney, Australia

Invited seminars (*partial financial support): 

  • 2015, 2013, 2012*, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
  • 2015, Keio University, Japan
  • 2015, Mie University, Japan
  • 2015, Osaka University, Japan
  • 2015, Nagoya University, Japan
  • 2015, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • 2015, 2013*, Ibaraki University, Japan
  • 2014, Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • 2014, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
  • 2013, The University of Western Australia (IEEE sponsored)
  • 2013, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland (IEEE sponsored)
  • 2013, Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Jena, Germany
  • 2012, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zürich), Switzerland*

Assessor for national funding agencies:

  • Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • French National Research Agency (ANR)

Journal reviewer (>50 ISI journals; >300 manuscripts)

  • Nature Pub. - Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, Scientific Reports, Light: Science & Applications
  • OSA - Optics Express, Optics Letters, Journal of the Optical Society of America A & B, Optical Materials Express, Applied Optics, Chinese Optics Letters
  • AIP - Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics
  • IEEE - Trans Microwave Theory and Techniques, Trans Antennas and Propagation, Microwave Magazine, Photonics Journal, Trans Terahertz Science and Technology, Sensors Journal, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Photonics Technology Letters, Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement
  • ACS - ACS Photonics
  • IOP - New Journal of Physics, Applied Physics Express, Journal of Physics D, Journal of Optics, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Measurement Science and Technology, Metrologia
  • Elsevier - Optics Communications, Sensors & Actuators A/B, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Food Chemistry, International Journal of Electronics and Communications
  • SPIE - Journal of Biomedical Optics, Journal of Nanophotonics, Optical Engineering
  • Springer - Journal of Infrared Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, Opto-Electronics Review, Journal of Computational Electronics
  • Wiley - Advanced Materials, Advanced Optical Materials, Journal of Molecular Recognition
  • Taylor & Francis - Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications
  • MDPI - Sensors, Photonics, Materials
  • Other publishers - Progress in Electromagnetic Research, Journal of the European Optical Society, European Physical Journal - Applied Physics, ETRI Journal (Korea), Nanophotonics, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation

PhD student supervision:

  • Dr Longfang Zou (2012 – 2013; Univ of Adelaide; co) “Dielectric resonator antennas: from multifunction microwave devices to optical nano-antennas” (Dean's Commendation)
  • Dr Tiaoming Niu (2011 – 2015; co) "Terahertz reflectarrays" (Dean's Commendation)
  • Dr Amir Ebrahimi (2012 – 2015; co) "Metamaterial-inspired structures for microwave and terahertz applications" (Dean's Commendation)
  • Daniel Headland (2013 – present; co)
  • Chengjun Zou (2013 – present; co)
  • Wendy Suk Ling Lee (2014 – present; co)
External PhD supervisions
  • Dr Jining Li (2011 – 2012; Nankai Univ, China; formal mentor) “Study on mechanically tunable metamaterials in the terahertz region” (in Chinese)
  • Dr Charan Shah (2012 – 2013; RMIT, Australia; ext. co) "Micro/nano electromagnetic devices for tuning, metamaterials, and plasmonics"
  • Dr Yongzhi Cheng (2013 – 2014; Huazhong UST; formal mentor) "Study on metamaterial design and performance for manipulating electronmagnetic waves" (in Chinese)
  • Mohammad O-taha, RMIT, Australia (2015 - present; ext. co)

Entry last updated: Saturday, 3 Dec 2016

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