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Nominees of the EuCAP Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards

2023 EuCAP Best Paper Award Nominees: 

Best Electromagnetics Award

  • (1570859970) “Analogous Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in a Schwarzschild Black Hole Space-time Using a Parallel Pair of Curved Conducting Surfaces”, Enderson Falcón-Gómez (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain); Kerlos Atia Abdalmalak (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Adrian Amor-Martin (Universität des Saarlandes, Germany); Alfonso Gonzalez Jimenez (Universidad Carlos III Madrid, Spain); Valentin de la Rubia (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain); Gabriel Santamaria Botello (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Vittorio De Falco (Scuola Superiore Meridionale, Italy); Luis Enrique García Muñoz (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain).

  •  (1570859847) “Investigations on the Low-Frequency Stability of Inverse Surface Source Field Transformations Based on the Electric Field Integral Operator”, Bernd Hofmann (Technical University of Munich, Germany); Thomas F. Eibert (Technical University of Munich (TUM) & Chair of High-Frequency Engineering (HFT), Germany); Francesco P. Andriulli (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Simon B Adrian (Universität Rostock, Germany).

  •  (1570859222) “A Classical Electromagnetic Model for Thermal Emission from Ohmic Materials”, Andrea Neto (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands).

  • (1570857989) “Frequency-Domain Norton Resistance for Pulsed Photoconductive Antennas”, Huasheng Zhang and Nuria LLombart (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Angelo Freni (Università degli studi Firenze, Italy); Andrea Neto (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands).

  • (1570860026) “On the Comparison between Local and Optimized Approach for the Design of a Beam-Tilting Metasurface”, Federico Giusti, Enrica Martini, Stefano Maci and Matteo Albani (University of Siena, Italy).

Best Theory and Design Antenna Paper Award

  • (1570858457) “Metal-Only Reflect-Transmit-Array Unit Cell with Polarization-Dependent Performance”, Angel Palomares-Caballero (Universidad de Granada, Spain); Carlos Molero (University of Granada, Spain); Juan Valenzuela-Valdés (Universidad de Granada, Spain); Pablo Padilla (University of Granada, Spain); María García-Vigueras (IETR-INSA Rennes, France); Raphael Gillard (IETR & INSA, France).

  •  (1570860158) “Wideband mmWave Wireless Power Transfer: Theory, Design and Experiments”, Chaoyun Song and Lei Wang (Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Zhensheng Chen (KU Leuven, Belgium); George Goussetis (Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Guy Vandenbosch (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium); Yi Huang (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom (Great Britain).

  •  (1570860471) “Metasurface Antenna Enabling Dual Polarization Operation in Ka-Band”, Ravikanth Thanikonda, Marco Faenzi, Alberto Toccafondi, Enrica Martini and Stefano Maci (University of Siena, Italy).

  •  (1570859588) “Evaluation of a Dual-Circularly-Polarized Reflective Metasurface as a Plane Wave Generator in Ka-Band”, Álvaro F. Vaquero (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain); Daniel Martinez-de-Rioja (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain); Manuel Arrebola (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain).

  •  (1570857260) “Achieving wide-angle mechanical beam steering in Ka-band with low-profile Transmit-array antennas”, Sergio Matos (ISCTE-IUL / Instituto de Telecommunicações, Portugal); Álvaro F. Vaquero and Manuel Arrebola (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain); Jorge R. Costa (Instituto de Telecomunicações / ISCTE-IUL, Portugal); Joao M. Felicio (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Carlos A. Fernandes (Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal); Nelson Fonseca (European Space Agency, The Netherlands).

Best Applied Technology Antenna Paper Award

  • (1570860153) “3D-Printed D-Band Lens Antenna with Gratings Matching Layer for Sensing Applications”, Marta Arias Campo, Wolfgang Wischmann, Peter Uhlig, Oliver Litschke and Simona Bruni (IMST GmbH, Germany).

  • (1570858141) “Reconfigurable Transmitarrays at Ka-Band with Beam-Forming and Polarization Agility”, Antonio Clemente and Reda Madi (CEA-Leti, France); Francesco Foglia Manzillo (CEA-LETI, France); Maciej Smierzchalski and Jacques Reverdy (CEA, France); Ronan Sauleau (University of Rennes 1, France).

  • (1570860074) “Lens-Antenna-Coupled MKIDs for Ultra-Sensitive Terahertz Spectral Imagers”, Alejandro Pascual Laguna (SRON & Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Juan Bueno (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Stephen J.C. Yates and Lorenza Ferrari (SRON, The Netherlands); David Thoen (Kavli Institute of NanoScience, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Dimitry Lamers, Vignesh Murugesan and Jochem Baselmans (SRON, The Netherlands).

  • (1570858809) “Novel Low-loss Coaxial Slot Array Based on Gap Waveguide Technology for E-band Automotive Radar Applications”, Abbas Vosoogh (Gapwaves AB, Sweden); Abolfazl Haddadi (Gapwaves AB, Gothenburg, Sweden); Carlo Bencivenni (Gapwaves AB, Sweden).

  • (1570859473) “A 450-GHz Wideband On-Chip Antenna with an Extremely Low Profile”, Shangcheng Kong, Kam-Man Shum and Chi Hou Chan (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong).

Best Measurement Paper Award

  • (1570859419) “Excitation Coefficient Determination for an Antenna Elevation Network Using Installed Performance Radiation Measurements”, Bernd Gabler (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany); Alicja Schreiber (German Aerospace Center, Germany).

  • (1570859942) “MammoWave Breast Imaging Device: An International and Multicentric Clinical Investigation”, Navid Ghavami (UBT - Umbria Bioengineering Technologies, Perugia, Italy); Daniel Álvarez Sánchez-Bayuela (University Hospital of Toledo, Servicio de Salud de Castilla - La Mancha, Toledo, Spain); Lorenzo Sani, Alessandro Vispa and Alessandra Bigotti (UBT - Umbria Bioengineering Technologies, Perugia, Italy); Mario Badia (UBT - Umbria Bioengineering Technologies, Italy); Lorenzo Papini (UBT - Umbria Bioengineering Technologies, Perugia, Italy); Giovanni Raspa (UBT - Umbria Bioengineering Technologies, Italy); Soumya Prakash Rana (London South Bank University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Cristina Romero Castellano (Hospital Virgen de la Salud, Toledo, Spain); Daniela Bernardi (Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy); Alberto Tagliafico (University of Genoa, Italy); Massimo Calabrese (IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy); Mohammad Ghavami (London South Bank University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Gianluigi Tiberi (London South Bank University, United Kingdom (Great Britain) & UBT - Umbria Bioengineering Technologies, Italy).

  • (1570856696) “Multi-Probe Array Design for Partially-Coherent Phase Retrieval in Near-Field Measurements”, Jonas Kornprobst, Alexander Paulus, Josef Knapp and Thomas F. Eibert (Technical University of Munich, Germany).

  • (1570859860) “Measurement of the V2I Channel in Cell-free Vehicular Networks with the Distributed MaMIMOSA Channel Sounder”, Eric P. Simon (IEMN CNRS UMR8520, France); Pierre Laly (University of Lille, France); Joumana Farah (Lebanese University, Faculty of Engineering, Lebanon); Emmeric Tanghe (Ghent University, Belgium); Wout Joseph (Ghent University/IMEC, Belgium); Davy P Gaillot (University of Lille, France).

  • (1570859373) “Analysis of Machine Learning Algorithms for USRP-based Smart Chipless RFID Readers”, Fatima Villa-Gonzalez (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Spain & Tecnun - University of Navarra, Spain); Jafait Junior Fodop Sokoudjou, Odon Pedrosa, Daniel Valderas and Idoia Ochoa (University of Navarra, Spain).

Best Propagation Paper Award

  • (1570859344) “Capacity Analysis for Time-Variant MIMO Channel Measurements at Low THz Frequencies”, Johannes M. Eckhardt, Carla E. Reinhardt, Tobias Doeker, Eduard A Jorswieck and Thomas Kürner (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany).

  • (1570859576) “Development and Application of Advanced Experimental Techniques for Ground Microwave Radiometry in All Weather Conditions”, Lorenzo Luini and Carlo Riva (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Frank S. Marzano and Marianna Biscarini (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Luca Milani (European Space Agency, Germany); Domenico Cimini (CNR-IMAA & CETEMPS University of L'Aquila, Italy); Saverio Nilo (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy); Antonio Martellucci (European Space Agency, The Netherlands).

  • (1570859988) “Measurement Validation of Ray-Tracing Propagation Modeling for mm-Wave Networking Studies: How Detailed is Detailed Enough?”, Aron Schott and Aleksandar Ichkov (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany & Aalto University, Finland); Ljiljana Simić (RWTH Aachen University, Germany).

  • (1570860587) “Modeling the Drone-to-Drone Communications Channel for Urban Environments”, Dennis Becker, Uwe-Carsten G. Fiebig and Lukas Marcel Schalk (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany).

  • (1570860089) “Channel Correlation and Stationarity in mm-wave V2V Channels”, Joseph Hoellinger (CEA-LETI, Université Grenoble Alpes, France); Gloria Makhoul (CEA-LETI & Université Grenoble Alpes, France); Raffaele D'Errico (CEA, LETI & Université Grenoble-Alpes, France); Thierry Marsault (DGA-MI, France).

2023 Best Student Paper Award Nominees: 

  • (1570857227) “Anisotropic Metagratings for Simultaneous Polarization Conversion and Anomalous Reflection”, Sharon Elad and Ariel Epstein (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel).

  • (1570858900) “A Cylindrical, Metasurface-Based, Azimuthally-Symmetric Beam-Shaping Shell”, Chun-Wen Lin (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA); Richard W Ziolkowski (University of Arizona, USA & University of Technology Sydney, USA); Anthony Grbic (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA).

  • (1570860454) “A Closed-Form Solution for the Synthesis of the Excitations of a Plane Wave Generator”, Francesco Lisi and Paolo Nepa (University of Pisa, Italy).

  • (1570857666) “Nonlinear FDTD Simulation of Optical Thin Films with Intensity-Dependent Drude-Lorentz Parameters”, Joao Guilherme Nizer Rahmeier, Tom Smy and Shulabh Gupta (Carleton University, Canada).

  • (1570858553) “A Novel High-Order Spectral Element Method for the Analysis of Cylindrical Waveguides Filled with Complex Anisotropic Media”, Raul Oliveira Ribeiro (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Jose R Bergmann (PUC-Rio, Brazil); Fernando Teixeira (The Ohio State University, USA); Guilherme Simon Rosa (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).


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