Student News and Awards (Fall 2009)
  • Graduate student Bassem Henin received the 3rd place award for his presentation in the student paper competition at the 25th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2009) held in Monterey, CA in March 2009. The paper entitled "The Generation of a Plane Wave in the Near Field of a Line Source Using an Array of Conducting Cylinders," was coauthored with Dr. Atef Elsherbeni, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Dr. Fan Yang, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, and Dr. Mohammed Al Sharkawy, former electrical engineering graduate student.
  • Graduate student Laila K. Hady received the 3rd place award for her presentation in the student paper competition at the 2009 IEEE International Microwave Symposium held in Boston, MA in June 2009. Her paper entitled "Five-Way Power Divider Based on Dielectric Resonator Whispering-Gallery Modes" was coauthored with Dr. Ahmed Kishk, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Dr. Darko Kajfez, Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering graduate students Amer Almaqableh and Ang Yu were selected to receive Dissertation Fellowships by the graduate school for the fall semester.
  • Electrical Engineering graduate student Laila K. Hady was selected by the graduate school to receive a graduate achievement award.
  • Senior Electrical Engineering student Christina Bonnington received a scholarship grant award from the National Consortium for Measurement and Signals Intelligence Research Scholars Program. The program is funded through the Defense Intelligence Agency and the grant will be administered through the National Science Foundation. Christina was nominated by Dr. Atef Elsherbeni, Professor of Electrical Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering junior Tamer Elsherbeni received an NSF REU summer scholarship for the summer of 2009. He participated in the program at the University of Central Florida where he conducted lab work related to nano-fabrication.
  • Tamer Elsherbeni was recently named as a recipient of the DoD SMART scholarship.