Electromagnetics and Microwaves Group
Research activities in electromagnetics and microwaves span a broad spectrum of applications. In particular the theoretical and experimental aspects of antennas, electromagnetic theory, electromagnetic wave scattering, active and passive microwave and millimeter wave circuits, linear and non-linear optical or microwave guiding systems, and microstrip antennas.
Associated Research Websites:
Name E-mail Address Phone Number Office Chang, Kai
TI Analog Chair Professor, IEEE Fellow, Electromagnetics /Microwaves- Group Leader
changece.tamu.edu 845-5285 235G ZEC Huff, Gregory
NSF CAREER Award
ghuffece.tamu.edu 862-4161 237L ZEC Michalski, Krzysztof A.
krysece.tamu.edu 845-5203 237A ZEC Nevels, Robert D.
nevelsece.tamu.edu 845-7591 235A ZEC Nguyen, Cam
TI Professor II in Analog Engineering
camece.tamu.edu 845-7469 235B ZEC Wright, Steven
Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor II, AIMBE Fellow,
IEEE Fellow, ISMRM Fellow
smwrighttamu.edu 845-9413 310D WERC
ELEN 451: Antenna Engineering. (3-0) Introduction to antenna theory and design; includes antenna performance parameters, analysis of radiation from sources using Maxwell's equations, theory and design of wire antennas, arrays and frequency independent antennas; computer methods for antenna design.
ELEN 453: Microwave Solid-State Circuits and Systems. (3-0) Microwave solid-state devices and circuits; theory and design of various types of active circuits; applications of these devices and circuits in radar, communication and surveillance systems.
ELEN 480: RF and Microwave Wireless Systems. (3-0) Introduction to various RF and microwave system parameters, architectures and applications; theory, implementation, and design of RF and microwave systems for communications, radar, sensor, surveillance, navigation, medical and optical applications.
ELEN 635: Electromagnetic Theory. (3-0) Maxwell's equations, boundary conditions, Poynting's theorem, electromagnetic potentials, Green's functions, Helmholtz's equation, field equivalence theorems; applications to problems involving transmission scattering and diffraction of electromagnetic waves.
ELEN 636: Phased Arrays. (3-0) Theory and applications of phased array antennas, radiators and sensors. Spatial and spectral domain analysis of phased arrays including element-by-element, infinite array and Fourier methods. Applications will include phased arrays, adaptive arrays, and synthesis array antennas, for use in radar, imaging and biomedical treatment and diagnosis.
ELEN 637: Numerical Methods in Electromagnetics. (3-0) Numerical techniques for solving antenna, scattering and microwave circuit problems; finite difference and finite element differential equation methods with emphasis on the method of moments integral equation technique.
ELEN 638: Antennas and Propagation. (3-0) Application of Maxwell's equations to determine electromagnetic fields of antennas; radiation, directional arrays, impedance characteristics, aperture antennas.
ELEN 639: Microwave Circuits. (3-0) Introduction to high frequency systems and circuits; provides background information needed to understand fundamentals of microwave integrated circuits; includes usage of S-parameters, Smith Charts, stability considerations in designing microwave circuits; utilizes CAD program "Super Compact" demonstration design synthesis optimazation and analysis of monolithic devices and circuits.
ELEN 641: Microwave Solid-State Integrated Circuits. (3-0) Microwave two-terminal and three terminal solid-state devices; waveguides and microstrip solid-state circuits; theory and design of microwave mixers, detectors, modulators, switches, phase shifters, oscillators and amplifiers.