Millimeter-Wave Electronics Group
Queen's University at Kingston
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Spring/Summer 2022
  • Open PhD student position for research on antennas and electromagnetic structures using novel materials. An ideal candidate will hold a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering or engineering physics. Prior research or work experience in the area of antennas or microwave engineering, including test and measurement, is required. Interested candidates can send their CV and cover letter describing how their qualifications are suitable for the position to Prof. Saavedra at saavedra@queensu.ca with the subject heading "Application for PhD student position." The start date for this position is January 2023.

  • Group member Aditya Singh is recognized with the Queen's University Outstanding Engineering Thesis during the 2022 Convocation Ceremony for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

  • The Millimeter-Wave Electronics Group is awarded an Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Phase 2 grant from the Department of National Defense.

Year 2021
  • Congratulations to Aditya Singh on the successful defense of his Ph.D. dissertation titled "Fluidic Antenna Reconfiguration Methods and Multi-Antenna Systems For Next Generation Wireless Networks" on August 23, 2021.

  • Aditya Singh and Carlos Saavedra receive a Best Paper Award at the 2021 IEEE CONECCT conference for the paper "Millimeter-Wave Antenna Using Dipole and Loop Modes for Enhanced Bandwidth."

  • Ben Eisen, recipient of an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA), joins group. Welcome Ben!

  • The Millimeter-Wave Electronics Group is awarded an IDEaS Phase 1 grant from the Canadian Department of National Defense.

  • Lyda Herrera joins group as a Postdoctoral Fellow on following the completion of her Ph.D. degree at INAOE in January 2021. Welcome Lyda!

  • Hayden Banting joins group as a Ph.D. student in January 2021. Welcome Hayden!

Year 2020
  • The Millimeter-Wave Electronics Group is awarded an NSERC Alliance grant for research on broadband gallium-nitride microwave power circuits.

  • Congratulations to Hayden Banting on the successful defense of his M.A.Sc. thesis titled "Novel Structures and Materials for Broadband Antennas" on December 2, 2020.

  • Congratulations to Daniel Balicki, Ben Merriam and Christopher Pegrum (left to right, photo below) on their First-Place win at the Queen's ECE Capstone Project Competition for their project "Satellite Downlink System" supervised by Prof. Saavedra.




  • Congratulations to Elisha Martis, Rachel Smith, Dennis Grajo and Stephen Obadinma (left to right, photo below) on their 3rd Place win at the Queen's ECE Capstone Project Competition (Software category) for their project "Crow Away - Autonomous Drone" supervised by Prof. Saavedra.




  • Third-year undergraduates Marley Beckett, Clare Graham and Julia Maine present their antenna array design project supervised by Prof. Saavedra at the Queen's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science discipline night event on January 30, 2020.




Year 2019
  • Shabnam Andevari joins group as a Ph.D. student.

  • Isabella Lavrisa, B.A.Sc. candidate, Queen's University, joins group as an undergraduate researcher.
  • Dr. Miguel Ruphuy joins group as a Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF).

  • Group member Glad Dragos (pictured) presents paper titled "Millimeter-Wave Metallic Bull's-Eye Antenna with Wideband Broadside Radiation Characteristics" at the 2019 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.



  • Group member Glad Dragos (photo below) accepting the degree of Master of Engineering from the Queen's University Chancellor at Spring Convocation in Grant Hall, June 2019.

    Glad Dragos

  • Hayden Banting (B.A.Sc., University of Manitoba) joins group as an M.A.Sc. student.


Year 2018

  • Group member Aditya Singh (pictured below) presents paper titled "A Frequency-Reconfigurable Water-Loaded Planar Monopole Antenna" at the 2018 International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM) in Waterloo, Ontario.
ANTEM

  • Group member Matt Brown is awarded the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society's Eugene F. Knott Memorial pre-doctoral research grant.

  • Matt Brown presents paper titled "Lumped-Element Circuit Modeling of Microfluidic Channels in Microstrip Transmission Lines" at the 2018 IEEE NEWCAS conference in Montreal, Canada.

Hao LI

  • Group members Hao Li (photo above) and Sean Whitehall (photo below) accepting the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Spring Convocation in Grant Hall.  Congratulations Dr. Li and Dr. Whitehall!
Sean Whitehall
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