Millimeter-Wave Electronics Group
Queen's University at Kingston

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Group Leader

             Carlos Saavedra, Ph.D. (Cornell), B.Sc. (Virginia)

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Saavedra received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, in 1998. From 1998 to 2000 he was a Senior Engineer at Millitech Corporation, Northampton, Massachusetts, where he designed millimeter-wave transceivers for broadband wireless data links. In 2000 he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Queen's University at Kingston where he now holds the rank of Full Professor. He was appointed Department Head in 2020. On Sabbatical leaves, Prof. Saavedra has held visiting appointments at the University of Navarra, San Sebastian, Spain, the Universidade Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and the University of Twente, Netherlands. He has served as Co-Chair of the NSERC Discovery Grants Evaluation Group 1510 and has served on grant review committees at the US National Science Foundation. Prof. Saavedra is a former Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Guest Associate Editor of the IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation and Guest Editor of the IEEE Microwave Magazine.

Group Members
  • Dr. Aditya Singh, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Hayden Banting, PhD candidate
  • Mehdi Babazadeh, PhD candidate
  • Daniel Eastman, MEng candidate


Visiting faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs)
  • Dr. Ian Goode, PDF
  • Dr. Lyda Herrera, PDF
  • Dr. Miguel Ruphuy, PDF
  • Dr. Arcesio Arbelaez, PDF
  • Dr. Xiao Yang, PDF
  • Dr. A. Corona, Visiting Faculty
  • Dr. Emmanuel Torres, PDF
  • Dr. Ahmed El-Gabaly, PDF
  • Dr. L. C. Moreira, PDF

  • Matt Brown, PhD
  • Shabnam Andevari*, PhD
  • Ian Goode, PhD   
  • Aditya Singh, PhD   
  • Lyda Herrera*, PhD   
  • Arthur Torres Costa*, PhD   
  • Sean Whitehall, PhD
  • Hao Li, PhD
  • Mahdi Mohsenpour, PhD
  • A. Arbelaez*, PhD
  • F. Baumgratz*, PhD
  • Ahmed El-Gabaly, PhD
  • Jiangtao Xu*, PhD
  • Brad Jackson, PhD
  • Denis Zheng, PhD
    [*] co-supervised

  • Hayden Banting, M.A.Sc.
  • John McRae, M.A.Sc.
  • Glad Dragos, M.Eng.
  • Lin Wang, M.Eng.
  • Eric Merkley, M.Eng.
  • Mina Wahib*, M.A.Sc.
  • Zhejian Zhao, M.Eng.
  • Jeet Mondal, M.A.Sc.
  • Fan Jiang, M.A.Sc.
  • Wen Li, M.Eng.
  • David Stewart, M.A.Sc. 
  • Shan He, M.A.Sc.
  • Min Wang, M.A.Sc.
  • Stanley Ho, M.A.Sc.
  • Justin Chan*, M.Eng.
  • A. M. El-Gabaly, M.A.Sc.
  • Francesco Mazzilli*, M.Sc. 
  • M. Rukanuzzaman*, M.Sc.
  • Gideon Yong, M.A.Sc.
  • Mariusz Jarosz, M.Sc.
  • Mridula Das, M.Eng.
  • Wei Yang, M.Eng.
  • T. Karamat*, M.Eng.
  • Brad Jackson, M.A.Sc.
  • Yang Zhang, M.A.Sc.
  • Denis Zheng, M.A.Sc.

  • Ashkon Noori
  • Benjamin Eisen
  • Isabella Lavrisa
  • Ian Goode
  • Matt Brown
  • Humberto Paz
  • Sarah Burton
  • Ryan Veenkamp
  • Nabil Akel
  • Antonio Sanchez
  • Pablo Neiman
  • Joe Fraresso
  • Jonathan Sewter
  • Jorge Leon

Recent Capstone Project Supervisees
  • Eva Blainey, Abby Brennan, Ian Keefe, Fiona Whitfield
  • Thomas Adriaanse, Noah Shannon, Tyler Wilson
  • Daniel Balicki, Ben Merriam and Christopher Pegrum
  • Elisha Martis, Rachel Smith, Denis Grajo and Stephen Obadinma
  • Alexander Spafford, Alec Glover, Michael Briggs, Michael Dowling
  • Andrew Dunsmoor, Clinton Lau, Mitchell Peterson
  • Justin Chow, Jeremie Jollivet, Riley Kirkpatrick, Jeremy Roy
  • Matt Hahn, Kevin Huang, Patrick Dang-Ho, Ash Niazi
  • Peter Davidge, Luke Durst, Mark Mitchell