Professor Raj Mittra
Raj Mittra is a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Science of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL, where he is the Director of the Electromagnetic Communication Laboratory. Prior to joining the University of Central Florida, he worked at Penn State as a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering from 1996 through June, 2015. He also worked as a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign from 1957 through 1996, when he moved to the Penn State University.
He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, a Past-President of AP-S, and he has served as the Editor of the Transactions of the Antennas and Propagation Society. He won the Guggenheim Fellowship Award in 1965, the IEEE Centennial Medal in 1984, and the IEEE Millennium medal in 2000. Other honors include the IEEE/AP-S Distinguished Achievement Award in 2002, the Chen-To Tai Education Award in 2004 and the IEEE Electromagnetics Award in 2006, and the IEEE James H. Mulligan Award in 2011.
He has been a Visiting Professor at Oxford University, Oxford, England and at the Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark. Until recently, he served as the North America editor of the Journal AEU. He was recently appointed a Distinguished Professor (Adjunct) at the Yun Tze University in Taiwan, and also at the Harbin Engineering University in Harbin, PRC. He has published over 1000 technical papers and more than 30 books or book chapters on various topics related to Electromagnetics, Antennas, Microwaves and Electronic Packaging.