Prof. Antar's Visit of IMPACT Lab

IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and Canada Research Chair in Electromagnetic Engineering Prof. Yahya Antar visited IMPACT Lab

4/2/2015
Prof. Yahya Antar visited IMPACT Lab in Spring 2015. Prof. Antar is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of AP/MTT Society and Canada Research Chair in Electromagnetic Engineering. Prof. Antar is a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) and a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (FEIC). He serves as an Associate Editor (Features) of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine and served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, IEEE AWPL. He served on NSERC grants selection and strategic grants committees, Ontario Early Research Awards (ERA) panels, and on review panels for the National Science Foundation. He was awarded the Royal Military College of Canada “Excellence in Research” Prize and in 2012 the Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award. He served on the URSI Board as Vice President, and on the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Administration Committee. On 31 January 2011, Prof. Antar was appointed Member of the Canadian Defence Science Advisory Board (DSAB). In October 2012 he received from the Governor General of Canada, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition for his contribution to Canada.

During his Prof. Antar was given an overview of the research by the graduate students which is carried out at the IMPACT lab. He was very impresed with the quality of the work that is being done in the lab at KAUST.