May 2016. Prof. Caloz becomes a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
March 2016. Zoé-Lise Deck-Léger has been selected as a finalist for the Student Paper Competition of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science meeting, which will be held in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, next June.
March 2016. Lianfeng Zou has received the Honorable Mention at the Student Competition of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science meeting, which will be held in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, next June.
December 2015. Dr. Shulabh Gupta, PhD student from 2007 to 2012 and Postdoctoral Fellow from 2014 to 2016, respectively, at ETA, is nominated Assistant Professor at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Congratulations!
September 2015. For the second time in a row, Prof. Caloz is listed in the prestigious group of Thomson Reuter's Highly Cited Researchers. "Highly Cited Researchers 2015 represents some of world's most influential scientific minds. About three thousand researchers earned this distinction by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers — ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact".
July 2015. Karim Achouri receives the Honorable Mention at the Student Competition of the 2015 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium in Vancouver for his paper "Birefringent Generalized Refractive Metasurface".
May 2015. Prof. Caloz is Awarded the Canada Research Chair Tier I on "Electromagnetic Metamaterials."
June 2014. Amar Al-Bassam is awarded the prize of the Best Master Thesis at University of Duisburg for his work performed in the group in 2013-2014 and entitled "Periodic Leaky-Wave Antennas for Orbital Angular Momentum Multiplexing System".
June 2014. Prof. Caloz has been elected as a Member of the Administrative Committee (AdCom) of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S).
May 2014. Prof. Caloz has been nominated IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S). In the framework of this program, he will give the following five talks around the world from 2014 to 2017: 1. Metamaterials: Past, Present and Future; 2. Leaky-Wave Antennas: the Dawn of a New Era! 3. Radio Analog Signal Processing for Tomorrow's Radio; 4. Graphene Magneto-Plasmonics; 5. Localized Waves or Molding Electromagnetic Waves. Abstracts are available on IEEE AP-S DL website.
December 2013. Dr. Qingfeng Zhang, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at ETA from 2011 to 2013, and still actively collaborating with the group, is nominated Assistant Professor at South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC), Shenzhen, China.
September 2013. Shulabh Gupta receives the Excellence Award of the Association des Doyens des Études Supérieures au Québec (ADÉSAQ), presented in partnership with the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Nature et Technologies (FRQNT).
August 2013. Toshiro Kodera, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at ETA from 2008 to 2009, and still actively collaborating with the group, is nominated professor at Meisei University, Tokyo, Japan.
May 2013. Shulabh Gupta receives the Academic Gold Medal of the Governor General of Canada for his PhD work.
March 2013. Shulabh Gupta, now postdoctoral fellow at the University of Hong Kong, receives the Award of the Best PhD thesis 2012 of École Polytechnique for his work entitled "Dispersion Engineered Real-Time Signal Processing Components and Systems".
May 2012. Juan Sebastian Gómez-Díaz, who was a one-year visiting student in the group, receives the 2011 Colegio Oﬁcial de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación (COIT/AEIT) Award for the best Spanish PhD. thesis in basic information and communication technologies. His thesis, "Novel Integral Equation Methods Applied to the Analysis of New Guiding and Radiating Structures and Optically-Inspired Phenomena at Microwaves," was co-supervised by Prof. Alejandro Álvarez-Melcón, Tehcnical University of Cartagena, and Prof. Christophe Caloz.
January 2012. Shulabh Gupta is selected as a finalist of the Student Paper Competition of the 2010 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Montréal, Canada.
October 2011. Shulabh Gupta wins the Student Contest for his paper "Dispersion-compensation technique for log-periodic antennas using C-section all-pass dispersive delay structures" at the International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP), in Jeju, South Korea.
September 2011. The team wins the three best poster awards of the 2011 CREER Student Poster Contest:
April 2011. Louis-Philippe Carignan is awarded the 2011 Hal Sobol Travel Grant from the IEEE MTT Society for his work on ferromagnetic nanowire materials. He will receive this recognition at the Student Awards Banquet during the 2011 International Microwave Symposium in Baltimore."
April 2011. Attieh Shahvarpour is awarded a Young Scientist Award to present her paper "Radiation efficiency enhancement of a horizontal dipole on an electrically thick substrate by a PMC ground plane" at the 2011 URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium in Istanbul.
December 2010. Attieh Shahvarpour is awarded the 2010 Asia Pacific Microwave Conference Best Paper Award for her paper: A. Shahvarpour, A. Alejandro Melcon, and C. Caloz, "Anisotropic meta-substrate conical-beam leaky-wave antenna."
June 2010. The team wins four out of the five awards of the 2010 CREER Student Poster Contest:
April 2010. Prof. Christophe Caloz is awarded the 2010 Discovery Accelator Supplement (DAS). The DAS is a research Grant which provides substantial and timely additional resources to accelerate progress and maximize the impact of the most outstanding research programs in Canada.
February 2010. Louis-Philippe Carignan is selected as a finalist of the Student Paper Competition of the 2010 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Anaheim, CA.
November 2009. Prof. Christophe Caloz was elected IEEE Fellow "for contributions to the development and application of electromagnetic metamaterial structures."
October 2009. Prof. Christophe Caloz obtains an NSERC I2I Grant for his proposal "Novel Smart Antennas based on CRLH Metamaterial Technology for MIMO System" in support of the start-up company Sciswave Inc., which is a spin-off of Polytechnique.
October 2009. Attieh Shahvarpour wins the 2009 IEEE European Microwave Conference Young Engineer Prize for her paper “Realization of an Effective Free-Space Perfect Electromagnetic Conductor (PEMC) Boundary by a Grounded Ferrite Slab Using Faraday Rotation,” co-authored by Toshiro Kodera, Armin Parsa et Christophe Caloz.