Department of

Electrical Engineering

Serving society through excellence in education, research, scholarship, and public outreach

Raj Mittra

Raj Mittra

Professor of Electrical Engineering

319 Electrical Engineering East

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-1298

E-mail: mittra_at_engr_dot_psu_dot_edu

Research Area: Electromagnetics

Research Group: Electromagnetic Communications Lab

Dr. Mittra joined Penn State in 1996. He is the Director of the Electromagnetic Communication Laboratory. Prior to joining Penn State, he was a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois. 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 has been a Visiting Professor at Oxford University and the Technical University of Denmark. He is the President of RM Associates, which is a consulting organization that provides services to industrial and governmental organizations. He has published over 700 journal papers and more than 35 books or book chapters. He also has three patents in communication antennas.


Ph.D. University of Toronto, Electrical Engineering
M.S. University of Calcutta, Radiophysics and Electronics


Computational electromagnetic, EMI/EMC electromagnetic modeling and simulation of electronic packages, RF and wireless systems analysis and design, communication antenna design.

Selected Publications and Patents

Link here to selected publications and patents

Honors and Awards

IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal - 2011
IEEE Electromagnetics Award - 2006
AP-S Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award - 2004
IEEE/AP-S Distinguished Achievement Award - 2002
IEEE Millennium medal - 2000
IEEE Centennial Medal - 1984