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Doug Werner

Douglas Werner

John L. and Genevieve H. McCain Chair Professor

211A Electrical Engineering East

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-2946

E-mail: dhw_at_psu_dot_edu

Links: Electromagnetics

Research Group: Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab

Dr. Werner, joined the faculty of Electrical Engineering in 1998. He is the John L. and Genevieve H. McCain Chair Professor in the Pennsylvania State University Department of Electrical Engineering and the director of the Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab (CEARL) http://cearl.ee.psu.edu/ as well as a member of the Communications and Space Sciences Lab (CSSL). He is also a faculty member of the Materials Research Institute (MRI) at Penn State. His research interests include theoretical and computational electromagnetics with applications to antenna theory and design, phased arrays, microwave devices, wireless and personal communication systems, wearable and e-textile antennas, conformal antennas, frequency selective surfaces, electromagnetic wave interactions with complex media, metamaterials, electromagnetic bandgap materials, zero and negative index materials, fractal and knot electrodynamics, tiling theory, neural networks, genetic algorithms and particle swarm optimization.

Education

Ph.D. Penn State University, Electrical Engineering
M.A. Penn State University, Mathematics
M.S.Penn State University, Electrical Engineering
B.S. Penn State University, Electrical Engineering

Expertise

theoretical and computational electromagnetics with applications to antenna theory and design, phased array systems, conformal antennas, microwave devices, wireless and personal communication systems, electromagnetic wave interactions with novel materials, electromagnetic metamaterials, tiling theory, fractal and knot electrodynamics, neural networks, genetic algorithms and particle swarm optimization.

Selected Publications and Patents

Link here to selected publications and patents

Honors and Awards

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, formerly IEE) Fellow
Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Fellow
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Edward E. Altshuler Prize Paper Award, 2011
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation Society R. W. P. King Award, 2006 (co-author and supervisor)
Penn State Engineering Society Premier Research Award - 2009
Penn State Engineering Society Outstanding Teaching Award - 2002
Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Valued Service Award - 2001
Penn State Engineering Society Outstanding Research Award - 2000
Central Pennsylvania Section IEEE Millennium Medal - 2000
The Applied Research Laboratory Outstanding Publication Award - 1994
Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Best Paper Award, 1993
International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Young Scientist Award, 1993