Giampiero Lovat was born in Rome in 1975. He received a Laurea degree (cum laude) in electronic engineering and a Ph.D. degree in electromagnetics in 2001 and in 2005, respectively, from the University of Rome Sapienza, Roma, Italy. In 2005, he joined the Electric Engineering Department of the University of Rome Sapienza as an Associate Researcher. Currently he is an Assistant Professor in the Astronautical, Electrical, and Energetic Engineering Department (DIAEE) at the same university. His present research interests include electrodynamics of graphene and carbon nanotubes, energy harvesting by means of piezoelectric nanowires, leaky waves, general theory and numerical methods for the analysis of periodic structures, complex media, and electromagnetic shielding. From January 2004 to July 2004, he was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA. He is coauthor of more than 100 papers on international books, journals, and conference proceedings. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Best Paper Symposium Award at the 2011 IEEE EMC-S International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility in Long Beach, CA, USA. In 2005, he was the recipient of the Young Scientist Award at the URSI General Assembly in New Delhi, India. Lovat is Associate Editor for the journal IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters and serves as a Reviewer for tens of international journals.
Biography Updated on 20 September 2014