Sembiam R. Rengarajan

California State University, USA

Sembiam R. Rengarajan received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Canada in 1980. Since then he has been with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State University, Northridge (CSUN), presently serving as a Professor. His experience includes periods at Bharat Electronics Ltd., India, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, US Air Force Research Laboratory, and Naval Research Lab., Washington, D.C. He has held visiting professorships at UCLA, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, the University of Pretoria, and the Technical University of Denmark. He has served as a consultant to government and industry in the US and abroad. His research interests include applications of electromagnetics to antennas, scattering, and passive microwave components with more than 200 journal articles and conference papers. Dr. Rengarajan is a Fellow of IEEE (1994) and of the Electromagnetics Academy. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (AP) (2000-03). He was the Chair of the Education Committee of the IEEE AP Society and was an Associate Editor of the IEEE AP Magazine. He received the Preeminent Scholarly Publication Award from CSUN in 2005, CSUN Research Fellow Award in 2010, and a Distinguished Engineering Educator of the Year Award from the Engineers' Council of California in 1995. He has 20 awards from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for his innovative research and technical contributions to JPL. In 2005 he was appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the Electromagnetics Academy of Zhejiang University in China. He was the guest editor of a special issue of Electromagnetics on slot arrays. He is the Chair of the USNC-URSI Commission B during 2012-14 and is a distinguished lecturer for the IEEE AP Society during 2011-13.

Biography Updated on 6 September 2012

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