Name Yahya Rahmat-Samii
|Fields Electrical engineering|
|Born August 20, 1948 (age 74)
Tehran, Iran (1948-08-20) |
Institutions University of California, Los Angeles
Alma mater University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Notable awards Member of US National Academy of Engineering (2008)
Education University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Books Electromagnetic Band Gap Structures in Antenna Engineering
Yahya Rahmat-Samii (born August 20, 1948) is Professor and holder of the Northrop Grumman Chair in Electromagnetics at Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he teaches and conducts research on microwave transmission and radio antennas. He has made innovations in satellite communications antennas, personal communication antennas, wearable and implanted antennas for communications and biotelemetry, and antennas for remote sensing and radio astronomy applications. He is the Director of the UCLA Antenna Research, Analysis and Measurement Laboratory.
Professor Rahmat-Samii received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1970 from the University of Tehran, Iran, and the Master of Science in 1972 and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Electrical Engineering in 1975 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before joining UCLA in 1989, he was a Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.