电子工程系

Department of Electronic Engineering 

Fan Yang   Professor

Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Tel: 86-10-62781482

Email: fan_yang@tsinghua.edu.cn

 

 

 

Education background

Ph. D. 2002 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), U.S.A.

M. S. 1999 Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

B. S. 1997 Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Experience

11/2010-Present Professor, Electronic Engineering Department, Tsinghua University

07/2009-Present Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Mississippi

08/2004-06/2009 Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Mississippi

09/2003-06/2004 Instructor, Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA

09/2002-07/2004 Post-Doc Research Engineer, Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA

09/1999-08/2002 Graduate Student Researcher, Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA

09/1994-07/1999 Research Assistant, Electronic Engineering Department, Tsinghua University

Concurrent Academic

2010-present: Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation

2009-present: Full Member, URSI/USNC Commission B

2008-present: Associate Editor, ACES Journal

2001-present:  Technical Reviewer for over 20 scientific journals and book publishers, NSF, NASA

 

1996-present: Student Member / Member / Senior Member, IEEE

2006-2010:  Faculty Representative, Engineering Advisory Board, The University of Mississippi

2006-2009:  Member of Assessment Committee, The University of Mississippi

2005-2006:  Faculty Senator, The University of Mississippi

2002-2004:  Publicity Officer/Secretary, IEEE AP-S, Los Angeles Chapter

COURSES

Electromagnetics area

Theory of Fields Electromagnetic Theory

Wireless Communication Links and Antennas Introduction to Antennas

Advanced Engineering Electrodynamics Advanced FDTD Method

Other areas

Network Analysis and Synthesis Microprocessor Systems Engineering & Lab.

Introduction to RFID System Communication Engineering

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

RFID Sensor \ Microstrip Antenna \ Reflectarrays \ Reconfigurable Antennas\ EBG\ EM Numerical methods

Research Status

Funded Research

1. “TD-LTE-Advanced 试验设备开发”,国家科技重大专项, 2011-2013

2. “Transmitarray Antennas”, NSF, 2011-2014

3. “Reconfigurable Antennas and Reflectarrays for NASA Space Science Missions”, NASA, 2009-2012.

4. “Reconfigurable Antenna Designs for Planetary Rovers”, NASA MS EPSCoR, 2007-2010

5. “Design and Measurement of an X/Ka Bands Reflectarray for NASA Space Large-Aperture Applications”, NASA MS Space Grant, 2008-2009.

6. “Simultaneous Field Radiation Technology”, DTI Inc., 2008.

7. “Single Layer Multi-Band Planar Reflectarray Antennas for NASA Space Large Aperture Applications”, NASA MS Space Grant, 2006-2007.

8. “Cascading FDTD Analysis of Multiple Periodic Composites”, ZNAC Inc., 2006-2007.

9. “Performance Analysis of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tags”, Cytec Corporation, Navy Automatic Identification Technology Engineering Support Center, 2006-2007.

10. “Reliability Enhancement of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) System Using Electromagnetic Band Gap (EBG) Structures”, University of Mississippi Research Office, 2006.

11. “Analysis of Electromagnetic Band Gap (EBG) Structures Using Spectral Domain FDTD Method”, University of Mississippi Research Office, 2005-2006.

12. “Tri-Band Internal Antenna Designs for Notebook Platform (802.11a and b)”, Actuone Inc., 2003.

13. “UHF Low Profile Wideband Antenna Designs on Electromagnetic Band-Gap (EBG) Surfaces”, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, 2002.

14. “UHF Low Gain Antenna Miniaturization Concepts for the JPL/NASA Mars In-Situ Communication Program”, JPL/NASA, 2001-2002.

15. “Characterizations and Applications of the Photonic Band Gap (PBG) Materials”, MURI, 1999-2001.

16. “Compact Microstrip Antennas for Automobile and Vessel GPS Receivers”, Tsinghua University, 1997-1999

17. “Wideband Microstrip Antennas for Personal Communication Systems”, Chinese 863 Project, 1996-1999

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Ph.D. completed

2004/8 – 2007/7 Wei-Chung Hank Weng Taguchi' S Method for Optimizing Electromagnetic Applications

2006/1 – 2010/8 Ang Yu Microstrip Reflectarray Antennas:  Modeling, Design, and Measurement

2007/1 – 2010/12 Khaled ElMahgoub Analysis of Periodic Structures Using Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method

M.S. completed

2004/8 – 2007/12 Tejaswi Makineni Dual Band Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antenna Array

2007/1 – 2009/12 Lijun Zhang Reconfigurable Antennas with Beam-Scanning Radiation Patterns

2007/8 – 2010/5 Bhavani Devireddy Gain and Bandwidth Study of Reflectarray Antennas

Current students

2008/8 -  Payam Nayeri Ph.D. student

2009/8 -  Ahmed Khinder Ph.D. student

2009/8 -  Yilin Mao Ph.D. student

2009/8 -  Qian Qiao Ph.D. student

2010/9 -  Zhenyu Jiang M.S. student

2011/1 - Ahmed Hassen Ph.D. student

Honors And Awards

* 国家青年千人计划, 中组部, 2011

* 清华大学百人计划, 清华大学, 2010

* Donald G. Dudley Undergraduate Teaching Award, IEEE Antenna & Propagation Society, 2009

* Junior Faculty Research Award, The University of Mississippi, 2008

* Young Scientist Award, International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, URSI, 2007

* Faculty Research Fellow, The University of Mississippi, 2005-2006

* Young Scientist Award, International Union of Radio Science (URSI) General Assembly, 2005

* Professional Development Award, UCLA, 2004

* Certificate for Exceptional Accomplishments in Research, UCLA, 2004

* Listed in Who’s Who in America, 2003

* University Fellowship, Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA, 2000-2002

* Outstanding MS Student Award, Tsinghua University, 1999

* Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award, Tsinghua University, 1997

Academic Achievement

Books

1. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, Electromagnetic Band Gap Structures in Antenna Engineering, Cambridge University Press, 2008. 

2. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, Electromagnetics and Antenna Optimization Using Taguchi’s Method, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2007.

Book Chapters

1. Ji Chen, Fan Yang, and Rui Qiang, “Chapter 6: FDTD method for periodic structures”, Handbook of Artificial Materials, edited by F. Capolino, Taylor and Francis - CRC Press, 2009. 

2. Yahya Rahmat-Samii and Fan Yang “Applications of EBG in low profile antenna designs: what have we learned?” Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Fundamentals, Modelling, Applications, NATO Series, 2009.

3. Bassem H. Henin, Atef Z. Elsherbeni , Mohamed H. Al Sharkawy, and Fan Yang “Line source excitation of an array of circular metamaterial cylinders: boundary value solution and applications”, Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Fundamentals, Modelling, Applications, NATO Series, 2009.

4. Fan Yang, Hossein Mossallaei, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Chapter 34: Low profile antenna performance enhancement utilizing engineered electromagnetic materials”, Antenna Engineering Handbook, 4th Ed., edited by J. Volakis, McGrawS-Hill Inc., June 2007.

5. Yahya Rahmat-Samii and Fan Yang, “Chapter 12: Development of complex artificial ground planes in antenna engineering”, Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations, edited by N. Engheta and R. Ziolkowski, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2006.

Journal Papers:

1. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “Development of a single-layer tri-band reflectarray antenna for NASA space science missions”, submitted to IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine.

2. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “A broadband circularly polarized reflectarray antenna using split rings and the element rotation technique”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

3. Payam Nayeri, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Design of a single-feed quad-beam reflectarray antenna”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

4. Khaled ElMahgoub, Fan Yang, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Veysel Demir, and Ji Chen, “Analysis of multilayered periodic structures using a hybrid FDTD/GSM method”, submitted to IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine.

5. Khaled ElMahgoub, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Dispersive periodic boundary conditions for finite-difference time-domain method”, in review with IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

6. Fan Yang, Payam Nayeri, Atef Elsherbeni, James Ginn, David Shelton, Glenn Boreman, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Reflectarray design at infrared frequencies: effects and models of material loss”, in review with IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

7. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “An offset-fed X-band reflectarray antenna using a modified element rotation technique”, to be published on IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

8. Bhavani Devireddy, Ang Yu, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Gain and bandwidth limitations of reflectarrays”, to be published on Journal of Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society.

9. Payam Nayeri, Kai-Fong Lee, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Dual-band circularly polarized antennas using stacked patches with asymmetric U-slots”, to be published on IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.

10. Payam Nayeri, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Bandwidth improvement of reflectarray antennas using closely spaced elements”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research C, vol. 18, pp. 19-29, 2011.

11. Payam Nayeri, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Broadband reflectarray antennas using double-layer subwavelength patch elements”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 9, pp. 1139-1142, 2010.

12. Ahmed Khidre, Kai Fang Lee, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Wideband circularly polarized E-shaped patch antenna for wireless applications”, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 219-229, October 2010.

13. Khaled ElMahgoub, Fan Yang, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Veysel Demir, and Ji Chen, “FDTD analysis of periodic structures with arbitrary skewed grid”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 2649-2657, August 2010.

14. Rui Qiang, Ji Chen, and Fan Yang, “Finite difference time domain modeling of finite-sized electromagnetic source over periodic structure via a plane wave spectral expansion approach”, Radio Science, vol. 45, RS5003, 2010.

15. Tamer Elsherbeni, Khaled ElMahgoub, Lauri Syda?nheimo, Leena Ukkonen, Atef Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Survey of laboratory scale fabrication techniques for passive UHF RFID tags”, Journal of Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 561-569, June 2010.

16. Leena Ukkonen, Toni Bjorninen, Lauri Sydänheimo, Atef Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Importance of computational electromagnetic modeling in the development of RFID tags for paper reel identification”, Journal of Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 505-516, June 2010.

17. Khaled ElMahgoub, Tamer Elsherbeni, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Lauri Sydänheimo, and Leena Ukkonen, “Logo-antenna based RFID tags for advertising applications”, Journal of Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 174-181, March 2010.

18. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, John Huang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Aperture efficiency analysis of reflectarray antennas”, Microwave Optical and Technology Letters, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 364-372, Feb. 2010.

19. C. H. Loo, A. Z. Elsherbeni, F. Yang, and D. Kajfez, “Experimental and simulation investigation of RFID blind spots”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 23, no. 5-6, pp. 747-760, 2009.

20. Lijun Zhang, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Investigation on the random variables in particle swarm optimizations: a comparative study of Gaussian and uniform distributions,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 23, no. 5-6, pp. 711-721, 2009.

21. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “A planar rhombic antenna with a broad circular polarization bandwidth for integrated single chip radio transceivers”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 1493-1496, June 2009.

22. Asem Al-Zoubi, Fan Yang, and Ahmed Kishk, “A center-fed circular patch-ring antenna with a monopole like radiation pattern”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 789-792, March 2009.

23. Chye Hwa Loo, Khaled Elmahgoub, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Darko Kajfez, Ahmed Kishk, Tamer Elsherbeni, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydanheimo, Markku Kivikoski, Sari Merilampi and Pekka Ruuskanen, “Chip impedance matching for UHF RFID tag antenna design”, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER 81, pp. 359-370, 2008.

24. Asem Al-Zoubi, Fan Yang, and Ahmed Kisk, “A low profile dual band surface wave antenna with a monopole like pattern”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagations, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 3404-3412. December 2007.

25. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “A dual band circularly polarized ring antenna based on composite right and left handed metamaterials”, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER 78, pp. 73-81, 2007.

26. Yanghyo Kim, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Compact artificial magnetic conductor designs using planar square spiral geometry”, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER 77, pp. 43-54, 2007.

27. Fan Yang, Ji Chen, Qiang Rui, and Atef Elsherbeni, “A simple and efficient FDTD/PBC algorithm for periodic structure analysis”, Radio Science, vol. 42, no. 4, RS4004, July, 2007.

28. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Linear antenna array synthesis using Taguchi method: a novel optimization technique in electromagnetics”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagations, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 723 – 730, March 2007.

29. Fan Yang, Yahya Rahmat-Samii, and Ahmed Kishk, “A low profile surface wave antenna for wireless communications”, IET Proceedings Microwaves Antennas & Propagation, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 261-266, February, 2007.

30. Fan Yang, Veysel Demir, Dalia Elsherbeni, Atef Elsherbeni, and Abdelnasser Eldek, “Enhancment of printed dipole antennas characteristics using semi-EBG ground plane”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 993-1006, June 2006.

31. Nanbo Jin, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A novel patch antenna with switchable slot (PASS): dual-frequency operation with reversed circular polarization”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagations, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 1031 – 1034, March 2006.

32. Fan Yang, Amir Aminian, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A novel surface wave antenna design using a thin periodically loaded ground plane”, Microwave Optical and Technology Letters, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 240-245, November 2005.

33. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A low profile single dipole antenna radiating circularly polarized waves”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 3083-3086, September, 2005.

34. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Patch antennas with switchable slots (PASS) in wireless communications: concepts, designs, and applications”, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 13-29, April, 2005.

35. Amir Aminian, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Bandwidth determination for soft and hard ground planes by spectral FDTD: a unified approach in visible and surface wave regions”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 18-28, January, 2005.

36. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Polarization dependent electromagnetic band gap (PDEBG) structures: designs and applications”, Microwave Optical and Technology Letters, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 439-444, July 2004.

37. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Microstrip antennas integrated with electromagnetic band-gap (EBG) structures: a low mutual coupling design for array applications”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 51, no. 10, pp. 2936-2946, October 2003.

38. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Reflection phase characterizations of the EBG ground plane for low profile wire antenna applications”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 51, no. 10, pp. 2691-2703, October 2003.

39. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A reconfigurable patch antenna using switchable slots for circular polarization diversity”, Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 96-98, March 2002.

40. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A low profile circularly polarized curl antenna over electromagnetic band-gap (EBG) surface”, Microwave Optical and Technology Letters, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 264-267, November 2001.

41. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Patch antenna with switchable slot (pass): dual frequency operation”, Microwave Optical and Technology Letters, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 165-168, November 2001.

42. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Switchable dual-band circularly polarized patch antenna with single feed”, Electronics Letters, vol. 37, no. 16, pp. 1002-1003, August 2001.

43. Fan Yang, Xue-xia Zhang, Xiaoning Ye and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Wideband E-shaped patch antennas for wireless communications”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 1094-1100, July 2001.

44. Fan Yang and Xue-xia Zhang, “The application of genetic algorithms in microstrip antenna optimization”, ACTA Electronic SINICA, pp. 91-95, September 2000.

45. Fan Yang and Xue-xia Zhang, “Matrix interpolation technique in the calculation of microstrip antenna impedance”, Microwave Optical and Technology Letters, vol. 23, no.1, pp. 46-49, October 1999.

46. Xue-xia Zhang and Fan Yang, “The study of slit cut on the microstrip antenna and its applications”, Microwave Optical and Technology Letters, vol. 18, no.4, pp. 297-300, July 1998.

Proceeding Papers

1. Khaled ElMahgoub, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Analysis of periodic structures with dispersive material using the FDTD technique”, 2011 URSI General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 13 – 20, 2011.

2. Yilin Mao, Yashwanth R. Padooru, Kai-Fong Lee, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Air gap tuning of patch antenna resonance”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Spokane, WA, July 3 – 8, 2011.

3. Payam Nayeri, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Radiation characteristics of conformal reflectarray antennas”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Spokane, WA, July 3 – 8, 2011.

4. Khaled ElMahgoub, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Analysis of multilayer periodic structures with different periodicities using a hybrid FDTD/GSM method”, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Baltimore, MD, June 5 – 10, 2011.

5. Ahmed Khidre, Kai-Fong Lee, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “E-shaped patch antenna with reconfigurable circular polarization for wireless applications”, The 27th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2011), Williamsburg, VA, March 27 – 31, 2011.

6. Khaled ElMahgoub, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Design and analysis of reconfigurable frequency selective surfaces using FDTD”, The 27th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2011), Williamsburg, VA, March 27 – 31, 2011.

7. Payam Nayeri, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Radiation analysis of reflectarray antennas: array theory approach versus aperture field approach”, The 27th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2011), Williamsburg, VA, March 27 – 31, 2011.

8. Qian Qiao, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Bandwidth enhancement of circularly polarized patch antenna using lumped LC matching circuit”, The 27th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2011), Williamsburg, VA, March 27 – 31, 2011.

9. Khaled ElMahgoub, Fan Yang and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Efficient Analysis of Multi-Layer Periodic Structures Using FDTD”, 31st Annual Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Atlanta, GA, October 10-15, 2010

10. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Elserbeni, and John Huang, “Experimental demonstration of a single layer tri-band circularly polarized reflectarray”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, Canada, July 11 – 17, 2010.

11. Khaled ElMahgoub, Fan Yang, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Veysel Demir, and Ji Chen, “FDTD/PBC algorithm for skewed grid periodic structures”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, Canada, July 11 – 17, 2010.

12. Tamer Elsherbeni, Khaled Elmahgoub, Lauri Sydanheimo, Leena Ukkonen, Atef Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Laboratory scale fabrication techniques for passive UHF RFID tags”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, Canada, July 11 – 17, 2010.

13. Payam Nayeri, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Single-feed multi-beam reflectarray antennas”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, Canada, July 11 – 17, 2010.

14. Bhavani Devireddy, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Gain and bandwidth characterizations of reflectarray antennas”, The 26th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2010), Tempere, Finland, April 24-30, 2010.

15. Bassem Henin, Atef Elsherbeni, Fan Yang, and Veysel Demir, “FDTD formulation for the scattering from metamaterial under obliquely incident plane wave”, The 26th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2010), Tempere, Finland, April 24-30, 2010.

16. Fan Yang, Ang Yu, Payam Nayeri, Bhavani Devireddy, Tamer Elsherbeni, and Atef Elsherbeni,  “Reflectarray Antennas: Recent Developments and Challenges”, 27th National Radio Science Conference, NRSC 2010, Menouf, Egypt, March 16 – 18, 2010.

17. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “An X-Band Circularly Polarized Reflectarray Using Split Square Ring Elements and the Modified Element Rotation Technique”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Charleston, SC, June 1 – 5, 2009.

18. Lijun Zhang, Fan Yang, Elsherbeni. A. Z., “Analysis and Design of a Reconfigurable Dual-Strip Scanning Antenna,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Charleston, SC, June 1 – 5, 2009.

19. P. Nayeri, F. Yang and A. Z. Elsherbeni, “A Broadband Microstrip Reflectarray Using Sub-Wavelength Patch Elements”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Charleston, SC, June 1 – 5, 2009.

20. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “Design and Measurement of a Circularly Polarized Ka-band Reflectarray Antenna”, 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 2009.

21. Khaled ElMahgoub, Tamer Elsherbeni, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Lauri Sydänheimo and Leena Ukkonen, “Using logo-antenna based RFID tags for advertising”, The 25th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2009), Monterey, CA, March 8-12, 2009.

22. Chye-Hwa Loo, Atef Elsherbeni, Fan Yang, and Darko Kajfez, “Simulation and experimental Verification of RFID blind spots”, The 25th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2009), Monterey, CA, March 8-12, 2009.

23. Bassem H. Henin, Atef  Z. Elsherbeni, Mohamed H. Al Sharkawy, and Fan Yang, “The generation of a plane wave in the near field of a line source using an array of conducting cylinders”, The 25th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2009), Monterey, CA, March 8-12, 2009.

24. Bassem H. Henin, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Veysel Demir, and Fan Yang, “Design of a compact wideband spiral antenna for WLAN applications”, The 25th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2009), Monterey, CA, March 8-12, 2009.

25. Jie Zhang, Ali Babar, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydänheimo, Atef Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Performance of RFID bowtie tag antenna with different impedance matching”, 2008 Asia Pacific Microwave Conference, Hongkong, China, Dec. 16-20, 2008.

26. Matti Nikkari, Carmine Piersanti,  Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydänheimo, Atef Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Effect of moisture for backscatter communication”, 30th Annual AMTA Symposium, Boston, MA, Nov. 16-21, 2008.

27. Fan Yang, Ang Yu, Atef Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “Single-layer multi-band circularly polarized reflectarray antenna: concept, design, and measurement”, 2008 URSI General Assembly, Chicago, IL, Aug. 8-16, 2008.

28. Matti Nikkari, Toni Björninen, Leena Ukkonen, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Lauri Sydänheimo, Markku Kivikoski, “Design and comparison between two general purpose dipole type UHF RFID tag antennas”, 2008 IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 5-11, 2008.

29. Toni Björninen, Matti Nikkari, Leena Ukkonen, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Lauri Sydänheimo, Markku Kivikoski, “Design and RFID signal analysis of a meander line UHF RFID tag antenna”, 2008 IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 5-11, 2008.

30. Matti Nikkari, Toni Björninen, Lauri Sydänheimo, Leena Ukkonen, Atef Elsherbeni, Fan Yang, Markku Kivikoski, “Performance of a passive UHF RFID tag in reflective environment”, 2008 IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 5-11, 2008.

31. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “An X-band circularly polarized reflectarray using split square ring elements and the modified element rotation technique”, 2008 IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 5-11, 2008.

32. Chye-Hwa Loo, Khaled Elmahgoub, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Darko Kajfez, Ahmed Kishk, Tamer Elsherbeni, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydanheimo, Markku Kivikoski, Sari Merilampi and Pekka Ruuskanen, “RFID tag antenna matching to frequency dependent microchip impedance”, 2008 IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 5-11, 2008.

33. Lijun Zhang, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “An improved PSO method using Gaussian distributed random variables for electromagnetic optimization”, 2008 IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 5-11, 2008.

34. Asem Al-Zoubi, Fan Yang, and Ahmed Kishk, “An efficient center-fed circular patch antenna loaded with an annular ring”, 2008 IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 5-11, 2008.

35. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Design of an ultra-wideband antenna using Taguchi’s optimization method”, The 24th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2008), Niagara Falls, Canada, March 30 – April 4, 2008.

36. Chye Hwa Loo, Khaled Elmahgoub, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Darko Kajfez, Ahmed Kishk, Tamer Elsherbeni, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydanheimo, Markku Kivikoski, Sari Merilampi and Pekka Ruuskanen, “Impedance matching for RFID tag antennas”, The 24th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2008), Niagara Falls, Canada, March 30 – April 4, 2008.

37. Bassem H. Henin, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Darko Kajfez, Ahmed A. Kishk, and Fan Yang, “Design of a compact wideband log-periodic-dipole-array antenna using WIPL-D Software”, The 24th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2008), Niagara Falls, Canada, March 30 – April 4, 2008.

38. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Integration of Taguchi’s method and particle swarm optimization for electromagnetic global optimization”, 2nd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Edinburgh, UK, Nov. 11-16, 2007.

39. Fan Yang, Yanghyo Kim, Ang Yu, John Huang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “A single layer reflectarray antenna for C/X/Ka bands applications”, International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, pp. 1058-1061, Torino, Italy, Sep. 17-21, 2007.  

40. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Wire antenna on an EBG ground plane vs. patch antenna: a comparative study on low profile antennas”, URSI International Symposium Electromagnetic Theory, Ottawa, Canada, July 26-28, 2007.

41. Ang Yu, Fan Yang and Atef Elsherbeni, “A broadband circularly polarized planar loop antenna using a microstrip to coplanar stripline transition”, URSI International Symposium Electromagnetic Theory, Ottawa, Canada, July 26-28, 2007.

42. Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, and Ji Chen, “A hybrid spectral-FDTD/ARMA method for periodic structure analysis”, 2007 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, pp. 3720-3723, Honolulu, HI, June 10-15, 2007.

43. Fan Yang, Yanghyo Kim, J. Huang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “A single-layer tri-band reflectarray antenna design”, 2007 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, pp. 5307-5310, Honolulu, HI, June 10-15, 2007.

44. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Electromagnetic optimization using Taguchi’s method: a case study of band pass filter design”, 2007 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, pp. 5769-5772, Honolulu, HI, June 10-15, 2007.

45. Leena Ukkonen, Ang Yu, Lauri Sydänheimo, Fan Yang, Markku Kivikoski, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Analysis of bow tie array RFID tag antenna for paper reel identification systems”, 2007 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, pp. 2745-2748, Honolulu, HI, June 10-15, 2007.

46. Rui Qiang, Ji Chen, and Fan Yang, “FDTD modeling of finite electromagnetic source over periodic structure via a spectral expansion approach”, 2007 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society International Symposium, pp. 887-890, Honolulu, HI, June 3-8, 2007.

47. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Circularly polarized dual band ring antenna using composite right and left handed metamaterial”, 1st European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Nice, France, Nov. 6-10, 2006.

48. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, Veysel Demir, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Optimization using Taguchi method for electromagnetic applications”, 1st European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Nice, France, Nov. 6-10, 2006.

49. Rui Qiang, Ji Chen, Jingyu Huang, Maria Koledintseva, Richard Dubroff, James Drewniak, Fan Yang, “Numerical Analysis of Sandwiched Composite-FSS Structures”, 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vol. 3, pp. 742-768, Portland, OR, August 14-18, 2006. 

50. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, Veysel Demir, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Electromagnetic optimization using Taguchi method: a case study of linear antenna array design”, 2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 2063-2066, Albuquerque, NM, July 9-14, 2006.

51. Fan Yang, Ji Chen, Rui Qiang, and Atef Elsherbeni, “FDTD analysis of periodic structures at arbitrary incidence angles: a simple and efficient implementation of the periodic boundary conditions”, 2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 2715-2718, Albuquerque, NM, July 9-14, 2006.

52. Rui Qiang, Ji Chen, and Fan Yang, “FDTD simulation of infrared FSS transmission spectrum from oblique incidence”, 2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 5, pp. 4179-4182, Albuquerque, NM, July 9-14, 2006.

53. Fan Yang, Asem Al-Zoubi, and Ahmed Kishk, “A dual band surface wave antenna with a monopole like pattern”, 2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 5, pp. 4281-4284, Albuquerque, NM, July 9-14, 2006.

54. Dagang Wu, Fan Yang, Ji Chen and Che Liu, “Analysis of small antennas in MWD tools using unconditionally stable FDTD method in cylindrical coordinates”, 2005 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, Suzhou, China, December 4-7, 2005.

55. Fan Yang, Yahya Rahmat-Samii, and Ahmed Kishk, “Novel surface wave antennas for wireless communications”, XXXVIIIth General Assembly of International Union of Radio Science (USRI), New Delhi, India, October 23-29, 2005.

56. Fan Yang, Veysel Demir, Dalia Elsherbeni, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Abdelnasser Eldek, “Planar dipole antennas near the edge of an EBG ground plane for WLAN applications”, 2005 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 1A, pp. 750-753, Washington, DC, July 3-8, 2005.

57. Fan Yang, Yahya Rahmat-Samii, and Ahmed Kishk, “A novel surface wave antenna with a monopole type pattern: a thin periodic loaded slab excited by a circular disk”, 2005 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 1A, pp. 742-745, Washington, DC, July 3-8, 2005.

58. Yahya Rahmat-Samii and Fan Yang, “Antenna developments using artificial complex ground planes: insights into new design opportunities”, 2004 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, New Delhi, India, December 15-18, 2004.

59. Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Wire antennas on artificial complex ground planes: a new generation of low gain antennas”, 2004 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 1, pp. 309-312, Monterey, CA, June 20-26, 2004.

60. Fan Yang, Amir Aminian, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A low profile surface wave antenna equivalent to a vertical monopole antenna”, 2004 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 2, pp. 1939-1942, Monterey, CA, June 20-26, 2004.

61. Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Bent monopole antennas on EBG ground plane with reconfigurable radiation patterns”, 2004 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 2, pp. 1819-1822, Monterey, CA, June 20-26, 2004.

62. Nanbo Jin, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A novel reconfigurable patch antenna with both frequency and polarization diversities for wireless communications”, 2004 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 2, pp. 1796-1799, Monterey, CA, June 20-26, 2004.

63. Pekka O. Salonen, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “WEBGA – wearable electromagnetic band-gap antenna”, 2004 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 1, pp. 451-454, Monterey, CA, June 20-26, 2004.

64. Fan Yang, Amir Aminian, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Using artificial surfaces to realize monopole type radiation patterns by a low profile antenna”, 2004 URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Pisa, Italy, May 23-27, 2004.

65. Amir Aminian, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Surface impedance characterizations using spectral FDTD method: a unified approach to analyze arbitrary artificial complex surfaces”, 2004 URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Pisa, Italy, May 23-27, 2004.

66. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Polarization dependent electromagnetic band-gap surfaces: characterization, designs, and applications”, 2003 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 339-342, June 2003.

67. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A compact dual band circularly polarized antenna design for mars rover mission”, 2003 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, vol. 3, pp. 858-861, June 2003.

68. Amir Aminian, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “In-phase reflection and EM wave suppression characteristics of electromagnetic band gap ground planes”, 2003 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, vol. 4, pp. 430-433, June 2003.

69. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Applications of electromagnetic band-gap (EBG) structures in microwave antenna designs”, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology, pp. 528-531, Beijing, China, August 17-19, 2002.

70. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Microstrip antenna analysis using fast FDTD methods: a comparison of Prony and ARMA techniques", Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology, pp. 661-664, Beijing, China, August 17-19, 2002.

71. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Patch antenna with switchable slots (PASS): reconfigurable design for wireless communications”, 2002 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 1, pp. 462-465, June 2002.

72. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A single layer dual band circularly polarized microstrip antenna for GPS applications”, 2002 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 4, pp. 720-723, June 2002.

73. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Reflection phase characterization of an electromagnetic band-gap (EBG) surface”, 2002 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 744-747, June 2002.

74. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Patch antennas with switchable slots (PASS): concept, theory and applications”, Proceedings of 2001 Antenna Application Symposium, pp. 84-103, September 2001.

75. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Curl antennas over electromagnetic band-gap surface: a low profiled design for cp applications”, 2001 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 372-375, July 2001.

76. Fan Yang, Chul-Sik Kim, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Step-like structure and EBG structure to improve the performance of patch antennas on high dielectric substrate”, 2001 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 2, pp. 482-485, July 2001.

77. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Mutual coupling reduction of microstrip antennas using electromagnetic band-gap structure”, 2001 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 2, pp. 478-481, July 2001.

78. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Wideband dual parallel slot patch antenna (DPSPA) for wireless communications”, 2000 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 1650-1653, July 2000.

79. Xue-xia Zhang and Fan Yang, “A novel and easy method to adjust the resonant frequency of microstrip antenna”, Proceedings of 1998 China-Japan Joint Meeting of microwaves, pp. 304-307, August 1998.

80. Fan Yang and Xue-xia Zhang, “Slitted small microstrip antenna”, 1998 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, pp. 1236-1239, June 1998.

81. Fan Yang and Xue-xia Zhang, “A broadband dual frequency microstrip antenna”, 1997 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, pp. 960-963, July 1997.

 

Conference Abstracts

1. Qian Qiao, Fan Yang, Tamer A. Elsherbeni, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Sydänheimo, “Design of RFID tags with integrated temperature sensors”, USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, Spokane, WA, July 3 – 8, 2011.

2. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and John Huang, “Transmitarray antennas: an overview”, USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, Spokane, WA, July 3 – 8, 2011.

3. Ahmed Khidre, Kai-Fong Lee, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Wideband dual beam microstrip antenna for wireless communication”, USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, Spokane, WA, July 3 – 8, 2011.

4. Payam Nayeri, Kai-Fong Lee, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Dual-band  circularly-polarized antennas using unequal arm U-slots”, URSI/USNC National Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan. 5 – 8, 2011.

5. Yilin Mao, Jianxia Xue, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Development of an RFID system for indoor target localization”, URSI/USNC National Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan. 5 – 8, 2011.

6. Jaejin Lee, Yang-Ki Hong, Seok Bae, Jeevan Jalli, Gavin S. Abo, Jihoon Park, Won-Mo Seong, Sang-Hoon Park, Won-Ki Ahn, Gi-Ho Kim, Fan Yang, Ang Yu, Ryan Syslo, and Nicholas Neveu, “Broadband GHz Co2Z hexaferrite (Ba2Co3Fe24O41)-glass composite Bluetooth antenna”, 55th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Atlanta, GA, November 14 – 18, 2010.

7. Ahmed H. Khidre, Kai-Fong Lee, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Circularly polarized E-shaped patch antenna for wireless communications”, USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 11 – 17, 2010.

8. Payam Nayeri, Yashwanth R. Padooru, Fan Yang, Alexander B. Yakovlev, and Atef Elsherbeni, “Broadband reflectarray antennas using two-layer sub-wavelength elements”, USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 11 – 17, 2010.

9. Fan Yang and Atef Elsherbeni, “Millimeter wave reflectarray technology for high resolution see-through-wall imaging system”, Monitoring and Sensing of Near-Collapse Buildings Workshop, Oxford, MS, April 6 – 7, 2010.

10. Khaled ElMahgoub, Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, Veysel Demir and Ji Chen, “Analysis of skewed grid periodic structures using FDTD”, URSI/USNC National Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan. 6-9, 2010.

11. Fan Yang, Atef Elsherbeni, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Nano reflectarray antennas for solar power concentration”, USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, Charleston, SC, June 1-5, 2009.

12. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, John Huang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Optimizing aperture efficiency of reflectarray antennas”, URSI/USNC National Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan. 5-8, 2009.

13. Tejaswi Makineni, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Dual band circularly polarized microstrip patch antenna array”, 2007 Mid-South Area Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 2007.

14. Yanghyo Kim, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Design of compact artificial magnetic conductor using planar square spiral”, 2007 Mid-South Area Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 2007.

15. Chye-Hwa Loo, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Microstrip chipless RFID designs”, 2007 Mid-South Area Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 2007.

16. Ang Yu, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Composite right/left-handed circularly polarized dual band ring antenna”, 2007 Mid-South Area Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 2007.

17. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Initializing particle swarm optimization using orthogonal arrays”, 2007 Mid-South Area Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 2007.

18. Asem Al-Zoubi, Fan Yang, and Ahmed Kishk, "A dual band low profile surface wave antenna," 2007 Mid-South Area Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 2007.

19. Asem Al-Zoubi, Fan Yang, and Ahmed Kishk, "An efficient center-fed circular patch antenna with a coupled annular ring," 2007 Mid-South Area Engineering and Sciences Conference, May 2007.

20. Tejaswi Makineni, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Design of single and dual band circularly polarized microstrip patch antennas”, Mississippi Academy of Science Meeting, February 21-23, 2007.

21. Yanghyo Kim, Fan Yang, and Atef. Z. Elsherbeni, “Compact artificial magnetic conductor design using spiral geometries”, Mississippi Academy of Science Meeting, February 21-23, 2007.

22. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Taguchi's method for optimizing microwave filters”, Mississippi Academy of Science Meeting, February 21-23, 2007.

23. Atef Z. Elsherbeni, Fan Yang, Ahmed A. Kishk, and Chasidy West, “Investigation of RFID system performance in multiple-tag environments”, Mississippi Academy of Science Meeting, February 21-23, 2007.

24. Chye-Hwa Loo, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Fan Yang, “Passive microstrip resonator for chipless RFID tags”, Mississippi Academy of Science Meeting, February 21-23, 2007.

25. Wei-Chung Weng, Fan Yang, and Atef Z. Elsherbeni, “Optimization using the orthogonal arrays for unequally spaced linear array antennas and global numerical solutions”, Mississippi Academy of Science Meeting, February 22-23, 2006.

26. Fan Yang, Veysel Demir, Dalia Elsherbeni, Atef Z. Elsherbeni, and Abdelnasser Eldek, “Enhancing antenna radiation characteristics by using electromagnetic band gap structures”, Memphis Area Engineering and Science conference, May 2005.

27. Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Designs and applications of artificial complex ground planes:  a new paradigm in antenna developments”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Nanjing, China, August 28 – 31, 2004.

28. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Applications of polarization dependent EBG in antenna designs”, 2003 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, October 20, 2003.

29. John P. Gianvittorio, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Current research topics of the antenna research, analysis, and measurement (ARAM) laboratory”, 2003 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, October 20, 2003.

30. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A combination of the FDTD method and signal processing techniques: fast FDTD/ARMA approach”, 2003 USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting Digest, pp. 265, June 2003.

31. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A novel reconfigurable patch antenna design for GPS applications”, 2002 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, October 21-22, 2002.

32. John P. Gianvittorio, Fan Yang, and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Current research topics of Professor Rahmat-Samii's antenna lab”, 2002 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, October 21-22, 2002.

33. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A mushroom-like electromagnetic band-gap (EBG) structure: band gap characterization and antenna applications”, 2002 USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting Digest, pp. 225, June 2002.

34. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Patch antennas integrated with EBG structures: radiation enhancement and mutual coupling reduction”, 2001 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, October 15-16, 2001.

35. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Patch antennas with switchable slots (PASS) in wireless communications”, 2001 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, October 15-16, 2001.

36. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “E-shaped patch antennas for wireless communications: concept, design and characterization”, National Radio Science Meeting, Bolder, Colorado, January 2001.

37. Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “A novel wideband dual slot patch antenna for wireless communications”, 2000 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, September 21-22, 2000.

38.  Fan Yang and Yahya Rahmat-Samii, “Design of low profiled antennas using PBG surfaces”, 2000 Annual Research Review, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, September 21-22, 2000.

39. Xue-xia Zhang, Fan Yang, and Hongjun Yuan, “Multiple-resonator broad-band microstrip antenna array”, Proceedings of Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium 1997, pp. 576, January 1997.