Best Poster Prize for mm-Wave Radar

posted Dec 14, 2018, 11:18 PM by Symon Podilchak

Congratulations to Cristian Alistarh for winning the Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems 2018 Best Poster Prize for his work on mm-wave MIMO radar for automotive applications. He is congratulated by the Head of the Institute, Professor George Goussetis.


Best Student Paper Award

posted Aug 22, 2018, 7:55 AM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Aug 23, 2018, 1:51 AM ]

Cristian Alistarh received first place in the student paper competition at the International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM) 2018 for his paper "Spectral Smoothing by Multiple Radar Pattern Multiplication for Improved Accuracy." This work in collaboration with Samsung Electronics and The University of Edinburgh.

Photo : Cristian and Prof. Sujeet Chaudhuri (general chair of ANTEM 2018) 

Heriot-Watt Innovation Award

posted Jul 10, 2018, 7:34 PM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Sep 6, 2018, 4:54 PM ]

Victoria Gómez-Guillamón Buendía recieved an Innovation Award for her PhD Project “Surface Wave Guiding Systems for Wireless Power Distributed Propagation”, from the Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems (ISSS). She is currently supervised by Prof. Symon K. Podilchak. Victoria is also the 2018 recipient of the Postgraduate Research Prize for her work within the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Heriot-Watt University.

FMCW Radar Work Shortlisted for 'Best Antenna Design & Applications' Best Paper Award at EuCAP 2018

posted Feb 26, 2018, 6:08 PM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Feb 26, 2018, 6:16 PM ]

The research and design of an FMCW radar for automotive applications was selected as a finalist for the 'Best Antenna Design & Applications' Best Paper Award at EuCAP 2018. The work, selected from 1000+ other accepted papers, was in colloboration with Samsung Electronics. The paper is titled 'Millimetre-Wave FMCW MIMO Radar System Development Using Broadband SIW Antennas'.

PhD Student Award for Textile Antennas

posted Feb 20, 2018, 5:30 PM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 5:33 PM ]

Rahil Joshi was a reciepient of the First Year PhD award from The School of Engineering and Physical Sciencs (EPS) for his PhD project related to textile-based antennas and feed systems. Shown below he is accepting the award with the Head of the Schoold, Prof. Steve McLaughlin.

Visiting Professor at Sapienza University in Rome

posted Feb 14, 2018, 9:01 PM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 5:29 AM ]

Dr. Podilchak won a 2017 Visiting Professorship Award at Sapienza University in Rome. Research work to include Leaky-Wave Antennas and Surface Wave Inspired Devices.

European Microwave Prize

posted Feb 14, 2018, 8:56 PM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 5:34 AM ]

Dr. Podilchak’s PhD research was presented at the 2016 European Microwave Conference
in London, UK and was selected by the European Microwave Association for The European Microwave Prize.

More URSI Young Scienist Awards

posted Mar 13, 2015, 8:46 PM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Nov 30, 2018, 6:56 PM ]

Symon received notification that he will be a Young Scientist Award Recipient at the Atlantic Radio Science Conference (AT-RASC) to be held in the Canary Islands, May 2015.  Also, in 2017, Samuel Rotenberg was bestowed a Young Scientist Award for the paper Efficient Rectifier for an RDA Wireless Power Transmission System Operating at 2.4 GHz which was also an Invited Paper for the Special Session on Wireless Power Transfer. The work was in collaboration with Samsung.

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Exceptional Reviewer

posted Jul 14, 2014, 6:19 AM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Nov 30, 2018, 6:56 PM ]

The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) has recognized Symon Podilchak as an Outstanding Reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.  Symon received the Award from the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Ben Leung from The City University of Hong Kong, at the 2014 AP-S conference in Memphis, Tennessee. The award recognized the Top Ten Reviewers who delivered high quality reviews in a timely fashion. Professor Leung also thanked all Reviewers for their important service to the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation as well as AP-S

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Ph.D. Disseration Award

posted May 22, 2014, 3:35 AM by Symon Podilchak   [ updated Sep 8, 2014, 7:22 AM ]

Queen's University at Kingston has selected the Ph.D. dissertation, Planar Leaky-Wave Antennas and Microwave Circuits by Practical Surface-Wave Launching, by Dr. Symon K. Podilchak, as the Outstanding Thesis within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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