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Detecting motion earns MSU Postdoctoral Excellence Research Award

Stavros Vakalis named an IEEE MTT-S graduate fellow for 2021

Jeffrey Nanzer selected for DARPA director’s fellowship

Nanzer named 2019 Outstanding Young Engineer Award by IEEE Microwave Society

MSU Engineering Students Win IEEE Antenna Event

MSU’s Nanzer Gets NSF Early Career Award

Doppler Radar Activity at Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Jeffrey Nanzer receives prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award


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September 24, 2021: Our paper “Design of a Compact Omnidirectional Leaky-Wave Antenna Fed by Higher-Order Mode” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

July 21, 2021: Our paper “Distributed Phased Arrays: Challenges and Recent Advances” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

July 12, 2021: Our paper “Millimeter-Wave Angle Estimation of Multiple Targets Using Space-Time Modulation and Interferometric Antenna Arrays” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

June 14, 2021: Congratulations to Stavros for being selected for the 2021 IEEE MTT-S Tom Brazil Graduate Fellowship, awarded to the highest-ranked honoree among the MTT-S Graduate Fellowships!

June 10, 2021: Our paper “Millimeter-Wave Imaging at 652 Frames per Second” has been published in IEEE Journal of Microwaves.

June 7, 2021: Jeffrey was selected as a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society for the 2022-2024 term.

May 13, 2021: Our paper “A Multiple Baseline Interferometric Radar for Multiple Target Angular Velocity Measurement” has been published in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.

May 7, 2021: Congratulations to Neda, who is joining Mu-Del Electronics!

April 30, 2021: Congratulations to Stavros for being selected for an URSI Young Scientist Award!

April 21, 2021: Our paper “Decentralized Frequency Alignment for Collaborative Beamforming in Distributed Phased Arrays” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

April 12, 2021: We have two papers at the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing conference.

April 7, 2021: Our paper “Impact of VCO and PLL Phase Noise on Distributed Beamforming Arrays with Periodic Synchronization” has been published in IEEE Access.

April 5, 2021: Our paper “Dynamic Antenna Array Design for Scene Classification Through Fourier-Domain Filtering” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

March 19, 2021: Stavros passed his comprehensive exam. Congratulations Stavros!

March 16, 2021: Congratulations to Neda for winning MSU’s Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award!

March 3, 2021: Our paper “Pulsed Harmonic Doppler Radar and Passive RF Tags for Tracking the Dynamic Motion of Held Objects” has been published in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.

January 25, 2021: Congratulations to Stavros for winning a 2021 IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship!

December 17, 2020: Sean passed his PhD defense! Congratulations Sean! Best of luck at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory!

December 3, 2020: Our paper “Automotive Velocity Sensing Using Millimeter-Wave Interferometric Radar” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

October 6, 2020: Our paper “Incoherent Imaging at Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Frequencies Using Noise Transmitters” has been published in IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine.

September 30, 2020: Our paper “Open-Loop Distributed Beamforming Using Wireless Frequency Synchronization” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

August 31, 2020: Amer Abu Arisheh joined our group. Welcome Amer!

August 20, 2020: Serge passed his comprehensive exam. Congratulations Serge!

August 4, 2020: We have four papers at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium.

August 2, 2020: Ahona Bhattacharyya joined our group. Welcome Ahona!

July 27, 2020: Our paper “High Accuracy Adaptive Microwave Ranging Using SNR-Based Perception for Coherent Distributed Antenna Arrays” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers.

July 8, 2020: Congratulations to Stavros for winning 2nd Place in the 2020 IEEE AP-S Student Paper Competition!

July 8, 2020: Congratulations to Jason, Stavros, Cory, and Jacob for winning 2nd place at the 2020 IEEE AP-S Student Design Contest!

July 6, 2020: Our paper “High-Accuracy Localization Using IEEE 802.11 WiFi Legacy Preamble” has been published in IEEE Access.

July 5, 2020: We have 18 papers at the 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting.

June 26, 2020: Our paper “Towards Space-Time Incoherent Transmitter Design for Millimeter-Wave Imaging” has been published in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.

June 12, 2020: Our paper “Adaptive Internode Ranging for Coherent Distributed Antenna Arrays” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems.

April 27, 2020: Our paper “Experimental Demonstration and Calibration of a 16-Element Active Incoherent Millimeter-Wave Imaging Array” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

April 6, 2020: Our paper “High-Accuracy Multi-Node Ranging For Coherent Distributed Antenna Arrays” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems.

March 28, 2020: Our paper “Joint Detection of Human and Object Motion Using Harmonic Micro-Doppler Radar and Harmonic Tags” has been published in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.

March 9, 2020: Our paper “Decentralized Frequency Synchronization in Distributed Antenna Arrays with Quantized Frequency States and Directed Communications” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

February 26, 2020: Sean passed his comprehensive exam. Congratulations Sean!

February 19, 2020: Our research was featured in a video from the MSU Innovation Center.

February 5, 2020: Our paper “Interferometric Microwave Radar With a Feedforward Neural Network for Vehicle Speed-Over-Ground Estimation” has been published in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.

December 10, 2019: Our paper “A Microwave Sensor With Submillimeter Range Accuracy Using Spectrally Sparse Signals” has been published in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.

October 25, 2019: Congratulations to Liang, who is joining Amazon!

October 17, 2019: Our paper “Combined Wireless Ranging and Frequency Transfer for Internode Coordination in Open-Loop Coherent Distributed Antenna Arrays” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

October 10, 2019: Jeffrey has a seminar at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

October 4, 2019: We have an invited paper at the European Radar Conference.

August 20, 2019: Our paper “An SIW Horn Antenna Fed by a Coupled Mode Emulating Pyramidal Horn Antennas” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

August 16, 2019: Daniel Chen joined our group. Welcome Daniel!

August 6, 2019: Our paper “Direction-of-Arrival Estimation Using a Low-Cost, Portable, Software-Defined-Radio-Based Phase Interferometry System” has been published in IEEE Antennas & Propagation Magazine.

July 7, 2019: We have ten papers at the IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting.

June 2, 2019: We have a paper at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium.

May 23, 2019: Our paper “Analysis of Array Sparsity in Active Incoherent Microwave Imaging” has been published in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters.

May 16, 2019: Jeffrey has been awarded the DARPA Director’s Fellowship.

April 30, 2019: John passed his thesis defense! Congratulations John! Best of luck at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory!

April 24, 2019: We have a paper at the IEEE Radar Conference.

April 15, 2019: We have a paper at the IEEE International Conference on Microwaves for Intelligent Mobility.

February 28, 2019: Our paper “Imaging With WiFi” has been published in IEEE Access.

February 14, 2019: Jeffrey is in a NSF CAREER Award panel discussion.

January 21, 2019: Neda Nourshamsi joined our group. Welcome Neda!

January 17, 2019: Our paper “Analysis of Element Failures in Active Incoherent Microwave Imaging Arrays Using Noise Signals” has been published in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.

January 1, 2019: Jason Merlo joined as a PhD student. Welcome Jason!

November 15, 2018: Jeffrey has an invited seminar at AFRL.

October 17, 2018: Our paper “Angle Estimation Using Wideband Frequency Modulation and an Active Distributed Array” has been published in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.

October 10, 2018: Jeffrey has been awarded the IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award.

September 21, 2018: Jeffrey has an invited seminar at Texas Tech University.

September 10, 2018: Our paper “Microwave Imaging Using Noise Signals” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

September 4, 2018: We have a paper at the IEEE International Conference on Antenna Measurement and Applications.

September 1, 2018: Liang Gong has joined the group. Welcome Liang!

August 16, 2018: Anton Schlegel has joined the group. Welcome Anton!

July 26, 2018: Jeffrey has an invited seminar at NASA’s Glenn Research Center.

July 11, 2018: Congratulations to Pratik Chatterjee, Justin Opperman, Anton Schlegel, and Billy Stevers for winning First Place in the 2018 IEEE AP-S Student Design Contest!

July 9, 2018: We have six papers at the IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting.

July 1, 2018: Hassna Ouassal has joined the group. Welcome Hassna!

June 13, 2018: We have a paper at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium.

April 29, 2018: Good luck to the MSU AutoDrive team as they compete in Yuma, AZ in the first year of the SAE AutoDrive Challenge!

April 25, 2018: We have a paper at the IEEE Radar Conference.

March 5, 2018: Jeffrey has been awarded the NSF CAREER Award.

January 23, 2018: Congratulations to John Doroshewitz for winning the Outstanding Student Paper Award for the paper “Multi-factor product authentication using integrated Quick Response (QR) Code Antenna” at the IMAPS 50th International Symposium on Microelectronics.

January 17, 2018: We have a paper at the IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium.

January 9, 2018: Congratulations to Pratik Chatterjee, Justin Opperman, Anton Schlegel, and Billy Stevers for being selected as one of six final teams for the 2018 IEEE AP-S Student Design Contest!

December 28, 2017: Eric Klinefelter and Serge Mghabghab joined our group. Welcome Eric and Serge!

December 6, 2017: Our paper “Accuracy of Angle Rate Measurements Using a Distributed Radar with a Correlation Receiver” has been published in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.

October 10, 2017: We have a paper at the IMAPS 50th International Symposium on Microelectronics.

August 21, 2017: Stavros Vakalis joined our group. Welcome Stavros!

July 9, 2017: We have five papers at the IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting.

June 4, 2017: We have a paper at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium.

May 22, 2017: Jeffrey has an invited seminar at Northeastern University.

May 8, 2017: We have a paper at the IEEE Radar Conference.

April 25, 2017: Congratulations to the CANVAS SOAR team for being selected as one of only three final teams representing North America in the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) International Student Safety Technology Design Competition (SSTDC)!

April 19, 2017: Jeffrey has been awarded the DARPA Young Faculty Award.

February 2, 2017: Our paper “A Distributed RF Transmitter Using One-Way Wireless Clock Transfer” has been published in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.

January 30, 2017: Our paper “A Review of Microwave Wireless Techniques for Human Presence Detection and Classification” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

January 9, 2017: Congratulations to John Doroshewtiz, Vinnie Gjokaj, Sean Ellison, and Ethan Gros for being selected as one of six final teams for the 2017 IEEE AP-S Student Design Contest!

January 2, 2017: Pratik Chatterjee joined our group. Welcome Pratik!

January 2, 2017: Our paper “Open-Loop Coherent Distributed Arrays” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

January 1, 2017: Jeffrey has been selected to serve as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

December 28, 2016: Our paper “On the Estimation of Angle Rate in Radar” has been published in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

December 14, 2016: Our paper “A Bandpass Sampling Receiver for Wide-Bandwidth, Spectrally-Sparse Waveforms for High-Accuracy Range Measurements” has been published in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.

October 26, 2016: Jeffrey has an invited seminar at the Naval Research Laboratory.

August 16, 2016: John Doroshewitz joined our group. Welcome John!

August 16, 2016: Sean Ellison joined our group. Welcome Sean!

August 1, 2016: Jeffrey Nanzer joined Michigan State University.