WNCG Student Awarded Third Place Paper at 2012 IEEE AP-S

Thursday, October 11, 2012

WNCG graduate student Jason Soric won third place in the student paper competition at the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Chicago on July 11, 2012. This meeting is the premier international symposium on antennas and propagation. His paper, Experimental Demonstration of a Conformal Mantle Cloak for Radio-Waves, was also authored by Dr. Andrea Alu, as well as Research Associates Dr. Aaron Kerkhoff and Dr. David Rainwater. Soric is a graduate student under the supervision of Professor Al in the Metamaterials and Plasmonics Research Group, which is a division of WNCG. Soric received his BSEE (2006) and MSEE (2010) at UT Austin. He interned at Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, and was a manufacturing engineer at Harris Corporation.