Constantine Balanis

Balanis_ConstantineWEBRegents’ Professor
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Website: Balanis’ Corner

Research expertise
Computational electromagnetic methods (FDTD, FEM, MoM, GO/GTD/UTD, PO/PTD) for antennas, scattering, and high-intensity radiated fields (HIRF), flexible and conformal antennas, ferrite-loaded non-uniformly biased CBS antennas, and smart/adaptive antennas for wireless communications.

Constantine A. Balanis joined the electrical engineering faculty in 1983 and is now an ASU Regents’ Professor. He has published over 135 journal papers, 235 conference papers, 12 book chapters, 9 magazine/newsletter papers, and numerous scientific reports. He has also published four books: Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design; Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics; Introduction to Smart Antennas; and Modern Antenna Handbook.

Collaborations and industry affiliations
Advanced aperture research, Michigan State University
ASU-Army flexible display initiative, DOD-Army-ARO

Professional preparation
West Virginia University, Department of Electrical Engineering, 1970-1983
Electronics Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center, 1964-1970
Ph.D., electrical engineering, The Ohio State University, 1969
M.S., electrical engineering, University of Virginia, 1966
B.S., electrical engineering, Virginia Tech, 1964

Recognition and awards
ASU Regents’ Professor
Honorary Doctorate-University of Thessaloniki (Greece);
IEEE Life Fellow
Honorary Doctorate, University of Thessaloniki, 2004
IEEE Third Millennium Medal, 2000
IEEE AP Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award
ASU Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, 1997
ASU College of Engineering Distinguished Achievement Award, 1996
IEEE Phoenix Section Special Professionalism Award, 1992
ASU Regents’ Professor, 1991
IEEE Region 6 Individual Achievement Award, 1989
ASU School of Engineering Graduate Teaching Excellence Award, 1987-1988

Professional associations
Eta Kappa Nu
Tau Beta Pi
Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Xi
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Electromagnetics Academy
American Society for Engineering Education
Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautic

Selected publications
C. A. Balanis, Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics (2nd edition), John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

V. G. Kononov, C. A. Balanis, and Craig R. Birtcher, “Analysis, Simulation and Measurements of CBS Antennas Loaded with Non-Uniformly Biased Ferrite Material,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 1717-1726, April 2012.

A. C. Durgun, C. A. Balanis, C. R. Birtcher and D. R. Allee, “Design, Simulation, Fabrication and Testing of Flexible Bow-Tie Antennas, IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 4425 -4435, December 2011.

D. Arceo and C. A. Balanis, “A Compact Yagi-Uda Antenna with Enhanced Bandwidth,” IEEE Antennas and   Wireless Letters, Vol. 10, pp. 442-445, 2011.

M. S. Reese, C. A. Balanis, C. R. Birtcher, and G. C. Barber, “Modeling and Simulation of a Helicopter-Mounted SATCOM Antenna Array,” IEEE Antennas & Propagation Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 51-60, April 2011.

V. Kononov and C. A. Balanis, “Analysis and simulation of the propagation channel complexity on signal fading,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Letters, vol. 9, pp. 895-898, 2010.

V. Kononov, C. A. Balanis, C. R. Birtcher, and C. Polycarpou, “Non-uniform field modeling of ferrite-loaded cavity-backed slot antennas,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 57, no. 10, pp. 3402-3405, 2009.

P. Bevelacqua and C. A. Balanis, “Geometry and weight optimization for minimizing sidelobes in wideband planar arrays,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 1285-1289, Apr. 2009.

C. A. Balanis, D. DeCarlo, and J. Lambert, “Spherical cap adaptive antennas for GPS,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 406-413, Feb. 2009.