Balanis_ASU_w2Constantine A. Balanis

Regents’ Professor
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GWC 452
480-965-3909
balanis@asu.edu

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Research expertise: Computational electromagnetic methods for antennas and scattering, flexible and conformal antennas, high impedance surfaces (HIS), RCS reduction techniques using EBG checkerboard surfaces, metasurfaces for antenna pattern beam forming, ferrite-loaded non-uniformly biased CBS antennas, 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 160 journal papers, 268 conference papers, 12 book chapters, nine magazine/newsletter papers and numerous scientific reports. He has also published four books:

  • Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design (5 translations)
  • Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics (1 translation)
  • Introduction to Smart Antennas (1 translation)
  • Modern Antenna Handbook

Collaborations and industry affiliations

Advanced Helicopter Electromagnetics (AHE): A consortium of government agencies and industry, now in its 28th year (NASA, U S. Army, U S Navy, Army Research Office, DARPA, Boeing, Sikorsky, Rockwell International, IBM, Bell Helicopters, Trivec-Avant).
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.E.E, 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; 2000 IEEE Third Millennium Medal; 2012 IEEE AP Society Distinguished Achievement Award; 2005 IEEE AP Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award; 2012 The Ohio State University Distinguished Achievement Alumnus Award; 2014 LAPC James R. James Lifetime Achievement Award (UK); 1996 ASU Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award; 1987-1988 ASU School of Engineering Graduate Teaching Excellence Award; 1991 ASU College of Engineering Distinguished Achievement Award; 1989 IEEE Region 6 Individual Achievement Award; 1992 IEEE Phoenix Section Professionalism Award.

Professional associations

Eta Kappa Nu
Tau Beta Pi
Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Xi
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Selected publications

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 Propag., Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 4425-4435, December 2011.

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

C. A. Balanis, L. Sevgi and P. Y. Ufimtsev, “Fifty Years of High Frequency Diffraction,” International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 4, July 2013, pp. 394-402, 2013.

N. A. Aboserwal, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, “Conical Horn: Gain and Amplitude Radiation Patterns,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 61, No. 7, July 2013, pp. 3427-3433.

V. G. Kononov, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, ” The Impact of the Non-Uniform Bias Field on the Radiation Patterns of the Ferrite-Loaded CBS Antennas,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 61, No. 8, August 2013, pp. 4367-4371.

A. C. Durgun, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, “Reflection Phase Characterization of Curved High
Impedance Surfaces ,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 61, No. 12, December 2013, pp. 6030-6038.

A. C. Durgun, C. A. Balanis, C. R. Birtcher, H. Huang and H. Yu, “High Impedance Surfaces with Periodically Perforated Ground Planes ,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 62, No. 9, September 2014, pp. 4510-4517.

W. Chen, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, “Checkerboard EBG Surfaces for Wideband Radar Cross Section Reduction,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 63, No. 6, June 2015, pp. 2636-2645.

S. Pandi, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, “Design of Scalar Impedance Holographic Metasurfaces for Antenna Beam Formation With Desired Polarization,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 63, No. 7, July 2015, pp. 3016-3024.

M. Askarian Amiri, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, “Analysis, Design and Measurements of Circularly Symmetric High Impedance Surfaces for Loop Antenna Applications,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 64, No. 2, February 2016, pp. 618-629.

A. Modi and C. A. Balanis, “PEC-PMC Baffle inside Circular Cross Section Waveguide for Reduction of Cut-off Frequency, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL), Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 171-173, 2016.

S. Saeed, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, “Inkjet-Printed Flexible Reconfigurable Antenna for Conformal WLAN/WiMAX Wireless Devices,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWPL), Vol. 15, 2016.

W. Chen, C. A. Balanis and C. R. Birtcher, “Dual Wide-Band Checkerboard Surfaces for Radar Cross Section Reduction,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 64, No. 9, September 2016.