The conference will feature a number of special sessions concerning topics in modeling and optimization of high-frequency electromagnetics, as well as other areas that are of interest for modern microwave/antenna engineering and related fields. A full list of special session topics is below:

  • EM Modeling and Design of Microwave Filters and Multiplexers organized by:
    Dr. Cristiano Tomassoni (Univ. Perugia), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. V.E. Boria (Tech. Univ. Valencia), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Ke-Li Wu (Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Space Mapping Techniques for Modelling and Design based on Expensive High Fidelity Data organized by:
    Dr. José E. Rayas (ITESO), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Q.S. Cheng (Shenzen Univ.), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Behavioral Modeling of Complex Dynamical Systems: How to Master Complex Systems in your Daily Engineering Tasks organized by:
    Prof. Francesco Ferranti (IMT Atlantique, Brest, France), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Prof. Michel Nakhla (Carleton Univ., Canada), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Machine Learning and Surrogate Modeling Applications in Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Engineering organized by:
    Dr. Ivo Couckuyt (Ghent University), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Domenico Spina (Ghent University), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Prof. Tom Dhaene (Ghent University), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • EM modelling and Design of SIW Components and Transmission Lines organized by:
    Dr. Anthony Ghiotto (Univ. Bordeaux), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. M. Bozzi (Univ. Pavia), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Jorge D. Martínez (Tech. Univ. Valencia), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Multi-Physiscs EM-based Techniques for RF High-Power Discharge Effects organized by:
    Dr. Carlos Vicente (Dassault Systems), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Sergio Anza (Dassault Systems), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Monika Balk (Dassault Systems), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Advances on Finite Element EM Analysis Methods and Computational Electromagnetics organized by:
    Dr. Valentín de la Rubia (Tech. Univ. Madrid), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Dan Jiao (Purdue University), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Modelling, Design and Optimization of Antenna Systems organized by:
    Dr. Dirk de Villiers (Stellenbosch University), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Statistical/Stochastic Analysis and Robust Design of High-Frequency Structures organized by:
    Dr. Q.J. Zhang (Carleton University), emial: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. S. Koziel (Reykjavik University), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Modeling and Design of Nanomaterials, Nanopackages, NanoDevices and Graphene organized by:
    Dr. Dominique Baillargeat (Limoges University), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Dr. Luca Pierantoni (Univ. Ancona), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.