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Chair, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Lecturer Program Committee, 2019, 2018

Chair, Board of Management, Australian Antenna Measurement Facility (AusAMF)

Fellow of IEEE (FIEEE)

Fellow of Engineers Australia (FIEAust)

Director, WiMed Research Centre, 2016-18

Chair, Postgraduate Coursework Program Committee, School of Engineering

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Distinguished Lecturer, 2017

Member, IEEE AP-S Field Awards Committee, 2019, 2018

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation

Associate Editor, IEEE Access

Member, IEEE AP-S New Technologies Committee, 2019, 2018

Member, IEEE MTT Society TC-10 Technical Committee

One of the two members selected by IEEE AP-Society for 2019 Society Presidential ballot

Past Associate Dean, Higher Degree Research, ICS Division
Chair, IEEE New South Wales (NSW) Section, 2017, 2016
Elected voting member of IEEE Antennas & Prop. Society Administrative Committee (AP-S AdCom), 2015-17

Chair, IEEE NSW Joint Chapter on Antennas & Propagation/ Microwave Theory & Techniques, 2017, 2016

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Projects 2006 2027

Thin Antenna Beam Steering Systems with Exceptional Performance

Esselle, K., Maci, S., Vardaxoglou, J., Bulger, D. & Matekovits, L.


Project: Research

Extremely High-Frequency Antennas for Future Wireless Systems

Esselle, K., Hashmi, R., Hesselbarth, J., Afzal, M., Singh, K. & Cuenca, D.

15/01/18 → …

Project: Research

Closing the Design Gap in Wireless Integrated Circuits

Heimlich, M., Mahon, S., Parker, A., Esselle, K., Sevimli, O., Hashmi, R., Schwitter, B. & Parker, M.

1/07/17 → …

Project: Research

Research Outputs 1988 2019

3-D-printed phase-rectifying transparent superstrate for resonant-cavity antenna

Hayat, T., Afzal, M. U., Lalbakhsh, A. & Esselle, K. P., Jul 2019, In : IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. 18, 7, p. 1400-1404 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cavity resonators

Antenna beam steering by near-field phase transformation: comparison between phase transforming printed metasurfaces and graded-dielectric plates

Afzal, M. U., Lalbakhsh, A., Koli, N. Y. & Esselle, K. P., 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 593-595 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Beam Steering
beam steering
Phase Transformation
phase transformations

Application of the cross-entropy method to electromagnetic optimisation problems

Kovaleva, M., Bulger, D., Khokle, R. P. & Esselle, K. P., 10 Jan 2019, 2018 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2018: Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1595-1596 2 p. 8608714

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Microstrip filters

A stripline-based planar wideband feed for high-gain antennas with partially reflecting superstructure

Baba, A. A., Hashmi, R. M., Asadnia, M., Matekovits, L. & Esselle, K. P., May 2019, In : Micromachines. 10, 5, 9 p., 308.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Strip telecommunication lines
Antenna feeders
Cavity resonators
Metal cladding

Broadband partially reflecting superstrate-based antenna for 60 GHz applications

Baba, A. A., Hashmi, R. M., Esselle, K. P., Gonzalez Marin, J. & Hesselbarth, J., Jul 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 67, 7, p. 4854-4859 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antenna feeders
Directional patterns (antenna)

Press / Media

Macquarie-designed antennas shine in space

Karunanayake Esselle


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research