John (Yiannis) L. Volakis received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1982. He is the R. and L. Chope Chair Professor at The Ohio State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department since 2003. He is also the Director of the ElectroScience Laboratory, one of the largest University laboratories on wireless communications (hardware, analysis, and design). He is the author of five widely used books including the well referenced text Finite Element Methods for Electromagnetics, and the 4th Edition classic Antenna Engineering Handbook. He has also authored over 280 journal papers and over 480 conference papers. He has served as the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society President (2004) and is listed by ISI among the top 250 most referenced authors in Engineering/Computer Science. He is internationally known for his contributions to numerical electromagnetic, metamaterial antennas and RF materials for high performance hardware.
Kubilay Sertel received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2003. He is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and a Research Scientist with the ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University. He has over 15 years experience in applied electromagnetics. His publications include the book Frequency Domain Hybrid Finite Element Methods in Electromagnetics (Morgan and Claypool, 2006), over 35 journal articles, and over 100 conference papers. Dr. Sertel is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of URSI Commission B.