Prof. George Goussetis, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Bio: George Goussetis (S-99, M-02, SM-12) received the Diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Westminster, London, UK, in 2002. In 2002 he also graduated B.Sc. in physics (first class) from University College London (UCL), UK.
In 1998, he joined the Space Engineering, Rome, Italy, as RF Engineer and in 1999 the Wireless Communications Research Group, University of Westminster, UK, as a Research Assistant. Between 2002 and 2006 he was a Senior Research Fellow at Loughborough University, UK. He was a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) with Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK between 2006 and 2009 and a Reader (Associate Professor) with Queen’s University Belfast, UK, between 2009 and 2013. In 2013 he joined Heriot-Watt as a Reader and was promoted to Professor in 2014. He has authored or co-authored over 400 peer-reviewed papers five book chapters one book and four patents. His research interests are in the area of microwave and antenna components and subsystems.
Prof. Goussetis has held a research fellowship from the Onassis foundation in 2001, a research fellowship from the UK Royal Academy of Engineering between 2006-2011 and European Marie-Curie experienced researcher fellowships in 2011-12 and again in 2014-17. He is the co-recipient of the 2011 European Space Agency young engineer of the year prize, the 2011 EuCAP best student paper prize, the 2012 EuCAP best antenna theory paper prize and the 2016 Bell Labs prize. He serves as Associate Editor to the IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.
In August, 2018 Prof. Goussetis became Head of Institute, Institute of Sensors, Signals & Systems at Heriot-Watt University.