Dr. Emily Porter is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, where she is associated with both the bioECE and Electromagnetics & Acoustics areas. She was granted her Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering) in 2015 from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, where she also completed her M.Eng. (2010) and B.Eng. (2008). She was an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow and EU Marie-Curie Research Fellow with the Translational Medical Device Laboratory at National University of Ireland Galway from 2015-2019. Her research interests include the development of novel technologies for therapeutic and diagnostic applications of electromagnetic waves and the measurement of dielectric properties of biological tissues. Dr. Porter is the recipient of several prestigious national and international awards, including multiple URSI Young Scientist Awards, the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award, the Irish Research Council New Foundations Grant, and the Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Grant.