Hjalti H. Sigmarsson received a B.Sc. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Iceland in 2003 and an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University in 2005 and 2010, respectively. He is currently an associate professor with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Advanced Radar Research Center at the University of Oklahoma. His current research is focused on reconfigurable RF and microwave hardware for agile communications, measurement, and radar systems. He has published over 100 journal and conference papers on amplifiers, antennas, and filters.
Dr. Sigmarsson was the recipient of the Best Paper Award of the IMAPS 2008 41st International Symposium on Microelectronics. In 2015 he was awarded the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program to support his research on reconfigurable high-frequency components using phase-change materials. Dr. Sigmarsson was named the Gerald Tuma Presidential Professorship recipient in 2018 for meeting the highest standards of excellence in scholarship and teaching.
Dr. Sigmarsson is the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE MTT-S e-Newsletter, an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, and an associate editor for the IEEE Microwave and Wireless Technology Letters.