Mahmoud Wagih (GS’18, M’21) received his B.Eng. (Hons.) in September 2018, and his Ph.D. on rectenna design in April 2021, both in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Southampton, UK.
He is currently a UK IC Research Fellow and Proleptic Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Glasgow, UK. His interests broadly RF and antenna-enabled sustainable electronics including energy harvesting, sensing, and wearable applications. He was previously a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, and a Device Research Intern at Arm Ltd.
Dr. Wagih was the recipient of 15+ awards including the “EurAAP” Per-Simon Kildal Award for the Best PhD in Antennas and Propagation and the Best in Engineering and Physical Sciences Doctoral Research Award at the University of Southampton. He received the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference, 2019, the Best Oral Presentation at PowerMEMS, 2019, the Best Paper Award at PowerMEMS, 2021, the IEEE MTT-S Best 3MT Presentation Prize (second place) at the IEEE Microwave Week, 2020, was a U.K. TechWorks Young Engineer of the Year finalist, in 2021, and an International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Young Scientist Award, in 2022. He is a Senior Member of URSI and a member of the IEEE UK Diversity Equality and Inclusion committee.