Mahmoud Wagih

Mahmoud Wagih


University of Southampton


  • Member, TC-26 RFID, WIRELESS SENSOR AND IOT, Technical Committees**
  • TC-26 RFID, WIRELESS SENSOR AND IOT, Technical Committees**


Mahmoud Wagih (GS’18, M’21) received his B.Eng. (Hons.) from the University of Southampton in September 2018, and his Ph.D. on Rectenna Design in April 2021.

In 2017 he worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Southampton. In 2018, he was a Hardware Engineering Intern at Arm, and, in 2020, a Research Intern at Arm, Cambridge, U.K. He is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, U.K., leading a Flexible Innovation Fund project on Green RF Sensing. His interests broadly cover antennas and microwave systems in energy harvesting,  sensing, and wearable applications. He has over 40 refereed journal and conference publications, and has delivered several invited webinars on these topics.

Dr. Wagih is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET). He was the recipient of the Best Undergraduate Project Prize, School Winner Doctoral Research Award, Best in Faculty Doctoral Research Award, and the Dean’s Award for Early Career Researchers, in 2018-2021, at the University of Southampton. He was selected for the IEEE International Microwave Symposium Project Connect in 2019. He received the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference, 2019, the Best Oral Paper at PowerMEMS, 2019, and was a Best Student Paper Finalist at IEEE WPTC, 2021. He won the MTT-S Best 3MT Presentation Prize (second place) at the IEEE Microwave Week, 2020. He was a session co-chair at the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 2021, and a reviewer for IEEE APS/URSI, 2021, and IEEE FLEPS, 2021. He acts as a reviewer for nine Transactions and journals.

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