Steven Gao

Steven Gao


School of Engineering and Digital Arts, University of Kent

Kent University, UK


  • Member, TC-29 MICROWAVE AEROSPACE SYSTEMS, Technical Committees**


Steven Shichang Gao is a Full Professor and Chair in RF and Microwave Engineering, and the Director of Graduate Studies at the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, University of Kent, UK. His research covers smart antennas, phased arrays, MIMO, reconfigurable antennas, broadband/multiband antennas, space antennas, RF/microwave/mm-wave/THz circuits, mobile communications, satellite communications, UWB radars, synthetic-aperture radars, IOT and small satellites. He co-authored/co-edited three books (Space Antenna Handbook, Wiley, 2012; Circularly Polarized Antennas, IEEE-Wiley, 2014; Low-Cost Smart Antennas, Wiley, 2019), over 400 papers and 20 patents. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, and serves as an Associate Editor for several international Journals (IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation; Radio Science; Electronics Letters; IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, etc), and the Editor-in-Chief for John Wiley & Sons Book Series on “Microwave and Wireless Technologies”. He was General Chair of LAPC 2013, and an Invited Speaker/Keynote Speaker at many conferences. He served as the Lead Guest Editor of Proceedings of the IEEE for a Special Issue on “Small Satellites” (2018), and the Lead Guest Editor of IEEE Trans on Antennas and Propagation for a Special Issue on “Antennas for Satellite Communication”(2015), and a Guest Editor of IET Circuits, Devices & Systems for a Special Issue in “Photonic and RF Communications Systems” (2014). He is a Fellow of IEEE, and also a Fellow of Royal Aeronautical Society, UK, and a Fellow of IET, UK.

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