Professor Steven Gao, Chair of RF and Microwave Engineering, and the Director of Post-Graduate studies (Research) at School of Engineering and Digital Arts has been named a Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) with effect from 1st January 2019.
The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE board of directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of 1 percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and career achievement.
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Congratulations to Steven!