Symon K. Podilchak was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and received a B.A.Sc. degree in 2005 from the Engineering Science Program at the University of Toronto. While studying at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, he received a M.A.Sc and a Ph.D. degree (Electrical Engineering) in 2008 and 2013, respectively. Currently, Symon is an Associate Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, in the Institute of Sensors, Signals, and Systems as well as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie H2020 European Research Fellows. He is also a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of Ontario and the founding chairman for the IEEE AP-S/MTT-S joint chapter in Kingston.

Professional Practice

Recent industry experience includes modeling the radar cross-section of military vessels for high frequency surface-wave radar, professional software design and implementation for measurements in anechoic chambers, design of compact multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antennas for wideband military communications, and the research and development of highly compact circularly polarized antennas for microsatellites. Companies and Institutions associated : COM DEV International, Raytheon Canada, Communications Securities Establishment Canada, Defense Research and Development Canada, Magna International, Communications Research Centre Canada, and Brookfield Asset Management.

Recent Announcements

  • Best Student Paper Award Cristian Alistarh received first place in the student paper competition at the International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM) 2018 for his paper "Spectral Smoothing by Multiple Radar ...
    Posted Aug 23, 2018, 1:51 AM by Symon Podilchak
  • Heriot-Watt Innovation Award Victoria Gómez-Guillamón Buendía recieved an Innovation Award for her PhD Project “Surface Wave Guiding Systems for Wireless Power Distributed Propagation”, from the Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems (ISSS ...
    Posted Sep 6, 2018, 4:54 PM by Symon Podilchak
  • FMCW Radar Work Shortlisted for 'Best Antenna Design & Applications' Best Paper Award at EuCAP 2018 The research and design of an FMCW radar for automotive applications was selected as a finalist for the 'Best Antenna Design & Applications' Best Paper Award at EuCAP 2018. The work ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2018, 6:16 PM by Symon Podilchak
  • PhD Student Award for Textile Antennas Rahil Joshi was a reciepient of the First Year PhD award from The School of Engineering and Physical Sciencs (EPS) for his PhD project related to textile-based antennas and ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 5:33 PM by Symon Podilchak
  • Visiting Professor at Sapienza University in Rome Dr. Podilchak won a 2017 Visiting Professorship Award at Sapienza University in Rome. Research work to include Leaky-Wave Antennas and Surface Wave Inspired Devices.
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 5:29 AM by Symon Podilchak
  • European Microwave Prize Dr. Podilchak’s PhD research was presented at the 2016 European Microwave Conference in London, UK and was selected by the European Microwave Association for The European Microwave Prize.
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 5:34 AM by Symon Podilchak
  • More URSI Young Scienist Awards Symon received notification that he will be a Young Scientist Award Recipient at the Atlantic Radio Science Conference (AT-RASC) to be held in the Canary Islands, May 2015.  Also ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 5:35 AM by Symon Podilchak
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Exceptional Reviewer The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) has recognized Symon Podilchak as an Outstanding Reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.  Symon received the Award from the ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2014, 4:41 AM by Symon Podilchak
  • Ph.D. Disseration Award Queen's University at Kingston has selected the Ph.D. dissertation, Planar Leaky-Wave Antennas and Microwave Circuits by Practical Surface-Wave Launching, by Dr. Symon K. Podilchak, as the ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2014, 7:22 AM by Symon Podilchak
  • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Fellowship Symon is the recipient of an IEEE MTT-S Fellowship! The award consists of a certificate of recognition and a travel supplement to attend the International Microwave Symposium (IMS). Symon ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2014, 6:26 AM by Symon Podilchak
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