Graduate Student Research Assistant Position Available: With good background in microwave engineering or antenna design (highly desirable), strong motivation to do research, and capability of performing independent research under advice.  
Xun Gong

Xun Gong (S’02-M’05-SM’11) received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from FuDan University, Shanghai, P.R. China, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2005.

    He is currently a  Full Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at University of Central Florida (UCF) and Director of the Antenna, RF and Microwave Integrated Systems (ARMI) Laboratory. He joined UCF as an assistant professor in 2005. He worked at Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Hanscom, MA in 2009 under the support of Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP). He was with the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in 2005. His research interests include microwave passive components and filters, sensors, antennas and arrays, flexible electronics, and packaging.

Dr. Gong has served on the Editorial Boards of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (TAP), IEEE Microwave and Wireless Component Letters (MWCL), and IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWPL). He is the associate editor of IEEE MWCL. He was the technical program committee (TPC) chair in the 2013 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium and Operations chair in the 2014 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS). He was the general chair in the 2016 IEEE iWAT and 2012 IEEE WAMICON. He was the IEEE AP/MTT Orlando Chapter Chair in 2007-2010. He has been the recipient of the NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award in 2009. He received the UCF Reach for the Star Award in 2016. He received the Research Incentive Award (RIA) at UCF in 2011 and 2016. He was the recipient of the Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award at UCF in 2010 and 2015. He received Outstanding Engineer Awards from IEEE Florida Council and Orlando Section, respectively, in 2009.

Contact Information:

Xun Gong


Harris Corp. Engineering Center 426

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

University of Central Florida

Phone: (407) 823-5762

Fax: (407) 823-5835

E-mail: xun.gong@ucf.edu

IEEE MTT-8 Filters and Passive Components

IEEE AP/MTT Orlando Chapter


News, Events and Awards

  • Awards  Student Awards: Mahmoud Shirazi, Best Student Research Presentation Award in 2017 IEEE WAMICONRicardo Lovato, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2016)Ricardo Lovato, Student Paper Competion, Honorable Mention in 2016 IEEE ...
    Posted May 15, 2017, 12:40 PM by Xun Gong
  • Incoming Events and Deadlines    
    Posted Dec 7, 2017, 3:45 PM by Xun Gong
  • Recent Journal Article Publications Mahmoud Shirazi's paper titled " A Switchable-frequency slot-ring antenna element for designing a reconfigurable array" was accepted by IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters in Nov. 2017.Ricardo ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2017, 3:48 PM by Xun Gong
  • Recent Conference Paper Presentations Ricardo Lovato, Michael Trampler, Junyi Huang, and Wei Ouyang presented their papers in the 2017 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium at San Diego, CA in July 2017Ricardo Lovato ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2017, 3:49 PM by Xun Gong
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