BEST PAPER & BEST STUDENT PAPER
AWARDS


Every year since 2006, EurAAP recognizes excellence in education and research within the field of Antennas, Propagation and Measurement. The awards are given at the conference dinner during EuCAP.

The names of awardees are listed below.


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Application


Nomination


Selection


Awards


Best Electromagnetics Paper

 

Quantum-Assisted Combinatorial Optimization of Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces”, Qi Jian Lim, Charles Ross, Gabriele Gradoni, Zhen Peng

 

Best   Theory and Design   Antennas  Paper

Core-Shell Leaky-Wave Lens Antenna for 150GHz Fly's Eye Communication Systems, Nick van Rooijen, Maria Alonso-delPino, Marco Spirito and Nuria LLombart  


Best Applied Technology Antennas Paper


Planar Glide-Symmetric Dielectric Half-Luneburg Lens at K/Ka-Band, Oskar Zetterstrom and Pilar Castillo-Tapia, Jose-Manuel Poyanco, Nelson Fonseca, Francisco Pizarro, Oscar Quevedo-Teruel


Best Measurement Paper

 

Fully Coherent UAV-Based Near-Field Measurement and Transformation of the S67-15m Ground Station Antenna at the German Space Operations Center in Weilheim, Stefan Punzet, Fabian T. Faul and Thomas Mittereder, Christian Oettl, Matthias Ganser and Martin Häusler, Thomas F. Eibert


 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Measurement Based Identification of MPCs in an Urban Drone-To-Drone Propagation Scenario, Dennis Becker and Uwe-Carsten G. Fiebig 

 

Best Student Paper

 

Wideband Characterization of Holey Glide-Symmetric Parallel-Plate Waveguides, Boris Fischer and Guido Valerio

A Broadband Potential-Based Boundary Element Method for Modeling Electromagnetic Scattering from Dielectrics and Conductors, Shashwat Sharma and Piero Triverio

Best Electromagnetics Paper

 

Reflecting Luneburg Lens: Analytical Solution and Applications J. Ruiz-García, E. Martini, C. Della Giovampaola, D. González-Ovejero and S. Maci

 

Best Antennas Paper

 

Low-Profile CTS Array in PCB Technology for K/Ka-Band Applications M. Del Mastro, A. Mahmoud, T. Potelon, R. Sauleau, G. Quagliaro and M. Ettorre

 

Best Measurement Paper

 

Preliminary Assesment of Millimeter Wave Plane Wave Generator for 5G Device Testing, 

F. Scattone, D. Sekuljica, A. Giacomini, F. Saccardi, A. Scannavini, E. Kaverine, S. Anwar, N. Gross, P. Iversen and L. J. Foged


 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Bayesian Approaches to Multipath-Enhanced Device-Free Localization M. Schmidhammer, B. Siebler, C. Gentner, S. Sand, and U.-C. Fiebig

 

Best Student Paper

 

The Interpath Relation for Spatially-Discrete Traveling-Wave Modulated Structures C. Scarborough and A. Grbic

Best Electromagnetics Paper

 

Elliptical Glide-Symmetric Holey Metasurfaces for Wideband Anisotropy A. Alex-Amor, F. Ghasemifard, G.Valerio, P. Padilla, J. M. Fernandez-Gonzalez and O. Quevedo-Teruel

 

Best Antennas Paper

 

A Compact Mass-producible E-band Bandpass Filter Based on Multi-layer Waveguide Technology A. Vosoogh, A. AlgabaBrazalez, Y. Li and Z. Simon He

 

Best Measurement Paper

 

Suppressing Undesired Echoes by Sparsity Based Time Gating of Reconstructed Sources J. Knapp, J. Kornprobst, T.F. Eibert

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

The MEKaP Project: Measuring Tropospheric Impairments at Ka Bandwidth MEO Satellites L. Luini, C. Riva, A. Panzeri, A. Rocha, S. Mota, F. Marzano, A. Marziani, M. Biscarini, F. Consalvi, V. Schena and A. Martellucci Best Student Paper

 

Metal Stamped Antenna-in-Package for Millimeter-wave Large-scale Phased-array Applications Using Multiphysics Analysis J. Park and W. Hong

Best Antenna Theory Paper

 

Analysis of Curved Metasurfaces with Spatially-Varying Impedance Distribution Z. Sipus, D. Barbaric and M. Bosiljevac

 

Best Antenna Design Paper

 

Electronically-Steerable Transmitarray Antennas for Ka-Band A. Clemente, L. D. Palma, F. Diaby, L. Dussopt, K. Pham and R. Sauleau

 

Best Measurement Paper

 

Monostatic RCS Prediction from Irregularly Distributed Near-Field Samples Using PlaneWave Field Synthesis O. Neitz and T. F. Eibert

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Investigation on Stationarity of V2V Channels in a Highway Scenario D. Czaniera, M. Käske, G. Sommerkorn, C. Schneider, R. S. Thomä, G. Del Galdo and M. Boban

 

Best Student Paper

 

Full-Wave Synthesis of Modulated Metasurface Antennas M. Bodehou, C. Craeye, E. Martini and I. Huynen

Best Electromagnetic and Antenna Theory Paper

 

Design criteria of X-wave launchers for millimeter-wave applications W. Fuscaldo, D. Comite, A. Galli, S. Concetto Pavone, M. Albani and G. Valerio

 

Best Antenna Design and Applications Paper

 

Millimetre-wave FMCW MIMO radar system development using broadband SIW antennas C. Alistarh, P. H. Re, T. Ströeber, S. Rotenberg, S. K. Podilchak, C. Mateo-Segura,Y. Pailhas, G. Goussetis, Y. Petillot, J. Thompson and J. Lee

 

Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

3.5-THz Quantum-Cascade Laser Emission from Dual Diagonal Feedhorns B. Ellison, O. Auriacombe, T. Rawlings, N. Brewster, M. Oldfield, L. Li, E. Saenz, A. Valavanis, Y. Han, E. Linfield and A. Davies

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Measurements and model for the satellite-to-aircraft channel in L-band T. Jost, W. Wang, M. Schwinzerl, F. Perez-Fontan, M. Schonhuber and N. Floury

 

Best Student Paper

 

Accurate determination of radiation patterns from near-field measurements in highly reflective environments J. Knapp and T. F. Eibert 

Best Electromagnetics and Antenna Theory Paper

 

Analysis of Artificial Dielectrics Composed of Non-Aligned Layers D. Cavallo and C. Felita

 

Best Antenna Design and Applications Paper

 

Shared aperture metasurface antennas for multibeam patterns D. Gonzalez-Ovejero, G. Minatti, E. Martini, G. Chattopadhyay and S. Maci Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Design and calibration of a double-directional 60 GHz channel sounder for multipath component tracking R. Sun, P. Papazian, J. Senic, Y. Lo, J.-K. Choi, K. A. Remley and C. Gentile

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Investigations on fading scaling with bandwidth and directivity at 60 GHz D. Dupleich, N. Iqbal, C. Schneider, S. Haefner, R. Müller, S. Skoblikov, J. Luo and R. S. Thomä

 

Best Student Paper (ex equo)

 

Wireless Monitoring of Breath by Means of a Graphene Oxide-based Radiofrequency Identification Wearable Sensor M. C. Caccami, M. Y. S. Mulla, C. Di Natale and G. Marrocco

 

Multi-frequency power angular spectrum comparison for an indoor environment U. T. Virk, S. L. H. Nguyen and K. Haneda


Best Electromagnetics and Antenna Theory Paper

 

Analysis of Artificial Dielectrics Composed of Non-Aligned Layers D. Cavallo and C. Felita

 

Best Antenna Design and Applications Paper

 

Shared aperture metasurface antennas for multibeam patterns D. Gonzalez-Ovejero, G. Minatti, E. Martini, G. Chattopadhyay and S. Maci Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Design and calibration of a double-directional 60 GHz channel sounder for multipath component tracking R. Sun, P. Papazian, J. Senic, Y. Lo, J.-K. Choi, K. A. Remley and C. Gentile

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Investigations on fading scaling with bandwidth and directivity at 60 GHz D. Dupleich, N. Iqbal, C. Schneider, S. Haefner, R. Müller, S. Skoblikov, J. Luo and R. S. Thomä

 

Best Student Paper (ex equo)

 

Wireless Monitoring of Breath by Means of a Graphene Oxide-based Radiofrequency Identification Wearable Sensor M. C. Caccami, M. Y. S. Mulla, C. Di Natale and G. Marrocco

 

Multi-frequency power angular spectrum comparison for an indoor environment U. T. Virk, S. L. H. Nguyen and K. Haneda

Best Electromagnetics and Antenna Theory Paper

 

Large Format Arrays of Antenna Coupled Kinetic Inductance Detectors for THz Astronomy J. Baselmans, J. Bueno, O. Yurduseven, N. Llombart, S. Yates, A. Baryshev, A. Endo, D. Thoen and A. Neto

 

Best Antenna Design and Applications Paper

 

Hematologic characterization and 3D imaging of red blood cells using a Compressive Nanoantenna and ML-FMA modeling H. Gómez-Sousa, Ó. Rubiños-López and J. Á. Martínez-Lorenzo

 

Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Accuracy evaluation for antenna measurements at mm-wave frequencies L. Boehm, F. Boegelsack, M. Hitzler, S. Wiehler and C. Waldschmidt

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Modelling the impact of offshore wind farms on safety radars onboard Oil and Gas platforms L. Danoon, W. Al-Mashhadani and A. Brown

 

Best Student Paper

 

Systematic approach for electrically tuning N-port antenna system based on characteristic modes M. Bouezzeddine and W. L. Schroeder

 

Best Electromagnetics and Antenna Theory Paper

 

Intersymbol interference analysis of a 60 GHz-band compact range wireless access system M. Zhang, K. Araki, J. Hirokawa and M. Ando

 

Best Antenna Design and Applications Paper

 

Multistatic nearfield imaging radar for portal security systems using a high gain toroidal reflector antenna C. M. Rappaport and B. Gonzalez-Valdes

 

Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

DTU-ESA millimeter-wave VAlidation STandard antenna (mm-VAST) - detailed design

 

O. S. Kim, S. Pivnenko, O. Breinbjerg, R. Jørgensen, N. V. Larsen, K. Branner, P. Berring, 

C. M. Markussen and M. Paquay

Best Propagation Paper

 

Joint effects of clouds and rain on Ka-band earth observation data downlink systems L. Luini and C. Capsoni

 

Best Student Paper

 

Analysis of electrically large antennas using fast Physical Optics O. Borries, H. Viskum, P. Meincke, E. Jørgensen, P. C. Hansen and C. H. Schmidt

 

Best Antenna Theory Paper

 

Closed-form expressions of local effective bianisotropic constitutive parameters for reciprocal metamaterials V. Sozio, A. Vallecchi, M. Albani and F. Capolino

 

Best Antenna Application Paper

 

On design of differentially driven on-chip antennas with harmonic filtering for silicon integrated mm-wave and THz N-push oscillators J. Grzyb, Y. Zhao, R. A. Hadi and U. Pfeiffer

 

Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Increased dynamic range for RFID EM-field measurements S. Capdevila, J. Romeu, L. Jofre and J. Bolomey

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

A Compressed Sensing-based imaging system Y. Álvarez-López, Y. Rodríguez-Vaqueiro, B. González-Valdés, J. Á. Martínez-Lorenzo, F. Las-Heras and C. M. Rappaport

 

Best Student Paper

 

Novel dual-band single circular polarization antenna feeding network for satellite communications C. A. Leal-Sevillano, J. A. Ruiz-Cruz, J. R. Montejo-Garai and J. M. Rebollar

 

Best Antenna Theory Paper

 

Convex optimization for analysis of small antennas M. Gustafsson

 

Best Antenna Design Paper

 

Bifocal Reflector antenna system for radar imaging at 300 GHz

 

A. García-Pino, B. Gonzalez-Valdes, B. Mencia-Oliva, J. G. de la Fuente, O. R. López and J.

 

L. B. Sanmartín

 

Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Micromachined near-field millimeter-wave medical sensor for skin cancer diagnosis F. Töpfer, S. Dudorov, D. Dancila, R. Augustine, X. Hu, A. Rydberg, L. Emtestam, L. Tenerz and J. Oberhammer

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Dynamics of spatial degrees-of-freedom in MIMO mobile channels K. Haneda, A. Khatun, V. Kolmonen and J. Salmi

 

Best Student Paper

 

Dielectric lens fed by coherent connected-slot array as wideband reflector feed Ozan Yurduseven, D. Cavallo, A. Neto 

Best Antenna Theory Paper

 

Efficiently illuminated broadside-directed 1D and 2D tapered Fabry-Perot leaky-wave antennas M. García-Vigueras, P. DeLara-Guarch, J. L. Gómez-Tornero, R. Guzmán-Quirós and G. Goussetis

 

Best Antenna Design Paper

 

Compact antenna for microsatellite using folded shorted patches and an integrated feeding network S. K. Podilchak, M. Caillet, Y. Antar and L. Chu Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Motion compensation and efficient array design for TDMA FMCW MIMO radar systems C. M. Schmid, R. Feger, C. Pfeffer and A. Stelzer

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

Directional channel characteristics in elevation and azimuth at an urban macrocell base station J. Medbo, H. Asplund, J. Berg and N. Jalden

 

Best Student Paper

 

Experimental characterization of the RFID STENTag for passive vascular monitoring C. Occhiuzzi and G. Marrocco

Best Antenna Theory Paper

 

Planar antennas based on surface-to-leaky wave transformation G. Minatti, M. Casaletti, F. Caminita, P. De Vita and S. Maci

 

Best Antenna Application Paper

 

A compact dual-polarized wideband patch antenna array for the unlicensed 60 GHz band

 

F. Wollenschläger, R. Stephan, L. Xia, J. Muller, R. Muller, A.P.G. Ariza, R. S. Thoma and

 

M. A. Hein

 

Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Microwave Non-Destructive evaluation of corrosion in reinforced concrete structures G. Roqueta, L. Jofre and M. Feng

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

K. Haneda, A. Khatun, V. Kolmonen and J. Salmi, "Dynamics of spatial degrees-of-freedom in MIMO mobile channels

 

S. Nanba, Y. Hirota and Y. Kishi

 

Best Student Paper

 

Single layer anisotropic impedance surface for linear to circular polarization conversion in Reflect mode E. Doumanis, G. Goussetis, J. Gómez-Tornero, R. Cahill and V. Fusco

Best Antenna Theory Paper

 

Trade-offs in multi-element receiving antennas with superconducting feed lines A. Iacono, T. J. Coenen, D. J. Bekers, A. Neto and G. Gerini

 

Best Antenna Design Paper

 

Distributed Antenna Tuning Unit Using a Frequency Reconfigurable PIXEL-Antenna A. Grau Besoli and F. De Flaviis

 

Best Antenna Measurement Paper

 

Optical Measurement of Millimeter-Wave Antenna for Imaging Concealed Cracks on Concrete Surface H. Togo, S. Mochizuki, S. Oka, I. Toyoda, N. Kukutsu and Y. Cadeau

 

Best Propagation Paper

 

An experiment and preliminary results for narrow-and wideband land mobile satellite propagation at K-band M. Schönhuber, F. Teschl, V. Hovinen, J. Kyröläinen, F. Pérez-Fontán and R. PrietoCerdeira Best Student Paper

 

Active antenna oscillator systems in substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) technology F. Giuppi, A. Georgiadis, M. Bozzi, A. Collado and L. Perregrini

Best Antenna Oral Paper

 

Low cost, short lead-time feed chain components for multi-beam antennas P. Booth, M. Skeen and S. Stirland

 

Best Antenna Poster Paper

 

Complex conical beam expansion for the analysis of beam waveguides S. Skokic, M. Casaletti, S. Sorensen and S. Maci

 

Best Measurement Paper

 

Scaled radar cross section measurements with terahertz-spectroscopy up to 800 GHz C. Jansen, N. Krumbholz, R. Geise, A. Enders and M. Koch

 

Best Propagation Oral Paper

 

Millimeter-wave antenna noise temperature due to rain clouds: Theoretical model and statistical prediction F. S. Marzano and M. Montopoli

 

Best Propagation Poster Paper


Small-scale variations of cross-polar discrimination in polarized MIMO systems F. Quitin, C. Oestges, F. Horlin and P. De Doncker

Best Antenna Oral Paper


Near-Singular and Near-Hypersingular Surface Integral Evaluation by an Adaptive Singularity Cancellation Technique Ismatullah and T. F. Eibert


Best Antenna Poster Paper


Frequency-Selective Wallpaper for Reducing Interference While Increasing MIMO Capacity in Indoor Environments J. Rodriguez, M. Gustafsson, F. Tufvesson, A. Karlsson and L. Juan-Llacer


Best Antenna Student Paper


A New Low-Profile Wide-Scan Phased Array for UWB Applications D. Tallini, A. Galli, M. Ciattaglia, L. Infante, A. De Luca and M. Cicolani


Best Propagation Oral Paper


Channel Capacity Evaluation of UMTS Multi-Antenna Systems in Indoor and Outdoor Environments A. Diallo, C. Luxey, P. Le Thuc, R. Staraj, G. Kossiavas, P. Suvikunnas, M. Mustonen, C. Icheln and P. Vainikainen


Best Propagation Poster Paper


Modelling Radiowave Propagation through Vegetation media: a comparison between RET and dRET models T. R. Fernandes, R. F. S. Caldeirinha, M. O. Al-Nuaimi and J. H. Richter


Best Propagation Student Paper


On the Influence of Incomplete Data Models on Estimated Angular Distributions in Channel Characterisation M. Landmann, W. Kotterman and R. S. Thoma

Best Paper

Distributed scattering in radio channels and its contribution to MIMO channel capacity A. Richter, J. Salmi and V. Koivunen