Dr. Kathryn Smith, PH.D.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor
EPIC 2166
704-687-8595
Education:
  • Ph.D. UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC. 2018
  • M.S.E.E,  UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC. 2015
  • B.S.E.E, UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC. 2013
Research:
  • Electrically-small antennas
  • Multiband and broadband antennas
  • Metamaterial-loaded antennas
  • Electromagnetic metamaterials
  • Fractals in electromagnetics 
Select publications:
  1. Kathryn L. Smith and Ryan S. Adams, “Spherical Spiral Metamaterial Unit Cell for Negative Permeability and Negative Permittivity,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 66, No. 11, 6425-6428, 2018
  2. Kathryn L. Smith and Ryan S. Adams, “A Broadband 3D Printed Fractal Tree Monopole Antenna,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 86, 17-28, 2018.
  3. Kathryn L. Smith and Ryan S. Adams, “A Broadband Negative Epsilon Fractal Metamaterial Unit Cell for Coaxial Notch Filter Applications,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research C., Vol. 86, 17-28, 2018.
  4. Kathryn L. Smith and Ryan S. Adams, “A Nested-Spring Metamaterial Unit Cell for Broadband Mechanically-Tunable Effective ε,” 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boston, MA, 2018.
  5. Kathryn L. Smith and Ryan S. Adams, “A Circularly-Polarized Horn Antenna with Tunable Handedness Using Chiral Metamaterial Loading,” 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boston, MA, 2018.
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