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Sam Agneessens

Sam Agneessens
Dr. ir. Sam Agneessens
Affiliated with IMEC vzw
Technologiepark - Zwijnaarde 15
B-9052 Gent, Belgium
tel : +32-9-264.66.26
fax : +32-9-264.35.94


Sam Agneessens was born in Belgium in 1986 and received the M.S. and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, in 2011 and 2015.

He is currently a postdoctoral fellow of Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO-V), and is affiliated with the electromagnetic group of the department of Information technology (INTEC) and the Centre for Microsystems (CMST) of the department of Electronics and Information System (ELIS) at Ghent University. His research focuses on antennas for wearable applications, active antennas, and integrated mm-wave antennas for space applications and 5G systems.

Sam Agneessens received the URSI Young Scientist Award at the 2014 URSI General Assembly and was awarded the 2014 Premium Award for Best Paper in IET Electronics Letters, and is received an honorable mention in the Student Paper competition at the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting.