Curriculum Vita

Research Interests | Education and Professional Experience | Professional Activities
Graduate Student Advising | Undergraduate Student Research Mentoring | Sponsored Research Funding | Books | Patents and Patent Applications
Journal Publications | Conference Publications | Other Presentations and Publications

Name and title

Dr. Keith W. Whites, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
501 East Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
Telephone: 605-394-6861
Fax: 605-394-2913
E-mail: whites@sdsmt.edu
WWW: http://whites.sdsmt.edu

Research Interests

Analysis, design and measurement of artificial electromagnetic materials; electromagnetic materials characterization; high impedance and textured surfaces; direct-write fabrication of antennas, microwave frequency devices, and solar cell collector networks; ultra-wideband antennas and wireless communications; electromagnetic homogenization; RF and microwave circuits; computational electromagnetics; radar cross section reduction; electromagnetic shielding; periodic structures and frequency selective surfaces; propulsion and control of electromagnetic sailcraft; electromagnetic modeling of electro-photography.


Education

1991 Ph.D. Electrical Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign (R. Mittra, advisor). Dissertation research concentrated on analytical and numerical techniques in electromagnetic scattering and is entitled "Electromagnetic Scattering Simulations Using Equivalent Boundary Condition Models."
1988 M.S. Electrical Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign (R. Mittra, advisor). Thesis topic was in the area of electromagnetic compatibility and is entitled "Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Through Circular Waveguides Containing Radially Inhomogeneous Lossy Media."
1986 B.S. Electrical Engineering South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City


Professional Experience

SD School of Mines and Technology, Department of ECE, Rapid City, SD

8/01 to present

Professor: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering and teaching mindfulness and stress reduction practices to students, staff, and faculty, including the for-credit course Mindfulness and Well-Being. Teaching mindfulness workshops and short courses for working professionals nationwide and locally. Primary research areas are electromagnetic materials characterization for energetic and other materials, and applications for direct-write fabricated electromagnetic devices.

SD School of Mines and Technology, Department of ECE, Rapid City, SD

8/01 to 7/16

Professor and Steven P. Miller Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering: Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering. Research activities included electromagnetic materials metrology and characterization, artificial electromagnetic materials, high impedance and textured surfaces, direct-write fabrication of electromagnetic devices, RF and microwave circuits, and radar cross section reduction.

University of Kentucky, Department of ECE, Lexington, KY

7/97 to 8/01

Associate Professor: Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering. Developed repertoire of eight courses ranging from freshmen to Ph.D. level. Research activities included effective media, shielding, electrophotography and solar sails.

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

7/91 to 7/97

Assistant Professor: Department of Electrical Engineering. See above.

University of Illinois Urbana, IL

8/90 to 5/91

Lecturer: Taught the required second-semester junior/senior level course in electromagnetics. Responsibilities included delivering the lectures, assigning homework, and administering exams. 

US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, IL

1/87 to 8/88

Research Assistant: Theoretically studied and experimentally tested a dielectrically loaded waveguide-below-cutoff penetration into a shielded enclosure. This study represented independent research performed in conjunction with the M.S. thesis.

Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

6/86 to 8/86

Graduate Summer Assistant: Modeled a battlefield target acquisition system. Was responsible for writing the code, integrating it into an existing simulated battlefield and testing.


Honors


Honorary Societies


Professional Affiliations and Activities

2014 Session Co-Chairman for Session 02 “Wideband Antennas,” IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications (APWC'14 ), Palm Beach, Aruba. August 3-9, 2014.

2013

Session Co-Chairman for “EM Measurements: Advanced Materials and Wireless Applications,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Orlando, FL. July 7-13, 2013.

2012

Session Co-Chairman for “Electromagnetic Properties of Advanced Materials and Circuits,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL. July 8-14, 2012.

2012

Session Co-Chairman for “Electromagnetic Bandgap Materials 1,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL. July 8-14, 2012.

2012

Session Chairman for “Plenary Session III,” Advanced Electromagnetics Symposium (AES 2012), Paris, France. April 16-19, 2012.

2011

Session Co-Chairman for Session IF321 “Electromagnetic Properties of Materials” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Spokane, WA. July 3-8, 2011.

2010

Session Co-Chairman for Session 203 “Metamaterials and Meta-surfaces,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and CNC/USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Toronto, Canada. July 11-17, 2010.

2009

Session Co-Chairman for “Periodical Structures,” Metamaterials 2009: Third International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, London, UK, August 30-September 4, 2009.

2007

Focused Sessions Co-Organizer and Co-Chairman for “Effective Material Parameters and Role of Disorder in Metamaterials (I) and (II),” Metamaterials 2007: First International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, Rome, Italy, October 22-26, 2007.

2006

Session Co-Chairman for “Novel Antennas,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. July 9-14, 2006.

2006

Session Co-Chairman for “EBG Applications,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. July 9-14, 2006.

2005

Session Co-Chairman for “Novel Antenna Elements and Feeds,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Washington, DC. July 3-8, 2005.

2004

Session Chairman for “Modelling of Negative-Refractive-Index Materials,” Bianisotropics 2004: 10th Conference on Complex Media and Metamaterials, Ghent, Belgium, September 22-24, 2004.

2003

Co-Editor, Electromagnetics Special Issue, vol. 23, no. 8, November/December 2003.

2002

Session Co-Chairman for “Scattering From Frequency Selective Surfaces,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, San Antonio, TX. June 16-21, 2002.

2002
Session Chairman for "Propagation and Scattering I," NATO Advanced Research Workshop Bianisotropics 2002: 9th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, University Cadi Ayyad, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques Guéliz (FSTG), Marrakech, Morocco. May 8-11, 2002.

2002
Scientific Advisory Committee Member, NATO Advanced Research Workshop Bianisotropics 2002: 9th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, University Cadi Ayyad, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques Guéliz  (FSTG), Marrakech, Morocco. May 8-11, 2002.

2001
Programme Committee Member, 2001 International Conference on Problems of Interaction of Radiation with Matter, Gomel State University, Gomel, Belarus, October 23-27, 2001.

2000
Session Chairman for “Composite Materials: Theory,” Bianisotropics 2000: 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, September 27-29, 2000.

2000
Scientific Advisory Committee Member, Bianisotropics 2000: 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lison, Portugal, September 27-29, 2000.

1999
Session Chairman for “EM Analysis, Antennae, and Propagation II,” IEEE Southeastcon ’99, Lexington, KY, March 25-28, 1999.

1999
Vendor Chairman, 1999 Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Symposium, Monterey, CA, March 15-19, 1999.

1998
Scientific Advisory Committee Member, Bianisotropics’98: 7th International Conference on Complex Media, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, June 3-6, 1998.

1998
Session Chairman for “Experimental Techniques I,” Bianisotropics’98: 7th International Conference on Complex Media, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, June 3-6, 1998.

1998
Vendor Chairman, 1998 Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Symposium, Monterey, CA, March 16-20, 1998.

1997
Session Chairman for “Complex Composite Materials: Theoretical Research,” Bianisotropics’97: International Conference and Workshop on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, University of Glasgow, Great Britain, June 5-7, 1997.

1997
Symposium Co-Chairman, Review Co-Chairman, Vendor Chairman, Short Course Chairman, 1997 Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Symposium, Monterey, CA, March 17-21, 1997. 

1997
Session Organizer and Co-Chairman for “Composite Materials,” 1997 Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Symposium, Monterey, CA, March 17-21, 1997. 

1995
Member of the Organizing Committee, Chiral'95: 4th International Conference on Bi-Isotropic and Bi-Anisotropic Media, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Oct. 11-14, 1995. 

1995
Chairman of the session “Modeling of Chiral Materials,”Chiral'95: 4th International Conference on Bi-Isotropic and Bi-Anisotropic Media, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Oct. 11-14, 1995. 

1994
Session co-chairman for “Chiral Medium,” URSI Radio Science Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 1994.


Reviewer

Journals

Other


Graduate Student Advising

  1. Yifei Shi, “Miniaturization of Ultrawideband Monocone Antennas Using Dielectric Loading,” Ph.D. dissertation, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, August 2014.
  2. Ravi Shankar, “Inkjet Printed Solar Collector Networks Using Conductive Silver Nano-Inks,” Ph.D. dissertation, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, May 2013.
  3. Lal M. Bhowmik, “Air Bubble-Free Artificial Electromagnetic Material Fabrication in Specified Molds for Ultra-Wideband Antenna Miniaturization,” M.S. thesis, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Aug. 2012.
  4. Logan A. Loeb, “Applications of Artificial Electromagnetic Materials for the Miniaturization of Antennas,” M.S. thesis, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, May 2011.
  5. Brian B. Glover, “Applications and Analysis of Carbon-Inclusion-Based Artificial Electromagnetic Materials,” M.S. thesis, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, May 2008.
  6. Korey J. Kirschenmann, “Capabilities and Limitations of Commercially Available Materials for Fabrication of Microwave Frequency Subsystems via Inkjet Printing,” M.S. thesis, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Aug. 2007.
  7. Tony Amert, “Direct Write Processing Applied to Microwave Frequency Devices,” M.S. thesis, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Aug. 2006.
  8. Jeremiah Wolf, “Lightweight Circularly Polarized Patch Antenna Array for Reconfigurable Networks,” M.S. thesis, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Aug. 2005.
  9. W. Charles Symons, III, “Investigation of a Near-Infrared Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope for Both Biological and Conducting Samples,” Ph. D. dissertation, University of Kentucky, Aug. 1999. (Co-director with Dr. Robert Lodder).
  10. Kranthi Kiran Adapa, “Solutions to Time-Varying Electromagnetic Scattering Problems Using the Finite Element Time Domain Method,” M.S. thesis, University of Kentucky, Dec. 1996.
  11. Chee Yee Chung, “Theoretical and Numerical Characterization of Composite Uniaxial Bi-Anisotropic Chiral Materials,” M.S. thesis, University of Kentucky, Feb. 1996.
  12. Abhay Samant, “Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in a Chiral-Filled Rectangular Waveguide,” M.S. thesis, University of Kentucky, July 1994.
  13. John Fessler, “Effect of Finite Ground Planes on the Radiated Emissions and Susceptibility of Printed Circuit Boards,” M.S. thesis, University of Kentucky, Dec. 1993.
  14. Yang Weng, “Effective Media Characterization of Lossless, Chiral Composite Artificial Materials Ignoring Mutual Coupling Between Inclusions,” M.S. thesis, University of Kentucky, Sept. 1993.

Students Mentored and Employed as Undergraduate Researchers (26 students since 2002)

Luke Albers, Tony Amert, D’Ann Barker, John Brosnahan, Jeremy Fejfar, Brian Glover, Jake Gunderson, Tara Huber, Andrea Johnson, Justin Kasemodel, Andy Kenyon, Nick Kingsbury, Colen Kling, Chris Miller, Nial Moe, Dan Palecek, John Preheim, Alec Schmidt, Justin Schmidt, Jim Sheldon, Andy Smith, Nate Stehlik, Bryce TeBeest, Jeremiah Wolf, Rob Worl, and Paul Zwicker.


Sponsored Research and Extramural Funding ($13.703M in total external funding since 1992: $2.495M in funding as the principal investigator, an additional $11.208M in funding otherwise)

  1. E. Duke (PI), D. Anagnostou (Sci-I), R. McTaggart (Co-PI, Inst. PI), P. S. May (Co-PI, Inst. PI), M. Berry (Co-PI), Q. Qiao (co-PI), G. A. Crawford (co-PI), W. M. Cross (co-PI), L. J. Groven (co-PI), J. J. Kellar (co-PI), K. W. Whites (co-PI), “Development of Direct-Write Materials, and Electronic and Electromagnetic Devices for NASA Printable Spacecraft.” National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Grant period: 9/1/15-8/31/18.

  2. J. Kellar (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “Beyond the 2010 Initiative: Partnerships for Competitiveness,” National Science Foundation (sub award from South Dakota State University).  Grant period: 8/15/09-7/31/14.

  3. K. W. Whites (PI) and T. Amert (co-PI), “Prototype Research for a New Paradigm in the Miniaturization of Ultrawideband Antennas,” Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory. Contract period: 7/29/10-8/31/14.

  4. K. W. Whites (PI), A. Amert (co-PI), and D. Anagnostou (co-PI), “Multi-Scale Artificial Dielectric Materials and Their Applications,” National Science Foundation, Grant period: 10/1/08-9/30/13.

  5. S. Smith (PI), K. W. Whites (co-PI), S. P. Ahrenkiel (co-PI), and X. Bai (co-PI), “Research Laboratory Infrastructure Improvements in the Electrical Engineering and Physics Building at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology,” National Science Foundation. Grant period: 9/15/10-8/31/13.

  6. K. W. Whites (PI) and T. Amert (co-PI), “Characterization of physically large specimens using a computationally driven free space system,” BerrieHill Research Corporation. Contract period: 1/22/12-10/31/12.

  7. J. Kellar (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “Beyond the 2010 Initiative: Partnerships for Competitiveness,” National Science Foundation (sub award from South Dakota State University). Grant period: 2/1/12-7/31/12.

  8. J. Kellar (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “Beyond the 2010 Initiative: Partnerships for Competitiveness,” National Science Foundation (sub award from South Dakota State University). Grant period: 8/15/09-7/31/12.

  9. K. W. Whites (PI) and T. Amert (co-PI), “An Integrated Computational/Measurement Technique for Accurate Electromagnetic Characterization of Materials,” BerrieHill Research Corporation. Contract period: 5/1/09-8/31/10.

  10. D. Anagnostou (PI), K.W. Whites (co-PI), and T. Montoya (co-PI), “DURIP: Acquisition of a Vector Network Analyzer for the Development of a Reconfigurable Antenna Measurement Platform,” Department of the Army, Army Research Office. Contract period: 4/15/09-5/31/11.

  11. J. Kellar (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “The 2010 Initiative: Science-Based Leadership for South Dakota – Supplemental Award,” South Dakota State University (prime: NSF EPSCoR), Grant period: 4/1/08-3/30/09.

  12. Steve Smith (PI), P. S. May (co-PI), A. G. Petukhov (co-PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “MRI: Design and Development of a Femtosecond Apertureless Near-field Microscope,” National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program. Grant period: 10/1/06-9/30/10.

  13. J. Kellar (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “The 2010 Initiative: Science-Based Leadership for South Dakota – Year 3,” South Dakota State University (prime: NSF EPSCoR), Grant period: 4/1/08-3/30/09.

  14. J. Kellar (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “The 2010 Initiative: Science-Based Leadership for South Dakota – Year 2,” South Dakota State University (prime: NSF EPSCoR), Grant period: 4/1/07-3/30/08.

  15. K. W. Whites, “Flexible Antennas and Microwave Circuits Constructed by M3D and Inkjet Methods,” Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory. Contract period: 10/1/06-2/28/08.

  16. K. W. Whites, “SD EPSCoR 2006 Summer Undergraduate Research Assistantships,” South Dakota EPSCoR Office. Grant period: 5/15/06-8/15/06.

  17. J. Kellar (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “The 2010 Initiative: Science-Based Leadership for South Dakota – Year 1,” South Dakota State University (prime: NSF EPSCoR), Grant period: 4/1/06-3/30/07.

  18. T. P. Montoya (PI), L. Simonson (co-PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics Instructional Enhancement at SDSM&T,” Rockwell Collins Charitable Corporation, University Allocations Program. Grant period: 7/1/05-6/30/06.

  19. K. W. Whites, “Conformal Antennas and Microwave Circuits Constructed by Direct Write Processing,” Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory. Contract period: 4/1/05-3/31/06.

  20. J. Sears (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “Establishment of a Direct Write Laboratory for DoD Applications,” Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory. Contract period: 4/1/05-3/31/06.

  21. K. W. Whites, “Enhancing Electromagnetic Waveguide Probes for Non-Destructive Evaluation,” Department of the Air Force, Air Force Institute of Technology. Contract period: 3/1/05-8/1/05.

  22. J. Kellar (PI), D. Galipeau (co-SI), K. Whites (co-SI), K. Han (co-SI), J. Puszynski (co-SI), D. Boyles (co-SI), R. Winter (co-SI), H. Fong (co-SI), K. Muci (co-SI) and S. Palakurthi (co-SI), “Center for Accelerated Applications at the Nanoscale (CAAN),” South Dakota 2010 Initiative Research Centers Program. Grant Period: 7/1/04-6/30/09.

  23. K. W. Whites, “Development of Conformal Antennas and Electronics Constructed by Direct Write Processing,” Army Research Laboratory. Contract period: 5/1/04-6/30/05.

  24. J. Sears (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “Establishment of a Direct Write Laboratory for DoD Applications,” Army Research Laboratory. Contract period: 5/1/04-6/30/05.

  25. K. W. Whites, “Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Supplement.” National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program. Grant period: 5/1/04-9/30/04.

  26. K. W. Whites, “Multi-Resonant Antenna Simulation and Test,” RealTronics Corporation, Hermosa, SD. (Subcontract to “SBIR Phase I: Combining Time Compressed Synthetic Pulses and Frequency Scalable Antennae to Optimize UWB Sensor Dynamic Range,” National Science Foundation, Bernt A. Askildsen, PI.) Contract Period: 7/1/03-12/31/03.

  27. K. W. Whites, Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Supplement. National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program. Grant Period: 7/1/03-9/30/03.

  28. K. W. Whites (PI), T. Montoya (co-PI) and L. Simonson (PI), “Rockwell Collins Partnership with SDSM&T in RF and Microwave Engineering Education,” Rockwell Collins Charitable Corporation, University Allocations Program. Grant Period: 7/1/03-6/30/04.

  29. B. Hemmelman (PI) and K. W. Whites (co-PI), “LTO Data Cartridge RF Tags – Background Investigative Research,” Imation Corporation, Wahpeton, ND. Contract Period: 5/12/03-8/31/03.

  30. K. W. Whites (PI), N. Chamberlain (co-PI) and T. Montoya (co-PI), “Equipment for an Applied Electromagnetics and Communications Laboratory,” National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program. Grant Period: 7/1/02-6/30/05.

  31. K. W. Whites, “Ultra-Wideband Antenna Design and Test in Support of a Sensor Web,” Cynetics Corporation, Rapid City, SD. (Navy STTR subcontract from “Ultra-Wideband Sensor Web,” Don K. Lefevre, PI.) Contract Period: 7/9/02-5/12/03.
  32. K. W. Whites, Engineered Electromagnetic Materials Using Active and Passive Circuit Particles, Regents Rushmore Faculty CAREER Research Award, South Dakota NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). Grant Period: 8/1/02-7/31/04.
  33. K. W. Whites, RF and Microwave Measurement Equipment Acquisition Through the Agilent Technologies University Relations Philanthropy Grants Program, Agilent Technologies. Grant Period: 4/1/02-3/31/03.
  34. K. W. Whites, “Electromagnetic Control of Lightweight Solar Sails (NASA STTR),” Energy Science Laboratories, Inc., San Diego, CA. (NASA STTR subcontract from “Carbon Sails for Gossamer Spacecraft Attitude Control,” Dr. Timothy R. Knowles, PI.) Contract Period: 12/01/00-9/30/01.
  35. K. W. Whites, “NSF CAREER Award: Eastern Europe Program Supplement,” National Science Foundation (NSF). Arlington, VA. Grant Period: 6/1/00-7/31/01.
  36. K. W. Whites, “Electromagnetic Simulation, Modeling and Characterization of Complex Composite Materials.” National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. Arlington, VA. Grant Period: 7/1/96-6/30/00.
  37. K. W. Whites, “Effective Media Characterization and Optimization of Optically-Active Materials: Applications from Microwave to Optical Frequencies.” National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award (RIA, Quantum Electronics, Waves and Beams Directorate), Arlington, VA. Grant Period: 8/15/92-2/29/96.
  38. K. W. Whites, “Numerical Electromagnetostatic Modeling of the Electrophotography Process. (Contract Extension III).” Lexmark International Incorporated, Lexington, KY. Contract Period: 12/1/94-7/31/95.
  39. K. W. Whites, “Numerical Electromagnetostatic Modeling of the Electrophotography Process. (Contract Extension II).” Lexmark International Incorporated, Lexington, KY. Contract Period: 3/1/94-10/30/94.
  40. K. W. Whites, “Experimental Characterization of Synthetic Chiral Materials (REU Supplement).” National Science Foundation (Quantum Electronics, Waves and Beams Directorate), Washington, D.C. Grant Period: 2/2/94-5/31/94.
  41. S. D. Gedney (PI) and K.W. Whites (co-PI), “High Performance Electromagnetic Simulation Tools.” Army Research Office. Grant Period: 9/1/93-8/31/94.
  42. K. W. Whites, “Numerical Electromagnetostatic Modeling of the Electrophotography Process. (Contract Extension I).” Lexmark International Incorporated, Lexington, KY. Contract Period: 6/14/93-1/30/94.
  43. K. W. Whites, “Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Supplement.” National Science Foundation (Quantum Electronics, Waves and Beams Directorate), Washington, D.C. Grant Period: 2/1/93-12/31/93.
  44. K. W. Whites, “Numerical Electromagnetostatic Modeling of the Electrophotography Process.” Lexmark International Incorporated, Lexington, KY. Contract Period: 10/15/92-6/14/93.
  45. K. W. Whites, “Numerical Analysis of the Shielding Effectiveness of a 2-D Periodic Array of Loaded Waveguides Below Cutoff.” US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, IL. Contract Period: 6/15/92-9/30/92.

Patents and Patent Applications

  1. K. W. Whites, A. K. Amert, and B. B. Glover, “Method of rapid prototyping a microwave device,” U.S. Patent no. 8196297, June 12, 2012.
  2. Tony Amert and Keith W. Whites, “Dielectric loaded shorted bicone antenna with laterally extending ground plate,” U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Application Number 12/080,283, Apr. 2, 2008.

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Y. Shi, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Miniaturization of ultrawideband monocone antennas using dielectric loading,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 432-441, 2016.
  2. M. A. Al-Tarifi, D. E. Anagnostou, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “The puck antenna: a compact design with wideband, high-gain operation,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 1868-1873, 2015.
  3. L. A. Loeb, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Fabrication, measurement, and application of compressible artificial materials,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 62, no. 12, pp. 6140-6148, 2014.
  4. V. V. Gozhenko, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Homogenization of periodic metamaterials by field averaging over unit cell boundaries: use and limitations,” New Journal of Physics, vol. 15, no. 4, 043030, 2013.
  5. M. A. Al-Tarifi, D. E. Anagnostou, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Bandwidth enhancement of the resonant cavity antenna by using two dielectric superstrates,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 61, no. 4, 2013.
  6. R. Shankar, A. Amert, J. J. Kellar, and K. W. Whites, “Silver nano-ink for aerosol-jet (M3D) printed solar electrodes,” Nanomaterials and Energy, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 20-24, 2012.
  7. A. K. Amert, V. V. Gozhenko, and K. W. Whites, “Calculation of effective material parameters by field averaging over lattices with non-negligible unit cell size,” Applied Physics A, vol. 109, no. 4, pp. 1007-1013, 2012.
  8. R. Shankar, L. Groven, A. Amert, K. W. Whites and J. J. Kellar, “Non-aqueous synthesis of silver nanoparticles using tin acetate as a reducing agent for the conductive ink formulation in printed electronics,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 21, pp. 10871-10877, 2011.
  9. J. P. Massman, M. J. Havrilla, and K. W. Whites, “Adapting generally filled cylindrical sheet impedances for electromagnetic compatibility [Measurements Corner],” IEEE Antennas Propagat. Mag., vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 150-156, 2011.
  10. D. E. Anagnostou, A. A. Gheethan, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “A direct-write printed antenna on paper-based organic substrate for flexible displays and WLAN applications,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 558-564, 2010.
  11. A. K. Amert and K. W. Whites, “Miniaturization of the biconical antenna for ultrawideband applications,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 57, no. 12, pp. 3728-3735, 2009.
  12. B. Glover, K. W. Whites, H. Hong, A. Mukherjee, and W. E. Billups, “Effective electrical conductivity of functional single-wall carbon nanotubes in aqueous fluids,” Synthetic Metals, vol. 158, no. 12, pp. 506-508, 2008.
  13. K. W. Whites and T. R. Knowles, “Computation of electromagnetic force and torque for fibrous sailcraft propelled by radiation,” Electromagn., vol. 23, no. 8, pp. 681-696, 2003.
  14. V. V. Gozhenko, L. G. Grechko and K. W. Whites, “Electrodynamics of spatial clusters of spheres: Substrate effects,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 68, no. 12,  pp. 125422:1-16, 2003.
  15. L. G. Grechko, V. N. Mal'nev, S. V. Shostak and K. W. Whites, “Dielectric losses in wet silicon dioxide disperse systems,” Journal of Molecular Liquids, vol. 105, issues 2-3, pp. 201-204, 2003.
  16. W. C. Symons III, K. W. Whites and R. A. Lodder, “Theoretical and experimental characterization of a near-field scanning microwave microscope (NSMM),” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 91-99, 2003.
  17. K. W. Whites and F. Wu, “Effects of particle shape on the effective permittivity of composite materials with measurements for lattices of cubes,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 50, no. 7, pp. 1723-1729, 2002.
  18. F. Wu and K. W. Whites, “Quasi-static effective permittivity of periodic composites containing complex shaped dielectric particles,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 1174-1182, 2001.
  19. F. Wu and K. W. Whites, “Computation of static effective permittivity for a multiphase lattice of cylinders,” Electromagn., vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 97-114, 2001.
  20. K. W. Whites, “Permittivity of a multiphase and isotropic lattice of spheres at low frequency,” J. Appl. Phys., vol. 88, no. 4, pp. 1962-1970, 2000.
  21. L. G. Grechko, K. W. Whites, V. N. Pustovit and V. S. Lysenko, “Macroscopic dielectric response of the metallic particles embedded in host dielectric medium,” Microelectronics Reliability, vol. 40, no. 4-5, pp. 893-895, 2000.
  22. L. G. Grechko, V. N. Pustovit and K. W. Whites, “Dielectric function of aggregates of small metallic particles embedded in host insulating matrix,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 76, no. 14, pp. 1854-1856, 2000.
  23. K. W. Whites, “Resistive and conductive tube boundary condition models for material wire-shaped scatterers,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 1548-1554, Oct. 1998.
  24. K. W. Whites and C. Y. Chung, “Composite uniaxial bianisotropic chiral materials characterization: comparison of predicted and measured results,” J. Electromagn. Waves Appl., vol. 11, pp. 371-394, 1997.
  25. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “An equivalent boundary-condition model for lossy planar periodic structures at low frequencies,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 1617-1629, 1996.
  26. C. Y. Chung and K. W. Whites, “Effective constitutive parameters for an artificial uniaxial bianisotropic chiral medium,” J. Electromagn. Waves Appl., vol. 10, no. 10, pp. 1363-1388, 1996.
  27. J. T. Fessler, K. W. Whites and C. R. Paul, “The effectiveness of an image plane in reducing radiated emissions,” IEEE Trans. Electromagn. Compat., vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 51-61, 1996.
  28. A. R. Samant and K. W. Whites, “Dominant mode field solutions in a chiral-filled rectangular waveguide,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 339-343, 1995.
  29. A. R. Samant and K. W. Whites, “Notable features of hybrid modes in a chiral-filled rectangular waveguide,” IEEE Microwave Guided Wave Lett., vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 144-146, 1995.
  30. K. W. Whites, “Full-wave computation of constitutive parameters for lossless composite chiral materials,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 376-384, 1995.
  31. A. R. Samant and K. W. Whites, “Electromagnetic wave propagation in a chiral material filled rectangular waveguide,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 106-111, 1995.
  32. H. A. N. Hejase, S. D. Gedney and K. W. Whites, “Effect of a finite ground plane on radiated emissions from a circular loop antenna,” IEEE Trans. Electromagn. Compat., vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 364-371, 1994.
  33. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “Scattered field properties of symmetric periodic structures,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 722-727, 1994.
  34. E. Michielssen and K. Whites, “A stable electric field integral equation approach for analyzing scattering from nonplanar wire meshes with arbitrarily small cell sizes,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 6, no. 16, pp. 898-903, 1993.
  35. K. W. Whites, E. Michielssen and R. Mittra, “Approximating the scattering by a material-filled 2-D trough in an infinite plane using the impedance boundary condition,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 146-153, 1993.
  36. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “Complex and backward-wave modes in dielectrically loaded lossy circular waveguides,” Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 199-204, 1989.

Books

Textbooks

  1. Clayton R. Paul, Keith W. Whites and Syed A. Nasar, Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields, 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998. (ISBN 0-07-046083-3)

Book Chapters

  1. K. W. Whites, “Magnetostatics,” in The Electrical Engineering Handbook, W.-K. Chen, Editor. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Academic Press, 2005. (ISBN 0-12-170960-4)

Others

  1. Keith W. Whites, EGR101 Measurements Laboratory Manual. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. (ISBN 0-471-39803-9)
  2. Keith W. Whites, Visual Electromagnetics for Mathcad. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998. (CD-ROM ISBN 0-07-013756-0. Also available at <http://www.engr.uky.edu/~visualem>.)

Other Publications

  1. R. Shankar, K. W. Whites, J. J. Kellar, “Development of silver nanoparticle based conductive inks for printed solar cell applications,” Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science, vol. 89, p. 297, 2010.
  2. L. G. Grechko, O. A. Davidova, V. N. Mal'nev and K. W. Whites, “On the problem of optical bistability of nonlinear composites with coated inclusions,” in Interdepartmental Digest of Scientific Papers: Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Surfaces, Issues 4-6, A. A. Chuiko, Editor. Kyiv: Institute of Surface Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, pp. 168-178, 2001.
  3. L. G. Grechko, V. V. Gozhenko and K. W. Whites, “Anisotropy of electrical properties of a layer of spherical particles located near a substrate,” in Interdepartmental Digest of Scientific Papers: Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Surfaces, Issues 4-6, A. A. Chuiko, Editor. Kyiv: Institute of Surface Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, pp. 179-185, 2001.

 


Short Courses

1.     K. W. Whites, “Mindfulness Practices for Engineers and Scientists,” 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 29, 2016.



Refereed Conference Publications

  1. C. K. Kling, K. W. Whites, and L. J. Groven, “Accurate Specimen Placement for Dielectric Measurements in a TM0n0 Cavity,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Fajardo, Puerto Rico, pp. 1995-1996, June 26-July 1, 2016.
  2. Y. Shi and K. W. Whites, “Miniaturization of helical antennas using dielectric loading ,” IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications (APWC’14), Palm Beach, Aruba, pp. 163-166, Aug. 3-8, 2014.
  3. Y. Shi, L. M. Bhowmik, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “An effective method for fabrication of 3-D dielectric materials using polymer-ceramic composites,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Memphis, TN, pp. 225-226, July 6-11, 2014.
  4. A. M. Numan-Al-Mobin, R. Shankar, W. M. Cross, J. Kellar, K. W. Whites, and D. E. Anagnostou, “Direct-write printing of an RF-MEMS cantilever,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Memphis, TN, pp. 15-16, July 6-11, 2014.
  5. A. M. N. Al-Mobin, R. Shankar, W. Cross, J. Kellar, K. W. Whites, and D. E. Anagnostou, “Advances in direct-write printing of RF-MEMS using M3D,” IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), pp. 1-4, June 1-6, 2014.
  6. A. K. Amert and K. W. Whites, “Characterization of small specimens using an integrated computational/measurement technique,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Orlando, FL, pp. 706-707, 2013.
  7. Y. Shi, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “A miniaturized ultrawideband monocone antenna by using intelligent dielectric loading,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Orlando, FL, pp. 13-14, 2013.
  8. M. A. Al-Tarifi, D. E. Anagnostou, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Two-cavity model for creating two high-directivity bands of the resonant cavity antenna with flexible and dynamic control,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Orlando, FL, pp. 1512-1513, 2013.
  9. R. Shankar, A. Amert, K. W. Whites, and J. J. Kellar, “Printing optimization and thermal sintering study of silver nano-ink for inkjet printing of solar electrodes using an industrial printhead,” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Nanotechnology Material and Devices Conference, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, pp. 15-20, Oct. 16-19, 2012.
  10. R. Shankar, T. Chen, S. Liker, C. Tamarin, and K. W. Whites, “Developing solar front contacts using an all inkjet printing process following the selective emitter approach,” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Nanotechnology Material and Devices Conference, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, pp. 25-29, Oct. 16-19, 2012.
  11. Y. Shi, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Can ultrawideband antennas be miniaturized effectively by dielectric loading?,” IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 502-505, Sept. 2-7, 2012.
  12. M. A. Al-Tarifi, A. K. Amert, D. E. Anagnostou, and K. W. Whites, “Application of a dielectric puck for a high gain-bandwidth resonant cavity antenna,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Chicago, IL, p. 157.5, July 8-14, 2012.
  13. A. K. Amert and K. W. Whites, “Spatial dependence of microstrip line properties on artificial substrates,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Chicago, IL, p. 502.8, July 8-14, 2012.
  14. M. A. Al-Tarifi, D. E. Anagnostou, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Dual-band resonant cavity antenna with a single dielectric superstrate,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Chicago, IL, p. IF35.7, July 8-14, 2012.
  15. R. Shankar, A. Amert, K. W. Whites, and J. J. Kellar, “Rheological optimization and stability study of silver nano-ink for inkjet printing of solar electrodes using industrial printheads,” NSTI-Nanotech 2012, Santa Clara, CA, vol. 3, pp. 611-614, June 18-21, 2012.
  16. A. K. Amert, V. V. Gozhenko, and K. W. Whites, “Calculation of effective material parameters by field averaging over lattices with non-negligible unit cell size,” Meta’12: 3rd International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, Paris, France, pp. 641-646, April 19-22, 2012.
  17. M. A. Al-Tarifi, D. E. Anagnostou, A. K. Amert and K. W. Whites, “Multiple superstrates technique for a broadband cavity resonance antenna (CRA),” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Spokane, WA, pp. 1254-1257, July 3-8, 2011.
  18. L. A. Loeb and K. W. Whites, “Density normalization of susceptibility for compressible artificial material measurements,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Spokane, WA, pp. 1852-1855, July 3-8, 2011.
  19. M. A. Al-Tarifi, D. E. Anagnostou, A. K. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Bandwidth enhancement of the cavity resonance antenna using multiple dielectric superstrate layers,” IEEE IMS Int. Symp., Baltimore, MD, June 2011.
  20. J. P. Massman, M. J. Havrilla, K. W. Whites, and M. W. Hyde, “A stepped flange waveguide technique for determining tapered R-card sheet impedance,” Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, Yokohama, Japan, p. FR3C-2, Dec. 7-10, 2010.
  21. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, L. Groven, and B. Glover, “Low loss, high index of refraction metamaterials based on multiple enhancement mechanisms,” International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Sydney, Australia, pp. 569-572, Sept. 20-24, 2010.
  22. A. K. Amert, B. B. Glover, and K. W. Whites, “A large index of refraction artificial material composed of dumbbell particles,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Toronto, Canada, p. 203.3, July 11-17, 2010.
  23. B. D. Braaten, D. E. Anagnostou, and K. W. Whites, “Mutual coupling between coax-fed rectangular microstrip antennas embedded in layered uniaxial anisotropic dielectrics,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Toronto, Canada, p. 105.9, July 11-17, 2010.
  24. K. W. Whites and B. B. Glover, “Electromagnetic scattering by an impedance sheet with a 1-D inhomogeneity in a rectangular waveguide,” Metamaterials 2009, 3rd International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, London, UK, pp. 153-155, Aug. 30-Sept. 4, 2009.
  25. B. B. Glover, M. J. Radway, and K. W. Whites, “Realizing thin electromagnetic absorbers for wide incidence angles from commercially available planar circuit materials,” Metamaterials 2009, 3rd International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, London, UK, pp. 755-757, Aug. 30-Sept. 4, 2009.
  26. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, and B. B. Glover, “Tapered resistive film characterization,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Charleston, SC, p. 202.1, June 1-5, 2009.
  27. B. B. Glover, K. W. Whites, M. W. Hyde IV, and M. J. Havrilla, “Complex effective permittivity of carbon loaded dielectric films with printed metallic square rings (invited paper),” Proceedings of Metamaterials 2008, Pamplona, Spain, pp. 762-764, Sept. 21-26, 2008.
  28. B. B. Glover and K. W. Whites, “Electrically isotropic artificial dielectrics from a realizable and easily engineered physically anisotropic particle,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., San Diego, CA, p. 402.1, July 5-12, 2008.
  29. W. M. Fathelbab, F. Khoury, J. J. Kellar, and K. W. Whites, “Ultra-wideband (UWB) hairpin-comb filters with broad stopband performances,” IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, Orlando, FL, pp. 451-454, Jan. 22-24, 2008.
  30. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, K. Kirschenmann, and S. M. Woessner, “Monolithic fabrication of multi-material artificial electromagnetic surfaces and devices (invited paper),” Proceedings of Metamaterials 2007, Rome, Italy, pp. 66-69, Oct. 22-26, 2007.
  31. B. Glover, K. Kirschenmann, and K. W. Whites, “Engineering R-card surface resistivity with printed metallic patterns,” Proceedings of Metamaterials 2007, Rome, Italy, pp. 621-624, Oct. 22-26, 2007.
  32. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, S. M. Woessner, N.-S. Kim, S. Decker, and J. Kellar, “Direct-write printing of multilayered appliqué antennas on high impedance surfaces,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Honolulu, HI, pp. 2765-2768, June 10-15, 2007.
  33. B. B. Glover and K. W. Whites, “Engineering lossy artificial dielectrics using single-walled carbon nanotubes,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Honolulu, HI, pp. 3400-3403, June 10-15, 2007.
  34. K. Kirschenmann, K. W. Whites, and S. M. Woessner, “Inkjet printed microwave frequency multilayer antennas,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Honolulu, HI, pp. 924-927, June 10-15, 2007.
  35. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, and K. Kirschenmann, “Microwave frequency antennas printed on flexible substrates,” Proceedings of the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Symposium, Austin, TX, pp. 88-93, Oct. 22-27, 2006.
  36. K. Kirschenmann, T. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Microstrip fixture for testing thin magnetic films,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Albuquerque, NM, vol. 4, pp. 3195-3198, July 9-14, 2006.
  37. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, N.-S. Kim, K. Han, J. Kellar, and S. Decker, “Appliqué antennas printed by low temperature direct write processing using a new highly conductive ink,” Dig. USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, p. 414, July 9-14, 2006.
  38. T. Amert, B. Glover, and K. W. Whites, “Using anisotropic high impedance surfaces for tuning antenna performance,” Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Albuquerque, NM, vol. 1, pp. 357-360, 2006.
  39. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, and B. Glover, Fabrication of textured electromagnetic surfaces using the M3DTM process (invited paper), Proceedings of Joint 9TH International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA '05) and 11TH European Electromagnetic Structures Conference (EESC '05), Torino, Italy, pp. 105-108, Sept. 12-16, 2005.
  40. T. Amert, B. Glover, and K. W. Whites, “Characterization of high impedance surfaces using magnitude measurements,” IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Washington, DC, vol. 1B, pp. 640-643, July 3-8, 2005.
  41. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, K. Han, J. Kellar, and J. Sears, “Construction of antennas and textured surfaces using the M3D process,” Dig. USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Washington, DC, p. 3, July 3-8, 2005.
  42. K. W. Whites, Survey of developments in the construction of electromagnetic media and textured surfaces (invited paper), Bianisotropics 2004: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Complex Media and Metamaterials, Het Pand, Ghent, Belgium, pp. 34-39, Sept. 22-24, 2004.
  43. K. W. Whites and J. Preheim, Computing bulk effective permittivity from thin film simulations, USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Monterey, CA, p. 378, June 20-25, 2004.
  44. T. Amert, J. Wolf, L. Albers, D. Palecek, S. Thompson, B. Askildsen, and K. W. Whites, Economical resistive tapering of bowtie antennas, Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Monterey, CA, pp. 1772-1775, June 20-25, 2004.
  45. K. W. Whites, B. Glover, and T. Amert, Easily designed and constructed high impedance surfaces, Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp., Columbus, OH, vol. 2, pp. 407-410, June 22-27, 2003.
  46. K. W. Whites, Applications of homogenization in electromagnetics (invited paper), XXVIIth Triennal General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI), Maastricht, The Netherlands, URSI Paper No. 636, Aug. 17-24, 2002.
  47. K. W. Whites and T. R. Knowles, “Chiral and anisotropic fibrous materials for gossamer sailcraft,” USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting Digest, San Antonio, TX, p. 108, June 16-21, 2002.
  48. K. W. Whites and T. R. Knowles, “Effect of microstructure on the performance of carbon fiber solar sail spacecraft (invited review lecture),” NATO Advanced Research Workshop Bianisotropics 2002: 9th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Marrakech, Morocco, p. 4, May 8-11, 2002.
  49. K. W. Whites and T. R. Knowles, “Calculating radiation force on carbon fiber gossamer space sailcraft,” IEEE Antennas Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp. Dig., Boston, MA, pp. 326-329, July 8-13, 2001.
  50. K. W. Whites and F. Wu, “Lattices of cubes as phenomenological Maxwell/Maxwell Garnett materials containing large particle interaction,” IEEE Antennas Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp. Dig., Boston, MA, pp. 492-495, July 8-13, 2001.
  51. F. Wu and K. W. Whites, “Effective permittivity calculation for 2-D pseudorandom composite media,” IEEE Antennas Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp. Dig., Boston, MA, pp. 512-515, July 8-13, 2001.
  52. A. Zhu, S. Gedney, and K. W. Whites, “Point-based high-order moment method for thin wire scattering and antenna analysis,” IEEE Antennas Propagat. Soc. Int. Symp. Dig., Boston, MA, pp. 538-541, July 8-13, 2001.
  53. F. Wu and K. W. Whites, “Computation of static effective permittivity for 2-D anisotropic composite materials,” USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting Digest, Boston, MA, p. 387, July 8-13, 2001.
  54. K. W. Whites and T. R. Knowles, “Electromagnetic force and torque calculations for fibrous ultra-lightweight sails,” AIAA Gossamer Spacecraft Forum, AIAA Paper No. 2001-1615, Seattle, WA, Apr. 16-19, 2001.
  55. K. W. Whites and F. Wu, “Numerical computation of the effective quasistatic permittivity for isotropic lattices of complex shaped inclusions,” Proceedings of Bianisotropics 2000 – 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 41-44, Sept. 27-29, 2000.
  56. L. G. Grechko, V. V. Gozhenko, V. N. Malnev and K. W. Whites, “Anisotropy electrical properties of mono-layers of spherical particles located on substrate,” Proceedings of Bianisotropics 2000 – 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 111-114, Sept. 27-29, 2000.
  57. W. C. Symons and K. W. Whites, “Electromagnetic scattering analysis utilizing a near-field scanning microwave microscope,” USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting Digest, Salt Lake City, UT, p. 240, July 16-21, 2000.
  58. F. Wu and K. W. Whites, “Calculation of effective permittivity for a 2-D periodic composite,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 372-375, July 16-21, 2000.
  59. K. W. Whites and F. Wu, “Quasi-static permittivity of a lattice of complex-shaped 3-D particles,” USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting Digest, Salt Lake City, UT, p. 64, July 16-21, 2000.
  60. K. W. Whites, “Static permittivity of a lattice of spheres,” XXVIth General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science, Toronto, Canada, p. 184, August 13-21, 1999.
  61. K. W. Whites, “Static permittivity of a multiphase system of spheres,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Orlando, FL, pp. 1934-1937, July 11-16, 1999.
  62. F. Wu and K. W. Whites, “T-matrix analysis of 2-D periodic structure composed of dielectric scatterers,” USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting Digest, Orlando, FL, p. 246, July 11-16, 1999.
  63. K. W. Whites, “Past and present methods for computing the dielectric constant of lattices of spheres,” Proceedings IEEE Southeastcon ’99, Lexington, KY, pp. 249-252, Mar. 25-28, 1999.
  64. F. Wu and K. W. Whites, “Computation of effective permittivity of a 2-D periodic structure by T-matrix algorithm,” Proceedings IEEE Southeastcon ’99, Lexington, KY, pp. 329-332, Mar. 25-28, 1999.
  65. K. W. Whites, “Visual Electromagnetics for Mathcad (c): A computer-assisted learning tool for undergraduate electromagnetics education,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, Atlanta, GA, pp. 2288-2291, June 21-26, 1998.
  66. K. W. Whites and F. Wu, “Numerically computed effective permittivity of a composite material formed from spherical inclusions,” USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting Digest, Atlanta, GA, p. 180, June 21-26, 1998.
  67. K. W. Whites, “A survey of computational methods for computing the effective material parameters of composite media (invited paper),” Bianisotropics'98 7th International Conference on Complex Media, Braunschweig, Germany, pp. 209-214, June 3-6, 1998.
  68. K. W. Whites and F. Wu, “Computing the effective permittivity for a mixture of spherical particles,” Bianisotropics'98 7th International Conference on Complex Media, Braunschweig, Germany, pp. 285-288, June 3-6, 1998.
  69. K. W. Whites and C. Y. Chung, “Experimentally observed and numerically predicted scattering response of uniaxial bianisotropic chiral material slabs,” Proceedings of Bianisotropics’97 International Conference and Workshop on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, University of Glasgow, Great Britain, pp. 59-62, June 1997.
  70. K. W. Whites and C. Y. Chung, “Experimental confirmation of a numerical constitutive parameters extraction methodology for uniaxial bianisotropic chiral materials,” Proceedings of the 1997 Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Symposium, Monterey, CA, pp. 796-802, Mar. 1997.
  71. K. W. Whites, “Comparison of computed and measured scattering by artificial chiral materials,” Proceedings of Chiral'95, State College, PA, pp. 17-20, Oct. 1995.
  72. C. Y. Chung and K. W. Whites, “Numerical extraction of the effective constitutive parameters for uniaxial bianisotropic chiral medium,” Proceedings of Chiral'95, State College, PA, pp. 91-94, Oct. 1995.
  73. K. W. Whites, “Measured and computed EM scattering comparison for chiral-material slabs,” Digest of the 1995 URSI Radio Science International Symposium, Newport Beach, CA, p. 48, June 1995.
  74. A. R. Samant and K. W. Whites, “Analysis of wave propagation in a chiral-filled rectangular waveguide,” Digest of the 1995 URSI Radio Science International Symposium, Newport Beach, CA, p. 46, June 1995.
  75. K. W. Whites, “Computation and physical behavior of bi-isotropic material parameters for a class of lossy inclusions,” Digest of the 1994 URSI Radio Science International Symposium, Seattle, WA, p. 428, June 1994.
  76. K. W. Whites, “Host effects on the constitutive parameters for synthetic chiral media,” Proceedings of Chiral'94, Perigueux, France, pp. 77-82, May 1994.
  77. V. V. Varadan, K. W. Whites, and V. K. Varadan, “Comparison of experimental prediction and Monte Carlo simulation of effective properties of microwave chiral composites,” Proceedings of Chiral'94, Perigueux, France, p. 231, May 1994.
  78. K. W. Whites, “Surmounting numerical limitations in the full-wave simulation of chiral materials,” Digest of the 1993 URSI Radio Science International Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI, p. 243, June 1993.
  79. H. A. N. Hejase, K. W. Whites, and S. D. Gedney, “Comparison between induced EMF and MOM methods in modeling a circular loop antenna above a finite reflector,” Digest of the 1993 URSI Radio Science International Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI, p. 201, June 1993.
  80. T. A. Jerse, C. R. Paul, and K. W. Whites, “The effect of finite image plane width on radiation from an electric line source,” Proceedings of the 10th International Zurich Symposium and Technical Exhibition on Electromagnetic Compatibility, pp. 201-206, 1993.
  81. J. T. Fessler, K. W. Whites, and C. R. Paul, “Effect of image plane dimensions on radiated emissions,” Proceedings of the 1992 IEEE Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Anaheim, CA, pp. 106-111, Aug. 1992.
  82. K. W. Whites, “A simple scattering model for thin material wires,” Digest of the 1992 URSI Radio Science International Symposium, Chicago, IL, p. 34, July 1992.
  83. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “Intrinsic properties of symmetric periodic targets,” Digest of the 1992 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Chicago, IL, pp. 691-694, July 1992.
  84. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “Scattering models for infinite periodic structures at low frequencies,” Digest of the 1991 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, London, Ontario, Canada, pp. 192-195, June 1991.
  85. L. W. Epp, K. W. Whites, J. Svigeli, K. O. Merewether, and R. Mittra, “An analysis of lossy, finite frequency selective surfaces using the resistive boundary condition and an impedance boundary condition model,” Digest of the 1991 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, London, Ontario, Canada, pp. 268-271, June 1991.
  86. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “On the validity of the impedance boundary condition for a class of electromagnetic scattering problems,” Digest of the 1990 URSI General Assembly International Symposium, Prague, Czechoslovakia, Aug. 1990.
  87. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “A systematic study of the impedance boundary condition,” Digest of the 1990 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Dallas, TX, pp. 870-873, May 1990.
  88. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “Modal designations for complex and backward-wave modes in radially inhomogeneous lossy waveguides,” URSI Radio Science Program and Abstracts, San Jose, CA, p. 99, June 1989.

Invited Presentations

  1. K. W. Whites and T. Amert, “Computational Electromagnetics in Materials Characterization.” Presentation for the short course by M. J. Havrilla and L. L. Frasch, “Material Measurement Techniques” at the 2010 Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 10, 2010.
  2. B. B. Glover, K. W. Whites, M. W. Hyde IV, and M. J. Havrilla, “Complex effective permittivity of carbon loaded dielectric films with printed metallic square rings (invited paper),” Proceedings of Metamaterials 2008, Pamplona, Spain, pp. 762-764, Sept. 21-26, 2008.
  3. K. W. Whites, T. Amert, K. Kirschenmann, and S. M. Woessner, “Monolithic fabrication of multi-material artificial electromagnetic surfaces and devices (invited paper),” Proceedings of Metamaterials 2007, Rome, Italy, pp. 66-69, Oct. 22-26, 2007.
  4. K. W. Whites, “Fabrication of flexible microwave-frequency circuits and antenna, and their applications,” One-Day Workshop, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, India, Sept. 2, 2006.
  5. K. W. Whites, “Application of the Method of Moments to Antenna Analysis,” Seminar, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India, Sept. 1, 2006.
  6. K. W. Whites, T. Amert and B. Glover, Fabrication of textured electromagnetic surfaces using the M3DTM process (invited paper), Proceedings of Joint 9TH International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA '05) and 11TH European Electromagnetic Structures Conference (EESC '05), Torino, Italy, pp. 105-108, Sept. 12-16, 2005.
  7. K. W. Whites, Survey of developments in the construction of electromagnetic media and textured surfaces (invited paper), Bianisotropics 2004: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Complex Media and Metamaterials, Het Pand, Ghent, Belgium, pp. 34-39, Sept. 22-24, 2004.
  8. K. W. Whites, Applied Electromagnetics Teaching and Research at SDSM&T, Electromagnetics Seminar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 29, 2003.
  9. K. W. Whites, Applications of homogenization in electromagnetics (invited paper), XXVIIth Triennal General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI), Maastricht, The Netherlands, URSI Paper No. 636, Aug. 17-24, 2002.
  10. K. W. Whites and T. R. Knowles, “Effect of microstructure on the performance of carbon fiber solar sail spacecraft (invited review lecture),” NATO Advanced Research Workshop Bianisotropics 2002: 9th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Marrakech, Morocco, p. 4, May 8-11, 2002.
  11. K. W. Whites, “A survey of computational methods for computing the effective material parameters of composite media (invited paper),” Bianisotropics'98 7th International Conference on Complex Media, Braunschweig, Germany, pp. 209-214, June 3-6, 1998.
  12. K. W. Whites, “Electromagnetic characterization of composite chiral materials,” Condensed Matter Seminar, University of Kentucky Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dec. 5, 1995.

Other Presentations

  1. K. W. Whites and Y. Shi, “Practical experiences measuring high dielectric constant materials in waveguide,” Material Measurements Working Group Meeting, Broomfield, CO, May 7-8, 2014.
  2. V. Agarwal, A. Amert, J. J. Kellar, and K. W. Whites, “Deposition of silicon nanoparticle thin films for printed electronics applications,” poster presented at the 2013 South Dakota EPSCoR RII Track 1 All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, May 29, 2013.
  3. R. Shankar, T. Amert, J. J. Kellar, and K. W. Whites, “Rheological and printing optimization of silver nanoparticle based conductive nano-ink for inkjet printing of solar electrodes,” poster presented at the 2012 South Dakota EPSCoR RII Track 1 All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 6, 2012.
  4. A. K. Amert and K. W. Whites, “Use of rapid prototyping technology for the construction of waveguide devices,” Material Measurements Working Group Meeting, Dayton, OH, May 2-3, 2012.
  5. K. W. Whites, L. Loeb, and T. Amert, “Accurately measuring effective permittivity for compressible composite materials,” Material Measurements Working Group Meeting, Rapid City, SD, Oct. 26-27, 2011.
  6. R. Shankar, A. Amert, J. J. Kellar, and K. W. Whites, “Development of silver nanoparticle based conductive inks for printed solar cell collector network applications,” poster presented at the Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference, Phoenix, AZ, Feb. 7-10, 2011.
  7. K. W. Whites and T. Amert, “Integrated computational/measurement technique for characterization of materials,” Material Measurements Working Group Meeting, Cleveland, OH, Oct. 20-21, 2010.
  8. K. W. Whites and T. Amert, “Integrated computational/measurement technique for characterization of materials,” Material Measurements Working Group Meeting, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH, May 5-6, 2010.
  9. R. Shankar, T. Amert, and K. W. Whites, “Development of silver nanoparticle based conductive inks for printed solar cell applications,” poster presented at the South Dakota/Wyoming EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 23, 2009.
  10. T. Amert, K. W. Whites, and J. Kellar, “Expanded thin film deposition capabilities of the SDSMT printed electronics laboratory,” poster presented at the South Dakota/Wyoming EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 23, 2009.
  11. M. Al-Tarifi, D. Anagnostou, K. Whites, and A. Amert, “Radiation analysis of a Fabry-Perot cavity using artificial dielectric superstrate,” poster presented at the South Dakota/Wyoming EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 23, 2009.
  12. K. W. Whites and T. Amert, “Direct-write printing of highly functional, passive, microwave frequency circuits and devices,” 2009 Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference, Phoenix, AZ, Feb. 2-5, 2009.
  13. T. Amert and K. Whites, “Wideband conformal antennas printed using direct write techniques,” poster presented at the South Dakota EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 25-26, 2006.
  14. K. Kirschenmann and K. W. Whites, “Capacitively coupled patch antennas,” poster presented at the South Dakota EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 25-26, 2006.
  15. J. Gunderson and K. Whites, “Slotting planar patch antenna to reduce surface area,” poster presented at the South Dakota EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 25-26, 2006.
  16. P. Zwicker and K. Whites, “Soldering to antennas and microstrips printed by direct-write technologies,” poster presented at the South Dakota EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 25-26, 2006.
  17. N. Kingsbury and K. Whites, “The effects of flexing a printed line,” poster presented at the South Dakota EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, Sept. 25-26, 2006.
  18. K. W. Whites, “Research and Teaching Activities in the Laboratory for Applied Electromagnetics and Communications,” South Dakota Engineering Society/IEEE Black Hills Subsection Seminar, Rapid City, SD, May 26, 2005.
  19. K. W. Whites, “Multi-Disciplinary Research Activities in the SDSMT Direct Write Laboratory,” Materials Advantage/AMP Seminar, Rapid City, SD, Mar. 29, 2005.
  20. J. Colvin, T. Amert, J. Sears and K. Whites, “Micron scale deposition for rapid prototyping of electronic components,” 2005 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA, February 13-17, 2005.
  21. T. Amert, R. Worl, J. Sears and K. W. Whites, “Manufacturing miniaturized electronic devices with the M3D machine,” poster presented at the South Dakota NSF EPSCoR (EPS-0091948) Annual Conference, Sept. 17, 2004.
  22. T. R. Knowles, R. M. Perez and K. W. Whites, Gossamer antenna lens, Gossamer Spacecraft Technology Workshop, Pasadena, CA, 2002.
  23. K. W. Whites, Electromagnetic analysis of microwave-driven sails, Microwave-Driven Sails Meeting, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, Aug. 23, 2000.
  24. K. W. Whites, Engineering electromagnetics: 'Visual Electromagnetics for Mathcad (c)' and 'Effective media calculations for composite materials', NSF CAREER Program P.I. Meeting, Arlington, VA, Jan. 10-12, 1999.
  25. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “RCS computation of cavity type antenna configurations,” poster presented at the 12th Annual Workshop of the Industrial Affiliates Program in Communications, Electromagnetics, Propagation and Signal Processing, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, Apr. 1990.
  26. K. W. Whites and R. Mittra, “An application of the impedance boundary condition to antenna RCS reduction,” poster presented at the 1989 Antenna Applications Symposium, Monticello, IL, Sept. 1989.
  27. K. W. Whites, “A radio frequency data link for microprocessors,” in the IEEE 1986 Student Papers Book, IEEE Catalog number TT0123-0, pp. 109-117, 1986.

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