Adjunct Professor

Contact information

Ming YuEmail:

Phone: 519-622-2300 x2503


BSc, Tsinghua University, China

MSc, Tsinghua University, China

PhD, University of Victoria

Research interests

  • Miniaturization and integration of microwave passive networks
  • Computer aided design and tuning of passive microwave devices 
  • Synthesis and optimization of Radio Frequency/Microwave filters and multiplexers
  • Multimode waveguide, dielectric, coaxial and planar realization
  • Multipaction, corona and passive intermodulation mitigation – high power microwave applications
  • Radio Frequency (RF) microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and Nano Technology applications for microwave devices
  • All practical aspects of devices design (thermal and power)
  • Electromagnetic modeling of passive microwave devices 
  • Satellite and ground based wireless communication systems

Selected references

  •  Ming Yu and Ying Wang, "Enhanced Microwave Multiplexing Network", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, v 59, n 2, Feb. 2011.
  • Ming Yu, "Power Handling and Temperature Compensation Design for Passive Microwave Devices", Special Session EU-North America Experts Microwave Session-EuMC21, Proceedings of the 2010 40th European Microwave Conference (EuMC), p 351, 2010.
  • Zahirovic, N., Mansour, R.R.; Ming Yu "Piezoresistive Position Sensing for the Detection of Hysteresis and Dielectric Charging in CMOS-MEMS Variable Capacitors" IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, v 58, n 12, pt.2, p 3961-70, Dec. 2010.
  • Zahirovic, N.; Mansour, R.R.; Ming Yu, "Scalar Measurement-Based Algorithm for Automated Filter Tuning of Integrated Chebyshev Tunable Filters" IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, v 58, n 12, pt.1, p 3749-59, Dec. 2010.
  • Laforge, P.D.; Mansour, R.R.; Ming Yu, "The Design of Miniaturized Superconducting Filters With the Reflected Group Delay Method", IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, v 20, n 4, p 2265-71, Aug. 2010.
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