Safieddin Safavi-Naeini, PEng

Professor, NSERC/RIM Industrial Research Chair

Contact information

Safieddin Safavi-NaeiniEmail:

Phone: 519-888-4567 x32822

Location: E5 4029

Fax: 519-746-3077

Cross appointed with: Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering


  • BSc, University of Tehran
  • MSc, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research interests

  • Radio Frequency (RF)/Microwave/Millimeter Wave/THz systems, devices, and novel electromagnetic materials
  • Computational electromagnetics and photonics
  • Microwave and millimeter wave planar circuits and antenna systems
  • Complex propagation and scattering phenomena
  • Wireless communication systems (RF technologies, antenna, and propagation modelling)
  • Guided-Wave and free space optical systems and components
  • RF/Microwave packaging and EMC/EMI analysis
  • Microwave high temperature superconductor (HTSC) thin film technology

Selected references

  • D. Saeedkia, A. H. Majedi, S. SafaviNaeini, R. R. Mansour, "Analysis and design of photoconductive integrated photomixer/antenna for THz applications", To appear in IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, February 2005 issue.
  • K. Lan, S. Safavi-Naeini, S. K. Chaudhuri, " Design and Analysis of a Combination Antenna with Rectangular Dielectric Resonator and Inverted L-Plate", to appear in IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., 2004.
  • A. H. Majedi, D. Saeedkia, S. K. Chaudhuri, S. Safavi-NaeiniPhysical modeling and frequency-response analysis of a high-temperature Superconducting terahertz photomixer ", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 52, pp. 2430- 2437, October 2004.
  • Z. Wang, S. Safavi-Naeini, Mode Expansion with Moment Method (ME-MM) to Analyze Dielectric Resonator Loaded Cavities, to appear in Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Journal, 2004.
  • M. Ayatollahi, S. Safavi-Naeini, "A New Representation for the Green's Function of Multilayer Media Based on Plane Wave Expansion", IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 52, pp. 1548 - 1557,June 2004.

Further information

Please see Professor Safavi's own web page or the Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems.

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