8 May 1969 |
Sierre, Valais, Switzerland
|Citizenship||Switzerland, France, Canada|
|Fields||Electrical Engineering, Physics|
|Institutions||École Polytechnique de Montréal|
Christophe Caloz (born May 8, 1969, Sierre, Switzerland) is a researcher and professor of electrical engineering at the École Polytechnique de Montréal. He graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he received a Diploma of electrical engineering in telecommunications in 1995 and a Ph.D in electromagnetics (photonic crystals) in 2000. From 2001 to 2004, he was a Postdoctoral Research Engineer at the Microwave Electronics Laboratory of University of California at Los Angeles, before joining the École Polytechnique de Montréal as the Canada Research Chair in radio-frequency metamaterials.
Caloz has done pioneering contributions to the field of electromagnetic metamaterials and smart antennas over the past decade. His most recent advances in these areas include magnetless non-reciprocal metamaterials and electronically-steered leaky-wave antennas for enhanced Wifi MIMO systems. In the past few years, he discovered giant Faraday rotation in graphene and subsequently demonstrated novel microwave and terahertz devices. Moreover, he introduced the paradigm of Radio Analog Signal Processing (R-ASP), based novel dispersive delay structures that he called "phasers", which bear great promise to next-generation wireless communication systems.
Caloz has authored and co-authored over 500 technical conference, letter and journal papers, 12 books and book chapters, and he holds several patents. His work has generated over 10,000 citations.
Caloz is a Member of the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Technical Committees MTT-15 (Microwave Field Theory) and MTT-25 (RF Nanotechnology), a Speaker of the MTT-15 Speaker Bureau, the Chair of the Commission D (Electronics and Photonics) of the Canadian Union de Radio Science Internationale (URSI) and an MTT-S representative at the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC).
Honours and awards
Caloz received several awards, including the UCLA Chancellor’s Award for Post-doctoral Research in 2004, the MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award in 2007, the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship in 2013, and many best paper awards with his students. He has been an IEEE Fellow since 2010.
- Caloz, Christophe; Itoh, Tatsuo (2006). Electromagnetic Metamaterials, Transmission Line Theory and Microwave Applications. Wiley and IEEE Press. p. 376. ISBN 978-0-471-66985-2. Archived from the original on March 16, 2012.
- Caloz, Christophe; Jackson, David R.; Itoh, Tatsuo (2011). "Chapter 9: Leaky-wave Antennas". In Frank B., Gross. Frontiers in Antennas: Next Generation Design and Engineering. McGraw Hill.
- Engheta, Nader; Ziolkowski, Richard W., eds. (2006). Electromagnetic Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Aspects. Wiley - IEEE Press.
- Capolino, Filippo, ed. (October 27, 2009). Metamaterials Handbook: Phenomena, Theory, and Applications. CRC. p. 1736. Archived from the original on October 14, 2012.
- Kodera, Toshiro; Sounas, Dimitrios L.; Caloz, Christophe (July 2011). "Artiﬁcial Faraday rotation using a ring metamaterial structure without static magnetic ﬁeld". Appl. Phys. Lett. 99 (3): 031114:1–3. doi:10.1063/1.3615688.
- Sounas, Dimitrios L.; Caloz, Christophe (Jan 2011). "Electromagnetic non-reciprocity and gyrotropy of graphene". Appl. Phys. Lett. 98 (2): 021911:1–3. doi:10.1063/1.3543633.
- Caloz, Christophe; Gupta, Shulabh; Zhang, Qingfeng; Nikfal, Babak (Sept. 2013). "Analog signal processing". IEEE Microwave Mag. 14 (6): 97-103.
- Caloz Research Group