PhD Student Wins Best Poster at International Conference

Mr Giuseppe Ruvio received a best paper/poster award by popular vote and committee approval at the Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference in April 2006. The conference had more than 100 papers from more than 25 countries across the world. His work focuses on novel miniature high performance antennas for emerging wireless systems, such as Ultra Wideband systems. Giuseppe, received his master's degree from the University of Siena, Italy, before coming to work in Ireland on a European Space Agency funded antenna project in industry. He has since joined the Centre for Telecommunications Value-chain-driven Research ([external]www.ctvr.ie) antenna group, based in the School of Electronic & Communications Engineering, Kevin St. He is currently reading for PhD in the field of metamaterial enhanced antenna technology.