Dr Jonathan Evans

Jonathan Evans

Ph.D. Graduate

BSc (Eng) Honours Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Technician Engineering Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications

Jonathan Evans and Brian Norton


Jonathan Evans completed his PhD in October 2007. Jonathan was studying planar monopole antennas for broadband portable and mobile applications. He was the first post-graduate researcher to joint the AHFR Group (initially on the MPhil register), and has been studying part-time since September 2001 while also working at the Commission for Communications Regulation as an analyst. He graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology with a 1st class honours degree in Engineering in 1998, specialising in RF and Microwave engineering.
He is now working for RTÉ, pioneering terrestrial digital TV broadcast (DVB-T) in Ireland.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Engineer and member of the IET
  • Associate member of the IEEE

Research Interests and Expertise

Wideband Planar Monopole
His research interests are in multi-band and wideband planar monopole antennas for mobile and portable applications. These include planar monopoles for UWB communications systems, low profile printed planar monopoles and re-configurable multi-band antennas.