Prof. Matthys M. Botha, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Title: Computational methods for efficient analysis of large antenna arrays
Biography: Matthys M. Botha received the Bachelor degree in electrical and electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in the field of computational electromagnetics (CEM), from Stellenbosch University (SU), Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. In 2003, he joined the Center for Computational Electromagnetics and Electromagnetics Laboratory (CCEML), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA, as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. At the end of 2004, he returned to South Africa, where he worked as a Research Fellow at SU and later joined EM Software and Systems-S.A. (Pty) Ltd, developers of FEKO. In 2011, he was appointed within the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, SU, where he currently holds the position of Professor. His main research interest is CEM. He was the Technical Program Chair for the 8th International Workshop on Finite Elements for Microwave Engineering in 2006. He was Vice-Chair of the local organizing committee for ICEAA’12-IEEE APWC-EEIS’12, held in 2012; and from 2014 to 2017 was the Regional Delegate for the European Association on Antennas and Propagation (EurAAP), for Africa and the Middle East. He is a Member of the ICEAA conference series’ Scientific Committee and is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine.
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