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AHMED KISHK

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DIR OF ANTENNA SYTMS LAB & PROF EMERITUS OF ELECTRICAL ENGIN
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302 ANDERSON HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7231
Joined UM: 04/01/2005

Brief Bio

Ahmed A. Kishk received the BS degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1977, and in Applied Mathematics from Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1980. In 1981 he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, where he obtained his M.Eng and PhD degrees in 1983 and 1986, respectively. From 1977 to 1981, he was a research assistant and an instructor at the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. From 1981 to 1985, he was a research assistant at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba. From December 1985 to August 1986, he was a research associate fellow at the same department. In 1986, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi, as an Assistant Professor. He was on sabbatical leave at Chalmers University of Technology during the 1994-1995 academic year. He is now a Professor at the University of Mississippi (since 1995). He was an Associate Editor of Antennas & Propagation Magazine from 1990 to 1993. He is now an Editor of Antennas & Propagation Magazine. He was a Co-editor of the special issue on Advances in the Application of the Method of Moments to Electromagnetic Scattering Problems in the ACES Journal. He was also an editor of the ACES Journal during 1997. He was an Editor-in-Chief of the ACES Journal from 1998 to 2001. He was the chair of Physics and Engineering division of the Mississippi Academy of Science (2001-2002). He was a guest Editor of the special issue on artificial magnetic conductors, soft/hard surfaces, and other complex surfaces, on the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, January 2005.

Degrees

BS
ELECTRONICS
CAIRO UNIVERSITY/GIZA, EGYPT (1977)
BS
APPLIED MATH
AIN SHAMS UNIVERSITY/CAIRO, EGYPT (1980)
MS
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
UIVERSITY OF MANITOBA/WINNEPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA (1983)
PHD
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA/WINNEPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA (1986)

Awards

School of Engineering Outstanding Teacher of the Year
1998
School of Engineering, Senior Faculty Research Award
2001
School of Engineering, Senior Faculty Research Award
2005
School of Engineering Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2009