Awarded Grants

This page collects the information of awarded research grants relating to the topic of characteristic mode analysis, as volunteered by the grantees.

  • Fenghan Lin, ShanghaiTech University (Principal Investigator), Characteristic Mode Inspired Metasurface Antenna Technology, National Natural Science Foundation Committee (NSFC) of China, ~50,000 USD, 2022-2024
  • Mahrukh Khan, The College of New Jersey (Principal Investigator), Addressing the Challenges in Microstrip Antenna Design using Surface Current Optimization, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, ~200,000 USD, 2022-2023
  • Buon Kiong Lau, Lund University (Principal Investigator), Optimal MIMO Terminal Antennas for 5G and Beyond, Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet), Sweden, ~500,000 USD, 2019-2022
  • Dirk Manteuffel, University of Hannover (Principal Investigator), Integration of Multi-Antenna Systems into Small Mobile Handsets based on the Theory of Characteristic Modes, German Research Foundation, Germany, ~300,000 €, 2010-2014
  • Dirk Manteuffel (Principal Investigator), Ultra Wideband Communications based on Massive MIMO and Multi-mode Antennas Suitable for Mobile Handheld Devices (Part 1 and 2), German Research Foundation, Germany, ~600,000 €, 2014-2021
  • Dirk Manteuffel (Principal Investigator), Antenna Concept for Sectorized Beamforming Using Predefined Antenna Patterns in Small Cells, German Research Foundation, Germany, ~300,000 €, 2022-2026
  • Dirk Manteuffel (Principal Investigator), Multi-Port Antennas for Localization of Co-operative UAVs, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany, ~250,000 €, 2020-2023
  • Dirk Manteuffel (Principal Investigator), Electromagnetic Modelling of Mm-wave Systems based on 3D-MID, German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Germany, ~350,000 €, 2019-2022
  • Dirk Manteuffel (Principal Investigator), Reconfigurable Metasurfaces for 6G Mobile Communications, German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Germany, ~400,000 €, 2022-2025
  • Hui Li, Dalian University of Technology (Principal Investigator), Platform Integrated Antennas based on Characteristic Mode Theory, National Natural Science Foundation Committee (NSFC) of China, ~50,000 USD, 2016-2019
  • Hui Li (Principal Investigator), Antenna Pattern Synthesis based on Characteristic Mode Analysis, National Natural Science Foundation Committee (NSFC) of China, ~120,000 USD, 2020-2023
  • Hui Li (Principal Investigator), Characteristic Mode Analysis and Critical Antenna Design Parameters, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., ~280,000 USD, 2020-2022
  • Qi Wu, Beihang University (Principal Investigator), Modal Coupling Mechanism, Stochastic Modeling and Robust Decoupling Methods of Aircraft and Buried Antennas, National Natural Science Foundation Committee (NSFC) of China, ~390,000 USD, 2022-2025
  • Yikai Chen, UESTC (Principal Investigator), Airborne Conformal Meter-Wave Phased Array Designs Using Characteristic Modes of Platforms, Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) 61971096, ~110,000 USD, 2020-2023
  • Yikai Chen (Principal Investigator), Structural Antenna Concept and its Applications in Low-Frequency Aircraft Integrated Multi-Antenna System Designs, Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)  61671127, ~110,000 USD, 2017-2020
  • Yikai Chen (Principal Investigator), MIMO Antenna Array Development with Characteristic Mode Theory, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., ~118,000 USD, 2019-2020.