Biography

Fernando L. Teixeira is a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a faculty member of the ElectroScience Laboratory at The Ohio State University (OSU).
Dr. Teixeira received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and served as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology prior to joining OSU in 2000.
Since joining OSU, Dr. Teixeira has served as Principal Investigator (PI) or co-PI on numerous projects sponsored by federal agencies and industrial organizations. He is a recipient of the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation and the Harrison Faculty Award from the OSU College of Engineering. Dr. Teixeira has authored or coauthored over 200 journal papers and numerous conference publications in his areas of expertise. He holds several U.S. patents and is coauthor of the textbook Radiowave Propagation: Physics and Applications (Wiley, 2010). Dr Teixeira is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Expertise

His research interests and expertise are in the broad area of electromagnetics and optics. His present activities include research on computational electromagnetics, process tomography, electromagnetic sensing/imaging, and metamaterials. He has served as the main advisor for over 20 PhD graduates. Examples of past project work are:
  • Adaptive electrical capacitance volume tomography for real-time industrial process monitoring.
  • Hierarchical model-order reduction of electromagnetic interaction models.
  • Compatible discretizations of kinetic plasma models.
  • Wavelet-based adaptive antenna systems.
  • Subsurface electromagnetic imaging. 
  • Dispersion-engineered metamaterials and plasmonic devices.