Getting International: Abhi - our research prof from India

We are becoming more and more international, hosting visiting professors, postdocs, and researchers from all over the world. With this message, we want to introduce dr inż—Abhishek Kumar Jha (Abhi), who joined us as a research Asst. Prof. in February 2018, and since then, he has been working (with great success) on microwave sensors. Abhi is a native of India, where he obtained a Ph.D. degree with a major in RF and microwaves from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India, in 2017. Before joining our Department Abhi was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Prague, Czechia.

Abhi received several awards, including the highly prestigious IEEE MTT Society Microwave Graduate Fellowship Award 2015, the second and third prizes in the IEEE SIGHT DESIGN contest organized by the IEEE MTT and AP Societies in 2015, two successive University Gold Medals for being first in the first class of B.E. and M.Tech. degrees in 2009 and 2011, respectively, the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award 2016 at the presidential estate, India, and garnered research funding under the Technological Edge category worth of 1.5M INR.

Abhi is currently serving as the Associate Editor for two leading journals, the IEEE Access and IEEE Sensors Journal, and a reviewer of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement and Scientific Reports.

Abhi is also a prolific author. He has authored/co-authored more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include the numerical analysis and design of novel microwave circuits and waveguide components, development of RF and microwave sensors for nondestructive testing, and measurements of intrinsic and physical properties. His technical articles have been cited more than 500 times, where the self-citation is less than 25%, the h-index = 11.

We are very glad to have Abhi in our Department and we also know he likes being in Poland, even though he feels the weather is a bit too cold most of the time. What he particularly likes about Polish food is fish soup in Bar Przystan  -  an  eatery on a beach in Sopot famous for fish https://www.facebook.com/barprzystan.sopot/. Since last year he is also an avid fan of 3 Siostry https://pl-pl.facebook.com/pages/category/Pub/3-Siostry-75945318238/  and you can meet Abhi there on Saturday nights.devilwink