• Professor
Linda Katehi

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, UCLA, 1984
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, UCLA,1981
  • B.S., Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 1977

Research Interests

    • Development and characterization (theoretical and experimental) of microwave, millime­ter printed circuits
    • Computer-aided design of VLSI interconnects
    • Development and characterization of micro-machined circuits for microwave, millimeter-wave and sub-­millimeter-wave applications including MEMS switches, high-Q evanescent mode filters and MEMS devices for circuit re-configurability
    • Development of low-loss lines for sub-millimeter-wave and terahertz frequency applications
    • Theoretical and experimental study of unipla­nar circuits for hybrid-monolithic and monolithic oscillator, amplifier and mixer applica­tions
    • Theoretical and experimental characterization of photonic band-gap materials

Awards & Honors

  • The National Academy of Engineering Ramo Simon Founder’s Award, October 2015
  • Honorary Degree, The American College of Greece, June 2014
  • Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, Feb. 2013
  • California STEM Learning Network (CSLNet), Leading Women in STEM Award, Oct. 2012
  • Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2011
  • Greek America’s Best and Brightest Stars (GABBY) Education and Academia Award, June 2011
  • Rudy E. Henning Distinguished Mentoring Award, IEEE, April 2011

Selected Publications

  • Micromachined devices for wireless communications CTC Nguyen, LPB Katehi, GM Rebeiz - Proceedings of the IEEE, 1998
  • MRTD: New time-domain schemes based on multiresolution analysis M Krumpholz, LPB Katehi - IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 1996
  • Design of reconfigurable slot antennas D Peroulis, K Sarabandi, LPB Katehi - IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 2005
  • Electromechanical considerations in developing low-voltage RF MEMS switches D Peroulis, SP Pacheco, K Sarabandi, LPB Katehi - IEEE Transactions on microwave theory and techniques, 2003
  • Micromachined patch antennas I Papapolymerou, RF Drayton, LPB Katehi - IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 1998
  • Design of low actuation voltage RF MEMS switch SP Pacheco, LPB Katehi, CTC Nguyen - 2000 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, 2000
  • High performance microshield line components TM Weller, LPB Katehi, GM Rebeiz - IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 1995
  • Micromechanical electrostatic K-band switches S Pacheco, CT Nguyen, LPB Katehi - 1998 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, 1998
  • Tunable lumped components with applications to reconfigurable MEMS filters D Peroulis, S Pacheco, K Sarabandi, LPB Katehi - 2001 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, 2001
  • High- Q Tunable Microwave Cavity Resonators and Filters Using SOI-Based RF MEMS Tuners X Liu, LPB Katehi, WJ Chappell, D Peroulis - Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 2010
  • A micromachined high-Q X-band resonator J Papapolymerou, JC Cheng, J East, LPB Katehi - IEEE Microwave and guided wave letters, 1997
  • CPW-fed active slot antennas BK Kormanyos, W Harokopus, LPB Katehi, GM Rebeiz - IEEE transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 1994