• Professor
Robert D. Nevels

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., EE, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
  • M.S., EE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • B.S., EE, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Research Interests

    • Analytical and Numerical Electromagnetics
    • Nanophotonics
    • Electromagnetic Scattering
    • Antennas

Awards & Honors

  • IEEE AP-S President-elect 2009, President 2010
  • IEEE Fellow
  • Eugene E.Webb'43 Faculty Fellow
  • IEEE-APS Administrative Committee (ADCOM)-elected 1998-2001 and 2011-2014
  • The IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Educator Award
  • The Clear Lake Council of Technical Societies Technical Educator of the Year
  • The Clear Lake IEEE Technical Educator Award
  • Outstanding Professor Award from IEEE Texas A&M Student Chapter, awarded twice
  • Texas A&M Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award, University Level
  • Texas A&M Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award, College Level awarded twice
  • The Amoco Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching
  • The Electromagnetics Academy (Fellow)

Selected Publications

  • J. Shin and R. Nevels, "Propagator Methods in Electromagnetics," Chapter in Applied Electromagnetics, A. Lakhtakia and C. Furse, eds., Springer Verlog, 2017.
  • R. Nevels and Hasan Tahir Abbas, “Nano Optical Antennas,” Chapter in Handbook of Antenna Technology, Chen Zhi Ning ed., Springer Verlog, 2015.
  • R. Nevels and K. Michalski, “The Coulomb Gauge in Electromagnetics”, Chapter in Encyclopedia of Microwave and RF Engineering, Vol. 1, Ed: Kai Chang, John Wiley & Sons, pp 849-863, 2005.
  • A.M. Zheltikov and R.D. Nevels, “Intensity and wavelength scaling of laser-driven electron transition radiation: toward a table-top source of electromagnetic pulses”, submitted: Sept. 2018
  • H.T. Abbas, X. Zeng, R.D. Nevels, and M. S. Zubairy, "Deep subwavelength imaging via tunable terahertz plasmons" Applied Physics Letters, 113, 051106 (2018); doi: 10.1063/1.5035312.
  • Jongchul Shin and Robert Nevels, “A Time Domain Propagator Numerical Method for Computational Electromagnetics,” IEEE Journal on Multiscale and Multiphysics Computational Techniques, Vol. 3, 10.1109/JMMCT.2018.2850774, pp. 80-87 Dec. 2018
  • Yuhan Zhou, Robert Nevels, Weiping Shi, “Capacitance Extraction with Provably Good Absorbing Boundary Conditions, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, pp 1-8, Jan 2018.
  • Hasan Tahir Abbas and Robert Nevels, “Plasma based Integrated On-chip Antenna,” Transactions of IEEE AP-S and URSI International Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Puerto Rico, July 2016.
  • R.D. Nevels and K.A. Michalski, “On the Behavior of Surface Plasmons at a Metallo-Dielectric Interface,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, IEEE and Opt. Soc. America, vol. 32 no. 19, pp. 3299-3305, 2014.
  • R. Nevels, G. R. Welch, P. S. Cremer, P. Hemmer, T. Phillips, S. Scully, A.V. Sokolov, A.A. Svidzinsky, H. Xia, A. Zheltikov and M.O. Scully, “Configuration and Detection of Single Molecules,” Molecular Physics, vol. 110, issue 15-16, pp.1993-2000, 2012.
  • R. D. Nevels and J. Jeong, “Time Domain Coupled Field Dyadic Green Function Solution for Maxwell's Equations,” IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagat., Vol. 56 no. 8 pp. 2761-2764, Aug. 2008.
  • R. Nevels, J. Jeong, and P. Hemmer, “Microwave Simulation of Grover’s Quantum Search Algorithm,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat. Mag., vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 38-47, Oct. 2006.
  • R.D. Nevels and J. Jeong, “The Complete Free Space Green’s Function and Propagator for Maxwell’s Equations,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., Vol. 52, No. 11, pp.3012-3018, Nov. 2004.
  • R.D. Nevels and C-S Shin, “Lorenz, Lorentz and the Gauge,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 70-72, June 2001.
  • R.D. Nevels, D. Arndt, G. Raffoul, J. Carl and A. Pacifico, “Microwave Catheter Design,” IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engr., vol. 45, No. 7, pp. 885-890, July 1998.
  • R.D. Nevels, J.C. Goswami, and H. Tehrani, “Semi-Orthogonal Versus Orthogonal Wavelet Basis Sets for Solving Integral Equations,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagation, vol. 45, no. 9, pp.1332-1339, Sept. 1997.
  • A.V. Mamishev, R.D. Nevels and B.D. Russell, "Effects of Conductor Sag on Spatial Distribution of Power Line Magnetic Fields," IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.11, no.3, pp.1571-1576, July 1996.
  • R.D. Nevels, C. Huang and Z. Wu, "The Fourier Transform Path Integral Method—A Numerical Technique for Scalar Scattering in Inhomogeneous Regions," IEE Proc., Part H, pp. 488-494, Dec. 1993.
  • K.A. Michalski and R.D. Nevels, "On the Use of the Coulomb Gauge in Solving Source-Excited Boundary Value Problems in Electromagnetics," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 36, No. 9, pp. 1328-33, September 1988.