• Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Robert D. Nevels

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of 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.
  • Jiachen Ding, Ping Yang, Michael I. Mishchenko, and Robert D. Nevels, "Identify the limits of geometric optics ray tracing by numerically solving the vector Kirchhoff integral," Opt. Express 28, 10670-10682, 2020.
  • H.T. Abbas, L.N. Aljihmani, R.D. Nevels, and K.A. Qaraqe, “Electromagnetic Scattering in Two-Dimensional Electronic Systems,” IEEE Access, doi: 10.1109/Access.2019.2932506, 2019.
  • K.A. Michalski and R.D. Nevels, "On the Groundwave Excited by a Vertical Hertzian Dipole Over a Planar Conductor: Second-Order Asymptotic Expansion With Applications to Plasmonics," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques Print ISSN: 0018-9480 Online ISSN: 1557-9670 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMTT.2019.2932744, 2019.
  • 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”, Laser Physics Letters, 16(1), 015401-015401, 2019.
  • 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.