David M. Pozar

Professor Emeritus

215I Marcus Hall
University of Massachusetts
100 Natural Resources Rd
Amherst MA 01003-9292 

Phone: 
(413) 545-2127
Education: 

B.S.E.E., University of Akron, 1975, M.S.E.E., 1976;
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1980. 

Research Interests: 

Antenna theory, analysis, and design; phased arrays; wireless systems. 

Selected Publications: 
  • Microwave Engineering, third edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2004.
  • Microwave and RF Design of Wireless Systems, John Wiley & Sons, 2000.
  • Microstrip Antennas, Edited by D. M. Pozar and D. H. Schaubert, IEEE Press, 1995.
  • D. M. Pozar, "A Relation Between the Active Input Impedance and the Active Element Pattern of a Phased Array", IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 51, pp. 2486-2489, September 2003.
  • D. M. Pozar, "Closed-Form Approximations for Link Loss in an UWB Radio System Using Small Antennas", IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 51, pp. 2346-2352, September 2003.
  • D. M. Pozar, "Waveform Optimizations for Ultra-Wideband Radio Systems", IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 51, pp. 2335-2345, September 2003.
  • D. M. Pozar, "Analysis and Design of Cavity-Coupled Microstrip Couplers and Transitions", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 51, pp. 1034-1044, March 2003.
Society Memberships: 

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Fellow. 

Honors & Awards: 

S. A. Schelkunoff Transactions Prize Paper Award, 2003, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society; Chancellor’s Medal, University of Massachusetts, 2003; Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, 2003-2004; IEEE Third Millenium Medal, 2000; "H. A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award", 1998, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society; "College Outstanding Teacher Award", 1997, College of Engineering; "Outstanding Senior Faculty Award", 1995, College of Engineering; IEEE Fellow, 1990, for "contributions to the electromagnetic analysis, development, and design of microstrip antennas and phased arrays"; United Technologies Corporation Outstanding Teaching Award; 1989. R.W.P. King Best Paper Award, 1988, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society; Issac Koga Gold Medal Award by URSI in 1987 for "remarkable contributions to the analytical, numerical, and experimental study of printed antennas and phased arrays, and related problems in applied electromagnetics"; R.W.P. King Best Paper Award, 1986, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society; Engineering Alumni Association, "Outstanding Junior Faculty Award", 1984-1985; "Outstanding Young Professor for 1984-85 Award", from HKN; IEEE Centennial "Keys to the Future Award" from IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (Most Promising Young Engineer in IEEE AP-S); "Presidential Young Investigator Award", 1984, National Science Foundation; "Outstanding Professor for 1981", teaching award from HKN.