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Dr. Hualiang  Zhang
 Contact Information
Dr. Hualiang Zhang
Assistant Professor-Electrical Engineering
 
Contact address   1155 Union Circle #310470, Denton, TX 76203-5017     Office LocationNTDP, Room No.: B230 
Email  hualiang.zhang@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 891-6876    Cell Phone (940) 595-7220   
Keywords radio frequency (RF), microwave, antenna   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership- Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Compact, Reconfigurable and Dual-Band Microwave Circuits Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2007
Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering University of Science and Technology of China 2003
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2015EENG5420602Antenna Theory and Design Download Syllabus
Spring 2015EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2014EENG3410001Engineering Electromagnetics Download Syllabus
Spring 2014EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2013EENG3410001Engineering Electromagnetics Download Syllabus
Spring 2013EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2012EENG 5410001Microwave Engineering  
Spring 2012 EENG5420001Antenna Theory and Design   
Spring 2011 EENG 5420001Antenna Theory and Design   
Fall 2012EENG3410001Engineering Electromagnetics144Download Syllabus
Summer 2012EENG4920001Cooperative Education in Electrical Engineering  
Spring 2012EENG4010001Topics in Electrical Engineering Download Syllabus
Spring 2010EENG5530001Analog Integrated Circuit Design72 
Fall 2011EENG5410001Microwave Engineering  
Fall 2011EENG3410001Engineering Electromagnetics84Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EENG5410001Microwave Engineering60Download Syllabus
Fall 2010EENG3410001Engineering Electromagnetics Download Syllabus
Fall 2009EENG3410002Engineering Electromagnetics63 
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Antenna Designs
 
Electrically small antenna, reconfigurable UWB antenna, and conformal antenna (design and characterization).
Design, Synthesis and Application of Microwave Circuits
 
Compact, tunable, reconfigurable, and multi-band microwave filters designs. Synthesis of advanced canonical filter networks. Integration of filters with active circuits (e.g. frequency multiplier, power amplifier). Designs of dual-band passive components (coupler, balun etc.).
Electromagnetic Cloakings
 
Designs of electromagnetic cloaking structures featuring different geometries and functions.
Metamaterials
 
Metamaterials with negative / near-zero refraction index, active metamaterials and their applications.
Nano-Photonics
 
Optical nano-antennas, SPP devices.
Optimization
 
Gradient-based method, genetic algorithm (GA) and their applications in the computer-aided designs of microwave structures.
RF / Microwave Characterizations of Advanced Materials
 
Characterizations of the RF / microwave properties of new materials including packaging materials and BST thin films.
RF MEMS Passive Structures
 
The applications of MEMS techniques to the RF passive components (design, fabrication and measurement).
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2009-PresentAssistant ProfessorElectrical EngineeringCollege of EngineeringUniversity of North Texas
2007-2009Postdoctoral Research AssociateElectrical and Computer EngineeringCollege of EngineeringUniversity of Arizona
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2014-2015305020
2013-2014305020
2012-2013305020
2011-2012404020
2010-2011404020
2009-2010404020
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  Type
2012
Accepted/In-press
Negative R efraction in the T hird and F ourth P hotonic B ands of a T wo- D imensional E lliptical R od P hotonic C rystal in a C entered R ectangular L attic e
 
J. Lutkenhaus, K. Ohlinger, H. Zhang, and Y. Lin
2012 SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, Jan. 21 - 26, 2012
Conference paper
2012
Accepted/In-press
Holographic Fabrication of Graded Index Materials for Transformation Optics Applications
 
K. Ohlinger, Z. Poole, Y. Lin, H. Zhang, and K. P. Chen
2012 SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, Jan. 21 - 26, 2012
Conference paper
2012
Accepted/In-press
Antenna Array Technology for Radar Respiration Measurement in Motion-Adaptive Lung Cancer Radiotherapy
 
C. Gu, Z. Salmani, H. Zhang, and C. Li
2012 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symp. (RWS 2012), Santa Clara, CA, USA, Jan. 2012
Conference paper
2011
Published
Dual-Frequency Electromagnetic Cloaks Enabled by LC-Based Metamaterial Circuits
 
J. Shao, H. Zhang, Y. Lin, and H. Xin
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, vol. 119, pp. 225 - 237, 2011
Journal Articles
2011
Published
A Compact Metamaterial-Inspired Multi-Layered Slot Antenna
 
H. Zhang, H. Xin, R. Bortolin, and J. Kudva
Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 219 - 223, Jan. 2011
Journal Articles
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
1  
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
 2011 Design of Low-Cost Photonic Crystal Based Three-Dimensional Invisibility Cloak
Third Mini-Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems , Waco, Texas
 2010 Designs of Dual-Band Microwave Components: Theory and Results
IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, IEEE Dallas Chapter Meeting, Dallas, Texas .
 2010 Wide-Band Balun Designed by Exact Synthesis
Second Mini-Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems , Waco, Texas
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2011-2014Tunable Plasmonic Devices Enabled by Holographically-Formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid CrystalsNSF$359,216Principal InvestigatorActive
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 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2010-2011Design of Antenna Based Passive, Wireless Sensors for Military and Commercial ApplicationsUNT$7,500Principal InvestigatorActive
2009-2010Design of Conformal Ultra-Wideband Antennae for Military and Commercial ApplicationsUNT$7,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2012IEEE Radio and Wireless SymposiumTechnical Paper Reviewer
2011IEEE Asia Pacific Microwave ConferenceTechnical Paper Reviewer
2011IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and SystemsTechnical Paper Reviewer
2011IEEE Radio and Wireless SymposiumTechnical Paper Reviewer
2010-International Journal of Antennas and PropagationTechnical Paper Reviewer
2009-International Journal of Electronics and CommunicationsTechnical Paper Reviewer
2009-PIER JournalTechnical Paper Reviewer
2008IEEE Asia Pacific Microwave ConferenceTechnical Paper Reviewer
2008-JEMWA JournalTechnical Paper Reviewer
2008-IET Electronics LettersTechnical Paper Reviewer
2008-IEEE Transactions on Antennas and PropagationTechnical Paper Reviewer
2007-IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and TechniquesTechnical Paper Reviewer
2006-IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components LettersTechnical Paper Reviewer
toggle toggle Teaching
Fall 2004: Teaching Assistant, ECE Dept., Hong Kong U. of Sci. & Tech. / RF/Microwave Circuit Design and Measurement
 
To construct basic RF circuit building blocks including PA, LNA, Mixer etc. on print circuit boards (PCBs) for demonstration purposes and supervise laboratory sections of the course.

Fall 2008: Guest Lecturer, ECE Dept., University of Arizona/ Microwave Engineering I
 
To provide students with the fundamental concepts and techniques associated with electromagnetic theory and RF / microwave passive circuit design.

Fall 2009: Lecturer, EE Dept., University of North Texas/ Engineering Electromagnetics
 
To provide all students with the fundamental concepts associated with electromagnetic and microwave circuit including Maxwell’s equations: plane wave propagations; transmission lines.

Fall 2010: Lecturer, EE Dept., University of North Texas/ Engineering Electromagnetics
 
To provide all students with the fundamental concepts associated with electromagnetic and microwave circuit including Maxwell's equations: plane wave propagations; transmission lines.

Fall 2010: Lecturer, EE Dept., University of North Texas/ Microwave Engineering
 
To provide students with the fundemental concepts and techniques associated with electromagnetic theory and RF/ microwave passive circuit design.

Fall 2011: Lecturer, EE Dept., University of North Texas/ Engineering Electromagnetics
 
To provide all students with the fundamental concepts associated with electromagnetic and microwave circuit including Maxwell's equations: plane wave propagations; transmission lines.

Fall 2011: Lecturer, EE Dept., University of North Texas/ Microwave Engineering
 
To provide students with the fundemental concepts and techniques associated with electromagnetic theory and RF/ microwave passive circuit design.

Spring 2010: Lecturer, EE Dept., University of North Texas/ Analog Integrated Circuit Design
 
To provide all students with the advanced design concepts associated with analog circuit design.

Spring 2011: Lecturer, EE Dept., University of North Texas/ Antenna Theory and Design
 
To provide all students with the advanced design concepts associated with antennas.

toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2011-PresentFaculty Search CommitteeCommittee MemberDepartmental
2009-PresentEquipment and Laboratory CommitteeCommittee MemberDepartmental
2009-PresentGraduate Program CommitteeCommittee MemberDepartmental
2010-2011Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberDepartmental
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
-PresentIEEEMember 
2009-2011American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)Member 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2003-2007Graduate Student ResearcherHKUST
 Outstanding Student ScholarshipUSTC
 Di Ao ScholarshipUSTC
 Outstanding Freshman ScholarshipUSTC
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2012IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS 2012)Technical Program Committee 
2012The 8th IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT 2012)Conference Organizing CommitteePublication Chair
2011IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium Session: “Novel Passive Components and Packaging"Session Chair 
2011Third Mini-Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and SystemsStudent Paper Competition Session Chair 
2011Third Mini-Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and SystemsTechnical Program Committee 
2011IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS 2011)Technical Program Committee 
2011IEEE Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2011)Review Committee 
2010Second Mini-Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and SystemsPoster Session Chair 
2010Second Mini-Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and SystemsTechnical Program Committee 
2008IEEE APS Session: “Ultra Wideband Antennas and Systems I”Session Chair 
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