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Elena Semouchkina
Associate Professor

Adjunct Professor, Pennsylvania State University

Office: 711 EERC
Phone: 7-2869

PhD, Pennsylvania State University
PhD, Tomsk State University, Russia

Research Interests:
Computational electromagnetic analysis
Computer-aided design of microwave and photonic devices
Electromagnetic metamaterials and their applications
Materials integration for device prototyping
Materials and device characterization at microwaves


Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA) available for PhD students for Fall 2010 in the area of Electromagnetic metamaterials and their applications.
Summer research positions for undergraduate students available for Summer 2010.

Contact Dr. Elena Semouchkina

Selected  Publications:

  • Semouchkina, E., Semouchkin, G., Lanagan, M., and Randall, C., “FDTD Study of Resonance Processes in Metamaterials,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory Techn., vol. 53, No. 4, 1477-1487, April 2005.
  • Semouchkina, E., Baker, A., Semouchkin, G., Lanagan, M., and Mittra, R., “New Approaches for Designing Microstrip Filters Utilizing Mixed Dielectrics,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory Techn., vol. 53, No. 2, 644-652, February 2005.
  • Semouchkina, E., “Double Negative Materials: Hypothesis, Realization, and New Developments”, Smart Processing Technology, High Temperature Society of Japan, Japan, 79-87, 2006.
  • Semouchkina, E., Miyamoto, Y., Kirihara, S., Semouchkin, G., and Lanagan, M., “Analysis of Electromagnetic Response of 3D Dielectric Fractals of Menger Sponge Type,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory Techn., vol. 55, No. 6, 1305-1313, June 2007.
  • Semouchkina, E. and Mittra, R. “A New Interpretation of Metamaterial Behavior in Terms of Coupling between Resonant Inclusions”, IEEE AP-S International Symposium, San Diego, CA, June 2008.
  • E. Semouchkina, D. H. Werner, and C. Pantano, "An Optical Cloak Composed of Identical Chalcogenide Glass Resonators," Metamaterials’2009, 3rd International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, London, UK, September 2009.
  • K. Haines, T. Neuberger, M. Lanagan, E. Semouchkina, and A. G. Webb, “High Q Calcium Titanate Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators for Magnetic Resonance Microimaging,” Journal of Magnetic  Resonance, vol. 200,  Issue 2, 349-353, October 2009.

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