LEI ZHAO (M’09–SM’18) received the B.S. degree in mathematics from Jiangsu Normal University, China, 1997, the M.S. degree in computational mathematics, and the Ph.D. degree in electromagnetic fields and microwave technology from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2004 and 2007, respectively.
He joined the China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China, in 2019, where he is currently the full professor. From Sept. 2009 to Dec. 2018, he worked in Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou, China. From Aug. 2007 to Aug. 2009, he worked in department of electronic engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong as a Research Associate. From Feb. 2011 to Apr. 2011, he worked in department of electrical and computer engineering, National University of Singapore as a Research Fellow. From Sep. 2016 to Sep. 2017, he worked in department of electrical and computer engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA as a visiting scholar. He has authored and coauthored over 70 referred journal and conference papers. His current research interests include spoof surface plasmon polaritons theory and its applications, RF/microwave antenna and filter design, computational electromagnetics, and electromagnetic radiation to human’s body.
Dr. Zhao serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, an Associate Editor-in-Chief for ACES Journal and a reviewer for multiple journals and conferences including the IEEE Trans. on microwave theory and techniques, IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Access, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, ACES Journal, and other primary electromagnetics and microwave related journals.