FACULTY & VISITING PROFESSOR - Associate Professor
Santiago Cogollos was born in Valencia, Spain, on January 15, 1972. He received the degree in telecommunication engineering and the Ph. D. degree from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, in 1996 and 2002, respectively. In 2000 he joined the Communications Department of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, where he was an Assistant Lecturer from 2000 to 2001, a Lecturer from 2001 to 2002, and became an Associate Professor in 2002. He has collaborated with the European Space Research and Technology Centre of the European Space Agency in the development of modal analysis tools for payload systems in satellites. In 2003, Dr. Santiago Cogollos received from the Spanish Association of Telecommunication Engineers the prize to the best doctoral thesis on the topic “Fundamentals and Basic Technologies of Information and Communications and their Applications”. In the same year he was awarded from the Polytechnic University of Valencia with the special prize for his doctoral thesis “Modal Characterisation of Arbitrary Waveguides and Application to Microwave Devices”. In 2005, Dr. Santiago Cogollos held a post doctoral research position working in the area of advanced synthesis techniques in microwave filter design and collaborated in teaching activities related with satellite communication systems at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada). His current research interests include applied electromagnetics, mathematical methods for electromagnetic theory, analytical and numerical methods for the analysis of waveguide structures, and design of passive components for space applications.