• Abbas Semnani received the B.Sc. degree from the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, in 2000, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, in 2002 and 2009, respectively, all in electrical engineering. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA. Before joining UT in 2019, he was with Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, from 2012 to 2019, where he was focused on plasma–EM interactions and plasma for high-power RF tuning. Prior to that, he has served as a Research and Teaching Associate with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, from 2009 to 2012. During his Ph.D. degree, he was a Visiting Scholar with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2008, where he was focused on novel computational techniques for solving time-domain inverse scattering problems. His current research interests include high-power microwaves, low-temperature plasmas, reconfigurable RF electronics, tunable antennas, and RF nanotechnology. Dr. Semnani has received the 2019 IEEE MTT-S “Tatsuo Itoh” Award and NASA Faculty Fellowship in 2022.

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