Asimina Kiourti, PI

Asimina Kiourti is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University where she leads the Wearable and Implantable Technologies group. From 2013 to 2016 she served as a Post-Doctoral Researcher and then a Senior Research Associate at Ohio State’s ElectroScience Laboratory. Prior to that, she received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece (2013) and the M.Sc. degree from University College London, UK (2009). Her research interests lie in bio-electromagnetics, wearable and implantable antennas, sensors for body area applications, and flexible e-textiles. Her publication record includes 11 book chapters, 5 awarded patents, 62 journal papers, and over 110 conference papers and abstracts. Her work has been recognized with over 40 awards, including the 2021 NSF CAREER award, the 2021 40 Under 40 recognition by Columbus Business First, the 2021 Buckeye Leadership in Innovation Award, the 2020 Lumley Research Award, and the 2018 URSI Young Scientist Award. Her mentees have received another 40 awards at an international, national, and local level. Her research contributions have been featured by TechCrunch, Gizmodo, the Times of India, Australia Network News, and the ALN Magazine, among others. Prof. Kiourti is active in IEEE and USNC-URSI, where she serves in several elected and appointed roles, including: Member of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Meetings Committee, Member of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Young Professionals Committee, Secretary of USNC-URSI Commission K, and Founding Member of the USNC-URSI Women in Radio Science Chapter. She is the Senior Editor of the IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation (OJAP), Editor of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine “Bioelectromagnetics” column, and Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (TAP), the IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (JERM), and the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine.



Postdoctoral Researchers

Visiting Scholars



Vigyanshu Mishra

Postdoctoral Researcher

Md. Asiful Islam

Visiting Scholar


PhD Students


Balaji Dontha

Graduate Research Associate

Connor Jenkins

Graduate Research Associate

Mark Lust (co-advised)

DAGSI Fellow


Jordan Ramsey (co-advised)

Graduate Research Associate 

Allyanna Rice

NSTGRO Fellow 

Keren Zhu

Graduate Research Associate


Master’s Students


Xiang Lan

Student Research Assistant

Zitong Wang

Student Research Assistant

Yingzhe Zhang

Student Research Assistant


Undergraduate Researchers


Cameron King

Student Research Assistant

Henry Saltzman

Student Research Assistant



PhD Students

  • Vigyanshu Mishra, Dec. 2022

  • Zhenyu Wang, Dec. 2022

  • Saad Alharbi, Jul. 2021

  • Jack Blauert, Sept. 2020

  • Wei-Chuan Chen, Apr. 2019

  • Brock DeLong, May 2018

  • Md. Asiful Islam, Aug. 2017

MS Students

  • Ian Williamson, Dec. 2022

  • Mihir Patil, May 2021

  • Cody O’Connor, Dec. 2018

  • Samuel Mensah, May 2018

  • Alexander Johnson, Dec. 2017

Honors Research Program

  • Zeke Dalisky, Apr. 2020

  • Junzi Xiang, Apr. 2019

  • Shreyas Chaudhari, Dec. 2018

  • Raman Vilkhu, May 2018




Undergraduate and K-12 Students

  • Kelsey Edwards, UG Researcher

  • Roope Ketola, UG Researcher (5/2019-7/2021)

  • Matt Bendel, UG Researcher (1/2020-2/2021)

  • Phillip Fishbein, UG Researcher (9-12/2019)

  • Cody O’Connor, UG Researcher (1-9/2017)

  • Maria Somsy, Cristo Rey High School (5-8/2017)

  • Harsh Singhania, UG Researcher (5-8/2017)

  • Paloma Cooper, UG Researcher (2-5/2017)

  • David Like, UG Researcher (6/2015-8/2016)

  • Thomas Kucinsky, UG Researcher (9-12/2015)

  • Hongyi Liang, UG Researcher (5-12/2015)

  • Sriram Saidev, UG Researcher (6-8/2015)

  • Zheng Fong Lau, UG Researcher (10/2014-4/2015)

  • Samuel Luther, UG Researcher (10/2013-5/2014)

  • Mike Herman, UG Researcher (12/2013-5/2014)

  • Michael Zhang, UG Researcher (6-9/2012)