Asimina Kiourti, PI

Asimina Kiourti is an Innovation Scholar Endowed Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University, where she first joined as a faculty member in 2016. 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 1 book, 12 book chapters, 5 awarded patents, 75 journal papers, and over 130 conference papers and abstracts. Her work has been funded by NSF, NIH, NASA, DoD, and more, and has been recognized with over 40 scholarly recognitions, including the 2022 Early Career Distinguished Scholar Award, 2021 NSF CAREER award, and 2021 ’40 Under 40′ recognition by Columbus Business First. Her mentees have received another 40 awards at an international, national, and local level. Her research contributions have been featured by TechCrunch, the Times of India, and Australia Network News, among others. Prof. Kiourti is the Chair of USNC-URSI Commission K and serves in several elected and appointed roles in IEEE and ACES. She is also 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.



Visiting Scholars



Md. Asiful Islam

Visiting Scholar


PhD Students


Hannah Baum

University Fellow

Balaji Dontha

Graduate Research Associate

Connor Jenkins

Graduate Research Associate


Allyanna Rice

NSTGRO Fellow 


Master’s Students


Boyu Ran

Student Research Assistant

Ragul Senthil

Individual Studies

Yingzhe Zhang

Student Research Assistant


Undergraduate Researchers


Ian Anderson

Student Research Assistant

Sam Coogle

Student Research Assistant

Chris Cosma

Student Research Assistant


Cameron King

Student Research Assistant

Noah Levine

Student Research Assistant

Henry Saltzman

Student Research Assistant


High-School Students


Rahul Rajaram

Student Research Assistant



Post-doctoral Researchers

  • Vigyanshu Mishra, 2022

PhD Students

  • Keren Zhu, Dec. 2023

  • Jordan Ramsey, Dec. 2023

  • Mark Lust, Dec. 2023

  • Katrina Tisdale, May 2022

  • 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

  • Zitong Wang, Aug. 2022

  • 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

  • Joe Heiser (9/2021-12/2022)

  • Ali Ibrahim (6-8/2022)

  • Ahmad AlAjlouni (6-8/2022)

  • Sarah Madigan, UG Researcher (08/2021-05/2022)

  • Kelsey Edwards, UG Researcher (5/2021-5/2022)

  • 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)