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, and sensors for body area applications. Her publication record includes 1 book, 12 book chapters, 10 awarded patents, over 85 journal papers, and over 150 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 2023 IEEE Lot Shafai Mid-Career Distinguished Achievement Award, 2022 Ohio State Early Career Distinguished Scholar Award, 2021 NSF CAREER award, and 2021 ’40 Under 40′ recognition by Columbus Business First. Her mentees have received another 50 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 a Senior Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation and Editor of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine “Bioelectromagnetics” column. She also serves in several elected and appointed roles in IEEE, USNC-URSI, and ACES.



PhD Students


Balaji Dontha

Graduate Research Associate

Shifat Islam

Graduate Research Associate

Connor Jenkins

Graduate Research Associate


Ali Kaiss

Graduate Research Associate 

Allyanna Rice


Yingzhe Zhang

Graduate Research Associate



Undergraduate Researchers


Cameron Ailes

Student Research Assistant

Atharva Bapat

Student Research Assistant

Qian Cao

Student Research Assistant


Sam Coogle

Student Research Assistant

Puyu He

Student Research Assistant

 Andrew Holton

Student Research Assistant


Shriram Ravishankar

Student Research Assistant

Henry Saltzman

Student Research Assistant

Eric Tang

Student Research Assistant


Brandon Wang

Student Research Assistant


High-School Students


Grace Nguyen

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

  • Ian Anderson, Apr. 2023

  • Shanila Reza, Dec. 2021

  • Zeke Dalisky, Apr. 2020

  • Junzi Xiang, Apr. 2019

  • Shreyas Chaudhari, Dec. 2018

  • Raman Vilkhu, May 2018




Undergraduate and K-12 Students

  • Thomas Huddleston, UG Researcher (6/2023-8/2023)

  • Max Badertscher, St. Charles Preparatory High School (6/2023-8/2023)

  • Rahul Rajaram, Upper Arlington High School (6/2022-5/2023)

  • Cameron King, UG Researcher (1/2022-5/2023)

  • Noah Levine, UG Researcher (8/2022-4/2023)

  • Chris Cosma, UG Researcher (8/2022-4/2023)

  • Ian Anderson, UG Researcher (2/2021-5/2023)

  • Joe Heiser, UG Researcher (2/2021-5/2023)

  • Tony Han, UG Researcher (2/2023-5/2022)

  • Ali Ibrahim, UG Researcher (6-8/2022)

  • Ahmad AlAjlouni, UG Researcher (6-8/2022)

  • Sarah Madigan, UG Researcher (8/2021-5/2022)

  • 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)