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Rony E. Amaya

Associate Professor
5144 Mackenzie Building
613-520-2600 ext. 5764

About Rony E. Amaya

Research

  1. RF System Design
  2. MMIC/RFIC/Antenna/Packaging.
  3. Active Metamaterials.
  4. Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) and energy harvesting.

Application

  1. 5G: High-Speed Electronics for optical communications, mM-Wave Antenna Beamforming, Autonomous Vehicles.
  2. Commercial and military aerospace/space RADARs.
  3. Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) and Energy Harvesting for IoT, smart homes, EV charging technology.

Recent Journal Articles

  1. Bhavana Deore, Kathleen L. Sampson, Thomas Lacelle, Nathan Kredentser, Jacques Lefebvre, Luke Steven Young, Joseph Hyland, Rony E. Amaya, Tanha Jamshid, Patrick R. L. Malenfant,1 Hendrick W. de Haan, and Chantal Paquet, "Spatial control of material phases in 3D printed functional objects," Accepted to the Nature Materials Journal, October 2020.
  2. Joseph Botros, Muhammad Ali, Niall Tait, Rony E. Amaya and Shulabh Gupta, "Direct thermal emission testing of aperiodic dielectric stack for narrowband thermal emission at mid-IR," IEEE JAP, Vol. 127, No. 11, Mar. 2020.
  3. Hassna Ouassal, Jafar Shaker, Langis Roy, Khelifa Hettak and Rony E. Amaya, "A Novel Multi-Functional EBG-Based Coupled-Line-Deflect Directional Coupler Based on Layered Dielectric Substrates," IEEE TCMP, Dec. 2018
  4. Abdullah Almohaimeed, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "Adaptive Power Harvesters with Active Load Modulation and Wide Dynamic Input Power Range for Wireless Power Transfer Applications," Electronics Journal, 7(7), May. 2018.
  5. Mehrdad Gholami, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub, "A Compact and High-Gain Cavity Backed Waveguide Aperture Antenna in the C-band for High-Power Applications," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Apr. 2018.
  6. Mehrdad Gholami, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub, "Improved Gysel Combiner/Divider with Stepped-Impedance Load Line for High-Power Applications," Journal of Progress in Electromagnetic Research – JPIER-C, Dec. 2016.
  7. Augusto Lima, John W.M. Rogers, and Rony E. Amaya, "Finding the Initial Estimate for the Diode Bias Point in Multi-Port Receivers," IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems II, Jan. 2016.
  8. Mehrdad Gholami, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub, "Low-Loss Compact Power Combiner for SSPAs with High Reliability," IET Microwaves, Antennas, and Propagation, Oct. 2015.
  9. Augusto Lima, John W.M. Rogers, and Rony E. Amaya, "Optimization of EVM Through Diode Bias Control Using a Blind Algorithm Applied to Multiport Receivers," IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems II, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 286-290, Feb. 2015.
  10. Xing Zhou, Langis Roy and Rony E. Amaya, "A 1W, Highly Efficient, Ultra-Broadband Asymmetric Distributed Power Amplifier in GaN," IEEE MWCL, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 208-210, Apr. 2013.
  11. Rony E. Amaya, Adrian Momciu, and Ibrahim Haroun, "High-Performance, Compact QuasiElliptic Bandpass Filters for V-band High Data Rate Radios," IEEE Trans. On Com. Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 411-416, Mar. 2013.
  12. B. Spokoinyi, Rony E. Amaya, I. Haroun and J.S. Wight, "System-On-Package MHMIC mmWave Frequency Synthesizer for 60 GHz WPANs," International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology, Mar. 2013.

Recent Conference Publications

  1. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, Jafar Shaker and Barry Syrett, "Reconfigurable Antenna Based on Gap Substrate Integrated Waveguide," 2020 IEEE AP-S/URSI, Montreal, Canada, Jul. 2020.
  2. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, Jafar Shaker and Barry Syrett, "Electronic Steerable Slotted Leaky-Wave Antenna," 2020 IEEE AP-S/URSI, Montreal, Canada, Jul. 2020.
  3. Mohammad Faridani, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "Novel Body Matched Millimeter-Wave Sandwiched Antenna for Advanced Medical Communications, "2020 International Conference on Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology (ICMMT2020), Shanghai, China, May 2020.
  4. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, Jafar Shaker and Barry Syrett, "Reducing Side-Lobe Level of Surface Mounted Printed Leaky-Wave Antenna," IEEE EuCAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, Mar. 2020.
  5. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, Jafar Shaker and Barry Syrett, "Non-Uniform Steerable Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on Substrate Integrated Waveguide," IEEE EuCAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, Mar. 2020.
  6. Joseph Botros, Muhammad Ali, Rony E. Amaya and Shulabh Gupta, "Millimeter-wave Bandpass Frequency Selective Structure Using Stacked Dielectric Slabs," IEEE EuCAP, Copenhagen, Denmark, Mar. 2020
  7. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, Jafar Shaker and Barry Syrett, "Non-Uniform Steerable Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on Substrate Integrated Waveguide," 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array System & Technology (PAST), Boston, USA, October 2019.
  8. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, and Barry Syrett, "Electric Beam-Steering Metamaterial Leaky-Wave Antenna," 2019 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Granada, Spain, October 2019.
  9. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, Jafar Shaker, and Barry Syrett, "Electronically Steerable Quasi-Uniform Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on Substrate Integrated Waveguide," 2019 IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering CCECE, Edmonton, Canada, October 2019.
  10. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, and Barry Syrett, "'Miniaturized Reconfigurable Antenna Based on Half-Mode Substrate Integrated Waveguide," IEEE SYSCON Conference, Orlando, USA, April 2019.
  11. Ahmad Eldahshan, Calvin Plett and Rony E. Amaya, "Reduced-Size on-Wafer Inductors Using Slow Wave Techniques," 2018 IEEE MWSCAS Conference, Windsor, Sep 2018
  12.  Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, and Barry Syrett, "Low-TemperatureCo-fired Ceramic HalfMode Substrate Integrated Waveguide Leaky-Wave Antenna," IEEE ANTEM Conference, Waterloo, July 2018
  13. Nima Javanbakht, Rony E. Amaya, and Barry Syrett, "Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on Modified Aperture Half-Mode Substrate Integrated Waveguide,"IEEE APS/URSI Conference, Boston, July 2018.
  14. Abdullah Almohaimeed, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "Dual-Band Harvester with Wide Range Input Power for WPT Applications, "2018 IEEE WoW Symposium Conference, Montreal, June. 2018.
  15. Abdullah Almohaimeed, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "Metasurface-based WPT Rectenna with Extensive Input Power Range in the 900 MHz, "2018 IEEE CCECE Conference, Quebec City, May. 2018.
  16. Abdullah Almohaimeed, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "UHF Metasurface-based antenna for WPT RFID Applications, "Presented to the 2018 IEEE RFID Conference, Orlando, Apr. 2018.
  17. Abdullah Almohaimeed, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "Efficient Harvester with Active Load Modulation and Wide Dynamic Input Power Range for Wireless Power Transfer Applications, "Presented to the 2017 IEEE Systems Conference, Montreal, Apr. 2017.
  18. Abdullah Almohaimeed, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "Efficient Rectenna with Wide Dynamic Input Power Range for 900 MHz Wireless Power Transfer Applications," Presented to the Latin-American Microwave Conference, Dec. 2016.
  19. Abdullah Almohaimeed, Rony E. Amaya, and Mustapha Yagoub "A Highly Efficient Power Harvester with Wide Dynamic Input Power Range for 900 MHz Wireless Power Transfer Applications," Presented to the IEEE Middle-East Microwave Symposium, Nov. 2016.
  20. Shahab Poshthouhi, M. Fard, I. Choi, Ray Orr, Christian Cojocaru, Rony E. Amaya and Olivier Trescases, "A Dual-Active-Bridge DC-DC Converter IC in 0.18mm, 80V BCD with Integrated High-Speed Digital Isolator and High-Precision Phase-Shift Control," Presented to the 2016 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs, Prague, Czech Republic, Jun. 2016 Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings prior to joining Carleton
  21. Nathan Jess, Barry Syrett, Langis Roy and Rony E. Amaya, "Modeling Substrate Integrated Waveguide Structures Using Effective Material Properties," Presented at the 2015 IEEE Int. Conf. on Numerical Electromagnetic Conf. (NEMO), Ottawa, Aug. 2015
  22. Yuan-Chia Hsu, Ibrahim Haroun, Da-Chiang Chang, Rony E. Amaya and Khelifa Hettak, "A low-cost small-size 60 GHz quadrature coupler for IPD-based SiP radio systems," 2014 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conf. (APMC), pp.831-833, Japan, Sept. 2014.
  23. Greg Brzezina, Rony E. Amaya, Aldo Petosa, "Broadband and compact Vivaldi arrays in LTCC for 60 GHz point-to-point networks," 2014 WAMICOM conference, pp. 1-5, Tampa, USA, June 2014.
  24. Ming Li, Rony E. Amaya, Adrian Momciu and Khelifa Hettak, "A Dual-Mode CPW Resonator for 60 GHz Broadband Standing-Wave VCO Applications", 2013 IMS Symposium, Seattle, USA, Jun. 2013.

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