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Prof. Jiao will serve as the General Chair of the 2019 IEEE MTT-S International Conference on Numerical Electromagnetic and Multiphysics Modeling and Optimization (NEMO) to be held in Boston, MA, USA on May 29-31, 2019.

Prof. Jiao delivered a keynote speech titled "Recent Progress on Optimal-Complexity Direct Solvers" in the IEEE International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics (ICCEM), Mar. 2017.

Prof. Jiao presented an invited tutorial on "Low-Complexity Direct Solvers" in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems (ICWITS) and Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES) (Mar. 2016)

Miaomiao Ma has received an HONORABLE MENTION award from the 2016 IEEE AP-S Student Paper Competition. Her paper is titled "New HSS-Factorization and Inversion Algorithms with Exact Arithmetic for Efficient Direct Solution of Large-Scale Volume Integral Equations". Miaomiao received a $1000 stipend. Congratulations! (July 2016)

Miaomiao Ma wins 2nd Place in the Best Student Paper competition of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems (ICWITS) and Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES), held in Honolulu, Hawaii in March 13-17, 2016. Her paper is titled "HSS-Matrix Based Fast Direct Volume Integral Equation Solver for Electrodynamic Analysis." (Mar. 2016).

Jin Yan's paper titled "Explicit and Unconditionally Stable FDTD Method Without Eigenvalue Solutions" has been selected as a BEST Student Paper Award Finalist in the upcoming 2016 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) to be held in San Francisco, CA. Congratulations! (Mar. 2016).

Prof. Jiao has been elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to computational electromagnetics. Congratulations! (Nov. 2015)

Jin Yan has received an HONORABLE MENTION award from the 2015 IEEE AP-S Student Paper Competition. Her paper is titled "Accurate Matrix-Free Time-Domain Method in Three-Dimensional Unstructured Meshes". Jin will receive a $1000 stipend. Congratulations! (April 2015)

Bangda Zhou wins Best Student Paper Award, 2nd Place, at the 31th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2015) Conference, held in Williamsburg, VA in March 22-26. This paper is titled "Direct Finite Element Solver of Linear Complexity for Analyzing Electrically Large Problems." Congratulations! (Mar. 2015)

"An Alternative Method for Making an Explicit FDTD Unconditionally Stable" (Md Gaffar) has been selected as the Best Student Paper Award Finalist in the upcoming 2015 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS). (Mar. 2015)

Two papers from our group have been selected as BEST PAPER AWARD FINALISTS in the 2015 IEEE Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and Signal Integrity. One is titled "Method for Accurate and Efficient Signaling Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits" authored by Prof. Jiao and Jianfang Zhu; the other is titled "Fast Structure-Aware Direct Time-Domain Finite Element Solver for Large-Scale On-Die Power Grid Simulation" authored by Woochan Lee and Prof. Jiao. (Feb. 2015)

Bangda Zhou won Best Paper in Session Award from TECHCON 2014 conference held Sept. 7-9, 2014 in Austin, TX. This best paper of chip-package co-design session is entitled "Linear (Optimal) Complexity Direct Full-Wave Solution of Full-Package Problems Involving over 10 Million Unknowns on a Single Computer." TECHCON is the annual research conference held by SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation). The technical papers selected represent a summary of the best research in SRC's portfolio across all SRC's research programs. Best Paper in Session awards are considered best among the best, and selected based on technical content, perceived value, technology transfer, and presentation. Congratulations! (Sept. 2014)

Prof. Jiao was among the 21 women faculty selected across the country as the 2014-2015 Class of Fellow of ELATE (Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering) at Drexel, a national leadership program for women in the academic STEM fields (May 2014).

S. Omar's paper has been selected as a FINALIST in the Best Student Paper Competition of the 2014 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation to be held in July in Memphis, Tennessee. As a finalist, Saad will receive a $1250 stipend. His paper is titled "An $O(N)$ Direct Volume IE Solver with a Rank-Minimized ${\cal H}^2$-Representation for Large-Scale 3-D Circuit Extraction in Inhomogeneous Materials." Congratulations! (April 2014)

M. Gaffar receives an Honorable Mention Award from the 2014 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. His paper is titled "Diagonal-Preserving Explicit and Unconditionally Stable FDTD Method for Analyzing General Lossy Electromagnetic Problems." As an honorable mention recipient, Gaffar will receive a $1000 stipend. Congratulations! (April 2014)

Saad Omar's paper has been selected as a Best Student Paper Award Finalist in the 2014 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) to be held in June at Tampa Bay, FL. Congratulations! (March, 2014)

Saad Omar receives the 2014 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award. The IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) awards up to ten PhD Research Awards each year. The selection committee evaluates each applicant based on the creativity and quality of his or her project proposal, academic record, advisor's recommendation letter, and potential for pursuing a career in electromagnetics. The selection committee commends Saad on his high-quality proposal titled "Linear (Optimal) Complexity Direct Volume Integral Equation Solvers for Large-Scale Electromagnetic Analysis." Saad will receive a US$2,500 fellowship. Congratulations! (March 2014).

Our group's work ranked No. 1 among top 25 most frequently accessed articles of the IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology. This paper is titled "From Layout Directly to Simulation: A First-Principle-Guided Circuit Simulator of Linear Complexity and Its Efficient Parallelization" authored by Qing He, Duo Chen, and Prof. Dan Jiao, published in vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 687-699, April 2012. (Sept. 2013)

Our group's paper has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 S. A. Schelkunoff Prize Paper Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society. The S. A. Schelkunoff Prize Paper Award recoginzes the BEST PAPER published in the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation during the previous year. This paper is titled "Explicit Time-Domain Finite-Element Method Stabilized for an Arbitrarily Large Time Step", published in the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 5240-5250, Nov. 2012, authored by Qing He, Houle Gan, and Prof. Dan Jiao. The prizes are award certificates for each author and an honorarium set by the IEEE AP-S AdCom. The presentation of the award will be made at the Awards Banquet of the 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and the 2013 CNC/USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, July 7-13, 2013, Orlando, Florida. Congratulations!!! (April 2013)

Bangda Zhou has been selected as a finalist of the Best Student Paper Award Competition of the 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation to be held in July in Orlando, Florida. As a finalist, he will receive a $1250 stipend. Bangda's paper is titled "A Linear Complexity Direct Finite Element Solver for Large-Scale 3-D Electromagnetic Analysis." (April 2013)

Md Gaffar has been selected as a finalist for the Best Student Paper Award Competition of the 2013 IEEE International Microwave Symposium to be held in June in Seattle, WA. His paper is titled "An Explicit and Unconditionally Stable FDTD Method for 3-D Electromagnetic Analysis." (April 2013)

Saad Omar and Qing He received Honorable Mention Awards from the 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium. Their papers are respectively titled "Solution to the 'High' Frequency Breakdown in EFIE", and "Explicit and Unconditionally Stable Time-Domain Finite-Element Method with a More Than 'Optimal' Speedup." Saad and Qing each will receive a $1000 stipend. (April 2013)

Feng Sheng, Wenwen Chai, and Bangda Zhou received Honorable Mention Paper Awards from the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. The three papers are respectively titled "A Minimal Order Model from Zero to High Frequencies and Its Fast Generation for Finite-Element Based 3-D Electromagnetic Analysis (by Feng)," "A Fast H2-Based Integral Equation Solver with an Optimized H2-Partition and Minimzed Rank for Large-Scale Electromagnetic Analysis (by Wenwen)," and "A Fast Direct Finite Element Solver for Large-Scale 3-D Electromagnetic Analysis (by Bangda)." (July 2012)

Qing He received a Best Student Paper Award from FEM2012 (the 2012 International Workshop on Finite Elements for Microwave Engineering) held at Estes Park, Colorado in June 4-6. His paper is titled "An Explicit and Unconditionally Stable Time-Domain Finite-Element Method of Linear Complexity." (June 2012)

Qing He was one of the Best Student Paper Award Finalists in the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. His paper is titled "An Explicit Time-Domain Finite-Element Method that is Unconditionally Stable." (July 2011)

Wenwen Chai received Honorable Mention Award from the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. Her paper is titled "An H2-Based Direct Integral Equation Solver of Linear Complexity for Full-Wave Extraction of 3-D Structures in Multiple Dielectrics." (July 2011)

Prof. Jiao was among the 85 nation's brightest young engineers selected for National Academy of Engineering's 2011 US Frontiers of Engineering symposium. (June 2011)

Jianfang Zhu and Prof. Jiao's paper was one of the three finalists of the IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging 2010 Best Paper Award. This paper was titled "A Theoretically Rigorous Full-Wave Finite-Element-Based Solution of Maxwell's Equations from DC to High Frequencies," published in IEEE Trans. Advanced Packaging, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 1043-1050, 2010. (May 2011)

Haixin Liu wins Best Student Paper Award, 2nd place, at the 2011 International Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES). His paper is titled "Layered H-Matrix Based LU factorization of Significantly Reduced Complexity for Direct Finite-Element-Based Computation of Large-Scale Electromagnetic Problems." Congratulations! (April 2, 2011)

Wenwen Chai receives IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society PhD Research Award for 2009-10. Congratulations! (June 11, 2010)

Jianfang Zhu has been selected as a FINALIST for the Best Student Paper competition in the upcoming IEEE International Symposium of Antenna and Propagation to be held in July. Her paper is titled "A Theoretically Rigorous Solution for Fundamentally Eliminating the Low-Frequency Breakdown Problem in Finite-Element-Based Full-Wave Analysis." Congratulations! (May 1, 2010)

Wenwen Chai receives an Honarable Mention Award from the 2010 IEEE International Symposium of Antenna and Propagation to be held in July. Her paper is titled "A Complexity-Reduced H-Matrix Based Direct Integral Equation Solver with Prescribed Accuracy for Large-Scale Electrodynamic Analysis." Congratulations! (May 1, 2010)

Prof. Jiao receives Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award in 2010 bestowed by Purdue ECE. Congratulations! (April 2010)

Houle Gan is one of the three recipients of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society PhD Research Award for 2008-09 (http://www.ieeeaps.org/) Congratulations! (Mar, 2009)