Blake Marshall will present his PhD dissertation defense on 21 December 2017 (Thursday) in Van Leer 218 at 2pm. The dissertation is entitled, “Staggered Pattern Energy Harvesting and Retro-directive Backscatter for Passive RFID Tags.” Blake currently works for Apple Computer in the bay area.
Here is a new summary of our wireless power research program. Active areas of wireless power include:
- devices for low-power RF conversion
- long-range wireless power beaming
- high-powered microwave power transfer
- space solar power systems
- ambient RF scavenging
The inaugural issue of the IEEE Journal on RFID is here. Browse the issue here. Congratulations to Mike, Raj, Cheng, and Brian for getting papers into this first edition. Special thanks to the guest editor Pavel Nikitin for all the heavy lifting of launching a journal and a special issue all at once!