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"Considerate la vostra semenza: fatti non foste a viver come bruti ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza."

"Consider well the seed that gave you birth: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge. "

Dante Alighieri's Inferno (Hell), canto XXVI

Research profile

Giampiero Gerini is part-time Professor of 'Material Engineering from Microwaves to Optics' with the research group Electromagnetics at the TU/e department of Electrical Engineering. His main affiliation is with the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), where he is in charge of the metamaterial research program at the Optics Department. His main research interests are phased arrays antennas, electromagnetic bandgap structures, frequency selective surfaces, metamaterials/metasurfaces(from microwave up to optical frequencies), super-resolution lenses and integrated antennas at microwave, millimeter and sub-millimeter wave frequencies. The main application fields of interest are imaging, metrology, radar and telecommunication systems. Giampiero Gerini was co-recipient of the 2008 H. A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society. He was co-recipient also of the Best Innovative Paper Prize of the 30th ESA Antenna Workshop in 2008 and of the best antenna theory paper prize of the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP) in 2010.

Academic background

Giampiero Gerini studied Electronic Engineering at the University of Ancona (Italy), where he obtained his MSc degree in 1998 (summa cum laude) and his PhD degree in 1992. From 1992 to 1994, he was Assistant Professor of Electromagnetic Fields at the same University. From 1994 to 1997, he was Research Fellow with the Radio Frequency System Division at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands). In 1997, Giampiero Gerini joined the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO, The Hague, The Netherlands). From 1997 to 2013, he was Chief Senior Scientist of the Antenna Unit in the Radar Technology Department of TNO Defence Security and Safety. Since 2014, he is in charge of the metamaterial research program at the TNO Optics Department.  In 2007, he was appointed as part-time professor at the department of Electrical Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, The Netherlands), with a chair on ‘Novel Structures and Concepts for Advanced Antennas’. Since 2017, he has a new chair at TU/e on ‘Material Engineering from Microwaves to Optics’.

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Research Output

Direct and High-Throughput Fabrication of Mie-Resonant Metasurfaces via Single-Pulse Laser Interference

Berzinš, J., Indrišiūnas, S., Van Erve, K., Nagarajan, A., Fasold, S., Steinert, M., Gerini, G., Gečys, P., Pertsch, T., Bäumer, S. M. B. & Setzpfandt, F., 26 May 2020, In : ACS Nano. 14, 5, p. 6138-6149 12 p.

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  • Optical generation/detection of broadband microwave orbital angular momentum modes

    Huang, J., Cao, Z., Zhao, X., Zhang, X., Liu, Y., Xiang, Y., Gerini, G. & Koonen, A. M. J. T., 15 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 38, 6, p. 1202-1209 8 p., 8902121.

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  • Ultra-narrowband polarization insensitive transmission filter using a coupled dielectric-metal metasurface

    Nagarajan, A., van Erve, K. & Gerini, G., 6 Jan 2020, In : Optics Express. 28, 1, p. 773-787 15 p.

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    Prizes

    Best Innovative Paper Prize from the European Space Agency 30th Antenna Workshop

    Giampiero Gerini (Recipient), 2008

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

  • Best Theoretical Paper of the European Conference of Antennas and Propagation

    Giampiero Gerini (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

  • IEEE Wheeler Prize for the Best Application Paper in the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation

    Giampiero Gerini (Recipient), 2007

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

  • Activities

    • 2 Workshop, seminar, course or exhibition

    34th ESA Antenna Workshop : 3-5 October 2012, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Noordwijk

    Giampiero Gerini (Organiser)
    3 Oct 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

    33rd ESA Antenna Workshop on Challenges for Space Antenna Systems, 18-21 October 2011, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Noordwijk

    Giampiero Gerini (Organiser)
    18 Oct 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

    Student theses

    Analysis and design of complex structures with an eigencurrent expansion method

    Author: Janssen, N., 31 Oct 2013

    Supervisor: Tijhuis, A. (Supervisor 1), Gerini, G. (Supervisor 2), Lancellotti, V. (Supervisor 2) & Milosevic, D. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master