Professor Yang Hao (QUEST Principal Investigator) received the Ph.D. degree from the Centre for Communications Research (CCR) at the University of Bristol, U.K. in 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he was a postdoc research fellow at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Birmingham, U.K. In May 2000, he joined the Antenna Engineering Group, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, U.K. first as a lecturer and was promoted to Reader in 2005 and to Professor in 2007.
Professor Hao is active in a number of areas, including computational electromagnetics, electromagnetic bandgap structures and microwave metamaterials, antennas and radio propagation for body centric wireless networks, active antennas for millimetre/submillimetre applications and photonic integrated antennas. His work on both metamaterials and body-centric wireless communications has been reported in the Engineer (I), the Engineer (II), Electronics Times, Microwave Engineering and the IET E&T Magazine. He is a co-editor of the book 'Anntennas and Radio Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications' (Artech House, 1st ed. 2006, 2nd ec. 2012) and ‘FDTD Modelling of Metamaterials: Theory and Applications’ (Artech House, 2008). He has published over 200 technical papers (book chapters, Journal papers and conference publications) and served as an invited (ISAP07) and keynote speaker (ANTEM05), a conference organiser and session chair at many international conferences.