Distinguished Prof. Yahya Rahmat-Samii received the 2023 USNC-URSI Outstanding Educator Award

Yahya-Samii Award

Distinguished Professor Yahya Rahmat-Samii received the 2023 USNC-URSI Outstanding Educator Award at a radio science conference held in Boulder, Colorado, Jan. 10-13, 2023. This award has recently been established to be given once every three years and 2023 is the inaugural year of this award. The award is sponsored by the United States National Committee (USNC) for the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) under auspicious of the US National Academies of Sciences-Engineering-Medicine. Professor Rahmat-Samii was honored for his contributions as an outstanding educator. The award statue, shown in the photo, reads, “USNC-URSI Outstanding Educator Award is presented to Yahya Rahmat-Samii: For outstanding contributions to development of inspiring methodologies in educating a vast number of students and engineers in modern electromagnetics and communication antennas”. Professor Rahmat-Samii received his award at the University of Colorado, Boulder Colorado, at the 2023 National Radio Science Conference Award Ceremony on Thursday January 12, 2023. The conference is sponsored by the USNC-URSI and also co-sponsored by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society. The conference covers diverse topics of the ten commissions of URSI addressing all aspects of Radio Science. Prof. Rahmat-Samii served USNC-URSI as the elected President, 2009-2011, representing US radio scientists at the URSI General Assembly in 2011.