Faculty

Stuart A. Long
Dr. Stuart A. Long, IEEE Life Fellow
John and Rebecca Moores Professor, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Research and the Honors College
Office Location: W444A Engineering Building 2
Phone: 713-743-4445 | Fax: 713-743-4444
Email: long [at] uh.edu

Education: 

BA Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX
MEE Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX
PhD Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Professional Experience: 

IEEE Life Fellow
John and Rebecca Moores Professor in University of Houston
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Research and the Honors College

Awards & Honors: 

Fellow, IEEE, 1991
Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, 1992-1994
Millennium Medal, IEEE, 2000
Fluor-Daniel Faculty Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Houston, 2006
Outstanding Service Award, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society , 2007
Esther Farfel Award, University of Houston, 2010
White House Award for President’s Higher Education Community Service, 2013
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society John Kraus Award, 2014
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award 2018

Research Interests: 

Applied Electromagnetics; Printed-circuit, dielectric resonator, and wire antennas; Millimeter wave guiding structures and radiators; Reduced surface wave microstrip antennas; Engineering education and outreach; Retention and recruiting of engineering students.

Selected Publications: 

Dual-Frequency High Electric Field Generator for MRI Safety Testing of Passive Implantable Medical Devices", Shuo Song, Jianfeng Zheng, Yu Wang, Qingyan Wang, Wolfgang Kainz, Stuart A. Long, and Ji Chen, accepted for publication in IEEE MTT, Sept 2020

Cascaded Heterogeneous Equivalent Network for Evaluating RF-induced Hazards on Active Implantable Medical Devices”, Jingshen Liu, Yu Wang, Ran Guo, Qingyan Wang, Jianfeng Zheng, Krishina Kurpad, Wolfgang Kainz, Stuart Long, and Ji Chen, submitted to IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, Dec 2019

“A Cross-Shaped 2D Periodic Leaky-Wave Antenna”, Sohini Sengupta, David R. Jackson, Ahmad T. Almutawa, Hamidreza Kazemi, Filippo Capolino, and Stuart A. Long, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 68, No.3, pp. 1289-1301, March 2020. [10.1109/TAP.2019.2948524]

A Novel Device Model Validation Strategy for 1.5 T and 3 T MRI Heating Safety Assessment”, Yu Wang, Shuo Song, Jianfeng Zheng, Qingyan Wang, Stuart A. Long, Wolfgang Kainz, and Ji Chen, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 69, No. 9, pp. 6381-6389, Sept 2020 [Online ISSN: 1557-9662 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TIM.2020.2971292]

“The Effects of Patient Orientations, Landmark Positions, and Device Positions on the MRI RF-Induced Heating for Modular External Fixation Devices”, Meiqi Xia, Jianfeng Zheng, Rui Yang, Shuo Song, Jian Xu, Qi Liu, Wolfgang Kainz, Stuart A. Long, and Ji Chen, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Sept 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/mrm.28514

Genetic Algorithm Search for the Worst-case MRI RF Exposure for a Multi-Configuration Implantable Fixation System Modelled by Using Artificial Neural Networks”, Jianfeng Zheng, Qianlong Lan, Wolfgang Kainz, Stuart A. Long, and Ji Chen, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Vol. 84, No. 5, Nov 2020, pp. 2754-2764. https://doi.org/10.1002/mrm.28319

“Modal Analysis and Propagation Characteristics of Leaky Waves on a 2-D Periodic Leaky-Wave Antenna”, Sohini Sengupta; David R. Jackson; Stuart A. Long, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 66, No.3, pp.1181-1191, March 2018. [10.1109/TMTT.2017.2783373]

"A Study of the Impedance and Pattern Bandwidths of Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas", Adam P. Huynh, David R. Jackson, Stuart A. Long, and Donald R. Wilton, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 56, No. 9, pp. 2129-2132, September 2014.

“A Method for Analyzing a Linear Series-Fed Rectangular Microstrip Antenna Array”, Sohini Sengupta, David R. Jackson, and Stuart A. Long, IEEE Transactions Antennas Propagation, Vol. 63, No. 8, pp. 3731-3736, August 2015.

“A Study of the Impedance and Pattern Bandwidths of Probe-Fed Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas”, Adam P. Huynh, David R. Jackson, Stuart A. Long, and Donald R. Wilton, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol 10, pp. 1313-1316, November, 2011.

“Radiation Properties of a 2D Periodic Leaky-Wave Antenna”, Sohini Sengupta, David R. Jackson, Ahmad T. Almutawa, Hamidreza Kazemi, Filippo Capolino, and Stuart A. Long, accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Dec 2018.

“Extension of the Hansen-Woodyard Condition for Endfire Leaky-Wave Antennas”, Ellen M. O’Connor, David R. Jackson, and Stuart A. Long,, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 9, pp. 1201-1204, December 2010.

"Characterization of the Input Impedance of the Inset-Fed Rectangular Microstrip Antenna", Hu, Ying, David R. Jackson, Varada Rajan Komanduri, Stuart A. Long, and Jeffery T. Williams,IEEE Transactions Antennas Propagation, Vol. 56, 3314-3318, Oct. 2008.

“Modification and Control of Currents on Electrically Large Wire Structures Using Composite Dielectric Bead Elements”, Timothy F. Kennedy, Kathleen A. Fasenfest, Stuart A. Long, and Jeffery T. Williams, IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, Vol. AP-54, No. 12, pp. 3608 – 3613, Dec. 2006.

“Wideband Cylindrical and Rectangular Dielectric Resonator Antennas”, C. S. De Young and S. A. Long, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 5, pp.426-429, 2006.

“An Investigation of Stacked and Embedded Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas”, (A.G. Walsh, C. S. De Young, and S.A. Long), IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol 5, pp. 130-133, 2006.

"Scan Impedance of RSW Microstrip Antennas in a Finite Array", (R.L. Chen, D.R. Jackson, J.T. Williams, and S.A. Long), IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, Vol. AP-53, No. 3, pp. 1098-1104, March 2005.

"Modification of Properties of Long Monopole Antennas Using Dielectric and Magnetic Beads", Timothy F. Kennedy, Stuart A. Long, and Jeffery T. Williams, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol.3, pp.165-168, May. 2004.

"Investigation of Low Profile, Conformable, Dielectric Resonator Antennas", Benjamin J. Fasenfest, Andrew G. Walsh, Christopher S. De Young, Timothy F. Kennedy, Stuart A. Long, and Jeffery T. Williams, Electronics Letters, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 12-13, Jan. 9, 2003.

"Mutual Coupling between Cylindrical, Probe-Fed, Dielectric Resonator Antennas", R.J. Dorris, R.T. Long, S.A. Long, M.A. Khayat, and J.T. Williams, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 8-9, Jan 2002.