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Max Ammann

Principal Investigator


Prof. Max Ammann is a Principal Investigator in CONNECT and Director of the Antenna and High Frequency Research Centre in TU Dublin.

He spent eight years on radio systems engineering and antenna design for TCL/Philips Radio Communications Systems, Dublin, where he commissioned the Nationwide Communications Network for An Garda Síochana.

His research interests broadly include electromagnetic theory, antenna miniaturisation for terminal and ultra-wideband applications, antennas for medical devices and antenna issues relating to privacy. He has served as an expert to industry on various antenna technologies in the communications, medical, aviation and electronic security sectors in Ireland and abroad.

He has more than 200 peer-reviewed papers published in journals and international conferences. Dr Ammann’s team received 13 best paper awards at international conferences on Antennas and Propagation and seven commercialisation awards. He is a fellow of the IEEE, a member of the IEEE International Committee for Electromagnetic Safety and acted as Associate Editor for the IEEE Antennas & Wireless Propagation Letters (2012-2018)


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