Dr Nutapong Somjit


Nutapong Somjit received the Dipl.-Ing. (MSc) degree from Dresden University of Technology in 2005 and the PhD degree from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2012. Then, he returned to Dresden to lead a research team in micro-sensors and MEMS ICs for the Chair for Circuit Design and Network Theory. In 2013, he was appointed Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds. His main research focuses on RFICs, RF MEMS, tuneable antennas, and RFIC-MEMS integration.

Dr Somjit was the recipient of the Best Paper Award (EuMIC prize) at the European MicrowaveWeek in 2009. He was awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) in 2010 and 2011, and the IEEE Doctoral Research Award from the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society in 2012. He was appointed a member of the Engineering, Physical and Space Science Research Panel of the British Council in 2014. He serves as a reviewer for various international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. Since 2013, he has been a member of the International Editorial Board of the International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. In 2016, he was the Chair of the Student Design Competition for the European Microwave Week.

Research groups and institutes

  • Institute of Microwaves and Photonics