Antenna & RF/Microwave System

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Lee, Wang-Sang

Associate Professor / Ph.D. Antenna & RF/Microwave System Lab., Department of Electronic Engineering Gyeongsang National University (GNU)

Research Interests

  • RF/Microwave Antenna, Circuit, and System Analysis & Design
  • Near- and Far-field Wireless Power Transfer & Communications Systems
  • ID Sensing, Monitoring, and Positioning using RFID/IoT Sensors for Smart Manufacturing
  • Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Filtering, Cabling, Grounding for EMC
  • Applied RF/Microwave Engineering


  • 2010.9~2013.8 : Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
  • 2004.3~2006.2 : M.S., Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
  • 1997.3~2004.2 : B.S., School of Electronic Engineering, Soongsil Univ., Seoul, Korea


  • 2018.9~Present : Associate Professor, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Gyeongsang National University (GNU), Jinju, Korea
  • 2018.12~2019.8 : Visiting Scholar, ATHENA Research Group, School of ECE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • 2014.9~2018.8 : Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Gyeongsang National University (GNU), Jinju, Korea
  • 2013.9~2014.8 : Senior Researcher, Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI), Uiwang, Korea
  • 2006.9~2010.8 : Senior Researcher, EMC Technology Center, Korea Testing Laboratory (KTL), Ansan, Korea
  • 2006.2~2006.8 : Researcher, u-Health Division, Convergence Business Unit, KT, Seoul, Korea

Professional Activities & Services

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), Senior Member, 2013.3-Present
  • Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science (KIEES), Life Member, 2005.4-Present
  • The Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers (IEIE), Life Member, 2018.1–Present
  • The Korean Society for Railway (KSR), Life Member, 2016.1-Present
  • ISO/IEC JTC1/SC31, Working member, 2017.5-Present
  • IEEE MTT-S Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC 2020), TPC Member, 2020.5
  • IEC CISPR/B/WG1/MT-GCPC, Working member, 2009.9-2010.8

Editorial Services

  • The Korea Institute of Information & Electronic Communication Technology (KIIECT), Editor, 2020.1-Present
  • The Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers (IEIE), Associate Editor, 2018.3–Present                               
  • Special Issues in Electronics by MDPI, Guest Editor, 2019.10–2020.7
  • Journal of the Korea Society for Railway, Associate Editor, 2016.2–2019.1

Expert Reviewer (Review of 250 papers by Dec. 2020)

  • Drying Technology, 2018.05-Present
  • Electronics, 2019.11-Present
  • IEEE Access, 2017.12–Present
  • IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 2015.5–Present
  • IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 2017.3–Present
  • IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 2020.10–Present
  • IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 2019.11–Present
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2012.6–Present
  • IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 2019.6–Present
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2015.2–Present
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2019.3–Present
  • IET Electronics Letters, 2019.7–Present
  • IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 2014.10–Present
  • IET Power Electronics, 2020.02-Present
  • International Journal of Antenna and Propagation, 2014–Present
  • International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, 2017.5–Present
  • International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications, 2019.5–Present
  • International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, 2019.5–Present
  • Journal of Advanced Marine Engineering & Technology, 2020.07-Present
  • Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, 2018.11-Present
  • Journal of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science, 2015.3–Present
  • Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 2013–Present
  • Journal of the Korean Society for Marine Engineering, 2018.6–Present
  • Journal of the Korean Society for Railway, 2016.8–Present
  • Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science, 2014.9–Present
  • Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 2019.7–Present
  • Progress In Electromagnetic Research, 2012.11–Present
  • The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 2016.7–Present

Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper Award, IEIE, 2018-2020
  • Best Paper Award, KICS, 2019-2020
  • Best Paper Award, KIEES, 2016, 2020
  • Best Paper Award, KIEES, 2020
  • Paper Award, The 51th KIEE Summer Conf., 2020
  • Young Investigator Award, KIEES, 2017
  • Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, KAIST, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, 7th Annual IEEE Int'l Conf. on RFID, IEEE, 2013
  • Kim Choong-Ki Award: EE Top Research Achievement Award, KAIST, 2013
  • Top prize in contest for the radio broadcasting sector, KCA & KIEES, 2012
  • Best award in KTL basic research projects, KTL, 2007
  • Dean's List, Soongsil Univ., 1997-2004

Invited Talks & Lectures

  • Improved PTE of Near-field WPT Technologies, KIEE, Dec. 2019
  • Improved PTE of Near-field WPT at Misaligned Positions or Metallic Environments, GBTP WPTC, Nov. 2019
  • Introduction to ARS Lab, Georgia Tech, Mar. 2019
  • EMC Engineering, RFGoogle, 2015–2019
  • WPT Coil Antenna & System Design, Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU), May 2018
  • Beamforming Antenna System for UHF RFID, SPS, Apr. 2018
  • EMI/EMC Measurement Uncertainty, Agency for Defense Development (ADD), Jan. 2018
  • Near-field Wireless Power Transfer System, Samsung Electronics, Nov. 2017
  • Multi-polarized/Multi-beam Antenna System, Korea Radio Promotion Association, Sep. 2017
  • Electromagnetic Analysis of Aviation Cable Coupling Methods, Korea Testing Laboratory, May 2017
  • Antenna Technology for Smart UAS, KIEES, Apr. 2017
  • Introduction to Near-field WPT Technology Trends & Status of Standardization, Gyeongbuk Technopark, Apr. 2017
  • Beamforming Antenna Technology for UHF RFID, PHYCHIPS, Mar. 2017
  • NFC/WPT Antenna Design, RFGoogle, 2015–2017
  • Switched Beamforming Array Feeding Network and Antenna Deployments, DTAQ, Aug. 2016
  • WPT: Intro. to Near-field WPT Technologies, Korea Testing Laboratory, Aug. 2016
  • EMC Engineering: Fundamentals, Noise Reduction Techniques, and Test Methods, Samsung Electronics, Dec. 2015
  • NFC/WPT Regulations, Antenna Design and Its Considerations, KETI, 2015
  • NFC/WPT Antenna Design, HLDS, Nov. 2015
  • Mobile Antenna Design, Daejeon Technopark, Sep. 2015
  • Standards for the Assessment of Electromagnetic Fields in Vehicles Associated with Human Exposure, KTL, Apr. 2015
  • EMC Test Method & EMC Uncertainty Calculation, RFGoogle, Feb. 2015
  • Near-field Wireless Power Transfer Technology Trend, KETI, Sep. 2014
  • Enhanced Power Transfer Issues for Near-field Wireless Power Transfer Technology, ETRI, Sep. 2014
  • The Understanding of EMC Measurement Uncertainty, Daelim Univ. College, 2011–2012
  • NFC Standards and NFC antenna design, KAIST EMDEC, Sep. 2011



  • Introduction to Wireless Power Transfer (서동욱, 이왕상 공저), ISBN:979-11-955404-4-0, 도서출판 디자인필, 2017.

Research Articles (As of Dec. 2020): Int’l Journal (59), Peer Reviewed Conference (46), and Patent (40)

  • Since 2004, several papers have been published in the field of research on near-field power transfer and data communications or RF/Microwave circuits and antenna design.