Dr. Arnaud Amadjikpe

Background

Mr. AMADJIKPE received his Engineer degree in Electronics and Signal processing from the Polytechnic National Institute of Toulouse ENSEEIHT – France in 2006, and the MSECE degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007. He pursued his PhD at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering, from 2007 to 2012.

Research Interests

  • Reconfigurable Filters design
  • Reconfigurable Antenna design
  • Microwave Components and Systems design
  • RF MEMS
  • Millimeter-wave antenna design, packaging and integration

Experience

  • Research Assistant (02/07-present) – Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Summer Intern (05/06 – 11/06) - Purple Labs S.A. (France)
    • Developed a complete WLAN solution for GSM, UMTS and GPRS mobile phones.
    • Designed an 802.11b/g radio Front End topology at the System level.
  • Summer Intern (06/05-09/05) - CETP/CNRS (France)
    • Simulated electrical antennas for Ground Penetrating Radar applications.
    • Designed a new antenna prototype for the EXOMARS mission - ESA.
  • Summer Intern (07/04-08/04) - ASECNA(Benin)
    • Maintained Instrument Landing Systems (Localizer, Glide Path) at the International Airport of Cotonou.

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. D. Chung, A. Amadjikpe and J. Papapolymerou, “Multilayer Integration of Low Cost 60 GHz Front End Transceiver on Organic LCP,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 10, pp. 1329-1332, December 2011.
  2. A. Amadjikpe, D. Choudhury, G. Ponchak and J. Papapolymerou, “Location Specific Coverage with Laptop Integrated 60-GHz Antenna Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 59, No. 7, July 2011, pp. 2661-2671.
  3. A. Amadjikpe, D. Chung, S. Courreges, P. Eudeline, A. Ziaei and J. Papapolymerou, “A two-pole digitally tunable evanescent-mode waveguide narrow band filter with RF MEMS switches,” IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 393-401, April 2011.
  4. S. Courreges, B. Lacroix, A. Amadjikpe, S. Phillips, Z. Zhao, K. Choi, A. Hunt, and J. Papapolymerou, “Back-to-back Tunable Ferroelectric Resonator Filters on Flexible Organic Substrates,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 1267-1275, June 2010.
  5. A. Amadjikpe, D. Choudhury, G. Ponchak, B. Pan, Y. Li and J. Papapolymerou, “Proximity Effects of Plastic Laptop Covers on Radiation Characteristics of 60 GHz Antennas,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 8, pp. 763-766, August 2009.

Conference Articles

  1. A. Amadjikpe, D. Choudhury, G. Ponchak and J. Papapolymerou, “60-GHz Switched-Beam End-fire Antenna Module Integrated with Novel Microstrip-to-Slot Transition,” presented at the 2011 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Baltimore, MD, June 2011.
  2. G. Ponchak, A. Amadjikpe, D. Choudhury and J. Papapolymerou, “Experimental Investigation of 60 GHz Transmission Characteristics Between Computers on a Conference Table for WPAN Applications,” presented at the 2011 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, pp. 327-330, Phoenix, AZ, January 2011.
  3. A. Amadjikpe, D. Choudhury, G. Ponchak and J. Papapolymerou, “60 GHz Antenna Integration in a Laptop Computer Base for WPAN Applications,” presented at the 2011 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, pp. 46-49, Phoenix, AZ, January 2011.
  4. D. Chung, A. Amadjikpe and J. Papapolymerou, “ 3D Integration of a Band Selective Filter and Antenna for 60 GHz Applications ,” presented at the 2010 IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Toronto, Canada, July 2010.
  5. A. Amadjikpe, D. Choudhury, G. Ponchak and J. Papapolymerou, “Highly Directive Package-Integrated Dipole Arrays for Low-Cost 60 GHz Front End Modules,” 2010 IEEE International Microwave Symposium Digest, pp. 348-351, Anaheim, CA, May 2010.
  6. A. Amadjikpe, D. Choudhury, G. Ponchak and J. Papapolymerou, “High Gain Quasi-Yagi Planar Antenna Evaluation in Platform Material Environment for 60 GHz Wireless Applications,” 2009 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, pp. 385-388, Boston, MA , June 2009.
  7. Arnaud L. Amadjikpe, Debabani Choudhury, George E. Ponchak and John Papapolymerou, “A Compact Conformal End-Fire Antenna for 60 GHz Wireless Applications,” presented at the 2009 IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, Charleston, SC, June 2009.
  8. A. Amadjikpe, A. Vera, D. Choudhury and J. Papapolymerou, “Study of a 60 GHz Rectangular Patch Antenna on a Flexible LCP Substrate for Mobile Applications,” presented at the 2008 IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium, San Diego, CA, July 2008.
  9. A. Amadjikpe and J. Papapolymerou, “A High-Q Electronically Tunable Evanescent-Mode Double-Ridged Rectangular Waveguide Resonator,” 2008 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, pp. 1019-1022, Atlanta, GA, June 2008.
  10. S. Nikolaou, A. Amadjikpe, J. Papapolymerou and M. Tentzeris, “Compact Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Elliptical Monopole with Potentially Reconfigurable Band Rejection Characteristic,” Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference 2007, pp. 1875-1878, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2007.

Contact Information

Email: gth892a@mail.gatech.edu

 

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