Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Alina-Mihaela Badescu

Coordinator of Systems with Innovative Antennas Laboratory 

Vice-President of IEEE Antenna and Propagation Society-Romania Chapter

Romania representative for EU GNSS Program Committee

Research interests: antennas and propagation, satellite communications, GNSS, radio astronomy, radio detection of cosmic particles, radio measurements of physical phenomena.

Contact:alinabadescu@radio.pub.ro; badescuam@yahoo.com

Short Biography:

A. Badescu received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (2006), Romania, and the M.Sc.degree in Radio Astronomy and Space Science from Chalmers University, Sweden (2008). In 2011 she received her PhD from University Polithenica of Bucharest and is currently an associate professor at the Department of Telecommunications. She has been conducted several international research projects, founded by European Research Council, John Templeton Foundation (USA) etc., mainly regarding radio frequency systems. She has authored and coauthored over 50 peer-reviewed journals, conference papers, and several book. She has chaired several sessions in international conferences, and participated in the technical committees.

A. Badescu is a member in international collaborations and associations, such as: ASPERA, Euroscience, IEEE Antenna and Propagation Society (vice-president, Romania section-starting 2017), Young Academy of Europe (starting October 2018), and wasthe country representative of “Graduate Women in Science” and “Space Generation Advisory Council” (2013-2016). Curently she is the person responsible for her university in the Pierre Auger International collaboration. She was awarded several national and international prizes (CV_Badescu).