Shengjian Chen

Dr Shengjian Chen

Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


He was awarded his PhD degree in the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, the University of Adelaide, under the supervision of Prof. Christophe Fumeaux, Dr Damith Ranasinghe and Dr Thomas Kaufmann in 2017. His research interests include wearable and reconfigurable electromagnetic structure development based on novel materials such as conductive polymers, conductive fabrics and graphene, RFID-based wearable applications, and leaky wave antennas.

He received a number of scholarships including the Australian Postgraduate Award (2013) and the Simon Rockliff Scholarship for outstanding postgraduate mentorship from DSTG (2015). Also, He was the recipient of a number of awards including the Young Scientist Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA) 2015, the Young Scientist Best Paper Award and Travel Bursary Award at the International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA) 2016, and the Honorable Mention at IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting (APS/URSI) 2017. 

Since June 2017, he has been working as a postdoctoral researcher and a lecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Adelaide.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer University of Adelaide, Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Cantonese) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2013 - 2017 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    2011 - 2013 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia Master in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    1999 - 2003 Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou China Bachelor of Information Engineering
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Thanh Tung, T., Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., Kim, T., & Losic, D. (2021). N-doped reduced graphene oxide-PEDOT nanocomposites for implementation of a flexible wideband antenna for wearable wireless communication applications. Nanotechnology, 32(24), 1-19.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2021 Dang, Q. H., Chen, S. J., Zhu, B., & Fumeaux, C. (2021). Shorting Strategies For Wearable Textile Antennas: A Review of Four Shorting Methods. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, 2-16.
    DOI Scopus1
    2021 Dang, Q. H., Chen, S. J., Ranasinghe, D. C., & Fumeaux, C. (2021). A Frequency-Reconfigurable Wearable Textile Antenna with One Octave Tuning Range. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 1.
    DOI Scopus1
    2020 Paramayudha, K., Chen, S. J., Kaufmann, T., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). Triple-Band Reconfigurable Low-Profile Monopolar Antenna With Independent Tunability. IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 1, 47-56.
    DOI Scopus4
    2020 Huang, J., Chen, S. J., Xue, Z., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). Wideband Circularly Polarized 3-D Printed Dielectric Rod Antenna. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, 68(2), 745-753.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2
    2020 Lv, X., Chen, S. J., Galehdar, A., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). Fast Semi-Analytical Design for Single-FSS-Layer Circuit-Analog Absorbers. IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 1, 483-492.
    DOI Scopus1
    2020 Dang, Q. H., Chen, S. J., Ranasinghe, D. C., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). Modular integration of a passive RFID sensor with wearable textile antennas for patient monitoring. IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, 10(12), 1979-1988.
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    2020 Yin, X., Chen, S. J., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). Wearable Dual-Band Dual-Polarization Button Antenna for WBAN Applications. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 19(12), 1-5.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2019 Gao, W., Chen, S., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2019). Horizontally polarized 360° beam-steerable frequency-reconfigurable antenna. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 67(8), 5231-5242.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS4
    2019 Zeng, Z., Chen, S., & Fumeaux, C. (2019). A reconfigurable filter using defected ground structure for wideband common-mode suppression. IEEE Access, 7, 36980-36990.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2018 Chen, S., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2018). A robust snap-on button solution for reconfigurable wearable textile antennas. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 66(9), 4541-4551.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS17
    2018 Huang, J., Chen, S., Xue, Z., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2018). Wideband Endfire 3-D-Printed Dielectric Antenna with Designable Permittivity. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 17(11), 2085-2089.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS8
    2017 Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., Monnai, Y., & Withayachumnankul, W. (2017). Dual circularly polarized series-fed microstrip patch array with coplanar proximity coupling. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 16, 1500-1504.
    DOI Scopus31 WoS27
    2017 Chen, S., Iqbal, A., Wall, M., Fumeaux, C., & Alwahabi, Z. (2017). Design and application of near-field applicators for efficient microwave-assisted laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 32(8), 1508-1518.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS9
    2016 Chen, S., Kaufmann, T., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2016). A modular textile antenna design using snap-on buttons for wearable applications. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 64(3), 894-903.
    DOI Scopus61 WoS50
    2016 Tung, T., Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., & Losic, D. (2016). Scalable realization of conductive graphene films for high-efficiency microwave antennas. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4(45), 10620-10624.
    DOI Scopus19 WoS18
    2015 Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., Ranasinghe, D., & Kaufmann, T. (2015). Paired snap-on buttons connections for balanced antennas in wearable systems. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 14, 1498-1501.
    DOI Scopus20 WoS15
    2015 Chen, S., Kaufmann, T., Shepherd, R., Chivers, B., Weng, B., Vassallo, A., . . . Fumeaux, C. (2015). A compact, highly efficient and flexible polymer ultra-wideband antenna. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 14, 1207-1210.
    DOI Scopus32 WoS30
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2020 Chen, S., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). A Concept of Flexible Non-Metallic Dielectric Resonator Antenna for Conformal Applications. In 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2020 (pp. 1-4). online: IEEE.
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    2020 Liu, F. X., Dou, W. B., Cui, J., Chen, S. J., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). A concept of pattern-reconfigurable single-element antenna based on half-mode substrate-integrated cavity. In Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2020) (pp. 1-4). online: IEEE.
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    2020 Dang, Q., Chen, S., Zhang, D., Kimtai, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2020). Flexible substrate materials for wearable antennas. In 2020 4th Australian Microwave Symposium, AMS 2020 (pp. 1-2). online: IEEE.
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    2019 Dang, Q., Chen, S., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2019). A reconfiguration module with coplanar snap-on connection for wearable textile antennas. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) Vol. 2019-December (pp. 613-615). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2019 Jayatilaka, A., Dang, Q. H., Chen, S. J., Visvanathan, R., Fumeaux, C., & Ranasinghe, D. C. (2019). Designing batteryless wearables for hospitalized older people. In Proceedings - International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC (pp. 91-95). online: ACM.
    DOI Scopus6
    2019 Chen, S., Withayachumnankul, W., Monnai, Y., & Fumeaux, C. (2019). Linear series-fed patch array with dual circular polarization or arbitrary linear polarization. In Proceedings of the 2019 21st International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2019 (pp. 365-369). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    2019 Huang, J., Chen, S. J., Xue, Z., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2019). Wideband 3D printed conformal dielectric antenna with end-fire radiation. In 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2019 - Proceedings (pp. 1909-1910). online: IEEE.
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    2019 Chen, S., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2019). Reconfigurable wearable antenna for compensation of detuning effects. In Proceeedings of the 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (pp. 1-5). Krakow, Poland: IEEE.
    2018 Chen, S., & Fumeaux, C. (2018). Wearable antennas based on graphite paper and conductive polymer. In IET Conference Publications Vol. 2018. online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1
    2018 Huang, J., Chen, S., Xue, Z., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2018). Impact of Infill Pattern on 3D Printed Dielectric Resonator Antennas. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation, APCAP 2018 (pp. 233-235). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS3
    2018 Zainarry, S., Chen, S., & Fumeaux, C. (2018). A Pattern-Reconfigurable Single-Element Microstrip Antenna. In 2018 IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean, RADIO 2018 (pp. 2 pages). Grand Port, Mauritius: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS1
    2018 Paramayudha, K., Chen, S., Withayachumnankul, W., & Fumeaux, C. (2018). Low-profile monopole antenna with via-less shorting. In 2018 Australian Microwave Symposium, AMS 2018 - Conference Proceedings Vol. 2018-January (pp. 11-12). Brisbane, AUSTRALIA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2018 Chen, S., & Fumeaux, C. (2018). Highly efficient graphite antennas for conformal applications. In Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Microwave Symposium (AMS 2018) Vol. 2018-January (pp. 61-62). NJ, USA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2017 Chen, S., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2017). A polarization/frequency interchangeable patch for a modular wearable textile antenna. In Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP 2017) (pp. 2483-2486). Paris, FRANCE: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus5
    2017 Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., Tung, T., & Losic, D. (2017). High-efficiency microwave graphene antenna. In Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting (APS/URSI 2017) Vol. 2017-January (pp. 317-318). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS4
    2017 Pinapati, S., Chen, S., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2017). Detuning effects of wearable patch antennas. In I. Pasya, & F. Seman (Eds.), Proceedings of the IEEE Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2017) (pp. 162-165). Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS6
    2016 Chen, S., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2016). Snap-on buttons as detachable shorting vias for wearable textile antennas. In Proceedings of the18th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (pp. 521-524). Cairns, QLD: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4
    2016 Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., Talemi, P., Chivers, B., & Shepherd, R. (2016). Progress in conductive polymer antennas based on free-standing polypyrrole and PEDOT: PSS. In Proceeedings of the 2016 17th International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (pp. 1-4). Montreal, CANADA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS1
    2016 Chen, S., Ranasinghe, D., & Fumeaux, C. (2016). A foldable textile patch for modular snap-on-button-based wearable antennas. In Proceedings of the URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory (pp. 842-845). Espoo, Finland: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3
    2016 Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., Chivers, B., & Shepherd, R. (2016). A 5.8-GHz flexible microstrip-fed slot antenna realized in PEDOT:PSS conductive polymer. In Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (pp. 1317-1318). Fajardo, Puerto Rico: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS3
    2015 Chen, S., Fumeaux, C., Talemi, P., Chivers, B., & Shepherd, R. (2015). A highly flexible and efficient dipole antenna realized in methanol-treated conductive polymers. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (pp. 627-630). Hobart, Tasmania: IEEE.
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    2015 Chen, S., Chivers, B., Shepherd, R., & Fumeaux, C. (2015). Bending impact on A flexible ultra-wideband conductive polymer antenna. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (pp. 422-425). Turin, Italy: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS7
    2014 Chen, S., Kaufmann, T., & Fumeaux, C. (2014). Shorting strategies for a wearable L-slot planar inverted-F antenna. In Proceedings of the 2014 International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small Antennas, Novel EM Structures and Materials, and Applications" (pp. 18-21). Sydney, NSW, Australia: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS7
    2013 Chen, S., Kaufmann, T., & Fumeaux, C. (2013). Wearable textile microstrip patch antenna for multiple ISM band communications. In Proceedings of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, AP-S 2013 (pp. 1860-1861). USA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS6

Subject teaching:

Engineering Electromagnetics

Antenna and Propagation

RF Engineering

 

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Co-Supervisor Reconfigurable Antennas for Advanced Communication Systems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Grace Yuan
    2019 Co-Supervisor Design and Implementation of Textile Antennas for Health Monitoring and Location Tracking Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Purna Bdr. Samal
    2018 Co-Supervisor Antennas for UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Baoqi Zhu
    2018 Co-Supervisor Wearable Antennas for Body Area Networks in UHF Band Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Xiaoyang Yin
    2018 Co-Supervisor Wearable Antennas Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Quoc Hung Dang
  • Position: Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Phone: 83131533
  • Email: shengjian.chen@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4360
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 3
  • Room: 3 32
  • Org Unit: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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