Robert M. Weikle II


Thornton Hall - E220
351 McCormick Road
PO Box 400743
Charlottesville, VA 22904-1000

Phone: (434) 924-3362
FAX: (434) 924-8818

Research Group:

Robert Weikle works in the area of millimeter and submillimeter-wave electronics. His research interests include high-frequency semiconductor devices, millimeter-wave power generation, low-noise receiver elements, integrated-circuit antennas and quasi-optical techniques.

Robert Weikle received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and physics from Rice Univ. in 1986 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the California Inst. of Tech. in 1987 and 1992, respectively. He joined the faculty at the University of Virginia as an Assistant Professor in 1993 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1999. Dr. Weikle has published over 60 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, plus two book chapters in the field of microwave and millimeter-wave devices and circuits. In 1993, he was a co-recipient of the IEEE Microwave Prize for his work on quasi-optical power combining. His professional memberships include IEEE, the American Physical Society, and the Union of International Radio Scientists. Previously he was a visiting research scientist in the Department of Applied Electron Physics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Research Interests:

  • Antennas
  • High-frequency semiconductor devices
  • Millimeter and Submillimeter-wave Electronics Quasi-optics
  • Submillimeter Electronics