Stewart Thomas

Stewart Thomas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gellersen Hall, Room 106


Ph.D. – Duke University 2013
M.S.E.E. – University of Louisville 2008
B.S.E.E. – University of Louisville 2006

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering

Research Interests

  • RFID
  • Low-power Wireless Sensing and Communication
  • Wireless Power Transfer
  • RF-powered Computing
  • Wireless Biosensing

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Chapter
  • Eta Kappa Nu

Selected Publications

  • I. Cnaan-On, S. Thomas, J. Krolik, and M. Reynolds, “Multichannel Backscatter Communication and Localization for Distributed Sensing with an FMCW Radar,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 63, No. 7, pp. 2375–2383, Jul. 2015
  • S. Thomas, R. Harrison, A. Leonardo, and M. Reynolds, “A Battery-Free Multi-Channel Digital Neural/EMG Telemetry System for Flying Insects,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 424–435, Oct. 2012. (Invited Paper)
  • S. Thomas, E. Wheeler, J. Teizer, and M. Reynolds, “Quadrature Amplitude Modulated Backscatter in Passive and Semi-Passive UHF RFID Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 1175–1182, Apr. 2012.
  • S. Thomas and M. Reynolds, “A 96 Mbit/sec, 15.5 pJ/bit 16-QAM Modulator for UHF Backscatter Communication,” in Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on RFID, Apr. 2012, pp. 185–190.