Professor Dan Sievenpiper's Applied Electromagnetics Group
Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California San Diego



Joinging our Lab

Graduate Student Researchers

I am looking for exceptional students to join my group. You must have a passion for research, a willingness to work hard, and strong demonstrated capabilities in a field related to current research topics. I am looking for people who have a combination of the following traits:

  1. Curiosity
  2. Creativity
  3. Initiative
  4. Tenacity

Students in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Material Science, or related fields are welcome to apply. Valuable techncial skills include:

Your work will include a combination of theory, design, simuations, experiments and measurements, and communicating results to others. Success in my group will depend on possessing or developing strengths in all of these areas.

To be considered to join my group, you should apply to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and select the Applied Electromagnetics research area on your application. The number of openings depends on funding available each year. Please also review the following links:

Admissions process for my group

Expectations for graduate students

Each year, I receive over one hundred inquiries from potential graduate students, so I will not respond to individual requests to review your resume, or tell you whether you will be accepted in advance of submitting your application. You should review the admissions process for my group, and consider applying if you meet the initial filter criteria.

Postdoctoral Scholars

I will also occasionally consider extremely qualified applicants for postdoctoral research positions. You should have experience in electromagnetics, metamaterials, or other fields directly related to current research topics. You may contact me if you would like to be considered for a post-doc position.