Willie John Padilla

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Phone: +1 919 660 5252
  • Email Address: willie.padilla@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. University of California, San Diego, 2004

Research Interests

Theoretical and experimental investigation of electromagnetic metamaterials and metasurfaces, and their application to imaging and sensing at microwave, terahertz, and infrared frequencies

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Fellow. Optical Society of America. 2013
  • Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. President of the United States of America. 2009

Courses Taught

  • PHYSICS 621: Advanced Optics
  • MSEG 591: Independent Study
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • ECE 571: Electromagnetic Theory
  • ECE 541: Advanced Optics
  • ECE 370D: Intermediate Electromagnetic Theory
  • ECE 270L9: Fields and Waves: Fundamentals of Information Propagation (Lab)
  • ECE 270DL: Fields and Waves: Fundamentals of Information Propagation
  • BME 552: Advanced Optics

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