George Hanson - Professor
Chair - Department of Electrical Engineering

Contact Information

Office Address:
EMS 1245
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-229-3885
Fax: 414-229-6958

Mailing Address:
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
3200 N. Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211

George Hanson


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, August, 1991
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, June, 1988
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, June, 1986

Research Interests

Nanoelectromagnetics and electromagnetics of carbon nanotubes,
electromagnetic wave phenomena in layered media; integrated
transmission lines, waveguides and antennas; leaky waves; mathematical
methods in electromagnetics.

Selected Publications

  • Operator Theory for Electromagnetics-An Introduction George W. Hanson and Alexander B. Yakovlev, Springer, 2002.
  • Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics, George W. Hanson, Prentice-Hall, 2007.
  • G.W. Hanson, "On the Applicability of the Surface Impedance Integral Equation for Optical and Near Infrared Dipoles," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., v. 54, pp. 3677-3685, Dec. 2006.
  • J. Hao and G.W. Hanson, "Infrared and Optical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Dipole Antennas," IEEE Trans. Nanotechnology, v. 5, pp. 766-775, Nov. 2006.
  • J. Hao and G.W. Hanson, "Electromagnetic Scattering from Finite-Length Metallic Carbon Nanotubes in the Lower IR Bands," Phys. Rev. B, v. 74, pp. 035119 (1-6), 2006.
  • G.W. Hanson, "Fundamental Transmitting Properties of Carbon Nanotube Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., v. 53, pp. 3426-3435, Nov. 2005.
  • E.M. Kartchevski, A.I. Nosich, and G.W. Hanson, "Mathematical Analysis of the Generalized Natural Modes of an Inhomogeneous Optical Fiber," Siam Journal of Applied Mathematics, v. 65, n. 6, pp. 2033-2048, 2005.
  • G.W. Hanson, "Current on an Infinitely-Long Carbon Nanotube Antenna
  • Excited by a Gap Generator," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., v. 54, pp. 76-81, Jan. 2006.
  • G.W. Hanson, A.B. Yakovlev, and W. Elliott Hutchcraft, " Leaky Wave
    Excitation on Three-Dimensional Via-Fed Printed Interconnects," Radio
    Science, v. 40, RS6S08, doi:10.1029/2004RS003168, 2005.
  • G.W. Hanson, "Dyadic Green's Function for Planar Media – A Dyadic
    Eigenfunction Approach," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., v. 52, pp.
    3350-3356, Dec. 2004.
  • G.W. Hanson, "Dyadic Eigenfunctions and Natural Modes for Hybrid Waves
    in Planar Media," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., v. 52, pp. 941-947,
    April 2004.