Dr. Magda El-Shenawee
Principal Investigator
Phone: (479) 575-6582
Fax: (479) 575-7967
E-mail: magda[at]

Dr. El-Shenawee is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. Research interests include: Biomedical Engineering, breast cancer imaging (modeling, detection & treatment), microwave imaging algorithms, anti-personnel mine detection modeling and algorithms, rough surface scattering, subsurface sensing of buried objects, computational electromagnetics, RF & microwave circuits. CV


Dr. Carol Schubert Gattis
Co-Principal Investigator
Phone: (479) 575-7381
E-mail: csg[at]

Dr. Carol Gattis has served as the Associate Dean of the University of Arkansas Honors College since 2009 and is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering. From 2003-2009, she served as the Director of Engineering Recruitment, Retention, Honors and Diversity. Her research interests include science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) issues for undergraduate students and advocacy issues for women and minorities.


Ahmed Hassan
Doctoral Candidate
Phone: (479) 575-7757
Fax: (479) 575-7967
E-mail: amhassan[at]

Ahmed Hassan is a doctoral student in the Electrical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. His current research interests include breast cancer modeling, bioelectromagnetics, microwave imaging and metamaterials. He is the recipient of the Doctoral Academy Fellowship at the University of Arkansas. CV