Om P. Gandhi
Professor and Chair
Department of Electrical Engineering
Office: 50 South Central Campus Drive, Room 3280, Merrill Engineering Building
Phone: (801) 581-7743
Fax: (801) 581-5281
Sc.D., Electrical Engineering, 1961, University of Michigan
M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1957, University of Michigan
B.S., Physics, 1952, University of Delhi.
d'Arsonval Medal of the Bioelectromagnetics Society, 1995, for "pioneering
contributions to dosimetry of electromagnetic fields in models of the human
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1979, for
"contributions to the understanding of nonionizing radiation effects, to
the development of electron devices, and to engineering education".
Listed in Who's Who in Engineering, Who's Who in America, etc.
Some Recent Professional Committees
||Chairman, NCRP Scientific Committee 89-4 on "Biological Effects and
Exposure Recommendations for Pulse-Modulated RF Fields."
||Cochairman, IEEE SCC 28.IV Subcommittee on Electromagnetic Safety
Development of numerical techniques for electromagnetic (EM) absorption
and scattering calculations from power line to microwave frequencies;
software for design of personal wireless devices including low SAR antennas,
numerical and experimental techniques for compliance testing of wireless
communication devices; numerical techniques for microwave integrated circuits;
microwave engineering and applications;
and development of instrumentation for assessing personnel
safety in radiofrequency EM fields.
O. P. Gandhi, Editor, Biological Effects and Medical Applications of Electromagnetic Energy,
Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1990.
O. P. Gandhi, "FDTD in Bioelectromagnetics: Safety Assessment and Medical Applications,"
Chapter 11, pp. 613-651 in Advances in Computational Electromagnetics: The Finite-Difference
Time-Domain Method, edited by A. Taflove, Artech House, Dedham, MA 1998
J. C. Lin and O. P. Gandhi, "Computational Methods for Predicting Field Intensities," Chapter 9,
pp. 337-402 in Handbook of Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields, 2nd Edition, C. Polk
and E. Postow, editors, CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL 1996.
A. D. Tinniswood, C. M. Furse and O. P. Gandhi, "Computations of SAR Distributions for Two
Anatomically-Based Models of the Human Head Using CAD Files of Commercial Telephones
and the Parallelized FDTD Code," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 46,
pp. 829-833, June 1998.
G. Lazzi and O. P. Gandhi, "On Modeling and Personal Dosimetry of Cellular Telephone Helical
Antennas with the FDTD Code," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 46, pp.
525-530, April 1998.
O. P. Gandhi, "Some Bioelectromagnetics Research at the University of Utah: Acceptance
Speech on the Occasion of Receiving the d'Arsonval Medal," Bioelectromagnetics, Vol. 17, pp.
O. P. Gandhi and C. M. Furse, "Currents Induced in the Human Body for Exposure to
Ultrawideband Pulses," IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vol. 39(2), pp.
174-180, May 1997.
O. P. Gandhi, G. Lazzi and C. M. Furse, "Electromagnetic Absorption in the Human Head and
Neck for Mobile Telephones at 835 and 1900 MHz," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory
and Techniques, Vol. 44, pp. 1884-1897, October 1996.
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