Venkatesh received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah in 2017, advised by David Schurig, previously an Assistant Professor at NC State. Since 2018 he has been a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University. His research interests include metamaterials and surfaces at GHz-THz frequencies, massive mm-wave phased arrays, 5G Communication, physical layer security, antenna and waveguide theory and design, and advanced electromagnetic simulations.


  • Ph.D. 2017
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Utah
  • Master's 2010
    Electrical Engineering
    North Carolina State University


  • IEEE
    Senior Member
  • World Microwave Congress, 2024
    TPC, Co-Chair

Awards & Honors

Mistletoe Research Fellowship - 2021

Recent News

The Future of 6G in North Carolina

Posted on December 29, 2022 | Filed Under: Research

6GNC at NC State utilizes research teams to cover an incredible number of areas and technologies that will play a key role in 6G.

ECE Department Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

Posted on July 7, 2022 | Filed Under: News

Join us in welcoming the four new NC State ECE faculty members!


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