Recognition of group members
(research group of S. Tretyakov)

2018
* Viktar Asadchy received a Jorma Ollila grant and a grant from the Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion
* Svetlana Tcvetkova received a grant from HPY Research Foundation and a Nokia Foundation grant
* Xuchen Wang received a Nokia Foundation grant
* Viktar Asadchy and Sajjad Mirmoosa received Aalto Dissertation Awards

2017
* Xu-Chen Wang received scholarship from the Aalto ELEC Doctoral School
* Viktar Asadchy defended his doctoral thesis Spatially dispersive metasurfaces with distinction
* Svetlana Tcvetkova received a grant from Nokia Foundation
* Svetlana Tcvetkova received a research visit grant from Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology

2016
* Viktar Asadchy recieved travel grant for a research visit to Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (from Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology)
* Viktar Asadchy received scholarship for postgraduate research and doctoral thesis work at Aalto University (from Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology)
* Svetlana Tcvetkova received scholarship from the Aalto ELEC Doctoral School
* Svetlana Tcvetkova received student grant for European Microwave Week 2016
* Svetlana Tcvetkova received travel grant for ESoA School on Arrays and Reflectarrays

2015
* Joni Vehmas defended his doctoral thesis Transmission-line metamaterials, bianisotropy, and transmission-line bianisotropy with distinction
* Younes Ra'di defended his doctoral thesis Functional metasurfaces with distinction
* Igor Nefedov and Costas Valagiannopoulos received 2015 Journal of Optics Research Excellence Award for the article that has received the most citations in the past two years
* Viktar Asadchy and Younes Ra'di received grants from Nokia Foundation
* Younes Ra'di has received Honorable Mention in the student paper competition (Paper: Angularly-independent Huygens’ metasurfaces by Y. Ra'di and S. Tretyakov) at the 2015 IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI CNC/USNC Joint Meeting, Vancouver, Canada
* Younes Ra'di has received Second Prize in Student Paper Competition (Paper: PT-Symmetric Tunnelling by Y. Ra’di, D. Sounas, A. Alù, and S. Tretyakov) the Ninth International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics (Metamaterials'2015) , Oxford, UK

2014
* Joni Vehmas received the Young Scientist award in 2014 URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, Beijing, China.
* Younes Ra'di and Viktar Asadchy received grants from Nokia Foundation

2013
* Antti Karilainen received the prise for the best doctoral thesis in technical fields from Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland (TEK)
* Joni Vehmas received scholarship from the Aalto ELEC Doctoral School
* Younes Ra'di received a grant from the HPY Research Foundation
* Younes Ra'di received scholarship from the Aalto ELEC Doctoral School
* Stanislav Maslovski, Constantin Simovski, and Sergei Tretyakov received the best paper award for the paper Equivalent Circuit Approach for Radiative Heat Transfer Problems presented at the 7th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics (Metamaterials'2013), Bordeaux, France

2012
* Antti Karilainen defended his doctoral thesis Magnetic materials and responses in antenna applications with distinction
* Joni Vehmas recieved GETA Graduate School scholarship

2011
* Antti Karilainen received the Second Student Paper Award at the Metamaterials Congress 2011 for the paper "Zero-backscattering self-dual object from two chiral particles"
* Antti Karilainen received grants from Elektroniikkainsinöörien säätiö and Nokia Foundation
* Viktar Asadchy received the first degree diploma at the First Team Competition in Physics at Gomel State University, Belarus
* Viktar Asadchy received the first degree diploma at the First Gomel Student Competition in Physics, Belarus
* Viktar Asadchy received an award from the Gomel Regional Executive Committee, Belarus
* Viktar Asadchy received a scholarship from the President of the Republic of Belarus
* Joni Vehmas appeared in Prisma Studio popular science TV program on YLE 1 (covering the transmission-line cloak measurements conducted for his master’s thesis)

2010
* Pekka Alitalo recieved Finnish Academy funding for his post-doctoral research project (2011-2013)
* Antti Karilainen received a grant from HPY Research Foundation
* Dmitry Morits recieved GETA Graduate School scholarship
* Dmitry Morits received a grant from Emil Aalto Foundation

2009
* Olli Luukkonen defended his doctoral thesis Artificial impedance surfaces with distinction
* Pekka Alitalo defended his doctoral thesis Microwave transmission-line networks for backward-wave media and reduction of scattering with distinction. See press coverage here (in Finnish)
* Joni Vehmas received an IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Research Award
* Joni Vehmas received support for exchange study abroad (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) from Global Education for European Engineers and Entrepreneurs Association
* Olli Luukkonen received a grant from Tekniikan edistämissäätiö
* Joni Vehmas received a grant from Elektroniikkainsinoorien säätio

2008
* Mervi Hirvonen defended her doctoral thesis Performance enhancement of small anetnnas and applications in RFID
* Pekka Alitalo received a grant from Emil Aaltonen foundation
* Olli Luukkonen received a grant from the Nokia Foundation
* Olli Luukkonen received Fulbright-Technology Industries of Finland Grant for research visit to the USA (University of Pennsylvania)
* Antti Karilainen graduated as a M.Sc. (Tech.) with the highest mark

2007
* Pekka Ikonen defended his doctoral thesis Artificial electromagnetic composite structures in selected microwave applications with distinction
* Olli Luukkonen received grants from Nokia Foundation, Elektroniikkainsinöörien Säätiö and Emil Aaltonen Foundation
* Pekka Alitalo received grants from Nokia Foundation, Elektroniikkainsinöörien Säätiö, and Tekniikan edistämissäätiö
* Pekka Alitalo received an URSI Commission B Young Scientist Award
* Elena Saenz and Pekka Ikonen received the best poster award for the presentation E. Saenz, P. Ikonen, R. Gonzalo, I. Ederra, S. Tretyakov, and P. de Maagt, Low profile multi-frequency dipole antenna array based on planar meta-surfaces, 2007 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, pp. 113-116, Loughborough, UK, 2-3 April 2007
* Elena Saenz and Pekka Ikonen received the best poster award for the presentation E. Saenz, P. Ikonen, R. Gonzalo, I Ederra, P. de Maagt, and S. Tretyakov, Modelling and analysis of composite antenna superstrates based on grids of dipoles and wires, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small and Smart Antennas Metamaterials and Applications, pp. 307-310, Cambridge, UK, March 21-23, 2007

2006
* Pekka Alitalo recieved GETA Graduate School scholarship
* Pekka Ikonen reveived the best poster presentation prise at Nokia-TKK research seminar
* Pekka Alitalo and Pekka Ikonen received grants from Nokia Foundation
* Olli Luukkonen received a grant from Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
* Pavel Belov defended his doctoral thesis Analytical modelling of metamaterials and a new principle of sub-wavelength imaging with distinction

2005
* Pekka Ikonen received a grant from Kaupallisten ja teknillisten tieteiden tukisäätiö and a grant from Tekniikan edistämissäätiö
* Pekka Ikonen and Igor Kolmakov received URSI Young Scientist Awards to attend the  URSI General Assembly in Dheli
* Pekka Ikonen reveived a grant from Nokia Foundation
* Pekka Ikonen recieved GETA Graduate School scholarship

2004
* Mikko Kärkkäinen defended his doctoral thesis Modeling of interfaces and layers with the finite-difference time-domain method with distinction
* Igor Kolmakov won the 2003 State Prize of Russian Federation for Young Scientists with the formulation: "For investigations and developments of planar microwave devices based on high-temperature superconductors"
* Pekka Ikonen received the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Undergraduate/Pre-Graduate Scholarship for 2004-2005

2003
* Pavel Belov won Hudswell International Research Scholarship and International Dennis Gabor Award
* Igor Kolmakov received INTAS Young Scientist Fellowship
* Pekka Ikonen received IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Undergraduate Scholarship

2002
* Mikko Kärkkäinen received a grant from Emil Aaltonen Foundation and won the student paper contest at the URSI/IEEE National Convention on Radio Science in Espoo, Finland

2001
* Mikko Kärkkäinen received a grant from Nokia Foundation


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