The RFID hosts testing facilities for RFID products and supports the evaluation of RFID tags and RFID-assisted tagged localization methods, collision avoidance techniques, and signal propagation characteristics.

Area of Expertise

  • RFID System Evaluation and Design
  • Systems feasibility study
  • Testing and performance evaluation
  • Prototype development
  • Signal Processing
  • Real-time locating systems (RTLS)
  • Beamforming and interference cancellation
  • Collision avoidance
  • Antennas & Propagation
  • Innovative antenna designs
  • Computational electromagnetic software & modeling
  • Antenna testing & measurements


  • Two Agilent ESG E4438C Vector Signal Generators
  • Agilent 89641 Vector Signal Analyzer
  • Agilent Infiniium 54855A Digital Oscilloscope
  • Agilent ENA 5071B Vector Network Analyzer
  • RFID readers

Dr. Moeness Amin, Professor,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering



Dr. Moeness Amin, Director

Dr. Amin’s 800 Publications Pass 20,000 Citations with H-Index of 72

Dr. Moeness Amin, director of Villanova University's Center for Advanced Communications, reached an important milestone in his three decades of research and scholarship. His published work, which includes more than 250 journal papers and 550 conference papers, all while at Villanova, has exceeded 20,000 citations with an H-index of 72.

Dr.. Robert Caverly

Professor Robert Caverly, PhD, Named Recipient of 2020 Outstanding Faculty Research Award

Dr. Robert Caverly, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Microwave and Electromagnetics Laboratory was recognized for his impressive scholarship and reputation in microwave control circuitry. The award recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates the highest standards of excellence in research, scholarship and contributions to their field.

Dr. Rosalind Wynne, Director, Laboratory for Lightwave Devices

CAC Researchers Awarded Grants through Manufacturing PA Initiative

Manufacturing PA awarded academic-industry research grants to Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Drs. Rosalind Wynne and Meltem Izzetoglu. Dr. Wynne is partnering with Avo Photonics on “Manufacturing Process, Assembly and System Yield Optimization for Microelectromechanical Systems Devices,” while Dr. Izzetoglu is developing a smart brain imager in collaboration with Infrascan, Inc.