Education Profile

  • Ph.D. 2009, Electrical Engineering, INSA of Rennes, France.
  • M.Sc. 2006, Telecommunication Engineering, INSA of Rennes, France.

Loic Marnat worked as a Post Doctorate Fellow at Integrated Microwaves Packaging Antennas & Circuit Technology (IMPACT) Research Group with Professor Atif Shamim at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) during (2011-2013). Currently, Loic is working as a Research Engineer at the Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA) Research Center, Grenoble, France.

Research Interests

Loic's research interests included Nano-electronics for RF applications (Graphene, Carbon nanotubes, etc.), Antenna Integration and Miniaturization Techniques, Electronics on flexible substrate, and Micro-fluidic based reconfigurable antennas.

Selected Publications


  • L. Marnat, A. Shamim, D. Liu, "Package Structures to Improve On-Chip Antenna Performance", U.S. Patent Application No. 13/686377, filed on November 27, 2012.
  • A. Louzir, D. Lo Hine Tong, P. Minard, L. Marnat, “Slot type antenna with integrated amplifiers”, n°EP1887655, Thomson R&D, February 2008.

Selected Publications

Marnat, L., Ouda, M. H., Arsalan, M., Salama, K., & Shamim, A. (2012). On-Chip Implantable Antennas for Wireless Power and Data Transfer in a Glaucoma-Monitoring SoC. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 11, 1671–1674. doi:10.1109/lawp.2013.2240253
Marnat, L., Carreno, A. A. A., Conchouso, D., Martinez, M. G., Foulds, I. G., & Shamim, A. (2013). New Movable Plate for Efficient Millimeter Wave Vertical on-Chip Antenna. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 61(4), 1608–1615. doi:10.1109/tap.2013.2241720
L. Marnat, R. Loison, R Gillard, D. Bresciani, and H. Legay, "Comparison of Synthesis Strategies for a Dual-Polarized Reflectarray," International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2012, Article ID 708429, 10 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/708429