Dr Robert Salama has eight years of teaching experience as a lecturer at Western Sydney University and a PhD in the design of miniature microstrip antennas that are implantable in the human body for various biomedical applications such as nerve stimulation. His research focus is on implantable antennas, microwave wireless power transmission, and developing electromagnetic sensors for recording physiological data.
In 2013, Robert won the Graduate Student Best Poster Award – 2nd Place – that was presented by the IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, for his paper entitled 'An Embeddable Microwave Patch Antenna Module for Civil Engineering Applications'.
Currently as the Academic Coordinator at The Academy, Robert is investigating new innovative teaching techniques to provide Academy students with an engaging and stimulating learning experience. Robert has always been motivated in his teaching career by the belief that academics have the opportunity to significantly influence the future by dynamically educating tomorrow's professionals, the students.