Silvio Hrabar was born in Trogir, Croatia in 1962. He received Dipl. Ing. and M.S. degrees from University of Zagreb, Croatia and a Ph.D degree from Brunel University of West London, United Kingdom, all in electrical engineering. In the past, he was employed at various consulting, development, research and teaching positions both in industry and academia, in the fields of radio engineering, microwave electronics, antenna engineering, electromagnetic compatibility, electromagnetic metrology, computational electromagnetics and electrostatics. Currently, he is affiliated with University of Zagreb, Croatia, where he is a Professor of applied electromagnetics. His research interest includes applied electromagnetics, electromagnetic compatibility, antennas, microwave measurements and microwave engineering. He is author of one textbook, several book chapters, and many conference reports and journal papers.  He also serves as a reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Letters, IEEE Transaction on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Journal of Radio Science, Physical Review Letters, Applied Physics Letters, and Journal of Applied Physics.  He is a member of IEEE Societies on Antennas and propagation, Microwave theory and techniques, Instrumentation and measurements, and Geoscience and Remote Sensing . Professor Hrabar is a chair of Metamaterial group at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), University of Zagreb.