AWR Corp. announces a new university portal added onto its main navigation menu that provides focused, in depth content to the company’s rapidly-growing academic user base. The site is clearly and concisely organized with dedicated areas for students, faculty, and graduates to easily navigate and get the information they need.
AWR Corp. announces the winners of its 2013 Xidian University student design competition, held this autumn in Xi’an, China as part of the company’s global Student Design Competition Program. The Xidian competition was announced in June of this year and resulted in dozens of high quality designs being submitted. The winners were announced during an awards ceremony this November.
Computer Simulation Technology (CST), Darmstadt, announces winners of the CST University Publication Award 2013, an annual grant to university institutes and researchers for published papers related to 3D electromagnetic field simulation applications.
AWR Corp. in partnership with parent company National Instruments teamed with Texas Tech University to supply Microwave Office® RF/microwave software for use in a cancer research project that resulted in the invention of the revolutionary Smart Radar for non-invasively tracking tumors during radiation therapy.
National Instruments, a leader in test and measurement, data acquisition and computer automation, is collaborating with several top researchers focused on RF and wireless communications research—specifically fifth generation (5G) wireless communications. The proliferation of smart devices has led to a wireless spectrum shortage, which means researchers are seeking new ways to alleviate the bandwidth crunch and increase network data capacity. Market analysts predict that spectrum demand in the U.S. will outstrip capacity by 2017.
TRAK Microwave is pleased to announce the appointment of David Moorehouse as president and general manager effective July 15, 2013. In his new role, Moorehousewill be leading the TRAK Microwave business, inclusive of the Lorch site in Salisbury, Maryland, and TRAK Microwave Ltd in Dundee, Scotland, as well as his home facility in Tampa, Florida.
AWR Corp. gifted its software to the winners of the High Efficiency Power Amplifier (HEPA) and Software Defined Radio (SDR) Student Design Contests offered at the IMS 2013. The gifts are part of the AWR University Program, which encourages students to become involved in the dynamic profession of microwave and RF engineering and to apply their knowledge to practical designs using the highly efficient AWR design methodology.
AWR has posted a university success story detailing how Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) evaluated AWR’s Microwave Office RF and microwave design software as well as its AXIEM EM simulator for university research and education programs.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that it donated bench-top electronic measurement equipment worth $300,000 to the Texas Instruments Electronics Design Laboratory, which opened at the University of California, Berkeley. The new lab will provide more than 1,000 Berkeley students each year with hands-on experience applying the principles they learn in gateway electrical engineering courses such as microelectronic circuit design.