Professor Wolfgang Heinrich, President of the European Microwave Association, discusses the history of the organization and outlines the role it plays in the global RF and micrwoave community. Read interview
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Professor Wolfgang Heinrich, President of the European Microwave Association (EuMA) explains the Association’s history, structure and aims and outlines the role that it plays in the global RF and microwaves community. He also expands on the significance of European Microwave Week (EuMW) to EuMA and considers the event’s continued evolution.
J. David Rhodes, Engineering Emeritus Professor at the University of Leeds is the plenary session speaker at the IEEE MTT-S 2011 International Microwave Symposium (IMS). He talks to MWJ about R&D on both sides of the Atlantic and his founding of Filtronic plc. Read interview
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Professor J. David Rhodes, Engineering Emeritus Professor at the University of Leeds is the plenary session speaker at the IEEE MTT-S 2011 International Microwave Symposium (IMS). He elaborates on his eminent research and development work on both sides of the Atlantic, his founding of Filtronic plc, the company’s subsequent expansion, and his ongoing interests.
Professor Dr. Peter Waldow is co-founder of IMST GmbH and managing director of its general business operations. He brings comprehensive experience as a senior manager and has coordinated the transfer of EU-/BMBF research results into new products and start-up companies. From 2003 to 2009, Waldow was elected onto the board of the German Association of Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies (ITG-VDE). He is also a lecturer of electromagnetic field theory at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
Dr. Peter Waldow, President, IMST GmbH explains the company’s formation in 1992 and its subsequent development as a research driven industrial engineering and design house. He elaborates on IMST’s EM software offering and the importance of technological partnerships. Read interview
Nik Chavannes received his MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland. In 1996, he joined the Bioelectromagnetics/EMC Group (BIOEM/EMC) at ETH Zurich where he was involved in computational electrodynamics and related dosimetric applications. From 1998 to 2002, he was with the Laboratory for Electromagnetic Fields and Microwave Electronics (IFH) as well as the Laboratory for Integrated Systems (IIS) at ETH Zurich. There, his research activities focused on the development of FDTD local refinement techniques and their application to numerical near-field analysis. He joined the Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society (IT'IS) in late 1999 at the time of its formation. He is currently leading the software and numerics efforts at IT'IS, including computational electromagnetics (CEM) and the simulation platform SEMCAD X.
Nik Chavannes received his MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland. In 1996, he joined the Bioelectromagnetics/EMC Group (BIOEM/EMC) at ETH Zurich where he was involved in c...
Nik Chavannes, Director of Software Develop-ment, Schmid & Partner Engineering AG (SPEAG), expands on the company’s spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and outlines its development of software tools and instrumentation for industrial, scientific and medical applications. Read interview
Greg Peters, Vice President and General Manager of the Component Test Division (CTD) at Agilent Technologies, talks about the state of the industry in the post-crash era as reflected in general trends in R&D investment.
Greg Peters started his career at Hewlett-Packard in Colorado Springs, CO, and brings 22 years of experience in a variety of design, test and measurement fields as an engineer and manager at HP and Agilent Technologies. He is currently Vice President and General Manager of Agilent’s Component Test Division (CTD). The division’s products include vector network analyzers, device test products and test accessories.