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H. Joel Trussell
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, USA
H. Joel Trussell received his B.S. in Math from Georgia Tech (1967), M.S. in Math from Florida State (1968), and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico (1976). He worked at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory from 1969 to 1980 in image and signal processing. During 1978–79, he was a visiting professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, working with both the university and with industry on image processing problems. In 1980, he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, where he is now a professor. He was Director of Graduate Programs (2002–2010) for ECE. During 1988–89, he was a visiting scientist at the Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, NY, USA. He was visiting scientist for Color Savvy Systems in 1997–98. He was a visiting fellow commoner at Trinity College, Cambridge University, UK (6 months, 2007), and Visiting Scientist at Hewlett-Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA (6 months, 2008).
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN, USA
Yilu Liu, a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, VA, USA, has been elected a Fellow of IEEE for her contributions to modeling and diagnostic techniques for power systems. Since joining the Virginia Tech faculty in 1990, Liu has received a number of honors and grants, including the National Science Foundation's Young Investigator Award and the Presidential Faculty Fellow Award. Liu's research has led to Virginia Tech's position as a world leader in power transformer diagnosis. Liu is the Director of the Virginia Tech Power Information Technology Laboratory. Among her research group's initiatives are the Global Positioning System/Internet-based national power system frequency monitoring network and the Virtual Hospital for Power Equipment, a Web site that offers free diagnostic services for the power industry. Liu received an undergraduate degree in her native China and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Ohio State University, OH, USA.
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, USA
Leda Lunardi is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, USA. Currently she is the Director of graduate programs and the Carolinas Photonics Consortium campus director. From 2005 to 2007, she served as a program director for the Electrical Cyber Communication Systems Division at the National Science Foundation (Engineering Directorate), where her program included Optical, Wireless and Hybrid Communications Systems, Terahertz (THz) Sensing and Imaging Wireless Networks of Handheld and Wearable Computing Devices, Transmitters, Receivers, Antennas, Sensors, Distributed Network with Dynamic Allocation of Bandwidth with Efficient Seamless Data Transference; and Intra- and inter-chip Networking and Communications, Microwave and Millimeter wave devices and well as Mixed mode devices. After her doctorate studies, Dr. Lunardi joined AT&T Bell Labs in Murray Hill and then Crawford Hill where her research was on high-speed heterojunction devices, novel structures, long wavelength optoelectronic receivers and optical microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Prior joining academia, she had a brief stint as a senior scientist and group leader at JDS Uniphase, NJ, USA, and was a technical consultant for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Electronics Technology Office) in Arlington, VA, USA.
Jianguo Ma received a B.Sc. from Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, in 1982, and a doctoral degree in engineering from Duisburg University, Duisburg, Germany. He was with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, from October 1997 to November 2005 as a faculty member, where he was also the founding director of the Center for Integrated Circuits and Systems. From December 2005 to October 2009, he was with University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China. Since October 2009 he has served as the Dean for the School of Electronic Information Engineering in Tianjin University. He has served as the founding director of the Center for IC & Computing Systems of Tianjin since May 2010. His research interests are: RFICs and RF integrated systems for wireless, RF device characterization modeling, MMIC, RF/Microwave Circuits & Systems, EMI in wireless, RFID & wireless sensing network. He has published about 269 technical papers, six US patents granted and 15 filed/granted China patents, and two books. Dr. Ma served as the Associate Editor of IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters from January 2004 to December 2005. He founded the IEEE EDS Chengdu Chapter.
H. Troy Nagle
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, USA
H. Troy Nagle earned his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama, AL, USA, in 1964 and 1966, respectively. His education continued with a Ph.D from Auburn University, AL, USA, in 1968 and a M.D. from University of Miami, FL, USA, in 1981. Nagle is a professor at North Carolina State University, NC, USA. He served as Founding Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Department from 2003 to 2009. Professor Nagle focuses his teaching and research on biomedical sensors and medical devices and in recent years has been active in research projects in electronic olfaction. Nagle was made a Fellow of IEEE in 1983. He was IEEE President in 1994.
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Khalil Najafi is the Schlumberger Professor of Engineering, and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan since September 2008. He served as the Director of the Solid-State Electronics Laboratory from 1998-2005, has been the director of NSF's National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) since 2004, and the deputy director of the NSF ERC on Wireless Integrated Microsystems (WIMS) at the University of Michigan. He received the B.S., M.S., and the Ph.D. degrees in 1980, 1981, and 1986, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, uSA. His research interests include: micromachining technologies, micromachined sensors, actuators, and MEMS; analog integrated circuits; implantable biomedical microsystems; micropackaging; and low-power wireless sensing/actuating systems. Dr. Najafi has been active in the field of solid-state sensors and actuators for more than 25 years.
Marian W. Pospieszalski
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Marian W. Pospieszalski was awarded an M.Sc. and a D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Warsaw, Poland, in 1967 and 1976, respectively. From 1967 to 1984, Dr. Pospieszalski was with Warsaw University of Technology, during which time he held visiting positions with the Electronics Research Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA (1977-1978), the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), Charlottesville, VA, USA (1978-1979), and the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA (1982-1984). Since 1984, Dr. Pospieszalski has been with the NRAO, presently as a tenured scientist and senior research engineer. His research interests are in the fields of microwave, millimeter-wave, and high–speed circuits and systems. He has authored or co-authored about 100 journal and conference papers. In 1992, Dr. Pospieszalski was elected Fellow of IEEE. In 2002, Dr. Pospieszalski received the NRAO Distinguished Performance Award and in 2006 the Microwave Application Award from MTT Society.
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Gabriel Rebeiz is Distinguished Professor and the Wireless Communications Industry Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with distinction from the American University in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1982, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology, CA, USA, in 1983 and 1988, respectively. He is an IEEE Fellow, an NSF Presidential Young Investigator, an URSI Koga Gold Medal Recipient, IEEE MTT 2003 Distinguished Young Engineer, and the recipient of the IEEE MTT 2000 Microwave Prize, the IEEE MTT 2010 Distinguished Educator Award, and the IEEE Antennas and Propagation 2011 John D. Kraus Antenna Award. He is also the recipient of the 1998 Amoco Teaching Award given to the best undergraduate teacher at the University of Michigan, and the 2008 Jacobs ECE Teacher of the Year Award at UCSD. He is considered one of the fathers of RF MEMS and tunable networks, silicon RFIC phased arrays, and mm-wave/THz antennas. His book, RF MEMS: Theory, Design, and Technology, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2003, is the reference in the field. He is the Director of the UCSD/DARPA Center on RF MEMS Reliability and Design Fundamentals.
Jeffrey H. Reed
Blacksburg, VA, USA
Jeffrey H. Reed is the Willis G. Worcester Professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He currently serves as Director of Wireless @ Virginia Tech, VA, USA, one of the largest and most comprehensive university wireless research groups in the US. He is the Founding Faculty Member of the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology. Since joining Virginia Tech in 1992, Dr. Reed has been PI or co-PI of approximately 100 projects covering areas such as software radio, cognitive radio, ultra wideband, and channel modeling. Dr. Reed is a Fellow of IEEE for contributions to software radio, communications signal processing, and for leadership in engineering education. He is a past recipient of the College of Engineering Award for Excellence in Research. Dr. Reed received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Davis, CA, USA.
Mark A. Reed
New Haven, CT, USA
Mark A. Reed received his Ph.D. in Physics from Syracuse University in 1983, after which he joined Texas Instruments. In 1990 Mark joined Yale University, where he holds the Harold Hodgkinson Chair of Engineering and Applied Science. Mark’s research activities have included the investigation of electronic transport in nanoscale and mesoscopic systems, artificially structured materials and devices, molecular scale electronic transport, plasmonic transport in nanostructures, and chem/bio nanosensors. Mark is the author of more than 180 professional publications and six books, has given over 25 plenary and over 360 invited talks, and holds 25 US and foreign patents on quantum effect, heterojunction, and molecular devices. He is the Editor in Chief of the journal Nanotechnology. His awards include Fellow of the American Physical Society (2003), the IEEE Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology (2007), and Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2009).
University of Perugia
Roberto Sorrentino is Professor at the University of Perugia, Italy. His research activities have been concerned with numerical methods and CAD techniques for passive microwave structures and with the analysis and design of microwave and millimeter-wave circuits and antennas. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 technical papers in international journals and 200 refereed conference papers and four books (J. Wiley, 2000, McGrawHill, 2006, 2007, J. Wiley 2010). Roberto Sorrentino is an IEEE Fellow (1990). He received the MTT-S Meritorious Service Award (1993), the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000), and the Distinguished Educator Award from IEEE MTT-S (2004). He served the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) as Vice Chair (1993-1996) then Chair (1996-1999) of the Commission D (Electronics and Photonics). Since 2007 he has been the President of the Italian Commission of URSI. In 1998 he was among the founders of the European Microwave Association and its first President from 1998 to 2009. In 2010 he received the EuMA Distinguished Service Award.
Michael A. Stroscio
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
Michael A. Stroscio is the Richard and Loan Hill Professor of Engineering and holds appointments in the Electrical & Computer Engineering and Bioengineering Departments at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), IL, USA; he is also an Adjunct Professor in the Physics Department at UIC. Prior to coming to UIC in 2001, he was the Principal Scientist at the U.S. Army Research Office. He has held adjunct appointments at Duke University, the North Carolina State University, and the University of Virginia. He has held government positions at the White House Science Office, Army Research Office (ARO), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), U.S. Department of Energy (DoE), and Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSDRE). His current research interests include: studies of the electrical, optical, and mechanical properties of nanostructures, quantum transport, solid state electronics and optoelectronics, phonons in nanostructures, theory of nanodevices, applications of nanoscale structures and devices in electrical engineering and bioengineering.
Blacksburg, VA, USA
William Tranter received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama, AL, USA, in 1964 and 1965, respectively, and his Ph.D. in 1970 (also from the University of Alabama). Since 1997 he has been Bradley Professor of Communications at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His research interests are digital signal processing, wireless communication systems, digital communication systems, computer-aided design, and analysis and performance evaluation of communication systems. He has published several textbooks, including the latest, The Best of the Best, authors: William Tranter, Desmond P. Taylor, Rodger E. Ziemer, Nicholas F. Maxemchuk, Jon W. Mark (IEEE Press and John Wiley & Sons). He was elected Fellow of IEEE in 1985 for contributions in communications and signal processing research and for leadership in engineering education.
Ching-Kuang Clive Tzuang
Ching-Kuang Clive Tzuang, born on May 10, 1955, received a B.S. in Electronic Engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1977; an M.S. from the University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 1980; and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA, in 1986. From 1981 to 1984, he was with TRW, Redondo Beach, CA, USA. He became an associate professor at Institute of Communication Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1986, and a full professor in 1991, and Acer-Endowed Chair 1999-2001. He joined the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, in February 2004, and became Professor Emeritus in January 2012. Since February 2012, he was invited to Tianjin University, China, as a distinguished professor.
National Science Foundation
Arlington, VA, USA
Usha Varshney is a Program Director for Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) in the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) at the National Science Foundation, managing the interdisciplinary science and engineering research thrust areas for spin electronics, micro and nanomagnetic devices and circuits, memories, bioelectronics, molecular electronics, and sensors technologies. She joined the National Science Foundation in December 1997, as Program Director of Physical Foundations of Enabling Technologies, and Integrative Systems programs, in ECS. From October 2003 to June 2004, Dr. Varshney was a Legislative Fellow in the U.S. 108th Congress, and a ComSci Fellow in the Science and Technology Fellowship Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce, during which time she worked on Capitol Hill in processing and management of Senate legislative actions relating to Science, Nanotechnology and Space in the Office of Virginia Senator George Allen. She had a leadership role in the passage of Senate Bill S.189 on Nanotechnology signed into law (PL 108-153) by President Bush on 3 December 2003, and in the organization of the bipartisan and bicameral "Congressional Nanotechnology Caucus" established by Senator Allen on 1 April 2004. From July 2004 to August 2008, she was the Division Director for ECCS.
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Robert Weigel has been Head of the Institute for Electronics Engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg since 2002. He received the Dr.-Ing. and Dr.-Ing.habil. degrees, both in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, from the Munich University of Technology in Germany. From 1982 to 1996, he was Research Engineer, Sr. Research Engineer, and finally a Professor for RF Circuits and Systems at the Munich University of Technology. In winter 1994/95 he was a Guest Professor for SAW Technology at Vienna University of Technology in Austria. From 1996 to 2002, he was Director of the Institute for Communications and Information Engineering at the University of Linz, Austria. In August 1999, he co-founded DICE - Danube Integrated Circuit Engineering, Linz, one part of which is an Infineon Technologies Design Center and the other part an Intel Mobile Communications Design Center, respectively. In 2009 he co-founded eesy-id, Erlangen and eesy-ic, Nuremberg, Germany. Currently, he is the Speaker of the Electrical Engineering Division of the German Research Foundation, and 2013 IEEE MTT-S President Elect. He has been engaged in research and development on microwave theory and techniques, integrated circuits, SAW technology, digital and microwave communication systems, and automotive EMC.
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR, USA
Andreas Weisshaar received the Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, in 1987, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA, in 1986 and 1991, respectively. In 1991, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (now School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) at Oregon State University, where he is a Full Professor. From April 2008 to August 2011 he served as Program Director for Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems at the U.S. National Science Foundation. Prof. Weisshaar’s current research interests include integrated passive RF/microwave circuits and components, electronic packaging, and wireless communications. He has authored/co-authored numerous papers in these areas, and co-authored Transmission Lines and Wave Propagation, 4th Edition (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2001). Prof. Weisshaar is a Fellow of IEEE.
U.S. Army Research Office
Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Dwight Woolard manages the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) - U.S. Army Research Office (ARO) Research Program on Solid-State & High-Frequency Electronics, which emphasizes: (1) THz-Frequency and Ultra-Fast Electronics, (2) Nanoelectronic Engineering Science, and (3) Advanced Solid-State Device Concepts. Dr. Woolard presently leads one of the largest U.S. Research Program in THz-Frequency Science & Technology and pioneered the development of THz Spectroscopy for biological agent sensing. Dr. Woolard has been active in the research areas of THz-Frequency Bio-Sensing Science and THz-Frequency Oscillations in Solid-State Tunneling Devices since joining the ARL in 1993. Dr. Woolard is a graduate of North Carolina State University at Raleigh, NC, USA, and was elected to IEEE Fellow in 2004 "for leadership in the discovery and development of novel sensing methodologies and advanced electronic devices at terahertz frequencies."
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Ke Wu is Tier-I Canada Research Chair Professor in RF and millimeter-wave engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique (University of Montreal). He has been the Director of the Poly-Grames Research Center and the founding Director of the Center for Radiofrequency Electronics Research of Quebec. He has authored or co-authored over 900 referred papers and a number of books/book chapters and filed more than 30 patents. His current research interests involve substrate integrated circuits (SICs), antenna arrays, advanced CAD and modeling techniques, wireless power transmission and harvesting, and development of low-cost RF and millimeter-wave transceivers and sensors. He is also interested in the modeling and design of microwave photonic circuits and systems. Dr. Wu has held key positions in and has served on various panels, editorial boards, and international committees. He is an elected IEEE MTT-S AdCom member. He was the recipient of many awards and prizes including the inaugural IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award, the 2004 Fessenden Medal and the 2009 Thomas W. Eadie Medal, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. He is a Fellow of IEEE, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society of Canada. He was an IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Microwave Lecturer.