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Prof. Bogdan Adamczyk is the founder and the director of the EMC Center at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Dr. Adamczyk has been teaching EM and EMC courses at GVSU for over 16 years. He has also taught numerous EMC certificate courses for industry. He is the author of the upcoming book “Foundations of Electromagnetic Compatibility with Practical Application” (Wiley, 2016). He is an iNARTE-certified EMC Master Design Engineer, a founding member and the chair of the IEEE EMC Chapter of West Michigan, and a member of the IEEE EMC Society Education Committee
Flavio G. Canavero received his electronic engineering degree from Politecnico (Technical University) of Torino, Italy, and the PhD degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, in 1986. Currently he is a Professor of Circuit Theory with the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, where he serves also as the Director of the Doctoral School. He is an IEEE Fellow. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, V.P. for Communication Services of the EMC Society and Chair of URSI Commission E. He has been the Co-Chair, with Professor Clayton Paul, of the first edition of Global University in 2007. He received several Industry and IEEE Awards, including the prestigious Richard R. Stoddard Award for Outstanding Performance, which is the EMC Society’s highest technical award. His research interests include signal integrity and EMC design issues, interconnect modeling, black-box characterization of digital integrated circuits, EMI and statistics in EMC.
Jun Fan (S’97-M’00-SM’06-F’16) received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1994 and 1997, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 2000. From 2000 to 2007, he worked for NCR Corporation, San Diego, CA, as a Consultant Engineer. In July 2007, he joined the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly University of Missouri-Rolla), and is currently a Professor and Director of the Missouri S&T EMC Laboratory. Dr. Fan also serves as the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Electromagnetic Compatibility and Senior Investigator of Missouri S&T Material Research Center. His research interests include signal integrity and EMI designs in high-speed digital systems, dc power-bus modeling, intra-system EMI and RF interference, PCB noise reduction, differential signaling, and cable/connector designs. Dr. Fan served as the Chair of the IEEE EMC Society TC-9 Computational Electromagnetics Committee from 2006 to 2008, and was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE EMC Society in 2007 and 2008. He currently serves as the Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee of the IEEE EMC Society, and is an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility and EMC Magazine. Dr. Fan received an IEEE EMC Society Technical Achievement Award in August 2009.
Lee Hill is Founding Partner of SILENT Solutions LLC, an independent electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and RF design firm established in 1992. Besides providing EMC design review and troubleshooting services, Lee is a member of adjunct faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), an EMC class instructor at the University of Oxford (England), and an EMC instructor for the IEEE EMC Society’s annual Global University program and EMC Fundamentals workshop. He has also served as an EMC instructor for UC Berkeley Extension, Hewlett-Packard, Agilent, Freescale Semiconductor, and General Motors University. Previously Lee was Principal EMC and Systems Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation’s Workstation Systems Engineering Group in Palo Alto, California. Lee received the Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering & Electromagnetics with highest honors from the University of Missouri-Rolla EMC Laboratory, (now Missouri University of Science and Technology). Lee is a past member of the Society’s Board of Directors (2004-2007), and also served as a member of the Society’s Awards Committee. In 1994, Lee was appointed to serve a two year term as an IEEE EMC Society Distinguished Lecturer (DL), and from 1999-2006 he served as chair of the DL program.
Dr. Todd Hubing is the Michelin Professor of Vehicle Electronic Systems Integration at Clemson University and Director of the Clemson Vehicular Electronics Laboratory (CVEL). His research focuses on the design of electronic components and systems that work safely and reliably in automotive environments. He holds a BSEE degree from MIT, an MSEE degree from Purdue University and a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University. He was an engineer with IBM for 7 years and a faculty member at the University of Missouri-Rolla for 17 years before joining Clemson University in 2006. At Clemson, he teaches classes in vehicle electronics, electromagnetic compatibility and digital signal integrity. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society, and a Past-President of the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society.
Frank Leferink has been with THALES in Hengelo, The Netherlands since 1984 and is now the Technical Authority EMC. He is responsible for the EMC activities in the development of new radar systems and naval platforms. He is also the Manager of Excellence on EMC of the THALES Group (65.000 employees), with over 100 EMC engineers spread over Europe, Asia, Australia and North-America, and 15 EMC laboratories.
In 2003 he was appointed as (part-time, full research) professor, Chair for EMC at the University of Twente. The position is sponsored by THALES. Nine PhD researchers, a senior researcher and several master students are active in the EMC group. He published over 300 papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences, and owns 5 patents. Prof. Dr. Leferink is chair of the IEEE EMC Benelux Chapter, member of the TPC Asia-Pacific EMC, a member of the ISC EMC Europe, and associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on EMC.
Francesca Maradei (M’96, SM’06) received the Laurea degree in electrical engineering (cum laude) from Sapienza University of Rome in 1992, the Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in electrical engineering from the INPG, Laboratoire d’Electrotechnique de Grenoble, France, in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, in 1997. She joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Sapienza University in 1996 where she is currently professor. She has authored more than 150 technical papers in the field of computational electromagnetics and EMC and the book Signal Integrity and Radiated Emissions of High Speed Digital Circuits, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2008. She received the 2015 Laurence Cumming Award for outstanding service to the EMC society over the last ten years including a term as President (2010-11), two terms as a member of the Board of Directors, service as chapter coordinator, and contributing to the global outreach and overall success of the EMC Society. She was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility from 1999 to 2000.
Andy Marvin is Technical Director of York EMC Services Ltd and Professor of Applied Electromagnetics in the University of York’s Department of Electronics. He received his BEng, MEng and PhD degrees from the University of Sheffield between 1972 and 1978.
His main research interests are EMC measurement and modelling techniques, EMC antennas and electromagnetic shielding measurement and modelling.
Arturo Mediano received his M.Sc. (1990) and his Ph. D. (1997) in Electrical Engineering from University of Zaragoza (Spain), where he has held a teaching professorship in EMI/EMC/RF/SI from 1992. From 1990, he has been involved in R&D projects in EMI/EMC/SI/RF fields for communications, industry and scientific/medical applications with a solid experience in training, consultancy and troubleshooting for companies in Spain, USA, Switzerland, France, UK, Italy, Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands. He is the founder of The HF-Magic Lab®, a specialized laboratory for design, diagnostic, troubleshooting, and training in the EMI/EMC/SI and RF fields at I3A (University of Zaragoza), and from 2011, he is instructor for Besser Associates (CA, USA) offering public and on site courses in EMI/EMC/SI/RF subjects through the USA, especially in Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area. He is Senior Member of the IEEE, active member from 1999 of the MTT-17 (HF/VHF/UHF) Technical Committee of the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society and member of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Society. Arturo can be reached at email@example.com. Web: www.cartoontronics.com.
Mark Steffka is a Lecturer with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of Michigan - Dearborn, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit – Mercy. His university responsibilities include teaching undergraduate, graduate, and professional development courses on EMC, antennas, and electronic communications. His industry background consists of 35 years’ experience with automotive electrical/electronic systems, military and aerospace communications, industrial electronics, and is a Global Team Leader - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Technical Specialist with General Motors Global Propulsion Systems.
Tzong-Lin Wu, received the B.S.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from National Taiwan University (NTU), in 1991 and 1995, respectively. From 1995 to 1996, Tzong-Lin was a Senior Engineer at Micro-electronics Technology Inc., in Hsinchu, Taiwan. In 1996, after receiving his Ph.D. degree, he joined the Central Research Institute of the Tatung Company, Taipei, Taiwan, where he was involved in the analysis and measurement of electromagnetic compatibility/electromagnetic interference (EMC/EMI) problems of high-speed digital systems. In 1998, he decided in favor of an academic career and accepted a position at the Electrical Engineering Department, National Sun Yat-Sen University. Since 2006, he has been a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering (GICE), NTU. His research interests include EMC/EMI and signal/power integrity design for high-speed digital/optical systems. Tzong-Lin has served as the Chair of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) Taipei Section in 2007-2011, the Treasurer of the IEEE Taipei Section in 2007-2008, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the IEEE Taipei Section in 2009-2010 and 2013-2016. He served the IEEE EMC Society as a Distinguished Lecturer for the period 2008–2009. He is now the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on EMC and IEEE Transactions on CPMT. Dr. Wu is an IEEE Fellow.