Alexander Chenakin, Senior Director, R&D at Anritsu Company, and world renown expert on frequency sources and synthesizers, talks with Pat Hindle, Media Director at Microwave Journal, about his work experience, groundbreaking synthesizer products and outlook on the future. Here is a link to the discussion in text.
Joel Dunsmore, Research Fellow at Keysight Technologies and RF test expert, book author and course instructor with more than 36 patents, talks with Microwave Journal Media Director, Pat Hindle, about his design work with various VNAs over the years, software and algorithm development, patent research and future outlook on the industry.
Alfonso Farina, a well-known Italian engineer that pioneered new technology in radar systems and signal processing, authored more than 1000 papers, noted for his work to bridge the gap between industry and academy, and fellow with the IEEE and IET, talks with Pat Hindle, Media Director at Microwave Journal, about his passion for engineering, close connection to academia, invention of Track While Scan Radar, advice for young engineers and more. Here is a link to the text version of the conversation.
Zoya Popovic, Distinguished Professor at University of Colorado (Boulder) Lockheed Martin Endowed Chair in RF Engineering, IEEE Fellow and Member of the National Academy of Engineering talks with Pat Hindle, Media Director at Microwave Journal, about her journey from Serbia to the US, course development and research at University of Colorado, outlook on device technology and educating future engineers. Sponsored by BAE Systems.
Inventor, Scientist, Lecturer, Professor, and Chief Scientist at Synergy Microwave, Ajay Poddar, talks with Microwave Journal Media Director, Pat Hindle, about his education, early career in India, inventions at Synergy Microwave and extensive work with the IEEE involving the MTT-S and AP-S societies and humanitarian committees. Here is a link to the transcript.
The famous inventor of the mobile cellular phone and many other wireless technologies, Marty Cooper, talks with Microwave Journal Editors, Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude, about his education, career at Motorola and other companies, the famous first mobile cellular phone call and his passion to conquer the digital divide. Marty's new book, "Cutting the Chord" is available on Amazon here.
Legendary mixer designer and Founder of Marki Microwave, Ferenc Marki, and his son who transformed the company into a full MMIC supplier as CEO, Chris Marki, talk with Microwave Journal Editorial Director, Pat Hindle, about their adventures in education, innovation, and the founding/transformation of Marki Microwave on their 30th anniversary of the company. "When you stop innovating, you go hungry!"
Allen Podell, Founder of Anzac and Pacific Monolithics, and Besser Instructor with 60 patents in our industry, talks with Microwave Journal Editorial Director, Pat Hindle, about his educational experience, founding of Anzac and Pacific Monolithics, his views on invention and team work, and experience as a consultant and Besser instructor.
Irwin Jacobs, founder of Qualcomm and Linkabit, Professor at MIT and UCSD, and philanthropist, talks with Microwave Journal editors Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude about his education, founding and breakup of Linkabit, launch and growth of Qualcomm, highlights of technology development projects, philanthropy activities, and outlook on the future of communications.
Professor Steve Cripps, Distinguished Research Professor from Cardiff University who has spent over 40 years working in the high frequency electronic industry and is a well-known authority on microwave power amplifier design, talks with Microwave Journal Editorial Director, Pat Hindle, about his career path, development of load line analysis, association with Cardiff University and how to "have a beer with Steve" genesis.