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.
NYU Professor Theodore Rappaport, NYU David Lee/Ernst Weber Professor of Electrical Engineering, Founding Director of NYU WIRELESS, Professor of Computer Science at NYU Courant and Professor of Radiology, NYU School of Medicine, talks with Microwave Journal Editorial Director Pat Hindle about how he got interested in radio technology, launching wireless centers of excellence at 3 universities, his ground breaking work with mmWave channel modeling and his view on the future of wireless in 6G and beyond.
Dr. Ulrich Rohde talks with Microwave Journal editors Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude about his educational background, first interest in wireless technology, experiences with COMPACT Software, launch of Synergy Microwave, awards and the future of education and technology. Here is a written summary of the discussion: https://www.microwavejournal.com/ext/resources/Podcasts/UlrichRohde-Podcast.pdf.
Microwave Journal® launches a new podcast series, "RF Industry Icons," and in the second episode we talk with Les Besser, inventor of COMPACT (Computerized Optimization of Microwave Passive and Active CircuiTs) software, the first commercially available circuit simulation software, and founder of the RF training company, Besser Associates. COMPACT software was ultimately sold to Ulrich Rohde and acquired by Ansoft which is now owned by Ansys. Learn about this evolution of RF simulation software as told through Les Besser's story.
Microwave Journal launches a new podcast series, "RF Industry Icons" by talking with James Rautio, founder of Sonnet Software/Maxwell Expert/IEEE Life Fellow/Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Editors Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude discuss with Jim his early experiences with wireless technology, launch of Sonnet Software, Maxwell hero, IEEE work and advice for young engineers.