Instructor: Dr. Francesca Maradei, Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Past President, IEEE EMC Society

Francesca MaradeiFrancesca 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, 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 received also the James Melcher Price Paper Award with the paper “Analysis of upset and failures due to ESD by the FDTD-INBCs method”, IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, vol. 38, no. 4, Jul./Aug.2002, pp.1009-1017; the Oral Presentation Best Paper Award at the International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility - EMC ROMA 1994, Rome, Italy, and the Poster Presentation Best Paper Award at the EMC EUROPE 2000, Brugge, Belgium. Prof. Maradei was President (2010-11) of the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society. She was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility from 1999 to 2000. She is a member of the EMC Europe International Steering Committee, and since 1998 she is a member of the Editorial Board of IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC) and of IEEE COMPUMAG Conference.



Instructor: Mr. Scott Piper, BSEE, EMC Subject Matter Expert, General Motors, Vice-chair of IEEE EMC Society Technical Committee 9, Computational Electromagnetics

Scott PiperScott Piper received a BSE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan Dearborn.  Scott has 15 years of experience working in EMC in both the Automotive and Aerospace industries and has been the primary engineer responsible for implementing electromagnetic simulation tools in two corporations.  Scott has been an EMC Society distinguished lecturer and is currently the vice-chair of the EMC society’s technical committee on computational electromagnetics (TC9).  Scott currently works for General Motors as an EMC subject matter expert and is also a global resource for EMC simulation.



Instructor: Dr. Todd Hubing, Professor Emeritus, Clemson University, IEEE Fellow, ACES Fellow, Past President, IEEE EMC Society

Todd HubingDr. Todd Hubing is a Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University and President of LearnEMC. Dr. Hubing 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 at IBM for 7 years and a faculty member at the University of Missouri-Rolla for 17 years before joining Clemson University in 2006. As the Michelin Professor of Vehicle Electronics at Clemson, he established the Clemson Vehicular Electronics Laboratory where he supervised research projects and taught classes in vehicle electronics, electromagnetic compatibility and digital signal integrity. At LearnEMC, he provides EMC instruction, consulting and design assistance to engineers working in the automotive, aerospace and consumer electronics industries. Dr. Hubing has authored or co-authored over 200 papers and presentations on electromagnetic modeling, electromagnetic compatibility and the design of reliable electronic systems. 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.



Instructor: Mr. Zhong Chen, MSEE, Director of RF Engineering, ETS-Lindgren, Chair of ANSI ASC C63® Subcommittee 1

Zhong ChenZhong Chen is the Director of RF Engineering at ETS-Lindgren, located in Cedar Park, Texas. He has over 25 years of experience in EMC antenna and field probe design and measurements, RF testing, and anechoic chamber designs. He is chairman of ASC ANSI C63 subcommittee 1 which is responsible for standards on basic EMC measurements, antenna calibration and chamber/test site validation, and measurement uncertainties. He is chairman of the IEEE standard 1309 committee responsible for developing calibration standards for field probes, and chairman of the IEEE standard 1128 committee for absorber measurements. His research interests include measurement uncertainty, time domain measurements for site validation and antenna calibration, development of novel RF absorber materials, and anechoic chamber designs. Zhong Chen received his M.S.E.E. degree in electromagnetics from the Ohio State University at Columbus. Zhong Chen is a current member of the IEEE EMC Society’s Distinguished Lecturer Program.



Instructor: Dr. Frank Leferink, Professor, University of Twente, Technical Authority, THALES Nederland, IEEE Fellow

Frank LeferinkFrank Leferink (M’91–SM’08–F’19) received his B.Sc in 1984, M.Sc. in 1992 and his PhD in 2001, all electrical engineering, at the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.  He has been with THALES in Hengelo, The Netherlands since 1984 and is now the Technical Authority EMC. He is also manager of the Network of Excellence on EMC of the THALES Group, with over 100 EMC engineers scattered over more than 20 units, worldwide.
In 2003 he was appointed as (part-time, full research) professor, Chair for EMC at the University of Twente.  At the University of Twente he lectures the course EMC, and manages several research projects, with 2 researchers and 15 PhD student-researchers. Over 300 papers have been published at international conferences or peer reviewed journals, and he holds 5 patents.
Prof. dr. Leferink is past-president of the Dutch EMC-ESD association, Chair of the IEEE EMC Benelux Chapter, member of ISC EMC Europe, Chairman of EMC Europe 2018 (Amsterdam), member of the Board of Directors of the IEEE EMC Society, and associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility and the IEEE Letters on Electromagnetic Compatibility Practice and Applications.



Instructor: Dr. Chulsoon Hwang, Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science & Technology

Chulsoon HwangChulsoon Hwang is with EMC laboratory at Missouri S&T (Formerly University of Missouri−Rolla) as an assistant professor. He received his PhD degree at KAIST in 2012 and worked at Samsung Electronics as a senior engineer from 2012 to 2015. He has authored or co-authored 50+ IEEE journal/conference papers and received a best paper award at AP-EMC 2017, DesignCon 2018 and 2019, and an outstanding young scientist award at AP-EMC 2018. His research area includes RF desense, signal/power integrity, and electromagnetic interference.



Instructor: Dr. Xiaoning Ye, Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation, Chair of IEEE EMC Society’s Technical Advisory Committee

Xiaoning YeXiaoning Ye received the Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1995 and 1997, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Rolla (currently Missouri University of Science and Technology), Rolla, in 2000, all in electrical engineering. Dr. Ye joined Intel Corporation in 2001, and he is currently a Principal Engineer in Data Center Group, responsible for signal integrity of high speed interconnect. Dr. Ye holds twelve patents and a few more patent applications in the areas of high-speed signaling. He is currently Chair of the IEEE EMC Society Technical Advisory Committee, and Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on EMC. He was a past distinguished lecturer in 2014 and 2015, and served as Technical Program Co-Chair for IEEE International Conference on Signal Integrity and Power Integrity in 2014, 2016, 2017, Technical Program vice Chair for IEEE International Symposium on EMC and SI in 2015, and Technical Paper Chair for IEEE International Symposium on EMC and SI in 2018 and 2019. Dr. Ye also received Technical achievement award of IEEE EMC Society in 2015.



Instructor: Mr. Lee Hill, MSEE, Founding Partner, SILENT Solutions LLC & GmbH, Adjunct Faculty, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Associate Tutor, University of Oxford

Lee HillLee Hill is Founding Partner of SILENT Solutions LLC (1992) and Managing Director of Silent Solutions GmbH (2017, Munich). Lee received his MSEE from the Missouri University of Science & Technology EMC Laboratory, where he studied under Dr.’s Thomas Van Doren, Todd Hubing, and James Drewniak.  Lee is chair of this year’s Clayton R. Paul Global University Program at the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on EMC + SIPI.  He is a past member of the IEEE EMC Society's Board of Directors (2004-2007). Lee served a two year term as an IEEE EMC Society Distinguished Lecturer (DL), and from chaired the DL program from 1999-2006. Besides providing EMC design review and troubleshooting services, Lee teaches a graduate course in EMC as a member of adjunct faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and is also an EMC course instructor for University of Oxford (England).  Previously Lee was Principal EMC and Systems Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation’s Workstation Systems Engineering Group in Palo Alto, California.  With over 30 years of EMC design and troubleshooting experience, Lee consults and teaches worldwide, and has been teaching short courses on EMC design and troubleshooting for twenty-five years, He has presented EMC courses in in the US, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Norway, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korea.



Instructor: Dr. David Pommerenke, Professor, Missouri University of Science & Technology, IEEE Fellow, Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on EMC

David PommerenkeDr. David Pommerenke received his Diploma and PhD from the Technical University Berlin, Germany. His research interests are system level ESD, electronics, numerical simulations, EMC measurement methods and instrumentations. He received the Ph.D. from the Technical University Berlin, Germany in 1996. After working at Hewlett Packard for 5 years he joined the Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory at the Missouri University of S&T in 2001 where he is professor .  He has published more than 200 papers and is inventor on 13 patents. His main research interests are measurement/instrumentation ESD, and EMC. He is IEEE fellow and associated editor for the IEEE Transactions on EMC.  



Instructor: Dr. Bruce Archambeault, Adjunct Professor, Missouri University of Science & Technology, IBM Distinguished Engineer Emeritus, Principal, Archambeault EMI/EMC Enterprises, IEEE Fellow, President, IEEE EMC Society

Bruce ArchambeaultDr. Bruce Archambeault is an IEEE Fellow, an IBM Distinguished Engineer Emeritus and an Adjunct Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology.  He received his B.S.E.E degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1977 and his M.S.E.E degree from Northeastern University in 1981.  He received his Ph. D. from the University of New Hampshire in 1997.  His doctoral research was in the area of computational electromagnetics applied to real-world EMC problems.  He has taught numerous seminars on EMC and Signal Integrity across the USA and the world, including the past 14 years at Oxford University.Dr. Archambeault has authored or co-authored a number of papers in computational electromagnetics, mostly applied to real-world EMC applications.  He is a member of the Board of Directors for the IEEE EMC Society and a past Board of Directors member for the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES).  He currently serves as the President of the IEEE EMC Society.  He has served as a past IEEE/EMCS Distinguished Lecturer, EMCS TAC Chair and Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility.  He is the author of the book “PCB Design for Real-World EMI Control” and the lead author of the book titled “EMI/EMC Computational Modeling Handbook”.

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