ULRICH L. ROHDE, PhD, Dr-Ing, IEEE Fellow, is Chairman of Synergy Microwave Corporation; a partner of Rohde & Schwarz, a Munich, Germany firm specializing in test equipment and advanced communications systems; and Professor of Microwave and RF Technology at the Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus, Germany. He was previously president of Compact Software, Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of Ansoft Corporation. Dr. Rohde has published more than sixty scientific articles, and has authored or coauthored six books in the field of microwaves and communications.
AJAY K. PODDAR, Dr-Ing, IEEE member, is a Senior Design Engineer for Synergy Microwave Corporation, Paterson, New Jersey, and was previously a senior scientist for the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) (1991–2001), Armament Research and Development Establishment, Pune, India. He has published more than twenty scientific papers. His main interests are communications systems and circuits, specifically RF-MEMS and microwave and millimeterwave oscillators.
GEORG BÖCK, Dr-Ing, IEEE Senior Member, is Professor of Microwave Engineering at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, and head of the Microwave Department. His main areas of research are the characterization, modeling, and design of microwave passive and semiconductor devices; MICs; and MMICs up to the millimeterwave range. Dr. Böck has published more than 100 scientific papers.