|Raul Ricardo Ramirez was born in El Paso, Texas, USA on March 16, 1969. He obtained the A.S. (1991) degree from East Los Angeles College and the B.S.E.E. (1994) and M.S.E.E. (1997) degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles and the Ph.D. degree (2001) at the University of California, Irvine. His research interests include printed circuit antennas, novel materials and photonic bandgap structures for printed circuit antenna substrates. Raul's teaching activities include serving as a Teaching Assistant (TA) during Spring Quarter 1999 at UCI. His service contributions include mentoring and tutoring high school and undergraduate students at UCLA through his involvement with the Minority Engineering Program and the Academic Advancement Program. Raul is the recipient of a U.C. President's Dissertation Fellowship 2000-2001 and a Regent's Fellowship Spring 2000. He plans a teaching career with the goal of increasing the quality and quantity of women, ethnic/racial minorities, and the working class in science and engineering fields.|
|Hyunseok Ko received B.S. in electrical engineering at University of California, Irvine in 2001. He joined the Center for RF Design and Measurement in January 2002. He was working on SiGe BiCMOS distributed amplifier in specializing in the characterization of various microstrip lines for broadband communication application. Currently, he is working in conjunction with Civil Engineering Department on the designing the microstrip-fed slot antenna array prototype for microwave imaging for the detection of voids in concrete structure. Ko is planning to finish his M.S. program in spring quarter, 2003.|
|Kuh was born in Seoul, and received B.S degree in Electric Engineering in Korea from Hangkong Univ in 1996. Presently, he receive his MS at UC Irvine in August 2003. His research is focused on distribted filter design ,especially concentrating on the folded coupled structure analysis and its application.
|Abdolreza Langari is Senior Package Design Engineer at Mindspeed Technologies, the networking division of Conexant Systems Inc. in NewportBeach, California. He has been with Conexant Systems since 1997. Sincethen he has focused on developing advanced packaging solutions forintegrated power amplifier modules for wireless systems as well as high density/high power package applications used in communication systems. Heholds his Masters degree in Mech. Eng. from Texas A&M University and currently working part-time on his second Masters degree in Electromagnetics at UC Irvine "Center of RF Design and Characterization". His area of expertise is advanced packaging solutions for high-density communication systems. He is a member of ASME, IMPAS, and IEEE. In addition, he holds four US patents, and has authored several conference and journal papers in the area of micro electronic packaging. In 2001, he was named "Engineer of the Year" for his contribution to advanced package process technology development at Conexant Systems.
|Bedri Artug Cetiner was born in Famagusta, Cyprus in 1969. He received the Ph.D Degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering from the Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, in 1999. From November 1999 to June 2000 he was with the University of California, Los Angeles, as a visiting scholar. Since June 2000, he has been with the Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, University of California, Irvine, where he worked as a postdoctoral researcher. Dr. Cetiner is the recipient of the 1999 NATO scholarship given by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) for post-doctoral research.|
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|Chin-Ming Chein received the B.S. Degree in Computer Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwain, in 1995. From 1999 to 2001, he was with IBM, Taiwan, involved in CIM projects. Since 2002, he has been an master student of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of California, Irvine. He is currently working as a research assistant. His research interests focus on RF and analog integrated circuit design.
|Sunan Liu received the B.S Degree in Electronics Engineering from the Nankai University, Tianjin, P.R.China, in 2000. From September 2000 to September 2001, she was with Department of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington, as a Master student. Since September 2002, she has been with the Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, University of California, Irvine, where she worked as a Master student. During 2001 summer, she joined the RF MEMS group under professor Franco De Flaviis. She is currently working as a research assistant at University of California, Irvine. Her current research interest is focused on the design and measurement of antenna diversity system, modeling and simulation of wireless communication channel.
|Gye-An Lee received the M.S Degree in Electronics Engineering from the Ajou University, Korea, in 1999. From February 1998 to October 1998, he was with the University of California, Los Angeles, as a visiting student. After graduate, he joined Motorola, Korea as CDMA Mobile phone designer. Since September 2000, he has been with the Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, University of California, Irvine, where he worked as a Ph. D student. During 2001 summer, he joined Conexant Inc. as full-time summer intern. After 2001 summer, he joined Conexant, Inc. as part-time research contractor until June. 2002. He is currently working as a research assistant at University of California, Irvine. His current research interest is focused on the design of high frequency, high-speed distributed integrated circuits with SiGe BiCMOS technology, application of broadband wireless/wired communications and embedded passive circuits for System-In-a-Package (SIP)|
|J.Y. Qian was born in Changsha, China. He received the B.S. degree inopto-electronics and M.S. degree in optics from the University of Scienceand Technology of China, Hefei, China, in 1994 and 1997, respectively, andis currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering andcomputer science at the University of California at Irvine. His current research interests include RF MEMS switches and design and analysis of microwave circuits. Now he is working on his Ph.D. degree under the joint supervision of the Prof. G.P. Li and Prof. F. De Flaviis|
|Chang won Jung
Chang won Jung received the B.S Degree in Radio Science and Engineering from the Kwang woon University, Korea in 1997 and he received M.S Degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC), LA, USA in 2001. From February 1997 to August 1999, he joined LG Information and telecommunication, Korea, as an engineer of wireless communication field, CDMA Since 2002, he has been with the Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, University of California, Irvine, where he worked as a Ph. D student. He is currently working as a research assistant at University of California, Irvine. His current research interest is focused on the design of antenna, antenna with MEMS switch and its fabrication