Franco De Flaviis

Was born in Teramo, Italy in 1963. He received the Italy degree (laurea) in electronics engineering from the University of Ancona (Italy) in 1990. In 1991 he was an engineer employee at Alcatel as researcher specialized in the area of microwave mixer design. In 1992 he was Visiting Researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) working on low intermodulation mixers. He received the M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering at UCLA in 1994 and 1997 respectively. Currently he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California Irvine. Dr. De Flaviis research interest are in the filed of computer-aided electromagnetics for high-speed digital circuits and antennas, microelectromechanical switches (MEMS) for RF applications fabricated on unconventional substrates such as printed circuit board and microwave laminates.