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May 1, 2013 | Sherry Hess

I recently agreed to co-chair the IEEE MTT-S Women in Engineering (WIE) / Women in Microwaves (WIM)...

Feb 26, 2013 | Sherry Hess

Given the recent fiscal cliff and the spending cut countdown, I’m wondering how many of you think this blog will be...

Jan 25, 2013 | Sherry Hess

January started with a bang. Three weeks of travel, which meant a lot of time sitting on planes and waiting for them...

Nov 28, 2012 | Sherry Hess

A few months ago, I heard a news program on NPR about the Khan Academy...

Sep 17, 2012 | Sherry Hess

I was pleased to be invited to participate on the Women in Electronic Design panel at DAC 2012 this past June...

Mar 14, 2012 | Sherry Hess

Those who know me know that I like to repeat what works and, preferably, strive to do it better. They also know that...

Feb 13, 2012 | Sherry Hess

Last October I attended a three-day conference called Business of Software (BoS) in Boston...

Sep 29, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

It has become popular to simulate antennas in electromagnetic (EM) simulation software. After all, an antenna is by...

Jun 11, 2011 | Sherry Hess

Earlier this year, I posted a blog, Are You a Do’er?, which was inspired from my participation...

May 23, 2011 | Dane Collins

Over the last decade, AWR’s products have grown and matured to become a very powerful microwave design...

Apr 14, 2011 | Sherry Hess

So did you? Stop waiting and start (fill in the blank)? The reason this part 2 blog...

Apr 11, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

De-embedding is a process where a port's parasitics are removed. (As a byproduct, it also can set the reference...

Mar 28, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

As a designer, you certainly need to know where the ground of your circuit is. EM simulators work the same way. You...

Mar 25, 2011 | Sherry Hess

DesignCon 2011 just ended, and it was the first year for AWR to exhibit. While a number of you use our software for...

Feb 24, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

If you use an EM simulator, you use ports. No kidding! Ports are the way the EM simulator "talks" to the outside...

Jan 20, 2011 | Dr. John Dunn

Now I know what you are thinking. How can this be a problem? As an overworked, overloaded, and overcommitted...

Jan 18, 2011 | Sherry Hess

(Aka grab a coffee, have a chat, ah heck, let’s just meet face to face!) Now that I have your attention…. Yeah. Let’...

Jan 12, 2011 | Sherry Hess

I can’t remember at which airport I was when I read this USA Today headline: “The Year We Stopped Talking.”

Nov 28, 2010 | Sherry Hess

Two weeks ago, I attended an EDAC panel session on Social Media for emerging companies to learn from...

Nov 1, 2010 | Sherry Hess

I just got back from European Microwave Week (EuMW) in Paris and have to share my enthusiasm...

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