Introducing Members Newly Elected to the EMC Society Board of Directors

The following members began a three-year term on the Board effective January 1, 2003. Abbreviated biographies of these gentlemen are shown below.

Michael O. Hatfield
Michael O. Hatfield has been with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, VA, since receiving his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the West Virginia Institute of Technology in 1979. He was assigned to the Electromagnetic Performance of Aircraft and Ship Systems (EMPASS) project until 1982. Since 1982 he has been in the Systems Electromagnetic Effects Branch where he is in charge of development and operation of the NSWC Reverberation Chamber Facility. He is a member of the IEEE EMC Society and has been actively publishing articles about Reverberation Chambers in the EMC Transactions and at the EMC Symposia since 1988. The Navy awarded Mike the Haislmaier Award in 1997 for his work in Electromagnetic Environmental Effects. The IEEE EMC Society awarded Mike the Richard R. Stoddard Award in 1995 and the Laurence G. Cumming Award in 1997 for his work with Reverberation Chambers. Mike works in the Electromagnetic Effects Division of NSWCDD, which addresses and resolves electromagnetic compatibility problems for the U.S. Navy. Mike is also a member of the Science and Technology Panel that reviews research and development efforts at NSWCDD. Mike is a member of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) SC/77B Working Group 10 and is the U.S. Representative to and Convenor for IEC standard 61000-4-21 on Reverberation Chambers.

Daniel D. Hoolihan
Daniel D. Hoolihan is currently President of Hoolihan EMC Consulting, 32515 Nottingham Court-Box 367, Lindstrom, Minnesota, 55045. Hoolihan has been consulting in EMC Engineering since January of 2000. He specializes in EMC-Laboratory evaluations, EMC standards, and EMC Education. Previous to consulting, he worked as Vice-President of Minnesota Operations for TUV Product Service from 1994 to 2000. From 1984 to 1994, he was the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of AMADOR Corporation; a small business specializing in EMC testing of electronic products ranging in size from pacemakers to supercomputers. His first employment out of graduate school (in 1969) was with Control Data Corporation in their internal EMC lab. Hoolihan has been on the Board of Directors of the EMC Society of the IEEE since 1987. He is the past-president of the EMCS (1998-1999) and has held many positions with the EMCS board in his years of service. He most recently served as the Chair of the 2002 IEEE International Symposium on EMC which was held in Minneapolis in August of 2002. He helped found the EMC chapter of the Twin Cities Section in 1985 and has been active in the local chapter since that time. He has been actively involved with ANSI-Accredited Standards Committee on EMC since 1985. He is presently on the Steering Committee of C63 as well as chairing Subcommittee 6 (SC-6 - Lab Accreditation) and SC-8 (EMC and Medical Devices). He is also an active member of the United States Technical Advisory Group on CISPR B; Industrial, Scientific and Medical Equipment. His formal education includes a Bachelors Degree in Physics from Saint John's University (Minnesota), a Masters Degree in Physics from Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge), and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis).

Andrew Podgorski
Andrew Stan Podgorski has a MASc and Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He has published over 100 scientific papers and over 30 classified and non-classified reports. He holds many patents in the area of electromagnetics. Currently, he is President of ASR Technologies (Ottawa, Canada) - an independent Research and Engineering Company conducting research in the area of broadband electromagnetics. His scientific interest focuses on electromagnetic theory, microwave networks and antenna theory in application to measurements, modeling and generation of picosecond electromagnetic phenomena. For 15 years, he was a Group Leader of the EMI/EMC Group at the National Research Council of Canada and was involved in numerous programs of national significance for the Canadian Government and Industry. He has served on many international, inter-governmental military and civilian panels of experts representing Canada in USA, Europe, and Australia. For several years he was on the Board of Directors for the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society of IEEE where he was the Treasurer and a "Distinguished Lecturer" for the Society. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Life Member of the IEEE EMC Society. Currently, he is a Chair of the Technical Activities Committee (TAC) of the IEEE EMC Society. Dr. Podgorski is a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and a member of the Association of Old Crows. His name is listed in the Canadian "Who's Who" Publication.

Jose Perini
Prof. Jose Perini was born in São Paulo, Brazil, where he received the BS degrees in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from Escola Politecnica de São Paulo in 1952. In 1961, he obtained the Ph.D. in EE from Syracuse University. He joined Syracuse University in 1962 as an Assistant Professor, moved through the ranks to Full Professor, and retired in 1991. He is now an Emeritus Professor of EE. He has taught in many different areas such as EMF, Antennas, EMC, Digital Signal Processing, Communications, Radar, Circuit Theory, Mathematics, and Computers. Prof. Perini has had continuous research support from the Navy, Air Force, Army, and industry, mostly in the EMC area, during his 29 years at SU. He is still active in the profession as a lecturer and researcher. As a Consultant he has done extensive work in the US and abroad. He has published and presented over one hundred papers in the US and overseas. He has given many invited papers, lectures, and tutorials. He was a Distinguished Lecturer for the EMC Society until 1998. He is an IEEE Fellow, and a certified NARTE EMC Engineer. He is a reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on EMC, AP-S, MTT, and Education.

Bruce Archambeault
Bruce Archambeault is a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM in Research Triangle Park, NC. 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. In 1981 he joined Digital Equipment Corporation and through 1994 he had assignments ranging from EMC/TEMPEST product design and testing to developing computational electromagnetic EMC-related software tools. In 1994 he joined SETH Corporation where he continued to develop computational electromagnetic EMC-related software tools and used them as a consulting engineer in a variety of different industries. In 1997 he joined IBM in Raleigh, N.C. where he is the lead EMC engineer, responsible for EMC tool development and use on a variety of products. During his career in the U.S. Air Force he was responsible for in-house communications security and TEMPEST/EMC related research and development projects. Dr. Archambeault has authored or co-authored a number of papers in computational electromagnetics, mostly applied to real-world EMC applications. He is currently a Board of Directors member of the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) and the IEEE EMC Society. He has served as a past 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."

Nigel J. Carter
Dr. Nigel J. Carter is the Technical Manager for Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) in the Electromagnetics Group, of QinetiQ in the UK. Dr. Carter has been working in the field of E3 for over 30 years. Apart from his duties in supporting the group comprising some 100 scientists and engineers, his primary work is research in the development of test and analysis methodologies for assessing the vulnerability of both civil and military land, sea and air assets to electromagnetic environmental effects. This work has produced test procedures that have been encompassed in various forms in national and international standards. He is a member of several national and international specification committees including the HIRF committees SAE AE4R, ARAC EEHWG and EUROCAE WG14. In the latter case, he is the Change Coordinator for Section 20 of ED14: the European equivalent of DO160. He was also the European Sub-Group leader responsible for the production of the HIRF Users Guide. He is a member of civil EMC/NEMP committees BSI GEL210/12 and IEC 77C. He has presented many papers at international symposia on his research. Among recent research programs, he has had technical responsibility for the production of an Integrated EM Effects Design Guide for the UK DOD and associated Defense Contractors. During his career he has been involved in many aircraft and other platform electromagnetic evaluations for both military and increasingly civil applications. He was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy in Physics for his work on aircraft EMC clearance techniques by the University of Surrey, 1986 and was awarded the Royal Aeronautical Society's Bronze Medal in 1991 for his "Contribution to the UK, Europe and USA philosophies and procedures for aircraft and equipment Electromagnetic Hazards in terms of vulnerability predictions, improved hardness and testing." He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and an EMP Fellow of the Summa Foundation 1998. EMC

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