Microwave Design Engineer & Consultant, Skyarna Ltd,
Dr. Powell received his Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of
Since then he has worked in the field of microwave component
design and packaging, using MMIC and hybrid circuit techniques in
multiple technologies and for various applications. Dr.
Powell was a Principal Microwave Engineer at QinetiQ, UK, between
2001 to 2011 where he designed a wide variety of circuit functions
using GaAs, InP and GaN technologies in the frequency range 1 GHz
to 110 GHz. He also contributed to the development of a GaN
MMIC process at QinetiQ, demonstrating GaN MMIC components. He
currently works as a freelance design engineer working for a
variety of industrial and university clients.
Dr Powell has published more than 40 papers and 2 issued or
pending patents and has made many technical presentations at
international conferences and seminars.
Dr Powell has been a member of the CEI-Europe faculty since
Advanced RF Power Amplifier
Techniques for Modern Wireless and Microwave