Dr. Powell 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 Continuing Education Institute-Europe faculty since 2013.
Course 008 Advanced RF Power Amplifier Techniques for Modern Wireless and Microwave Systems