2014/15

2015

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December 15: Open house of the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory. First-hand information for students with regard to teaching and research in the areas of interest of the Institute.
November 27: Invited talk at TUHH by Jan Niehof, Ph.D., NXP Semiconductors, Eindhoven, the Niederlands, within the IEEE Distinguished Lecturer program of the IEEE EMC Society on the topic of: “Preventing RFIC Interference Issues: Floorplan Development, Isolation- and Grounding Strategy”. PDF

November 20.: Farewell of Cheng Yang from National University of Defense Technology (Changsia, China) who has worked for half a year at the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory.

November 20.: Successful defense by Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Hardock of his Ph.D. thesis “Design of Passive Microwave Components on Muli-layered Printed Circuit Boards using Functional Vias”.
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November 18: Presentations by Prof. Qi Wu and Prof. Christian Schuster at the Institute of High Frequency Engineering and Electronics of KIT by invitation of Prof. Thomas Zwick on the topics of antenna design for EMC testing and signal/power integrity, respectively. PDF
November 5.: Visit of a delegation of representatives of academic institutions from Costa Rica accompanied by the German Academic Exchange Service. Academic institutions represented were Instituto Tecnológico de Costa-Rica (TEC), Universidad Técnica Nacional (UTN), and Universidad Nacional (UNA).

Oktober 5.-9.: Visit of Prof. Rimolo-Donadio, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR). Prof. Rimolo-Donadio graduated from TUHH with a Masters degree and obtained his Ph.D. in 2010 after working at the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory.

September 23: Institute outing to Timmendorf. A seaside city on the Baltic Sea.

September 8: Presentation by Prof. Schuster at the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) in Berlin during a special session on EMC with the topic „Ensuring Signal and Power Integrity for High-Speed Digital Systems“. PDF
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August 18: CONCEPT-II workshop at the EMC Dresden Conference with contributions from users both from academia and industry. PDF
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August 18: Presentation by Prof. Schuster for the Clayton Paul Global University during the EMC Dresden Conference on the topic of “Signal Integrity Engineering for High-Speed Links”. PDF
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24. July: Farewell of Jonathan Cedeno-Chavez. Guest of the ITCR Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica.
July 23: Joint summer party of the institute with our international guests.
June 1: Organisation of a workshop and hands-on training for students in the filed of computational electromagnetics by Computer Simulation Technology (CST). Presenters were Dr. Tröscher und Dr. Kunze. PDF
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May 15: Visit and invited lecture at TUHH by Prof. Dipanjan Gope, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Indien) on the topic of “O(NlogN) is not good enough – Opportunities in 3D full-wave MoM solution”. PDF

April 24: Invited talks at TUHH by IEEE Fellows John Norgard, NASA, and Dale Becker, IBM Server & Technology Group, both USA, within the IEEE Distinguished Lecturer program of the IEEE EMC Society. PDF

February 27: First “International ElectroMagnetic Proficiency Test (iEMPT)” at TUHH. Overall five volunteer bachelor students of electrical engineering participated in this international test on electromagnetic theory. Further information: PDF

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February 6: Visit and invited lecture at TUHH by Dr.-Ing. Arne Schröder, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern (Switzerland), on the topic of “Electromagnetic Simulations for Microwave Radiometer Systems”. PDF

January 9: Visit and invited lecture at TUHH by Prof. Martin Stumpf, SIX Research Centre, Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic) on the topic of “Pulsed EM Fields: Their Modeling and Potentialities”. PDF

2014

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December 16: Invited talk by Prof. Schuster on the topic of “Electromagnetic Interference in Digital Systems” on the IEEE Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems (EDAPS) Symposium in Bangalore, India. PDF

December 12: Visit of the Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, by Prof. Schuster. Invited lecture on the topic of “Electromagnetic Interference in Digital Systems”. On the picture left with Prof. Dipanjan Gope from the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering.
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December 3: Open house of the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory. First-hand information for students with regard to teaching and research in the areas of interest of the Institute.

November 5: Field trip with Electrical Engineering students to Philips Innovative Technologies in Hamburg. Visit of X-ray tube production and the MRT research department.

October 31: Successful defense by Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Müller of his Ph.D. thesis “Via Array Modeling for Application in Fast, Energy-Efficient Digital Systems”.

October 2: Institute outing to the city of Celle. A old german city of culture.

September 1-4: Workshop contribution to the EMC Europe Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, on the topic of “Modeling EMC Problems Using MoM” by the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory. Presenters were Dr. Heinz-D. Brüns, senior engineer, and Mr. Alexander Vogt, research assistant, both from the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory. PDF

July 18: Joint summer party of all institutes and guests located in the Harburger Schloßstraße.

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July 18: Presentation by Dr.-Ing. Miquel Astner on the topic “Antenna Development at Rodhe & Schwarz”.
July 1: Invited lecture by Prof. Qi Wu, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Fellow at the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory, on the evolution of dipole antennas over the past 125 years. In the picture left with Prof. Schuster and Prof. Ringle, who officially welcomed Prof. Wu. PDF

June 5: Invited Talk at TUHH by Prof. Albert Ruehli, IEEE Life Fellow and IBM Research Emeritus, on the topic “Introduction to the Partial Element Equivalent Circuit Approach and Evolution of Electrical Signal and Power Integrity Modeling for Computers”. Prof. Ruehli is a worldwide known scholar in the fields of numerical field and network analysis. Currently he is an adjunct professor at the EMC Laboratory of the Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA. PDF

May 14: Invited talk at TUHH by Prof. Dong Gun Kam, Ajou University Suwon (South Korea), on the topic “Recent Progress in Millimeter-Wave Packaging and Signal Integrity Research”. Prof. Kam is a well known packaging expert working in the frequency range 60-140 GHz and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology (CPMT). PDF

April 4 : Successful defense by Dipl.-Ing. Arne Schröder of his Ph.D. thesis “Accurate and Efficient Algorithms in the Method of Moments for the Analysis of High Intensity Radiated Field Coupling into Aircraft”.

March 20 : The President of the University of Technologie Hamburg-Harburg welcomes Prof. Qi Wu as a research fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
March 18 : Presentation by Prof. Schuster on the subject “Mit elektromagnetischen Wellen durch Raum und Zeit” as part of the “Day of Industrial and Engineering Mathematics” 2014 at TUHH.
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March 3 : Prof. Qi Wu from Beihang University, Beijing, China, starts his two year research fellowship at the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Prof. Wu will develop new methods to reduce interference of ultra-wideband antennas.

February 18 : The Institute celebrates Ms Freiberg 25th anniversary of service.