In my previous blog, City Girl at Heart, I described the way in which San Francisco has shaped my life and instilled in me a love for the unique places and atmosphere that one finds in the hills and valleys along the Bay. The sights and sounds of San Francisco, combined with the natural warmth and diversity of its people, leave a lasting impression on those who arrive for a brief visit as tourists, or the lucky ones who call this place 'home,' as I once did. Whether by cable car or on foot, in an Uber or by bike in the green lane, an adventure around the City is typically an enriching, spontaneous experience. Some of my most memorable (and oftentimes demanding) moments in San Francisco came during the annual marathon, a race that gives meaning to the term 'hill repeat' which describes the training required to make it, with a respectable time, to the finish line. more
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General Chair's Welcome
WELCOME TO IMS2016!
As General Chair, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2016) to be held in San Francisco, California, 22-27 May 2016. IMS2016, organized by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Technique Society (MTT-S), is the premier conference for attendees to learn about the latest information in the RF and microwave industry. IMS2016 will be held at the prominent Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco.
The IMS2016 mission is to facilitate a rich attendee experience by providing a forum for presenting technical papers on state-of-the-art RF and microwave related topics, exhibiting the latest products and technology solutions, and networking with peers and experts...Read More
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Exhibitor and Media Sponsors
2016 Keynote Speakers
“The Birth and Death of the Cell Phone"
Dr. Martin Cooper
Father of the Cell Phone
“The Human Intranet- Where Swarms and Humans Meet"
Prof. Jan M. Rabaey
Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professor, UC Berkeley
The Exhibition consists of over 600 exhibiting companies who represent the state-of-the-art when it comes to materials, devices, components, and subsystems, as well as design and simulation software and test/measurement equipment. Whatever you are looking to acquire, you will find the industry leaders ready and willing to answer your purchasing and technical questions.