Data and Time November 19, 2008, 3:30-4:30 PM
Location Sandford Fleming Building (SF) 1101
Host Prof. George Eleftheriades

Microwave Device and Modeling Research at COM DEV

Dr. Ming Yu

COM DEV International Corp.




Dr. Ming Yu received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, in 1995.In 1993, while working on his doctoral dissertation part time, he joined COM DEV, Cambridge, ON, Canada, as a Member of Technical Staff. He was involved in designing passive microwave/RF hardware from 300
MHz to 60 GHz for both space and ground based applications. He was also a principal developer of a variety of COM DEV's design and tuning software for microwave filters and multiplexers. His varied experience also includes being the Manager of Filter/Multiplexer Technology (Space Group) and Staff Scientist of Corporate Research and Development (R&D). He is currently the Chief Scientist and Director of R&D. He is responsible for overseeing the development of company R&D Roadmap and next generation products and technologies, including electromagnetic (EM) CAD, computer-aided tuning and optimization of microwave filters/multiplexers and other passive devices. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the University of Waterloo, ON, Canada. He has authored or coauthored over 80 publications and numerous proprietary reports. He holds 8 patents with 4 more pending. Dr. Yu is Chair of TPC-11 and Vice Chair of MTT-8. He is a member of editorial board of many IEEE and IEE publications. He was the recipient of the 1995 and 2006 COM DEV Achievement Award for the development a computer-aided tuning algorithms and systems for microwave filters and multiplexers.Dr. Yu can be reached at