Bill Bidermann to Lead the 10,000 Member Global Organization
San Diego, Calif., February 12, 2014 — Airgain, Inc., an industry leader of smart and embedded antenna technology, integration support, and test services for the in-home wireless device market, today announced that its Vice President of Engineering, Bill Bidermann, has been named President of the Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS), an organization within the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
A 30 plus year veteran of the technology industry, Bidermann will focus his efforts on the core objectives of the organization, which include:
- Hosting the annual IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) (February 9-13, 2014 – San Francisco, CA.)
- Publishing SSCS journal articles, which represent the most often cited source in U.S. Patent submissions
- Increased outreach to students and women in engineering, through a speaking series at its 89 chapters worldwide
- Producing and housing tutorials which provide an unequaled resource to the membership with educational material presented by world leading researchers
The SSCS has 10,000 members worldwide and dedicates itself to research in the integrated circuits arena.
“It’s a great honor to lead the Solid State Circuits Society for the next two years and have the opportunity as a group to drive forward the tradition of fostering technological innovation and excellence around the globe,” said Bill Bidermann, Vice President of Engineering, Airgain. “The organization is proud to present our annual conference this week, supporting the absolute latest developments in the semiconductor industry.”
IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Formally chartered in 1963, its predecessor organizations date back to 1884. Its nearly half a million members inspire a global community through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
IEEE publishes nearly a third of the world’s technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics More than 3 million journal papers transactions, conference proceedings and standards are available through the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library
Airgain is a leading provider of high-performance smart and embedded antenna products, integration support, and test services for the in-home wireless device market. Our innovative antenna systems open new possibilities for residential wireless services that require design flexibility and reliable, whole-home data and video coverage. We partner with and supply the largest blue chip brands in the world, including: original equipment and design manufacturers, chipset makers and carriers. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in Carlsbad, Taipei, Taiwan, and Suzhou, China. For more information, please visit www.airgain.com.
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