He received the B.A. in Mathematics
from Williams College; the M.A. in Electrical Sciences from
Cambridge University; and the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
from the University of California at Berkeley. His research
has been in integrated-circuit antennas, active quasi-optics,
computer-aided design, and high-efficiency power amplifiers.
He has won the Microwave Prize, the Distinguished Educator
Award of the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, the Teaching
Award of the Associated Students of Caltech, the Doug DeMaw
Award of the ARRL, the Third Millennium Award of the IEEE,
and he is a Fellow of the IEEE. He was an
Editor of the Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques,
and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation
Society. He is author of the electronics textbook, The
Electronics of Radio, published by Cambridge University
Press, and co-author of the microwave computer-aided-design
software package, Puff, which has sold 30,000 copies.
He is a co-founder of the Wavestream Corporation, a company
that produces solid-state microwave and millimeter-wave transmitters.