Carlos Saavedra


  • Professor, Queen's University, 2013-present
  • Visiting Professor, U. Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Mar./Apr. 2014
  • Visiting Professor, Tecnun, University of Navarra, Spain, Fall 2013
  • Graduate Chair, ECE, Queen's University, 2007-2010
  • Associate Professor, Queen's University, 2006-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Queen's University, 2000-2006
  • Senior Engineer, Millitech Corporation, USA, 1998-2000

Carlos Saavedra received the B.Sc. degree from the University of Virginia in 1993 and the Ph.D. degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in 1998. From 1998 to 2000 he was a Senior Engineer at Millitech Corporation in Massachusetts where he designed front-end transceiver modules for 28 GHz and 38 GHz broadband communications systems. In 2000 he joined the faculty of Queen's University at Kingston where he now holds the rank of Professor. He served as Graduate Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) from 2007 to 2010.

Prof. Saavedra has served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques and as Co-Chair of the NSERC Discovery Grants Evaluation Group 1510 (ECE). He is Past Chair of the IEEE MTT-S Technical Coordinating Committee on Signal Generation and Frequency Conversion and was Guest Editor of the September 2013 Focus Issue of the IEEE Microwave Magazine on the 100 Years of Mixer Technology. He was on the Steering Committee of the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (Montreal) and has served on the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE IMS, IEEE RFIC Symposium, IEEE NEWCAS, IEEE IMaRC and several other conferences. He is a registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in the province of Ontario, Canada.

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