ETS-Lindgren Announces Technical Contributions to EMC+SIPI 2021

Automotive EMC, 5G Wireless, Calibration, EMP, and mmWave Measurements Demo to Be Presented at Leading IEEE Symposium


CEDAR PARK, Texas, July 15, 2021 - ETS-Lindgren announced its technical contributions to the 2021 Joint IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Signal & Power Integrity (SIPI) and EMC Europe.  The Symposium will be held virtually from July 26 - August 20, with content available on-demand through September 30.  The contributions include several invited presentations and seven tutorials on a wide variety of topics, as well as a hardware and a software demonstration.  ETS-Lindgren is also proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of the Virtual Symposium and to support the IEEE EMC Society.  Visit ETS-Lindgren's virtual booth during the Symposium exhibition to learn about our latest products and services.  Exhibit hours are scheduled from August 2 - 6 and August 9 - 13 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT each day.  ETS-Lindgren staff will be available to chat with you then in real-time, or feel free to schedule an appointment here.  Please check the symposium website for updates to the exhibition schedule and related news.  Note access to the virtual exhibition is available at no charge using a Guest Pass registration. 


ETS-Lindgren's technical contributions begin on July 27, 2021.  Zhong Chen, Director of RF Engineering with ETS-Lindgren, is an invited speaker in the prestigious Clayton R. Paul Global University scheduled for July 27 - 29.  Mr. Chen will share his expertise on the topic of "Antennas" in an extended two-hour presentation on Tuesday, July 27, from 3:30 - 5:30 pm EDT.  You can view the complete schedule of speakers and topics in this carefully curated course here.  Note this course will be presented live with an interactive Q&A session following each presentation.


The Symposium tutorials begin on Monday, August 2, at 11:00 am EDT.  ETS-Lindgren's Garth D'Abreu, Director Automotive Solutions, is an invited speaker in the tutorial session "EMC and OTA Tests of Wireless Devices in Reverberation Chambers"  organized by the EMC Europe technical community.  Given his extensive background in reverberation chamber R&D, Mr. D'Abreu will present "EMC Testing Trends in Reverb Chambers."  This morning tutorial session WT-MON-7 concludes at 3:30 pm EDT.


On Wednesday, August 4, from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT, Ross Carlton, EMC Test Systems Engineer with ETS-Lindgren, will co-chair the tutorial "EMC Testing Basics Part 1."  Speakers from TV Rheinland and De Montfort University will complement Mr. Carlton's presentation on "EMC Test Planning."  ETS-Lindgren's Jack McFadden, EMC Systems Engineer, will also present "EMC Lab Automation for Efficiency and Quality" as part of this tutorial session WT-WED-2.


Also on Wednesday, August 4, from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT, James Young, Director of Business Development with ETS-Lindgren, and Mr. D'Abreu are invited speakers in the tutorial "Wireless Coexistence Testing per ANSI C63.27: Basics and Practical Applications."  Mr. Young will present "Verifying Coexistence Performance A Review of Coexistence Test Methods and Environments"; Mr. D'Abreu will present "Wireless Coexistence Implications on Automotive Test and Measurement Applications."  The tutorial organizers, Jason Coder with National Institute of Standards and Technology and Mohamad Omar Al Kalaa with US Food and Drug Administration, both active technical contributors to ANSI C63.27, will also present in this session WT-WED-7.


To conclude ETS-Lindgren's contributions to the technical program on August 4, Mr. D'Abreu will provide a "Breakout Room" presentation from 1:00 - 1:30 pm EDT on the topic "State-of-the-Art Test Methods for the Comprehensive Evaluation of Module and Vehicle Mounted Antenna-Dependent ADAS Features."


On Thursday, August 5, "EMC Testing Basics Part 2" is scheduled from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT.  Customer Relationship Manager Janet O'Neil with ETS-Lindgren will co-chair this tutorial session WT-THU-2 featuring speakers from UL, Hoolihan EMC Consulting, JDM Labs, and Clemson University/LearnEMC.  ETS-Lindgren's Doug Kramer, Director Lab Services (Acoustic/Calibration/EMC/Wireless Labs), will present "Calibration of EMC Test Equipment."  "This EMC Testing Basics tutorial was suggested by my colleague Ross Carlton for the IEEE EMC+SIPI Symposium last year," said Ms. O'Neil.  "It was so popular that we are holding it again this year with the same topics and excellent speakers in two half-day sessions."


An update of the IEEE EMC Chapter hosted webinar held last year, "Emerging Technologies: The Impact of Modern Robotics, Data Analysis, and CEM Simulation on Antenna and EMC Measurements in 2021 and Beyond!" will be presented on Thursday, August 5, from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT. Mr. Chen will co-chair this tutorial and present "Extending the Usable Low Frequency Range of an Anechoic Chamber for Antenna Calibrations Using a Time Domain Deconvolution Filter."  Speakers from ANSYS, Boeing, and Next Phase Measurements will provide extended presentations in this tutorial session WT-THU-6.


Also on Thursday, August 5, from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT, Mr. D'Abreu will present in the "Applications of Reverb Chambers" tutorial session WT-THU-7.  Mr. D'Abreu will present "Testing in Reverb Chambers" to educate those new to using reverberation chambers.  He will present solutions to address the challenges that may arise when using this test environment.


To conclude the series of ETS-Lindgren-organized tutorials on Friday, August 6, from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT, Mr. D'Abreu will once again co-chair the popular "Modern Automotive EMC Technology Ensuring Safety and Reliability" with Robert Kado of Stellantis.  Speakers from ETS-Lindgren, Ford Motor Company, DEKRA, and Indian Institute of Science/SimYog Technology will address functional performance concerns arising from autonomously operated vehicles with sophisticated levels of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) capabilities.  Mr. D'Abreu will present "Realistic Scenario Development for ADAS EMC Testing" in this tutorial session WT-FRI-1. 


ETS-Lindgren's Joel Kellogg, Director of Healthcare, Industrial and Government Shielding, has teamed with industry expert D. V. Giri to co-chair the tutorial session WT-FRI-3 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT) "Recent Advancements in HEMP, EMP, and IEMI Protection A Global Perspective."  Speakers from the United States, Europe, United Arab Emirates, and China will share challenges and solutions for protecting industries considered "critical infrastructure," such as utilities (power, water, gas) and services (data, financial, communication).  Mr. Kellogg will present "EMP and IEMI Mitigation Strategies."


Also on Friday, August 6, at 11:00 am, Mr. Young will co-chair the tutorial "mmWave Devices: 5G Test Challenges and Solutions" with Clive Bax of Bureau Veritas.  Jari Vikstedt, Director Wireless Solutions with ETS-Lindgren, will present "The Impact of Everyday Materials on mmWave Performance."  And ETS-Lindgren's Michael Foegelle, Director of Technology Development, will present "Minimizing the Impact of Positioning Equipment and Support Structure on 5G mmWave Device Testing."  Rounding out the speaker list in this tutorial session WT-FRI-6 are presenters from Intel and Radientum Oy.


As a tribute to the legacy of the late Don Heirman's participation in the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) C63, Ms. O'Neil and Dan Hoolihan with Hoolihan EMC Consulting will co-chair the tutorial "Update on Key ANSI C63 Standards on EMC A Tribute to Don Heirman's Contributions to ANSI C63.4."  Speakers in this tutorial session WT-FRI-7 (11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT) include the active working group chairs of the wireless standards ANSI C63.10, C63.26, and C63.30, as well as the EMC standards C63.4 and C63.5.  Mr. Kramer will present "EMC Radiated Emission Measurements in EMI Control Calibration and Qualification of Antennas."  He will be joined by speakers from UL; Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada; Cisco; and 2T2J, Inc.  Mr. Hoolihan will also provide a history of the ASC C63 standards organization and review Mr. Heirman's notable contributions to its flagship standard ANSI C63.4.


Note these tutorials will be presented on a virtual platform hosted by the IEEE from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT each day August 2 - 6.  There are several parallel tutorials and workshops, so look for the session codes noted above to quickly join the correct program.  During these tutorials, Q&A sessions will be moderated by the session co-chairs and held using a Zoom format to maximize the interactive environment between the speakers and the attendees.  Following the conclusion of the Symposium on August 20, tutorial presentations will be available on-demand to Symposium registrants through September 30, 2021. 


To conclude the company's contributions to the Virtual Symposium's technical program, ETS-Lindgren engineers will provide two demonstrations: "Measurement of mmWave Radiated Spurious Emissions" by Mr. Carlton and "Radiated Emissions Testing per CISPR 22/32 Using Remote Location" by Mr. McFadden.  These demonstration will be available for on-demand viewing from August 2 through September 30, 2021.


For more information on the 2021 Joint IEEE International Symposium on EMC+SIPI and EMC Europe, visit  Please see the Advance Program for the complete abstracts of the tutorial sessions and demonstrations noted above.


About ETS-Lindgren


ETS-Lindgren is an international manufacturer of components and systems that measure, shield, and control electromagnetic and acoustic energy.  The company's products are used for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), microwave, wireless and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) testing, electromagnetic field (EMF) measurement, radio frequency (RF) personal safety monitoring, and control of acoustic environments.


Headquartered in Cedar Park, Texas, ETS-Lindgren has manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.  The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of ESCO Technologies, a leading supplier of engineered products for growing industrial and commercial markets.  ESCO is a New York Stock Exchange-listed company (symbol ESE) with headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.  Additional information about ETS-Lindgren is available at  Additional information about ESCO and its subsidiaries is available at




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