Larry D. Smith is a Principal Power Integrity Engineer at Qualcomm. Prior to joining Qualcomm in 2011, he worked at Altera from 2005 to 2011 and Sun Microsystems from 1996 to 2005, where he did development work in the field of signal and power integrity. Before this, he worked at IBM in the areas of reliability, characterization, failure analysis, power supply and analog circuit design, packaging, and signal integrity. Mr. Smith received the BSEE degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and the MS degree in material science from the University of Vermont. He has more than a dozen patents and has authored numerous journal and conference papers.
Eric Bogatin is currently the Dean of the Teledyne LeCroy Signal Integrity Academy, at www.beTheSignal.com, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado-Boulder in the ECEE department, and editor of the Signal Integrity Journal (www .SignalIntegrityJournal.com). Bogatin received his BS in physics from MIT and MS, and PhD in physics from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He has held senior engineering and management positions at Bell Labs, Raychem, Sun Microsystems, Ansoft, and Interconnect Devices. He has written six technical books in the field and presented classes and lectures on signal integrity worldwide. In 2011, his company Bogatin Enterprises, which he founded with his wife Susan in 1990, was acquired by Teledyne LeCroy. After concluding his live public classes in 2013, he devoted his efforts into creating the Signal Integrity Academy, a web portal to provide all of his classes and training content online for individuals and for companies. In addition to lecturing and writing on signal and power integrity topics, Bogatin also writes science fiction novels. The first in a series, Shadow Engineer, was published in 2016.