EW BrightSparks 2017 profile: Robert Smith, Plextek RFI


Continuing our series on the EW BrightSparks of 2017, we highlight Robert Smith, who works as a consultant engineer at Plextek RFI.

Having studied for his PhD at Cardiff University, where his project was to develop a multi-octave RF/Microwave amplifier using GaN technology, Robert has very successfully transferred into industry, initially with Thales and now with Plextek RFI, including designing MMICs for prototype 5G systems.