Tag Archives: Author Insights

“Things I should have put in the book” with Brian Watson

Author Brian Watson’s book, Non-Line-of-Sight-Radar, wrote a comprehensive volume, but there’s always more to talk about. Read on for his thoughts on radar, how he wrote the book, and his writing process: Radar: Big data is being incorporated into a variety of fields to improve performance including medicine, physics, and smart systems. Radar is no …

The Extraction Process with Günter Kompa

December author Günter Kompa let us know what prompted him to write his new book, Parameter Extraction and Complex Nonlinear Transistor Models: Since the eighties, parameter extraction of microwave transistors was the permanent key topic in my research group at Kassel University. Initially we dealt with packaged devices comprising the wire-bonded die in a metal or …

The State of Bioengineering Today with Sundar Madihally

The second edition of Sundar Madihally’s book, Principles of Biomedical Engineering, available in December, discusses how timely the subject of biomedical engineering is today. Here are his thoughts on why it’s so important: Every day you could see an advancement in the field helping improve the quality of life.  For example, developing glucose sensors that can …

The Importance of Feedback with Sundar Madihally

Authors often seek the advice of colleagues when writing. December author Sundar Madihally explains his own process: I have read a few tips from some of the popular textbook authors.  For my first edition, that served as the guideline for the writing process.  Many example problems are generated when I teach the class, particularly addressing …

Why Biomedical Engineering Matters with Sundar Madihally

December author Sundar Madihally let us know why the field of bioengineering is so important in all aspects of life, wherever you go: Biomedical Engineering is an interdisciplinary field that has a direct impact on every individual, whether they are using the device or providing care for others.  Biomedical engineering is contributing significantly to the …

Research and Renewable Energy with Nader Anani

November author Nader Anani let us know the reasons why he felt it was so important to write his book, Renewable Energy Technologies and Resources: My main research and teaching area have always been revolving around power electronics. However, with rising concerns about greenhouse emissions and their harmful emissions on the environment, I became interested in …

The Value of Coding Your Book with MATLAB with Nicholas O’Donoughue

How MATLAB helped me improve the accuracy and value of my book… When I set out to write my book Emitter Detection and Geolocation for Electronic Warfare, I decided to make MATLAB an integral part of the writing process.  Not only was this part of the proposed value of the book (that we would provide …