James Aberle

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Research expertise
Antennas and RF systems for wireless communications, modeling of complex electromagnetic phenomena

James T. Aberle received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York (now Polytechnic University) in 1982 and 1985, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1989. From 1982 to 1985, he was employed by Hazeltine Corporation, Greenlawn, NY, where he worked on the development of wide-band phased array antennas. As a graduate research assistant at the University of Massachusetts from 1985 to 1989, Aberle developed and validated computer models for printed antennas. He has been a faculty member at Arizona State University since 1989, and is currently an associate professor of electrical engineering. His research interests include the design of radio frequency systems for wireless applications as well as the modeling of complex electromagnetic phenomena. In addition to his position as a faculty member at ASU, Professor Aberle has been a NASA/ASEE summer faculty fellow at NASA Langley Research Center (1993), a visiting academic at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (1997), a visiting researcher at Atlantic Aerospace Electronics Corp. in Greenbelt, MD (1998), and a senior member of the technical staff at a start-up company (2000-2002).

Professional preparation
Senior member, technical staff of start-up company, 2000-2002
Visiting Researcher, Atlantic Aerospace Electronics Corp., 1998
Visiting academic, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1997
NASA/ASEE summer faculty fellow, NASA Langley Research Center, 1993
Hazeltine Corporation, 1982-1985
Ph.D., electrical engineering, University of Massachusetts, 1989
M.S., electrical engineering, Polytechnic University of New York, 1985
B.S., electrical engineering, Polytechnic University of New York, 1982

Selected publications
Hang Song, J. T. Aberle, and B. Bakkaloglu, “A mixed-signal matching state search based adaptive antenna tuning IC.” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 581-583, Oct. 2010.

Hang Song, B. Bakkaloglu, and J. T. Aberle, “A CMOS adaptive antenna-impedance-tuning IC operating in the 850MHz-to-2GHz band,” Solid-State Circuits Conference – Digest of Technical Papers, 2009, ISSCC 2009. IEEE International, 385a, pp. 384-385, 8-12 Feb. 2009.

J. T. Aberle, “Two-port representation of an antenna with application to non-foster matching networks,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 1218-1222, May 2008.

J. T. Aberle, S.-H. Oh, and G. A. Taylor, “Frequency-agile antennas for a software-defined and cognitive radio,” in Printed Antennas for Wireless Communications, R. Waterhouse, Ed. John Wiley and Sons, 2007, pp. 379-406.