Maria Guerra

Power/Analog Editor

Maria Guerra is the Power/Analog Editor for Electronic Design. She is an Electrical Engineer with an MSEE from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She has a very solid engineering background and extensive experience with technical documentation and writing. Before joining Electronic Design, she was an Electrical Engineer for Kellogg, Brown & Root Ltd (London. U.K.). During her years in the Oil and Gas Industry she was involved in a range of projects for both offshore and onshore designs. Her technical and soft skills bring a practical, hands-on approach to the Electronic Design team.

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Is Google’s Renewable Energy Plan What It Seems?
When I first heard about Google’s latest announcement, I thought the company was going to rely completely on renewable energy to directly energize its data centers....
Power & Analog 2017 Forecast: What Experts Are Saying
Representatives from major players in the semiconductor industry share their predictions for 2017 regarding power modules, wireless power, data converters, wireless sensing, and more.
What Exactly is a Smart City? 1
According to the United Nations, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, leading many—from engineers to political leaders—to concentrate on developing smart-city initiatives.
Are IC Transceivers Ready to Support 5G Wireless Networks?
RF transceivers will be key to handling the massive amount of data and video that will be generated by the estimated 50 billion connected devices by 2020.
Best of 2016: Fast Charger for Mobiles Optimizes Power Usage
Compliancy with USB Power Delivery and Type-C gives this new reference design a universal edge, opening up fast charging to an array of consumer devices.
Best of 2016: Operating Modes Add Flexibility to Temperature-Sensor IC
To help meet ADC market demands for higher-accuracy temperature measurements, Linear Tech enhanced its temperature sensor with multiple operating modes and by streamlining its analog inputs.
Q&A:’s Sam Davis

In addition to serving as editor-in-chief of Electronic Design’s sister brand,, Sam Davis is the author of Computer Data Displays, was a recipient of the Jesse Neal Award for trade press editorial excellence, and holds a patent for naval ship construction that simplifies electronic system integration.

Can Class-D Amplifier Audio Performance Get Any Better? 14
Class D audio amplifiers are able to fulfill the requirements for audio applications such as mobile handsets, Bluetooth/wireless speakers, and vehicles...
5 Different Ways to Use LED Drivers 2
Appropriate light-emitting diode drivers give more flexibility in designing better energy-efficient systems.
Q&A: Ted Konnerth, Egret Consulting
Egret Consulting's Ted Konnerth discusses the integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) into lighting equipment.
Can Supercapacitors Surpass Batteries for Energy Storage? 6
Advances in supercapacitors are delivering better-than-ever energy-storage options. In some cases, they can compete against more-popular batteries in a range of markets.
Bit-Error-Rate Testers Face Ethernet Speed Challenges
With the demands on BERTs growing, industry groups and standards are considering the use of multilevel signals.
5 Methods For Improving Data Center Efficiency
To support the growth of data consumption arising from voice, video, and data communications, data centers need to be added or expanded, overloading the power grid. Therefore, data centers designers are working on greener designs with minimum power consumption.
The Principles of FPGAs 3
Field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) were introduced more than three decades ago, and since then they have evolved, giving way to new generations of FPGAs with better logic density and performance that can be used in a broader range of applications.
Gallery: NXP Smarter World Tour Bus
The NXP tour bus lumbered into the third annual Brooklyn 5G Summit last week, and one of our editors toured what was inside.
Understanding the AirPods' Rise
Q&A: What’s New in the Wireless Audio Market? Interview with Jawad Haider, Marvell Semiconductor Read Now
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Fusing Sensors
TDK Swears by Sensor Fusion in $1.3 Billion Deal for InvenSenseBy James Morra New Products Read Now
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