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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Posts by Maria Guerra

in Charged Up Mar 10, 2017

Damage Control: Samsung Faces Note 7 Controversy Head-On

Samsung has revealed the findings of its investigation into well-publicized reports of its Note 7 smartphones catching fire....More
in Charged Up Feb 27, 2017

NXP Spinout Nexperia Signals Changes in Market

Nexperia has been officially launched as an independent supplier of discrete, logic, and MOSFET devices....More
in Charged Up Dec 22, 2016

NYU Wireless: Engineering Research Looks Beyond 5G

Having already shown that a Line of Sight isn’t necessary for millimeter-wave systems, NYU Wireless researchers keep innovating and researching....More
in Charged Up Dec 12, 2016

Battery Safety: Do We Need New Regulations?

If Samsung’s aggressive design is found to be behind the explosions of the Galaxy Note 7, will the safety regulations for lithium batteries change?....More
in Charged Up Oct 14, 2016

Wireless Charging Inches Closer to Commercial Reality

The production of wireless charging transmitter and receiver chip-sets based on WPC and A4WP/PMA standards is picking up. Several mobile chipmakers....More
in Charged Up Sep 13, 2016

As Phones Catch Fire, Samsung Looks to Its Batteries

First we had hoverboards catching fire; now Samsung is recalling its Galaxy Note 7 phones because they are spontaneously catching fire....More
in Charged Up Aug 05, 2016

U.S. Opens High-Band Spectrum for 5G Networks

The FCC made history last month by unanimously voting to pass the proposal of the Spectrum Frontier Proceeding....More
in Charged Up Jul 25, 2016

London Post-Grad Team Wins Power Challenge

A post-graduate team from Imperial College London has won the inaugural GaN Systems Geoff Haynes Future Power Challenge....More
in Charged Up Jun 07, 2016

Large-Scale Energy Storage Disrupting the Electrical Industry

The latest developments in energy storage promise a greener future for the electrical industry. With more effective and reliable interaction....More
in Charged Up May 05, 2016

A 5G Summit Grows in Brooklyn

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Brooklyn 5G Summit 2016 at NYU Tandon School of Engineering....More
Commentaries and Blogs
Guest Blogs
Jan 26, 2017
blog

An Amateur’s View on the P2 (Part 2): Slew Rate and the Oscillator 3

Justin Mamaradlo takes a further look into the P2 op amp and how it functions, analyzing the oscillation and slew-rate characteristics of the venerable component....More
Jul 15, 2016
blog

Simple Yet Effective ESD Testing Methods for Higher Reliability 11

There are multiple ways to test for electrostatic discharge, ranging from implementing a human-body or machine model to....using a balloon and a comb?...More
Apr 8, 2016
Commentary

Confabbing on the Fabless Fad 5

High capital and maintenance costs, and EDA advances along with abstractions to deal with chip complexity, have been leading contributors to the fabless migration....More

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