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Pharrowtech designs next-generation solutions for fixed-wireless access, wireless VR/AR and ultra-high capacity wireless links. It builds on more than 12 years of top-notch R&D performed at imec, the Belgian R&D powerhouse. Leveraging deep technical expertise in algorithm, chip and antenna design for millimeter-wave systems, it creates products with best-in-class performance, power and cost features.
Guerric De Streel
is specialized in analog and RF design in advanced CMOS technology with deep expertise in chip-package-antenna co-design for highly-integrated mmWave systems. Guerric holds a PhD in electrical engineering from Université Catholique de Louvain and was a visiting researcher at EPFL’s Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit lab.
is an expert RF designer with over 8 years of experience in mm-wave frequency synthesis and distribution for wireless transceivers and automotive applications. He was a key contributor to the first standard compliant 60 GHz transceiver prototype in imec and has been responsible for several projects with top-class industry partners. He is passionate about transferring research results into commercial products. Qixian holds an MSc degree from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and a PhD degree with highest honor from Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
is a specialist in system and IC design for mm-wave wireless applications with more than 10 years of experience in mm-wave CMOS IC design R&D. As chip architect, Khaled led the development of imec’s latest generations of 60 GHz phased-array transceivers. He holds a MSc degree from TU Delft and a PhD from VUB in collaboration with imec. He worked with Scenario Design Services and spent 2 years at Infineon Technologies.
Wim Van Thillo
is responsible for strategy, business development and operations. He has more than 10 years of experience in 60 GHz R&D and program management as program director for imec’s activities in cellular, WiFi and mmWave transceivers. In that role, he was essential in shaping the R&D roadmap and business opportunities for emerging wireless technologies. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering and a degree in business economics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and was a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley.