STEPHEN J FOTI
Consultant and Lecturer
RF, Microwaves & Antennas
IEEE Life Senior Member
Member of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society
Stephen J Foti received his BSc degree in Electrical Engineering and MSc degree in Electrophysics in 1969 and 1972 respectively, both from The Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York, USA. Since 2003 he has been a Visiting Professor at Northumbria University and a Guest Member of Staff at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and is also a consultant in antennas and microwave imaging techniques.
Prior to 2003, over a period of 34 years in industry, Professor Foti held engineering and management positions at ITT, Defence Communications Division; Cardion Electronics; LNR Communications; American Electronic Labs and Flam and Russell in the USA. In the United Kingdom, he was Technical Executive, Antenna Systems, at ERA Technology; Head of Engineering at CSA Wireless Systems; was a founder and Director and General Manager at Inotek and Technical Director of Thales Antennas (formally Racal Antennas).
Professor Foti is the author of a chapter in Medical Applications of Microwave Imaging, IEEE Press, New York, USA, 1986 and has over 50 technical publications and patents. Currently, Professor Foti’s research interests include: antenna measurement techniques, microwave imaging techniques for medical imaging and the detection of concealed weapons applications, SMART antennas in mobile telecommunications networks and ultra wideband antennas. He is presently writing a book on practical antennas for base transceiver stations in mobile telecom networks.