Please join us for the Women in Engineering (WIE) Luncheon at the 2020 IEEE International RADAR Conference! Our speaker this year is Dr. Louise Sengupta. 

Dr. Louise Sengupta is currently the Director of Advanced Electronics at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. She has >30 years of experience leading businesses and technology in microelectronics and is an expert in advanced sensing and advanced materials fabrication. She joined Northrop Grumman in 2015 and expanded the work in digital RF, digital AESAs and trusted electronics and has built new thrusts in advanced imaging and advanced processors. After joining Northrop, she was the DARPA sector lead for Northrop Grumman Mission Systems where she was responsible for the leading edge of all DARPA program development within the sector. In 2018, she assumed role of the Director of Advanced Electronics.  Prior to this, from 01/2006 to 07/2015, she was the Director of Advanced Sensors, for BAE Systems – Columbia, MD and served as an Engineering Fellow for BAE Systems and was the first woman to be elected to this position. From 05/1998 to 01/2006, Dr. Sengupta founded and served as CEO/CTO of Paratek Microwave that was acquired by Blackberry RF in 2011. Paratek’s product lines included phased array antennas and tunable RF components. The technology was based on intellectual property that she invented while at ARL (Army Research Laboratory) from 05/1991 to 05/1998. She graduated with a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida in 1990 and has over 50 publications and over 70 issued patents.

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