Technical Advisory Board

Jean-Louis Dornstetter


Jean-Louis Dornstetter is the design authority for the pre-GSM system SFH900 that triggered the phase 1 of the GSM system design and specification, and he was instrumental in the conception of the link layer of what became a dominant standard in digital cellular radio. He is a Fellow at MStar Semiconductor. Previously, he was with Nortel Matra Cellular since 1993, first as BTS Development Director and then as Director for Advanced Technology. Prior to that, he headed a group at Matra Communication focusing on Private Mobile Radio systems, during the early days of GSM maturation. He graduated from École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France. He has published several papers, and (co)authored a book on algebraic coding theory.

Dr. Chenming Hu


Dr. Chenming Hu is the TSMC Distinguished Professor in EECS Graduate School at University of California, Berkeley. He is considered the father of the "BSIM" model, and IEEE called him a "Microelectronics Visionary". He sits on the board of Sandisk, a multi-billion dollar semiconductor leader in storage cards. From 2001 to 2004, he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at TSMC. He has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions from various industry bodies.

Dave Wisherd


Dave Wisherd started his career with Motorola in the design of mobile communications semiconductors, hardware and systems. He was involved in similar work for King Radio and Varian-CTC. He has been a founder of several startup companies in the wireless communications field including Communications Power, Spectrian (IPO in 1995) and WhereNet (sold to Zebra in 2007). He is currently CEO of Cool Dry, a startup for unique long-wavelength RF dielectric heating technologies applied to clothes drying applications. Dave has a BSEE from the University of Missouri-Rolla.