Amarpal (Paul) Khanna


  • Vice-Chair, IMS Executive Committee, Standing Committees**
  • Member, Subcommittee: Exhibition Management Tender, IMS Executive Committee, Standing Committees**
  • Chair, Subcommittee: IMS Leadership Training, IMS Executive Committee, Standing Committees**
  • IMS Leadership Training Chair, IMS Executive Committee, Standing Committees**
  • Coordinator for Regions 4, 5, 6 and 9, Subcommittee: Life Members (LM), Member and Geographic Activities Committee, Standing Committees**
  • Member, Future Networks Working Group, Technical Coordination & Future Directions Committee, Standing Committees**
  • Member, MTT-10 Signal Generation and Frequency Conversion, Technical Committees**


Amarpal (Paul) Khanna is a leading practitioner and researcher in the field of RF & Microwave Technology. Dr. Khanna (link is external) is presently Vice-President of Engineering at Phase Matrix Inc., San Jose, CA. Prior to joining Phase Matrix, Dr. Khanna has held leadership positions at Avantek, Hewlett Packard, Agilent and Celeritek Inc. His professional interests include rf, microwave and millimeter-wave components and sub-assemblies, broadband wireless access and high speed technologies. He has published/presented more than 50 articles in international journals and conferences. He has 5 US patents and contributed chapters in three microwave circuits books. In addition to his commitments in industry, Dr. Khanna is also an adjunct professor at Santa Clara University where he teaches a graduate Microwave and RF measurements course ELEN726. Dr. Khanna is also active in IEEE. He was co-chair for IMS 2006 TPC and has been local MTT chapter chairman. He is the General Chair for the 2016 International Microwave Symposium.