Dr. Ramesh K. Gupta received Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Alberta, Canada; and a B.S. degree (with Honors) in Electronics and Communications Engineering from PEC University of Technology, India. He also earned an MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gupta has published more than 90 journal and conference papers and three ‘book chapters’ on microwave devices, passive and active RF circuits, MMIC designs and their insertion into satellite and wireless systems. He holds four U.S. patents. He has received many honors and awards including Alberta Government Telephone’s Centennial Fellowship for graduate research in telecommunications and COMSAT Laboratories’ Research Award. He was co-recipient of the Best Paper Awards at the 1992 International Digital Satellites Communications Conference, Denmark and 2011 AIAA Satellite Systems Conference, Japan. Dr Gupta has served on IEEE MTT-S as a voting Adcom member since 2013 and has been responsible for initiating several successful initiatives as IEEE MTT-S Education Committee Chair. He currently serves as Chair of MTT-S Marketing and Communications Committee focusing on MTT-S Branding and development of inclusive Industry partnership relationships.