Walter De Raedt received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, in 1981.
He subsequently joined the Electronics, Systems, Automation, and Technology (ESAT) Laboratory, where he was a Research Assistant involved with direct write electron beam technology. Since 1984, he has been with the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC), Leuven, Belgium, where he has been involved with research on MICs and submicrometer technologies for advanced high electron-mobility transistor (HEMT) devices. Since 1997, he has been with the High Density Interconnection and Packaging Group, IMEC, where he coordinates projects on integrated passives and interconnections for RF front-end systems.