John M. Osepchuk,
Independent Consultant for Full Spectrum Consulting,
Dr. Osepchuk worked for Raytheon Company in microwave R&D (ferrites, plasmas, tubes and heating systems).
After retirement from Raytheon in 1995, he has been an independent consultant.
He played a leadership role in founding and operating many activities in the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers): Life member of COMAR (Committee on Man and Radiation) ; Chairman Emeritus of IEEE/ICES SCC-28; Adcom member in MTT-S and SIT-S); Editor and President, IMPI (International Microwave Power Institute) , (JMP (Journal of Microwave Power)); Organizer and officer, EEA (Electromagnetic Energy Association) ; and BEMS :member.
He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE and IMPI, a member of fß? and S?, and was awarded the IEEE Standards medallion in 1998, and the IEEE Millennium medal in 2000.
has authored many patents and publications, including a key patent on microwave-oven door-choke seal design.
present activities include studies of the microwave auditory effects, microwave heating and the magnetron., especially phenomena that determine life and reliability in microwave heating systems, for Amana Commercial Products
(ACP, Inc.) and others, and microwave safety, especially through the activities of ICES
has been active in the effort to strengthen the global influence of the IEEE
, through the International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety
(ICES) in developing international consensus standards for safe use of electromagnetic energy.
is also a leader in the global effort by the ISM (Industrial, Scientific and Medical) community to resolve the RFI issues accompanying the shared use of ISM bands by wireless systems and ISM equipment, as well as the development of rational tests and limits for out-of-band radiation from microwave heating systems.