About CSI

About CSI

The Center for Signal Integrity is a premier institute, within Penn State Harrisburg, started July 1, 2006, and it is focused in the development of new signal integrity applications with the goal of helping industry to remain globally competitive. Through the synergy of Penn State Harrisburg, and industry and funding agencies, the Center’s goals are to align its cutting-edge research with companies, to integrate signal integrity into the Electrical Engineering curriculum, to develop continuing education courses to train the workforce, and to disseminate results to aid in the development of marketable products.


Steering Committee

The Steering Committee for the Center for Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg is a select group of representatives from industry and other agencies which acts as a forum for the exchange of ideas and advice between the center and industry. The members are:

  • Dana Bergey, SI Manager, Amphenol
  • Jim Nadonly, Senior Signal Integrity Engineer, Samtec
  • Alex Sharf, Engineering Services Manager Data & Devices, TE Connectivity
  • Dr. Bruce Archambeault, Distinguished Emeritus Engineer, IBM
  • Aldo Morales, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Penn State Harrisburg
  • Sedig Agili, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Penn State Harrisburg
  • Jason Ellison, Signal Integrity Engineer, The Siemon Company
  • Paul Huray, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of South Carolina
  • Ram Narayanan, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Penn State University
  • Dr. Guon Wang, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of South Carolina
  • Brandon Gore, Signal Integrity Engineer, Samtec

Former Center Members

  • Mark Minns, Project Manager, Amphenol
  • Chris Kocuba, Signal Integrity Engineer, Samtec
  • Sina Bardikalaie, Measurement and Signal Integrity Engineer, Molex
  • Karthik Balasubramanian, Signal Integrity Engineer, Amphenol
  • Madhu Rengarajan, Staff Signal Integrity Engineer, Samtec
  • Kapil Sharma, Senior Quality Engineer, Mathworks Inc.
  • Vittal Balasubramanian, Member of Technical Staff, Innovium
  • Amrita Chakrabarti, Technology Specialist, Steinfl & Bruno LLP
  • Doug Campbell P.E., Engineer II, Arizona Public Service (APS)
  • Ji Li, Development Engineer, Foxconn Interconnect Technology, Inc.
  • Andy Zambell, Signal Integrity Engineer, Amphenol
  • Jaimin Patel, Signal Integrity/Hardware Engineer, Juniper Networks
  • Lakshmi Baskaran, Senior Signal Integrity Engineer, Qualcomm
  • Ashraf Umar, Ph.D. Student, Binghamton University
  • Marcel Christoph Welpot, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Juan Aguirre, Signal Integrity Engineer, Samtec
  • Emilio Cuesta, Signal Integrity Engineer, TE Harrisburg
  • Juan Martinez, Physical Design Engineer at IBM
  • Joe Cin, Signal Integrity Engineer, Amphenol
  • Karl Mareth, TE Harrisburg
  • Adrian Batson, Signal Integrity Test Engineer, Microsoft, Seattle, Washington
  • Tyler Royer, CommScope Inc., Middletown, PA
  • Patrick Mackeon, Physical Layer Engineer, IBM
  • Sami Abdelmalak, Signal Integrity Engineer, Genesis Technologies, Atlanta
  • Brandon Wong, Samtec
  • Kallam Harshavardhan Reddy, Amphenol
  • Jason Zhang, Amphenol
  • Ali Ayub, Ph.D. Student, Penn State University Park