Dr Robert S. Andrews
Dr. Robert S. Andrews has been involved in EW for more than 30 years, with extensive experience in ESM and ECM systems, DRFM technologies and EW threat simulator systems. He received his B.Sc (Eng) from the University of Manitoba, Canada, on the Dean’s Honour List.
After completing his PhD in Underwater Spread Spectrum Data Communications at Imperial College London as an Athlone Fellow, he had a short post-doctoral career as a Lecturer in microwave transmission line theory. He joined Decca EW Division (later Racal), Hersham, UK in 1977 as a Principal Systems Engineer involved in ESM and ECM system design, and in 1981 he moved to Anaren Microwave Ltd as Technical Director specializing in ESM receivers, ESM signal processing, DRFM technologies and later in EW simulation techniques and systems. He was promoted to Managing Director in 1986, and in 1996, he made a Director buy-out of this business from Anaren, Inc. and formed EW Simulation Technology Ltd (EWST), where he is currently the Commercial Director.
Dr. Andrews has authored more than 20 technical papers in learned journals and has presented at EW conferences around the world since 1978. He is the Past Chairman of the SME Working Group in the UK EW Tower of Excellence and was the President of the AOC UK Chapter from 2004-2009.
He has been on the Board of the UK Chapter since 1999 and is currently in the role of Past President. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) in the UK and is a Chartered Engineer (CEng).