Ed Nakauchi

Mr. Ed Nakauchi has a BSEE and MSEE from Northrop University and Columbia Pacific University. He has over thirty years of experience with analog, power, and digital design. For the past twenty years, he has spent a majority of his time working in the EMI/EMC/EMP and ESD areas for military/aerospace companies and commercial audio/computer/medical companies. He has written numerous technical papers and magazine articles as well as presented seminars on EMI/EMC/EMP/ESD topics for many companies. He has taught EMI and electrical engineering courses through the University of California Irvine Extension program.

Mr. Nakauchi was the primary author of a shielding design guideline for the Army and was an EMI consultant to the Air Force’s Space and Missile Command on their COTS program. Ed has also worked on several unique RF projects including the CASSPER system, an innovative, correlation spectrum analyzer. His past projects involvement includes the Space Shuttle, Global Positioning Satellites, Splash Mountain & Rocket Rod rides for Disneyland, submarines, and the B-2 Bomber. Most recently, he worked for Instrument Specialties/Laird Technologies as a principal scientist. Mr. Nakauchi is a NARTE Certified EMC/ESD Engineer with senior membership in the IEEE. Mr. Nakauchi has recently published a book titled “Testing for EMC Compliance: Approaches and Techniques”. He currently works as an independent consultant, specializing in EMC, high-frequency design and ESD.