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Andy Kowalewski

Yuya Furukawa

Andy Kowalewski

Senior Interconnect Designer - Metamelko LP

Andy has been a board designer for over 36 years. He has a technical background in avionics, covering HF, VHF and UHF air-ground-air and radio link communications, radar and navigational aids. He has owned and operated a service bureau, and has designed under contract both in Australia and overseas. His board design skills have been honed through a number of leading edge challenges over the years, involving high speed boards with serious signal integrity and EMI issues, very small modules using advanced flip chip constructions for GPS and WiFi OEM markets, and RF designs for satellite and terrestrial radio communications. Andy was one of the first designers to be certified as a CID (Certified Interconnect Designer) through the certification program of the IPC Designers Council in 1995, and is now also certified as an Advanced Interconnect Designer (CID+). He is currently working with an advanced startup developing and manufacturing advanced low latency high speed network switches for the high frequency trading global market, working in Sydney Australia.