Dr. Thomas P. Weldon, Ph.D., P.E.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor
EPIC 2228
704-687-8432
Education:
  • Ph.D. Penn State, University Park, PA, 1995
  • M.Eng. Penn State, Great Valley, PA, 1989
  • B.S.E.E. Penn State, University Park, PA, 1979
Research:
  • Microcontroller implementation of digital non-Foster antennas and metamaterials
  • Design of electromagnetic and gravitational antennas beyond the Chu limit
  • Digital signal processing for physical implementation of negative capacitance
  • Wideband negative permittivity, negative permeability, and magnetic conductors
  • Mechanical metamaterials with negative bulk modulus and negative mass density
  • Digital memresistors and memcapacitors
Selected publications:
  1. Thomas P. Weldon, Patrick J. Kehoe, and Killian K. Steer, "Bilinear Transform Approach for Wideband Digital Non-Foster Matching of Electrically-Small Antennas," in 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boston, MA, July 8-13, 2018
  2. Thomas P. Weldon, "Measured and Field-Based Theoretical Q of Gravitationally-Small Gravitational Antennas," in 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boston, MA, July 8-13, 2018.
  3. Patrick J. Kehoe, Killian K. Steer, and Thomas P. Weldon, "Thevenin Forms of Digital Discrete-Time Non-Foster RC and RL Circuits,"  2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo,Puerto Rico, June 26- July 1, 2016.
  4. Thomas P. Weldon, Patrick J. Kehoe, and Killian K. Steer, "A Clock-Tuned Digital Memristor Emulator," in 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2018), Florence, Italy, May 27-30, 2018.
  5. Kathryn L. Smith, Ryan S. Adams, and Thomas P. Weldon, "Measurement of a Fast-Wave Line Using Digital Non-Foster Circuits for Software-Adjustable Delay,"  in 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 26- July 1, 2016. 
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