Alan Bannon
Senior Principal Research Associate
RF Engineering

Alan S. Brannon received the B.S.E.E. degree from Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA, in 2002, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He currently leads the RF research group at CU Boulder’s Center for National Security Initiatives.  He has 22 publications in the fields of electrical engineering and physics and is inventor on 15 patents. He has served as team lead or technical lead on numerous research and design projects related to 5G/next-G wireless communications, RF interference cancellation techniques, new filter technologies, wideband antennas, phased arrays, power amplifiers, atomic clocks, oscillators, and RF front ends.  Dr. Brannon has 14 years’ experience in industry R&D, including as Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at LGS Innovations, the former Bell Labs applied research labs. Dr. Brannon was a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the Tau Beta Pi Graduate Research Fellowship, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Fellowship.