Gabriel Rebeiz received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering with distinction from the American University in Beirut, Lebanon in 1982, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the California Institute of Technology in 1983 and 1988, respectively. He is currently a professor at University of California, San Diego. Prior to UCSD, he was a professor at University of Michigan's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Ann Arbor. In 1991, he was the recipient of the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, and the 1993 URSI Isaac Koga Gold Medal Award for outstanding international research. The IEEE gave Rebeiz its IEEE Microwave Prize in 2000 and its Outstanding Young Engineer Award in 2003. A Fellow of the IEEE and a consultant to Intel, Agilent, Hitachi, and Samsung, Rebeiz has published extensively in the fields of microwave technology, planar antennas, and RF MEMS. His book, RF MEMS: Theory, Design, and Technology, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2003, has received wide acclaim. Rebeiz has won a variety of teaching awards at the University of Michigan, including the university's Amoco Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1998, and the Eta Kappa Nu 1998 Professor of the Year Award. Professor Rebeiz has published 350 technical papers.