Frederick Weist presently resides in Point of Rocks, Md. He was born in Phila., Pa., on March 25, 1959. He obtained his BS in physics from Drexel University in 1983 and his MS in physics from the same institution in 1992.
Mr. Weist is presently retired, but continues his interest in research and writing by working as Principal at FCW Sciences. His last position was as Principal Engineer/SME with Boeing Co. - Digital Receiver Technology Subsidiary, Germantown, Md. Previously he held positions as Senior Design Engineer with Kratos Defense and Security Solutions - Herley-CTI Division; Principal Engineer with DRS Technologies - Signal Solutions Division; Senior Engineer with Aydin Corp. - Telemetry Division; and Electronics Engineer with the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division (NAWCAD).
His previous interests included research, design and development of systems from dc to 42 GHz, specializing in PLLs, frequency synthesizers, transceivers, subsystems, and components. He’s also worked in the fields of photonics, magnetics, superconductivity, sensors, and servo systems. Present interests include the same as well as integrated microwave/photonics, quantum, and biophysics systems.
Mr. Weist is a member of the American Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.