Welcome to the WL Academy
the Electronics Industry’s learning resource.
From EMC to Product Safety, from Radio Frequency to Compliance and Environmental Design, we can help manufacturers get the compliance training your design and testing engineers and technicians need.
The WL Academy specializes in comprehensive webinars, seminars and workshops that combine practical real-world engineering insights and solutions for today’s engineering challenges. Taught by experienced engineers, WL Academy Seminars feature two to five day courses in compliance design, engineering, testing and measurement subjects. WL Academy’s free workshops provide snapshot training days for current design and testing challenges. We also feature ancillary courses from nationally recognized partners in the electronics testing industry. Let us help your company ease your journey to product compliance.
WL Academy Engineering Courses
The WL Academy has a slate of national training courses geared to meeting the demands of today’s progressive electronics designs and the needs of the professional engineers who must bring them to market on time and on budget. From the complex military systems to the state of the art ITE, from crucial medical and ever-changing wireless, from unique RF to telecommunications equipment our training suite of courses will help these industry engineers gain the practical training they need in an easy to learn environment. WL Academy instructors are engineers themselves in challenging, fast-paced manufacturing and service industries – they get it.
We are pleased to partner with a select group of the most experienced and professional training partners in the engineering industry. These partners offer a broad variety of educational programs for all levels of EMC and safety design engineers.
American Certification Body (ACB), Inc. provides US, Canada and European Approvals for Licensed and Unlicensed wireless products. ACB, Inc. provides radio equipment authorizations including 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth, frequency hopping spread spectrum, digital transmission systems, WiFi, WiMax, GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, HSPA (HSDPA, HSUPA), marine, aviation, land-mobile, OFDM, point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, EPIRB, PLB, BPL, PDA, radar, ISM devices, Smart Phones, and broadcasting equipment. Nearly all devices which use radio frequency energy, from garage door openers to microwave broadcast towers, are eligible for Certification through AmericanCB. Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) and Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) evaluations are provided as part of the total Certification package.
Dr. Bruce Archambeault is a IBM Distinguished Engineer Emeritus at IBM in Research Triangle Park, NC and an Adjunct professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO. He received his B.S.E.E degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1977 and his M.S.E.E degree from Northeastern University in 1981. He received his Ph. D. from the University of New Hampshire in 1997. His doctoral research was in the area of computational electromagnetics applied to real-world EMC problems. In 1981 he joined Digital Equipment Corporation and through 1994 he had assignments ranging from EMC/TEMPEST product design and testing to developing computational electromagnetic EMC-related software tools. In 1994 he joined SETH Corporation where he continued to develop computational electromagnetic EMC-related software tools and used them as a consulting engineer in a variety of different industries. In 1997 he joined IBM in Raleigh, N.C. where he is the lead EMC engineer, responsible for EMC tool development and use on a variety of products. During his career in the U.S. Air Force he was responsible for in-house communications security and TEMPEST/EMC related research and development projects. Dr. Archambeault has authored or co-authored a number of papers in computational electromagnetics, mostly applied to real-world EMC applications. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the IEEE EMC Society and a past Board of Directors member for the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES). He has served as a past IEEE/EMCS Distinguished Lecturer and Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility. He is the author of the book “PCB Design for Real-World EMI Control” and the lead author of the book titled “EMI/EMC Computational Modeling Handbook”. He has lectured at the University of Oxford for the last 12 years.
Tom has a passion for both learning and teaching. At the University of Missouri-Rolla, he leads research projects, supervises graduate students, teaches short courses, And contributes significantly to a wide range of projects. He has initiated several new courses and education projects that have been highly successful.
ESA Consulting Engineers, PA (ESA) is a consulting engineering company that specializes in services related to emergency power systems including: dc systems (telecommunications dc power plants), stationary batteries, battery chargers, inverters, uninterruptible power supply systems and stored energy power systems. The services provided by ESA include training, litigation support, expert witness, expert consulting, failure investigations, root cause evaluations, engineering audits, maintenance assessments, equipment qualification and design reviews.
iNARTE, (The International Association for Radio, Telecommunications and Electromagnetics) is an independent, non profit association which provides certification to qualifying individuals in the fields of Telecommunications, Unlicensed Wireless Systems Installation, Electromagnetic Compatibility/Interference, Electrostatic Discharge Control, and Product Safety.
iNARTE, Inc. was founded as a non-profit membership/certification organization in 1982. With the advent of deregulation and the Federal Communications Commission “encouragement” for private industry to establish certification standards to fill the licensing void, iNARTE initiated and developed a comprehensive certification program for telecommunications engineers and technicians.
InterferenceTechnology.com is the online presence of ITEM Publications. For over thirty years, ITEM Publications has been the information source for engineering professionals dealing with interference problems-preventing EMI (electromagnetic interference) and achieving EMC (electromagnetic compatibility).
Kenneth Wyatt Technical Services, LLC provides practical electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) seminars worldwide. His comprehensive yet practical EMC design, measurement and troubleshooting seminar has been presented across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Kenneth Wyatt holds degrees in biology and electronic engineering and has worked as an product development engineer for 10 years on projects ranging from DC-DC power converters to RF and microwave systems for shipboard and space systems. For over 20 years, he has worked as an EMC engineer for Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies in Colorado Springs. Kenneth is a senior member of the IEEE and a long time member of the EMC Society where he serves as their official photographer. He is also a member of the dB Society and is a licensed amateur radio operator.
LearnEMC, LLC offers educational materials, short courses and consulting on topics related to electromagnetic compatibility. Our short course topics include design for EMC compliance, the physics of EMC measurements, grounding & shielding, PC board design, computer modeling tools for EMC, automotive PC board layout, and signal integrity in high speed digital circuits.
Dr. Todd Hubing is the primary designer and instructor for the LearnEMC short courses. He is a Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University and Director of the Clemson Vehicular Electronics Laboratory. He is an IEEE Fellow and a Fellow of the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society. Dr. Hubing holds a BSEE degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MSEE degree from Purdue University and a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University.
Launchspace Training offers a unique service to the international space community. Since 1970, thousands of space industry professionals have been attending high-intensity professional development courses presented by leading experts in almost every aspect of space flight, launch vehicles and spacecraft. Most experienced space engineers and technologists are familiar with Launchspace’s reputation for quality course content and presentation.
The Würth Elektronik Group is an Allied Company within the Würth Group including business units with a variety of business focuses: Circuit Board Technology, EMC & Inductive Solutions, Electronic Interconnect & Electromechanical Solutions, Intelligent Connecting Systems, Transformers and Custom Magnetics, and Photovoltaics. The Würth Electronic Group offers a broad product range which accommodates the variety of industries in which their customers are located. In the automotive industry, the telecommunication and the medical technologies, Würth Elektronik is as well known in mechanical engineering and other diverse industrial applications.