Podcast with Steve Sandler: How To Measure Controlled Loop Stability and 12-Week Online Master Class
Updated: May 4
Judy Warner of The EEcosystem discusses with Steve Sandler the tool he developed called the Non-Invasive Stability Measurement Tool and how he transformed his lecturing and the Picotest business through Covid and beyond. He also gives Engineers a few tips on how to continue to thrive in this post-covid era.
1:17 Steve’s DesignCon Bootcamp recap
3:16 Background as a Rocket Scientist
3:47 Steve’s Superhero, Matt Ozalas of Keysight and IMS in San Diego, June 2023
6:40 Steve’s accidental journey to Certified ADS Expert
10:30 How Picotest got started and the need it met for Engineers
14:44 Step away from the Exacto Knife: Why Steve developed the Non-Invasive Stability Measurement (NISM) tool and what instruments have now integrated this tool.
22:46 How Covid challenges created new opportunities for engineers, Steve, and the pivot toward online training; How Picotest pivoted to manufacturing in-house.
35:44 Steve’s Parrot Sammy imitating instrument sounds and making the cut as co-host to Tektronix Webinar
38:43 Funniest and most embarrassing Zoom meeting moments (share yours in the comments!)
44:51 Steve’s new class Mastering Power Integrity and Power Supply Measurements
50:17 Steve’s advice to engineers in the post-Covid era
Listen to Podcast https://www.podbean.com/ep/pb-5icpx-126942b
Links & Resources Non-Invasive Stability Measurement (NISM) links:
SIJ Home Labs of the Stars article with Steve
Steve’s FEDEVEL 12-week paid courses on Mastering the Fundamentals of Power Integrity and Power Supply Testing
Picotest Solutions page
Steve's author page on Amazon
Follow Picotest on LinkedIn