Bill Dykeman (Electrical Engineering)

During his 30 year career with Hughes/Raytheon, Bill has served in various technical and management roles. He currently serves as Chief Engineer at Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems facility in Forest, MS. and reports into the Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) Electronics Engineering Center. Bill and his team of hardware, software, and system engineers develop the infrastructure to provide on-time delivery of high performance, high quality, aerospace products. He also serves on the Forest Leadership Team.

Bill is an expert in measurement technology for antenna and radar systems. Recently, he has provided the technical leadership for design and implementation of high power far-field and near-field antenna ranges and low-power diagnostic chambers used for testing Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) antennas. During this assignment, Bill was tasked with the planning and execution of more than $50 million in capital improvements for current and future programs, including the Navy's Next Generation Jammer (NGJ).

Mr. Dykeman is a Raytheon Engineering Fellow and currently serves on SAS' RF patent review committee. He is a licensed professional engineer and is frequently sought by peers as an independent technical consultant. Bill holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Ole Miss and Mississippi State, respectively. He is also a member of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society and senior member of the IEEE.