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Electrical engineer

Arthur Jules Descombes, Swiss electrical engineer. Achievements include development of high performance low-power integrated circuits for watches, hearing aids, smoke 8 intrusion detectors, weighscales, tooth brushes, computer mouses and tire pressure monitoring; patents in field. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Electroswiss, Alumni Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Background

Descombes, Arthur Jules was born on February 17, 1946 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of Arthur Descombes-Scherler and Katharina Scherler.

Education

Diploma in electrical engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1980.

Career

Analog designer Engineer of Mines Microelectronic, Switzerland, 1980—1990, group leader watch 8 mixed signal circuit design Switzerland, since 1990, technical business unit leader wireless and sensing Switzerland, since 1995. Teacher analog circuits School for Technology Information, Bern, Switzerland, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of high performance low-power integrated circuits for watches, hearing aids, smoke 8 intrusion detectors, weighscales, tooth brushes, computer mouses and tire pressure monitoring. Patents in field.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Electroswiss, Alumni Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, bicycling, reading, music.

Connections

Married Marianne Kocher, April 17, 1980. Children: Simon Patrick, Sarah Daniela.

father:
Arthur Descombes-Scherler

mother:
Katharina Scherler

spouse:
Marianne Kocher

children:
Simon Patrick Descombes

Sarah Daniela Descombes