Maria Guerra

Power/Analog Editor

Maria Guerra is the Power/Analog Editor for Electronic Design. She is an Electrical Engineer with an MSEE from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She has a very solid engineering background and extensive experience with technical documentation and writing. Before joining Electronic Design, she was an Electrical Engineer for Kellogg, Brown & Root Ltd (London. U.K.). During her years in the Oil and Gas Industry she was involved in a range of projects for both offshore and onshore designs. Her technical and soft skills bring a practical, hands-on approach to the Electronic Design team.

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7 Energy Storage Disruptors to Watch
The energy storage industry is growing quickly as battery technologies evolve and costs continue to fall.
Q&A: Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio
The author of Microelectronic Circuit Design for Energy Harvesting Systems talks energy-harvesting tech with Electronic Design.
Wireless Power Prepares to Hit the Mainstream 5
Fueled by strong opinions from consumers about how devices should charge, wireless-power companies are looking to make wireless charging more accessible.
Everything You Need to Know About the New PoE Standard
Due to the increased number of Ethernet-connected devices demanding more power, a new IEEE 802.3bt standard is on the way.
Will PMIC On-Demand Replace Catalog Power Devices? 3
Most consumer electronics products rely on power-management integrated circuits (PMICs). As those consumer devices evolve, designers face the constant challenge...
16-Year-Old CEO Shares Thoughts on Silicon Valley and the “Sharger” 5
David Andrés, CEO and cofounder of startup Sharge, describes winning the Audi Creativity Challenge, his time in Silicon Valley, and plans for the product in connecting to charging stations.
Q&A: How Can Artificial Intelligence Impact Smart Cities? 2
Industry analyst Susan Etlinger shares her views on where AI technology is now, what needs to change for it to evolve, and its future as a utility.
Is Google’s Renewable Energy Plan What It Seems? 1
When I first heard about Google’s latest announcement, I thought the company was going to rely completely on renewable energy to directly energize its data centers....
Power & Analog 2017 Forecast: What Experts Are Saying
Representatives from major players in the semiconductor industry share their predictions for 2017 regarding power modules, wireless power, data converters, wireless sensing, and more.
What Exactly is a Smart City? 1
According to the United Nations, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, leading many—from engineers to political leaders—to concentrate on developing smart-city initiatives.
Are IC Transceivers Ready to Support 5G Wireless Networks?
RF transceivers will be key to handling the massive amount of data and video that will be generated by the estimated 50 billion connected devices by 2020.
Best of 2016: Fast Charger for Mobiles Optimizes Power Usage
Compliancy with USB Power Delivery and Type-C gives this new reference design a universal edge, opening up fast charging to an array of consumer devices.
Best of 2016: Operating Modes Add Flexibility to Temperature-Sensor IC
To help meet ADC market demands for higher-accuracy temperature measurements, Linear Tech enhanced its temperature sensor with multiple operating modes and by streamlining its analog inputs.
Q&A:’s Sam Davis

In addition to serving as editor-in-chief of Electronic Design’s sister brand,, Sam Davis is the author of Computer Data Displays, was a recipient of the Jesse Neal Award for trade press editorial excellence, and holds a patent for naval ship construction that simplifies electronic system integration.

Can Class-D Amplifier Audio Performance Get Any Better? 16
Class D audio amplifiers are able to fulfill the requirements for audio applications such as mobile handsets, Bluetooth/wireless speakers, and vehicles...