Bandler Corporation provides research and consulting services in engineering optimization and computer-aided design. Dr. John W. Bandler, President, pioneered optimization technologies for modeling and electromagnetics-based design of devices and circuits in the radio-frequency, wireless, and microwave arenas.
John Bandler was President of Optimization Systems Associates Inc. (OSA), which he founded in 1983. Hewlett-Packard Company acquired OSA in 1997, and OSA became part of the HP EEsof Division (now Agilent Technologies), Santa Rosa, CA.
Bandler pioneered Space Mapping Technology in 1993. Space mapping has since been adopted into design portfolios across the entire spectrum of engineering. It enables optimal, high-fidelity design of devices and systems at a cost of only a few high-fidelity simulations. It offers an explanation for the engineer’s traditional “feel” for a problem; it is in accord with everyday experience and with modern thinking in human evolution and neuroscience.
In 2012, Bandler was awarded the IEEE Canada McNaughton Gold Medal “For pioneering contributions to optimization technology and microwave CAD.”
In 2012, he was honored by a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. “John is an engineer, a professor, an innovator, a researcher, a writer of technical papers, and a writer of fiction and non-fiction. He has published over 470 technical papers, founded companies; he is world renowned for work in microwave theory and techniques.”
Bandler was honored by the 2013 IEEE MTT-S Microwave Career Award “For a career of leadership, meritorious achievement, creativity and outstanding technical contributions in the field of microwave theory and techniques.” He recieved the Microwave Application Award in 2004.
In 2012, he spoke at the University of Waterloo, at McMaster University, at Carleton University, at École Polytechnique de Montréal, at the University of Toronto, at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., and at Arizona State University. In 2013, he spoke at Syracuse University, NY; at McMaster University he spoke on “From Creativity to Success via Risk and Setback: An Insider’s Perspective.” See video. At ITESO, Guadalajara, Mexico, he spoke on space mapping and on creativity. On Feb. 2, 2014, he will speak at TEDx McMaster U; on Feb. 26 at Cafe X.