Management Team

Chuck Goldsmith


Chuck Goldsmith received Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. Since 1982, he has been involved in the design and development of microwave/millimeter-wave circuits and subsystems. He has been employed by M/A COM, Texas Instruments, and was previously an Engineering Fellow at Raytheon Company. Dr. Goldsmith formed MEMtronics Corporation in 2001, where he is currently pursuing business opportunities in the aerospace and defense markets.

Dr. Goldsmith has authored or co-authored over 50 publications on microwave circuits, photonics, and RF MEMS. He is also inventor or co-inventor of thirteen granted patents in related fields. Dr. Goldsmith is a Fellow of the IEEE (Microwave Theory & Techniques Society).

Derek Scarbrough

Vice President

Derek Scarbrough received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas. He was previously employed at Systimax, then joined MEMtronics in 2008. Mr. Scarbrough has extensive experience with finite element modeling and method-of-moments based electromagnetic structure simulators. At MEMtronics his specialty is state-of-the-art device and circuit design. Most of his work has focused on the automated design and tuning of integrated filters at microwave frequencies. Mr. Scarbrough is a member of the IEEE and has authored or co-authored eight publications in related fields.

Tab Ashwill

Quality Manager

Tab Ashwill has a Bachelor’s degree in Global Business Management from the University of Phoenix. Since 1983, he has worked in the service, manufacturing and quality management fields. Tab Ashwill has over 30 years working in the ISO9001 field and is qualified as Lead Auditor for ISO9001, Aerospace AS9100D, and Medical Device 13485 quality management systems. He is a Lean Practitioner and a Six-Sigma Black Belt. He is also a Patent recipient for original equipment designs.