John Spargo

VP Conferences, Communications Rep.
IEEE Region: 6


Dr. Spargo is a senior staff member of the Research & Technology organization within Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, CA.  His primary research interests are superconducting integrated circuit development and superconducting electronics for high performance computing, signal processing, and communications. He has a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. He holds patents in the areas of packaging and spacecraft.  He is a Fellow of the IEEE, past Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, and past President of the IEEE Council on SuperConductivity (2007-2010).  

Favorite Quote: "If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it." (Albert Einstein)