Don DeGroot

Dr. Don DeGroot is the president of CCN, a test equipment and service business he co-founded in 2005 to support high-speed electronic design. Dr. DeGroot has over 30 years of experience in high-frequency electrical measurements and design, including a Ph.D. degree from Northwestern University and 12 years of research at NIST. From 2006-2015, Dr. DeGroot held a faculty position at Andrews University where he innovated project-based learning in electronic communications. He currently serves as chair of the IPC D24 subcommittee on high-speed and high-frequency test methods. Dr. DeGroot has published and presented over 100 technical papers on measurement science and electronic design research. He currently focuses on PCB interconnection and material characterization.