Wilson Electronics Senior R&D Engineer Named a 'Leader Under 40'

weBoost | November 28, 2012

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Chris Ashworth, a senior R&D engineer at Wilson Electronics, has been named a ‘Leader Under 40’ by Control Engineering.

For each of the past three years, the Control Engineering Leaders Under 40 program has identified and recognized 10 young engineers who have made significant contributions toward the control engineering profession. The goal is to get more young people interested in engineering.

“I am grateful because I really enjoy what I do,” Ashworth said. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the Leaders Under 40 program.”

Among achievements noted by Control Engineering, Ashworth has participated in Federal Communications Commission rulemaking by developing technical rules for industry-acceptable consumer cellular signal boosters. He has led the design of 15 cellular signal boosting products from concept to manufacturing and production testing.

He also holds four provisional patents related to the design and automated control of signal boosters in a constantly-varying environment.