Welcome to the GVSU EMC Center

Grand Valley State University EMC Center

The GVSU EMC Center is located at 227 Winter Ave NW in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  This one-of-a-kind facility supports EMC education, research, and EMC pre-compliance testing for industry.  The center employs co-op students through a unique industry collaboration with an onsite EMC pre-compliance testing company. 

Dr. Adamczyk presenting at a conference

Dr. Bogdan Adamczyk is professor and director of the EMC Center at Grand Valley State University where he develops EMC educational material and teaches university EM/EMC courses and EMC certificate courses for industry. He is an iNARTE certified EMC Master Design Engineer. Prof. Adamczyk is the author of two textbooks: “Foundations of Electromagnetic Compatibility with Practical Applications” (Wiley, 2017) and “Principles of Electromagnetic Compatibility: Laboratory Exercises and Lectures” (Wiley, 2024). He has taught numerous EMC courses for industry and has authored over 90 publications on EMC education, measurement, and testing, and presented hardware demonstrations at several IEEE EMC Symposia. Since January 2017 he has been writing a monthly column “EMC Concepts Explained” for In Compliance magazine, https://incompliancemag.com/

Inside this 6,000 square-foot facility there are seven EMC test chambers for radiated and conducted emissions, radiated and conducted immunity, and electrostatic discharge testing.  The center provides support for university electromagnetic compatibility courses at undergraduate and graduate level as well as EMC certificate courses for industry. 


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