RobustPhysics founder Paul Bremner has 40 years experience in engineering applications of stochastic wave mechanics. He was the founder in 1991 of VibroAcoustic Sciences Inc and principal architect of the AutoSEA statistical wavefield modeling software for vibro-acoustic engineering design. The business was acquired in 2002 by ESI Group who re-branded the software VA One; which is now one of the most widely used vibro-acoustic simulation tools – in aerospace, automotive and other major industries - worldwide.
RobustPhysics (division of Sonelite Inc.) was founded in 2010 to develop statistical wave mechanics modeling software specifically for the needs of E/E engineers responsible for EMC qualification of large, complex and “uncertain” electronic systems. From 2010 to 2013, RobustPhysics partnered with Prof. R.S. Langley at Cambridge University UK and sponsored fundamental research on hybrid deterministic-statistical methods for prediction of maximum expected RF electromagnetic field strength in connected cavities and maximum expected coupled currents and terminal voltages in complex cable harnesses.
In 2014, RobustPhysics commenced a collaboration with NASA Launch Service Program (LSP) - Dr. Dawn Trout and Dr. Gabriel Vazquez at Kennedy Space Center. NASA LSP provided experimental validation support and sponsored RobustPhysics' studies of statistical power balance modeling for spacecraft applications. In 2016, the collaboration received Best EMC Symposium Paper Award at the IEEE EMC Symposium in Ottawa, Canada for a joint paper titled "Canonical Statistical Model for Maximum Expected Immission of Wire Conductor in an Aperture Enclosure“.
In 2017, Profs. Chuck Bunting and Jim West at Oklahoma State University joined the collaboration, resulting in additional IEEE EMC Transactions and Symposium papers which extended research and experimental validation of statistical EM field modeling methods. In December 2020, the team was awarded a NASA Phase II STTR contract to support the development, experimental validation and commercial launch of a first general purpose, statistical EMC simulation software product.
Brewer and Trout, “Modern Spacecraft, Antique Specifications”, CONFORMITY, July 2007
R.S. Langley, “A reciprocity approach for computing the response of wiring systems to diffuse electromagnetic fields,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 52, pp 1041-1055, 2010
D.H. Trout, "Electromagnetic Environment In Payload Fairing Cavities," PhD Dissertation, University of Central Florida, 2012.
West, J. C, Bunting C.F., and Rajamani V., “Accurate and efficient numerical simulation of the random environment within a reverberation chamber,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 54, pp 167-173, Feb. 2012.
Langley and Bremner, “Statistical Analysis of an Electrical System within a Reverberant Cavity”, Proc. ACES Conference, Monterey 2013
P.G. Bremner, “Modal Expansion Basis for Statistical Estimation of Maximum Expected Field Strength in Enclosures”, Proc. IEEE EMC Symposium, Santa Clara, March 2015
Bremner, Vazquez, Trout, "Canonical Statistical Model for Maximum Expected Immission of Wire Conductor in an Aperture Enclosure", Proc. IEEE EMC Symp., Ottawa Canada, Oct 2016
West, J. C., R. Bakore, and C. F. Bunting, “Statistics of the current induced within a partially shielded enclosure in a reverberation chamber,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 59, 2014-2022, Dec. 2017.
Bremner, Trout, Vazquaz, Nourshamsi, West and Bunting, “Modal Q factor and modal overlap of electrically small avionics boxes”, Proc. IEEE EMC Symposium, Longbeach CA, July 2018
West, J.C. and Bunting, C.F., “Effects of Frequency Stirring on Reverberation Chamber Testing: An Analysis as a Radiation Problem”, IEEE Trans EMC, 61, 4, pp 1345 – 1352, Aug. 2019
Bremner, P.G., Vazquez, G., Trout, D.H and Edwards, P. “Shielding Effectiveness – When to Stop Blocking and Start Absorbing”, Proc..IEEE EMC Symp., New Orleans, October 2019
Bremner, Trout and Vazquez, "On the Maximum Expected Electric Field in Electrically Small, Undermoded Enclosures", Environmental Science 2019 ESA Workshop on Aerospace EMC, Budapest, May 2019
Bremner, Bahadorzadeh, Kabiri, West and Bunting, “Statistical Field Model for Performance of Localized RF Absorption Blankets in a Payload Fairing“, Tech. paper submitted to IEEE EMC Symposium, Raleigh NC, 2021
 Langley, R.S., “Diffuse Field Determination Using Diffuse Field Reciprocity”, US Patent 10,338,117 B2
 Langley, R.S. et al, “[Simulation Software] for Determining Statistical Mean and Max Expected Variance of EM Energy Transmission between Coupled Cavities”, US Pat 10379147 B2
 Langley, R.S. et al, “[Simulation Software] for Determining Statistics of Current in an Electrical System Exposed to Diffuse Electromagnetic Fields”, US Pat 10156599
 Bremner, P.G., “Methods and Systems for Determining the Response of a Reverberant System”, US Pat 10565326 B2
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