Theunis Beukman is a SIMULIA Solution Consultant Specialist in Darmstadt, Germany, with responsibility for the products related to filters and antenna arrays. He received his MScEng (cum laude) and PhD degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 2011 and 2015 respectively. During that time he was also a visiting researcher at other institutions. At Heriot-Watt University in Scotland he worked on designing tunable wideband filters for radio astronomy applications. During his PhD he also spent several months at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, working on transition designs for differential LNAs as well as developing a synthesis technique for profiled ridged horns.