Whitney Q. Lohmeyer

Whitney Q. Lohmeyer

Areas of Expertise

  • Satellite and Space Technology
  • Radiofrequency Technology
  • Satellite and Mobile Regulation
  • Litigation Support & Investigation

Industry Focus

  • Satellite and Space
  • Wireless Telecommunications
  • Wireline Telecommunications


  • Besser Associates: RF Technology Certification, Applied RF Engineering 1 - Circuits and Transmission Lines
  • STK Certified (Level 1), STK Master Certified (Level 2), STK Grand Master Certified (Level 3)


  • Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.A., Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University

Whitney Q. Lohmeyer, Ph.D.

  • Whitney Lohmeyer is an assistant professor of engineering at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, where she teaches courses including Analog and Digital Communications, Principles of Wireless Communications, Satellite Systems and Business Consulting, and Quantitative Engineering Analysis I, II, and III. She is also a research affiliate at MIT's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
  • Previously, Prof. Lohmeyer was a communications systems engineer at OneWeb. At OneWeb, she designed and managed the RF link budget through the due diligence process for the first round funding of $500 million. She also provided technical insight and analysis for OneWeb's regulatory strategy, including spectrum filings, space station and earth station license application, and ITU regulatory meetings, as well as to OneWeb's business development team. Prof. Lohmeyer represented OneWeb at the FCC, ITU-WP4A, and ITU's 2015 World Radio Conference. She also designed and conducted component RF tests for the OneWeb user terminal and analyzed air interface capacity consumption geometries to support IP transport service dimensioning.
  • Prof. Lohmeyer also worked as a hardware engineer at Google, where she worked on a confidential project related to radiation tolerance.