Tim Sobering, Avatekh Inc. (image) Kansas State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Tim Sobering, director of the Electronics Design Laboratory, is collaborating with Alexei V. Nikitin, founder and the chief science officer of Lawrence-based Avatekh Inc. The researchers are improving the technology behind wireless communication systems and smartphones. Credit Kansas State University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.