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                Donald L. Schilling, PhD (EE)


Dr. Schilling received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the City College of New York in 1956, his M.S.E.E. from Columbia University in 1958, and his doctorate from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1962. He was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at both the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, and the City College of New York, where he held the Position of Herbert Kayser Distinguished Professor. He retired from CCNY in 1992.

Professor Schilling has held a variety of private-sector positions to develop commercial applications of spread-spectrum technology, including CEO of InterDigital Communications Corporation (1992-1994).  He is currently Chairman of Linex Technologies.

From 1996-98, Dr Schilling headed the TIA 46.1 Standards Committee, WIMS, which joined with ETSI and ARIB to form the 3GPP Wideband CDMA Standard. Dr. Schilling has authored or co-authored twelve textbooks, over 200 technical papers, and holds more than 120 patents. He has been very active in the IEEE and the IEEE Communications Society. He helped start the IEEE Communications Society Magazine, the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), MILCOM, and INFOCOM. He served as Editor of the Transactions on Communications and Director of Publications from1968-1978. He was President of the IEEE Communications Society from 1980-1981 and was a member of the IEEE Board of Directors from 1982-1983. Among his honors, he is a Life Fellow of the IEEE and has received the Donald W. McLellan Meritorious Service Award in 1978, the Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award in 1998, MILCOM’s Technical Achievement Award in 2000, and has served as a member of the US Army Science Advisory Board.

Click here to view Dr. Schilling's abstract, "Vision of Wireless Consumer Communications" >>




                                     Albert Greenberg

                           Partner Development Manager, Microsoft


Albert Greenberg is the Partner Development Manager at Microsoft, where he leads design and development of cloud networking services and technologies at Windows Azure, for both logical and physical data center networking. Albert joined Microsoft Research in 2007, where he worked on data center networks, cloud service infrastructure, enterprise network management, and monitoring.  Albert joined Microsoft after many years at Bell Labs and AT&T Labs Research, where he was an Executive Director and AT&T Fellow, and where he helped build the systems and tools for engineering and managing AT&T's networks.  Albert is an ACM Fellow.

Click here to view Albert Greenberg's abstract: "SDN in Windows Azure Cloud" >>


                                      Dr. Kilsu Eo

                                     Executive Vice President, Samsung
                         Convergence Solution Team, Software R&D Center
                                User Experience Center, DMC R&D Center

Dr. Eo received his Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from the Seoul National University in 1982, Master's degree in 1984 and Ph.D degree in 1989 in Electrical Engineering from KAIST. His Ph.D. major was computer graphics including ray tracing, hardware acceleration engine for rasterization based on parallel processing, and object modeling.

He joined Samsung Electronics in 1989. Since then, he has developed various technologies and solutions for virtual reality, audio/video codec, DTV middleware, application, etc. He was given the Industry Prize from the Ministry of Knowledge Economy in Korean Government for his contribution to the embedded software industry in 2010.

Now, he is Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics and vice chairman of Korea Embedded Software Industry Council. In Samsung Electronics, he is leading Convergence Solution Team in Samsung Software R&D Center, which focuses on the research and development of the convergence solutions such as Allshare™, cloud, big data, smart home and security. And also he is leading User Experience Center in Samsung DMC R&D Center, where they are discovering user values and scenarios for new services and designing the identity of Samsung products and services. He is looking for the opportunities of combining the products with services, so he is interested in the areas such as cloud server/services, data analytics, web-centric solution, convergence platform and ecosystem. He expects that all these technologies will be applied to our daily lives not only with CE devices but also with future cars and health care devices.

Click here to view Dr. Eso's abstract, "Smart Life with Convergence">>



                                  Dr. I.P. Park

           Executive Vice President & CTO, HARMAN International

As CTO, Dr. I.P. Park leads the company-wide technology strategy and is responsible for overseeing all R&D activities, which are mostly in the areas of automotive infotainment, consumer and professional audio systems. As a member of HARMAN’s Executive Committee, he leads advanced research projects to bring innovative thought leadership into HARMAN products. I.P. joined HARMAN in February, 2012.

Prior to HARMAN, I.P. was Vice President of Intelligent Computing Laboratory (previously under different names such as Computer Science Lab, Software Lab) at Samsung Electronics from 2006 to 2011. He headed advanced software R&D teams to develop Samsung’s future software technologies, provided leadership in core software research, standardization and open source strategy. He founded STAR Center, a joint research lab with Georgia Tech. and CIC (Center for Intelligent Computing) with Seoul National University.

Prior to Samsung, I.P. was Department Head of Security and Platform Technologies at Panasonic Princeton Laboratory. He led projects in areas of operating system platforms, embedded Linux systems, and secure download for software-defined radio. He was instrumental in establishing the Consumer Electronics Linux Forum (CELF) and served as founding chair of the Architecture Group. Under his leadership, the CELF 1.0 standard specification and CELF 1.0 source tree was published, establishing CELF as a global leader for Linux CE adaptation and enhancements.

I.P. has also held senior roles at Timecruiser Computing Corporation, an Internet software company specializing in building Java-based enterprise systems, and was a faculty member at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He has also been a visiting researcher at Bellcore.

Dr. Park received a B.S. in Computer Science from Seoul National University, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University.











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