Robert C. Shapiro, P.E. is an Independent Land Mobile Radio and Wireless Engineer and Consultant professional serving the Public Safety, Electric Utility, Energy, Transportation and Telecommunications industries based in Plano, Texas, USA. He serves on the TIA TR8.18 committee as the Vice Chair.
Additional IEEE volunteer leadership activities are Director Elect for Region 5, Board of Governor and Chair, Private Land Mobile Radio Committee for the Vehicular Technology Society and Vice Chair of the combined Dallas Communications and Vehicular Technology chapters.
His past IEEE leadership volunteer activities were Communications Society Board of Governor Member at Large, Director, North America and Marketing / Industry Relations and Dallas Chapter and Section Chair. Also served as Vice President Conferences for the Technology Management Council and Vice President, Mobile Radio for the Vehicular Technology Society and Region 5 South Area, Membership Chair and Secretary.
Robert holds an Associate of Electronics Engineering Technology, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration. He holds his Professional Engineering Certification Texas since 1990. He is a Fellow of the Radio Club of America and a Member of the IEEE since 1981 and Senior Member since 2003. He has over 30 articles published in industry magazines and in IEEE conferences as poster sessions.