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Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications 2016 - Leonard J. Cimini Jr.

"For creative and sustained contributions to Publications."

Leonard J. Cimini Jr.

Len Cimini received a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982, and worked at AT&T, first in Bell Labs and then AT&T Labs, for 20 years.  Since 2002, he has been a Professor at the University of Delaware.  For more than 25 years, he has been very active in all facets of ComSoc, including governance, publications, conferences, and technical activities, and, among other positions, has been a Member-At-Large, VP–Publications, VP–Technical Activities, and Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE J-SAC: Wireless Communications Series. Len was elected an IEEE Fellow in 2000 for contributions to the theory and practice of high-speed wireless communications.  For this pioneering work, he was given the 2007 James R. Evans Avant Garde Award and the 2010 Innovators Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame.  He has received several ComSoc awards, including the 2010 Donald W. McLellan Meritorious Service Award.