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Member at Large - Leonard J. Cimini

Leonard J. Cimini

Len Cimini received a Ph.D. in Elec. Eng. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982, and, worked at AT&T, first in Bell Labs and then AT&T Labs, for twenty years. In 2002, he Dr. joined the University of Delaware as a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His research has concentrated on lightwave and wireless communications. In these areas, he has published more than 140 journal and conference papers and has been awarded 21 US patents. Dr. Cimini has been very active within the IEEE, and he was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE J-SAC: Wireless Communications Series. Among other activities within ComSoc, he has served as the Chair of the Emerging Technologies Committee, the Director of On-Line Content, and two terms as a Member at-Large on the Board of Governors. Currently, he is the ComSoc Vice President - Publications. He was elected a Fellow of the IEEE in 2000 for contributions to the theory and practice of high-speed wireless communications. In addition to two paper awards, in 2007, Len was given the James R. Evans Avant Garde Award from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society for his pioneering work on OFDM for wireless communications.