Contact: Carl R. Stevenson
WK3C Wireless LLC
Carl R. Stevenson, president & CTO of WK3C Wireless LLC, NAMED TO THE THE 2005 "SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN 50" AS A "POLICY LEADER" FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO the development of better wireless networking standards
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN'S PRESTIGIOUS ANNUAL LIST RECOGNIZES
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CONTRIBUTIONS FROM MANY FIELDS
NEW YORK, November 7, 2005 - Carl R. Stevenson
has been named by Scientific American magazine
as a Policy Leader within the 2005 Scientific American 50
- the magazine's prestigious annual list recognizing outstanding acts of leadership in science and technology from the past year.
has been named a Policy Leader because of his
work over the last year in developing better wireless networking standards.
Mr. Stevenson is President and CTO of WK3C WirelessLLC, an Emmaus, PA consulting firm specializing in the areas of wireless standards, regulatory affairs, and design services.
has been involved in the design and development of RF communications systems and equipment for over 35 years.
He is a Fellow of the Radio Club of America, a Senior Member of the IEEE, a member of the IEEE 802 LMSC Executive Committee, Chair of the IEEE 802.22 Working Group on Wireless Regional Area Networks, a Member-at-Large of the IEEE-USA Committee on Communications and Information Policy, was recently elected to a seat on the IEEE Standards Association's Board of Governors for the 2006-2007 term, and has been named the recipient of the IEEE Standards Association International Award for 2005.
From its inception several years earlier until November 2004, he served as Chair of the IEEE 802.18 Radio Regulatory Technical Advisory Group.
He also previously served as the liaison to the ITU-R for the IEEE's Sector Membership, Chair of the Wi-Fi Alliance Regulatory Committee, Chair of the Bluetooth SIG Radio Workgroup, and a member of the US Delegation to the World Radicommunications Conference 2003.
Mr. Stevenson said: " I am extremely honored to be recognized for my work in the area of wireless networking standards and to be named as a Policy Leader of the Scientific American 50, with its singular stature in the world of science and technology."