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The Principle's Resume
WK3C WirelessLLC's President and CTO, Carl R. Stevenson, has been involved in the design and development of RF communications systems and equipment for over 39 years.
He is a Fellow of the Radio Club of America, a Senior Member of the IEEE, a former member of the IEEE 802 LMSC Executive Committee, former (founding) Chair of the IEEE 802.22 Working Group on Wireless Regional Area Networks ("WRANs"), a Member-at-Large of the IEEE-USA Committee on Communications and Information Policy, Chair of the TIA TR-47.1 Engineering Sub-committee, and an avid Amateur Extra Class amateur radio operator (callsign WK3C).
was named the recipient of the IEEE-SA International Award for 2005 and was also named to the 2005 Scientific American 50
as a Policy Leader for working to bring "Super WiFi" (Scientific American's characterization of the work of the IEEE P802.22 Working Group
on cognitive radio sharing of unused TV broadcast spectrum on a non-interfering basis) closer to commercialization through development of standards for wireless interoperability in ultra-high frequency (UHF) channels.
From its inception several years earlier until November 2004, he
served as the (founding) Chair of the IEEE
802.18 Radio Regulatory Technical Advisory Group
He also has previously served as Chair of the Wi-Fi Alliance Regulatory Committee (and Co-chair of its Legislative Task Force), Chair of the Bluetooth SIG Radio Workgroup, Member of the Bluetooth Architecture Review Board, liaison between the Bluetooth SIG and IEEE 802.15, a member of the US Delegation to the World Radicommunications Conference 2003, designated liaison to the International Telecommunications Union Radiocommunications Sector ("ITU-R") for the IEEE's Sector Membership, and, most recently as a Member-at-Large of the IEEE Standards Association Board of Governors (2006-2007).
Before founding WK3C WirelessLLC, he held the position of Senior Manager, Standards and Regulatory Affairs with Agere Systems (and its predecessor, Lucent Technologies Microelectronics Group), and earlier positions with Lucent Technologies including Senior Member of Technical Staff, with responsibility as principal architect for the design, simulation, and specification of baseband to RF chipset architectures, modulation and coding techniques, and protocols, focusing on advanced development in the area of wireless computer networking and consumer electronics devices such as cordless phones.
holds 17 US patents and has several additional patent applications pending from his
Over the course of his career he has served in a variety of senior level engineering and engineering management positions with a number of organizations such as the Communications Systems Research Section at NASA/CALTECH's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Rockwell International's Collins Radio Division, Lockheed Aircraft Company, Symbol Technologies, and U.S. Robotics (now 3Com).
Over the years he has also served as a consultant to other well-known organizations, such as Hughes Aircraft, Loral Corporation, Qualcomm, Westinghouse, and trade associations such as MSTV and CEA, as well as a number of smaller companies.
Board of Directors
Carl R. Stevenson - WK3C
Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- October 2004
"This is ideal spectrum for deploying regional networks to provide broadband service in sparsely populated areas, where vacant channels are available," said Carl R. Stevenson, interim chair of the IEEE P802.22 Working Group.
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."
NCI Seeks to Form National Chapters in ALL Counties Where NCI Members Reside
Interested candidates (who must be members in good standing and willing to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Bylaws relating to the formation and operation of National Chapters) should contact NCI's Executive Director Carl R. Stevenson, WK3C at firstname.lastname@example.org.