Position Statement

IEEE Activities

Alexander D. Gelman., Ph.D. 

Candidate for Division III Director (2020-2021)

Bio Sketch

Alexander D. Gelman received M.E. and Ph.D. (EE) from City University of New York. Presently he is CTO of NETovations Consulting Group. During 1998-2007 Alex worked as Chief Scientist at Panasonic Princeton Research Laboratory; during 1984-1998 at Bellcore, lastly as Director-Internet Access Architectures Research. Alex has numerous publications and several patents. He pioneered Multimedia Bridging, Video on Demand over Networks and XDSL-based Internet Access. He was among first recipients of Bellcore President’s Award.

Alex co-founded eight IEEE conferences and two publications; initiated ComSoc Standards Activities; initiated ComSoc Technical Committee and standardization in Power Line Communications; chaired the Technical Committee on Multimedia Communications; served four terms as ComSoc Vice President.

Alex served on IEEE-SA BoG and several terms on Standards Board, e.g. representing TAB; chaired TAB Ad Hoc Committee on Standards.

Alex is a recipient of ComSoc Donald McLellan Meritorious Service Award, IEEE-SA Corporate Standards Sponsor Award and IEEE-SA Standards Medallion.

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