Senior Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies
Dr. Edward G. Tiedemann, Jr. is a QUALCOMM Fellow and a Senior Vice President of Engineering of QUALCOMM Technologies, Inc. He leads QUALCOMM's worldwide standardization and industry organization activities. Dr. Tiedemann was instrumental in the design and development of the TIA/EIA/IS-95 CDMA system, also called cdmaOne™. He led QUALCOMM's and much of the industry's efforts in the design and development of the third-generation cdma2000® system. He currently sits on the board of several industry organizations, and is active in setting the direction for 5th generation wireless systems. Prior to becoming involved with terrestrial wireless communications, Dr. Tiedemann was involved with numerous commercial and military satellite systems. From 1977 to 1988, Dr. Tiedemann was at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where he worked on mmWave satellite communications systems. Dr. Tiedemann holds the Ph.D. degree from MIT where he worked in the areas of queueing theory and communications networks. He holds the Master of Science degree from Purdue University where he worked on bandwidth efficient modulation. He also holds the Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Va Tech). Dr. Tiedemann is past chairman of the Advisory Board of the College of Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Va Tech). He currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Purdue University School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also a member of the Board of Overseers of the Peabody Essex Museum. Dr. Tiedemann was General Chair of GLOBECOM 2015, one of the IEEE Communications Society flagship conferences.
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