Adam T. Drobot is Chairman of OpenTechWorks, Inc., Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, and the past Chair of the IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Activities Board. He is currently a member of the FCC Technological Advisory Council. In the past he was on the Board of the Telecommunications Industry Association where he Chaired the Technology Committee; the US Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems Program Advisory Committee; and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute External Advisory Board. Adam was the President of Advanced Technology Solution and the CTO at Telcordia Technologies. He has published over 100 journal articles and holds 27 patents. In his professional career he was responsible for the development of several major multidisciplinary scientific modeling codes and specialized in developing tools and techniques for the design, management, and operation of complex scientific facilities, discrete manufacturing systems, and large-scale platforms, for government and industry. His degrees include a BA in Engineering Physics from Cornell University and a PhD. in Plasma Physics from the University of Texas at Austin.
Charlie Jackson has been active in a broad range of microwave and millimeter-wave technologies. After receiving his doctorate at UCLA, he worked at Hughes, TRW, Ditrans, Raytheon, and Northrop. While recovering from cancer, Charlie pursued a lifelong dream of designing and measuring the acoustical properties of woodwind musical instruments; he now uses 3D printing to make them. Dr. Jackson works at Northrop Grumman supporting space based programs. Charlie is a Fellow of the IEEE, has 5 patents and has published more than 30 articles. He has been active in IEEE chapter, section, conference, and society activities.
Luca Roselli (IEEE-Fellow) joined the University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy, in 1991. In 2000, he founded the spin-off WiS Srl. He has been involved in electronic technologies for Internet of Things for ten years. He is currently a Qualified Full Professor with the University of Perugia, where he teaches “Electronic Circuits” and “Electronic Circuit and Systems for Internet of Things”, and where he coordinates the High Frequency Electronics Laboratory. He has authored over 30 papers (H-i 31, i10 91, over 3300 citations, source Scholar) and Green RFID System (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014). His current research interests include HF electronic systems with a special attention to RFID, new materials, wireless power transfer, and, in general all the emerging technologies enabling ICT evolution towards IoT.
Luca Roselli was a member of the Board of Directors of ART Srl, Perugia, Italy, from 2008 to 2012. He is a member of the list of experts of the Italian Ministry of Research, the past Chair of the IEEE Technical Committees MTT-24-RFID, the Present Chair of 25-RF Nanotechnologies and member of 26-Wireless Power Transfer. He was member for 8 years of the ERC Panel PE7, member of the Advisory Committee of the IEEE-WPTC, Chairman of the SC-32 of IMS, Co-Chair of the IEEE Wireless Sensor Network Conference. He organized the VII Computational Electromagnetic Time Domain in 2007 and the first IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference in 2013. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Microwave Magazine. He is involved on the boards of several international conferences. He is a Reviewer for many international reviews, including the PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MICROWAVE THEORY AND TECHNIQUES , and IEEE MICROWAVE AND WIRELESS COMPONENTS LETTERS.