Contributors' Biographies

Series and Book Editor

Walter Tuttlebee

Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile & Personal Communications – Mobile VCE

As Executive Director of the Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile & Personal Communications - Mobile VCE, Walter Tuttlebee heads a unique not-for-profit company established by the mobile phone industry and academia to undertake long term, industry steered, collaborative research ( Mobile VCE's activities include software radio research, an area Walter helped pioneer in Europe in the mid-1990s while with Siemens Roke Manor Research, giving invited presentations at seminal European conferences organized by the European Commission and the SDR Forum, and with subsequent IEEE publications.

Over the years Walter Tuttlebee has led research and development teams in second- and third-generation mobile communications, as well as operating in a business development role in personal communications, digital broadcasting, and satellite communications, three fields which share great potential for the application of software radio technologies.

Prior to the Wiley Software Defined Radio Series, he edited two books, both on short range wireless communications, as well as conceiving and creating related on-line communities DECTweb and Bluetoothweb (, He holds an M.B.A. from Cranfield and Ph.D. from Southampton University, is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Fellow of the IEE, and a Fellow of the RSA. ...

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