Biographies

Series and Book Editor

Walter Tuttlebee

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

As chief executive of the Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile & Personal Communications – Mobile VCE – Walter Tuttlebee heads up a unique, not-for-profit company established by the mobile communications industry and academia to undertake long-term, industry-steered, world-class, collaborative research (www.mobilevce.com). Mobile VCE's activities include software radio research, an area Walter helped to pioneer in Europe in the mid-1990s, with invited presentations at seminal European conferences organized by the European Commission and the SDR Forum. He has subsequently published and spoken widely in the field. Prior to Mobile VCE Walter led R&D teams in Second and Third generation mobile communications. Aside from his technical interests, Walter previously operated in a business development role and at Mobile VCE he is responsible to the Board for the company's strategy and operations.

Walter has also edited books on short range digital wireless, and created on-line industry communities for DECT, Bluetooth and software radio – www.dectweb.org, www.thewirelessdirectory.org, www.softwaredefinedradio.org

He holds an MBA from Cranfield and PhD from Southampton University, is a senior member of the IEEE, a fellow of the IEE and a fellow of the RSA.

Contributors

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picoChip

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