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Gerald Labedz

Gerald Labedz

Senior Principal Investigator

Mr. Labedz joined Roberson and Associates in February, 2016, and has 41 years of extensive experience in analysis and supercomputer simulation-based analysis of wireless systems, both at the system level and at the physical layer. He also taught Quantitative Reasoning and Technological Literacy, a required course, in the Mathematics Department at DePaul University.

Mr. Labedz was a consultant to the wireless industry on intellectual property matters, including patent portfolio management and litigation. Previously, Mr. Labedz worked at Motorola for 35 years and was elected a Dan Noble Fellow, which was granted to approximately 0.3% of the engineering population for contributions to the company

Mr. Labedz is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has 25 patents, including the first patent on the transmission of all non-voice data over a cellular telephone system, which was declared Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) essential and for which he was awarded a Motorola Infrastructure Patent of the Year.

He has published at international conferences held in the United States and Europe. He has given invited graduate lectures at Cornell, Purdue, University of British Columbia, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been an invited panelist for grant awards at the National Science Foundation (NSF) for both physical layer and systems.

Mr. Labedz earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has completed all Ph.D. coursework. He was elected to Eta Kappa Nu, and was an elected officer of Illinois Alpha Tau Beta Pi.