E-Magazine Editorial Board

Professor Periklis Chatzimisios, Editor-in-Chief, Member of IEEE Standards Education Committee

Periklis Chatzimisios, Editor-in-Chief, is a member of the IEEE Standards Education Committee (SEC) and serves as member of the Standards Program Development Board and the Education Services Board under IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc). Periklis is the Communications Chapter Chair of IEEE Greece Section and also serves as the Chair of ComSoc Technical Committee on Information Infrastructure and Networking (TCIIN), the Vice Chair of ComSoc Technical Committee on Big Data (TCBD) and an active member of the IEEE Future Networks (5G) Initiative.

Periklis serves as Professor in the Department of Science and Technology of the International Hellenic University (Greece). He is a Visiting Fellow in Bournemouth University (UK). Periklis is the editor/author of 8 books and more than 140 papers and book chapters on the topics of performance evaluation and standardization of mobile/wireless communications, Internet of Things, the 4th Industrial Revolution, Smart Cities and Vehicular Networking. He has been a Chairman and organizer of numerous international conferences as well as an Editorial Board member of several journals published by IEEE and other publishing houses.

Periklis received his Ph.D. from Bournemouth University (UK) in 2005 and his B.Sc. from Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki (Greece) in 2000. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

Nitin Aggarwal

Nitin AggarwalNitin Aggarwal is an Associate Professor of Business at the School of Information Systems and Technology, Lucas College and Graduate School of Business, San José State University. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Texas Tech University. He has published in reputed journals like the MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and Electronic Markets. He has also presented his research in a number of national and international conferences such as ICIS, HICSS, and AMCIS. He is a member of the Association for Information Systems, the professional forum for IS professionals. Dr. Aggarwal is an active researcher in the area of standards and standardization. His research includes organizational and governance issues, intellectual property issues, transactional issues, and economic issues involved in standardization.

Ashutosh Dutta

Ashutosh Dutta is currently senior scientist and 5G Chief Strategist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). He is also a JHU/APL Sabbatical Fellow and adjunct faculty at The Johns Hopkins University. His career, spanning more than 30 years, includes Director of Technology Security and Lead Member of Technical Staff at AT&T, CTO of Wireless for NIKSUN, Inc., Senior Scientist and Project Manager in Telcordia Research, Director of the Central Research Facility at Columbia University, adjunct faculty at NJIT, and Computer Engineer with TATA Motors. He has more than 90 conference and journal publications, three book chapters, and 31 issued patents. Ashutosh served as the Director of Industry Outreach for IEEE Communications Society from 2014-2019. Ashutosh has been serving as the founding Co-Chair for IEEE Future Network Initiative. Ashutosh obtained his BS in Electrical Engineering from NIT Rourkela, India; MS in Computer Science from NJIT; and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, New York under the supervision of Prof. Henning Schulzrinne. Ashutosh is a Fellow of IEEE and senior member of ACM.

Donald Heirman

Donald Heirman is president of Don HEIRMAN Consultants, LLC, which is a training, standards and educational electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) consultation corporation. He chairs, or is a principal technical contributor to, US and international EMC standards organizations including ANSI ASC C63®, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC) International Special Committee on Radio Interference(CISPR). He is a life Fellow of the IEEE and an honored life member of the IEEE EMC Society and member of its Board of Directors, chair of its technical committees on EMC measurements and Smart Grid, Vice President for Standards, past EMCS president, and past chair of its standards development committee. He is also past president of the IEEE Standards Association (SA), past member of the SA Board of Governors and past member of the IEEE’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Ahmed Khan

Dr. Ahmed S. Khan is a Fulbright Specialist Scholar (2017-2021) selected by U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Dr. Khan has more than thirty-five years of experience in instruction (online and onsite), applied research, curriculum development, accreditation (ABET & NCA/HLC), management & supervision of academic programs at DeVry University. He held many academic positions that include Senior Processor, Chair, and Dean of the College of Engineering & Information, DeVry University, Addison, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Khan received an MSEE from Michigan Technological University, an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, and his Ph.D. from Colorado State University. His research interests are in the areas of Nanotechnology, Fiber Optics, New Teaching & Learning Techniques, Online education, and Social and Ethical Implications of Technology. He has authored/co-authored many technical papers & books, and a series of books on Science, Technology & Society (STS); his most recent book is Nanotechnology: Ethical and Social Implications. Dr. Khan is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), and a member of American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), he also served as program evaluator for ABET.

Ken Krechmer

Ken Krechmer studies and teaches Isology, the study of references, standards and standardization. He also studies the formal application of references in quantum mechanics.  He lectures at the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA and in 2009 taught a three credit unit graduate engineering course there on the theory of standards. He was past Program Chair, of the Standards and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT) conferences in 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2011.  In 2012 he received first prize and 2006 received a joint second prize in the IEC Centenary Challenge paper competition. In 1995 and 2000 he won first prize at the World Standards Day paper competition. From 1990 to 2002 he was the founding technical editor of Communications Standards Review. He has also been secretary of TIA TR-29 (facsimile standards) and a US delegate to ITU-T Study Group 8 (fax), 14 (previous modem standards), 15 (xDSL) and 16 (modem, video, conferencing) meetings.  He consulted on standardization strategies 1980 – 2000 for clients including: France Telecom, British Telecom, NEC, Dialogic, Intel, Ascend Communications and Pacific Telesis. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of The Society for Standards Professionals. 

Glenn Parsons

Glenn ParsonsGlenn Parsons is an internationally known expert in networking, including 5G mobile transport and Ethernet.  He is a standards advisor with Ericsson Canada, where he coordinates standards strategy and policy for Ericsson, including network architecture for 5G radio transport networks. Previously, he has held positions in development, product management and standards architecture in the ICT industry. Over the past number of years, he has held several management and editor positions in various standards activities including IETF, IEEE, and ITU-T.  He has been an active participant in the IEEE-SA Board of Governors, Standards Board and its Committees since 2004, and in other IEEE OU boards as an SA liaison since 2014.  He is currently involved with 5G transport standardization in MEF, IEEE and ITU-T and is chair of IEEE 802.1.  In addition to being the founding Editor-in-chief for the IEEE Communications Standards Magazine, he was a Technical Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine and has been co-editor of several IEEE Communications Society Magazine feature topics.  He graduated in 1992 with a B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland.