John Smee

large_John_Smee.jpgSENIOR DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, QUALCOMM

Dr. John E. Smee joined Qualcomm in 2000, holds 54 US Patents, and has been involved in the system design for a variety of projects focused on the innovation of wireless communications systems such as CDMA EVDO, IEEE 802.11, and 3GPP LTE.  His work involves taking advanced system designs and signal processing techniques from theory through design, standardization, implementation, and productization. He is currently the 5G project engineering lead in Qualcomm’s research and development group.

John is a recipient of the Qualcomm Distinguished Contributor Award for Project Leadership and participated in the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering program. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Princeton University, and also holds an M.A. from Princeton and an M.Sc. and B.Sc. from Queen's University.

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