Dr. Jeff Reed - 2004 Industry Achievment Award
Recognized throughout the international community, Dr. Jeffrey H. Reed is a leader in the development of software defined radio technology.
Dr Reed is a professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech where among his other many other accomplishments, he created a graduate level academic curriculum focused on software defined radios. He was the Director of the Mobile Personal Radio Group (MPRG) from June 2000 to June 2002 and has since served as the Deputy Director. Through the MRPG he has established a research program that has produced an open-system software radio operating system (OSSIE), and has contributed to the development of an antenna API for software radios. He has authored, co-authored, or co-edited ten books and proceedings, contributed to six books, and authored or co-authored over one hundred and thirty journal and conference papers.