Imrich Chlamtac

President of European Alliance for Innovation

Imrich Chlamtac

President of European Alliance for Innovation

Biography

Prof. Chlamtac is the President of EAI, European Alliance for Innovation. He pioneered EAI as a global initiative for promoting growth of ICT-based economy and digital society.

EAI supports research and innovation worldwide with over hundred and fifty thousand subscribers worldwide through events, publications, and community collaboration.

Prof. Chlamtac’s prior positions in Italy included CREATE-NET where he was the Founding President, Bruno Kessler Professor at the University of Trento, among the top ranked ICT institutions in Italy. Prof. Chlamtac also served as Associate Provost for Research and Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications at the University of Texas in Dallas, and Professor at Boston University, University of Massachusetts and Technion.

Prof. Chlamtac holds multiple academic and honorary appointments including the University of Trento, the Tel Aviv University, the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

Prof. Chlamtac’s scientific recognitions include IEEE and ACM Fellowship, the ACM Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research on Mobility, the IEEE Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Wireless Personal Communications, New Talents in Simulation of SCS, Fulbright Scholarship, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He was listed in ISIHighlyCited.Com among the 250 most cited Computer Science researchers worldwide. Prof. Chlamtac is also included in the list of Notable People from the University of Minnesota where he received his PhD and holds an Honorary Citizenship in Slovakia where he was born.

Prof. Chlamtac published over four hundred refereed articles, and multiple books. He is the co-author of the first textbook on “Local Networks” (Lexington Books 1980), and IEEE Network Editor’s choice and Amazon.com engineering books best-seller “Wireless and Mobile Network Architectures” (John Wiley & Sons 2000).

As part of his contribution to the research community, Prof. Chlamtac founded the ACM SigMobile, serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Springer WINET and MONET journals, established ACM Mobicom and other leading conferences.

Prof. Chlamtac is a co-founder and past President of CONSIP Ltd, the first network emulator company, and of BCN Ltd, currently KFKI Ltd., one of the largest system integrator companies in Central Europe.