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Bruce McNair

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Bruce McNair
Distinguished Service Professor, Computer Engineering Graduate Program Director (RESEARCH INTERESTS: Wireless networks, security, software defined radio, embedded systems)
Location:206 Burchard Building
Phone:201.216.5549
Fax:201.216.8246
Email:bmcnair@stevens.edu
Courses:
EE 585
CPE 691
NIS 691
EE 359
EE 423
EE 424
CPE 423
CPE 424
NIS 584
EE 584
E 232
BME 322
MT 585
PEP 585
CPE 450
TM 584
CPE 810
EE 810
CPE 517
EE 517
 
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Electrical and Computer Engineering
Program:  Electrical Engineering / Networked Information Systems / Computer Engineering
Research Center:  Center for Intelligent Networked Systems
Research & Education
Research
  • Wireless Networks and Systems
  • System/Network Security
  • Cryptography Signal Processing for Wireless Communications
  • OFDM
  • Hardware/Software Prototyping Platforms
  • Software Defined Radio
  • Real-time systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Broadband Power Line (BPL) Systems
   
Education
  • BE (1971), Stevens Institute of Technology
  • ME (1974), Stevens Institute of Technology
Experience & Service
Institutional Service
  • Member of Stevens Patent Committee
  • Member of Stevens Honor Board Advisory Council
   
Experience
  • 1978 - 2002  AT&T Bell Labs/AT&T Labs Research
    • 1994 - 2002  Wireless Systems Research
    • 1987 - 1994  Security and Systems Reliability Architecture
    • 1984 - 1987  Computer Systems Exploratory Development
    • 1981 - 1984  Data Communications Exploratory Development
    • 1978 - 1981  Data Networking Systems Engineering
  • 1974 - 1978  US Army Communications R&D Command, Net Radio R&D
  • 1973  ITT Defense Communications Division, Advanced Development
  • 1971 - 1973  US Army Electronics Command, Tactical Communications and Computing Systems
Consulting Service
  • 2002 - present, CTO Novidesic Communications, LLC
    • Expert witness in patent litigation
    • Technical consulting in wireless, security, geolocation, embedded systems, software
    • Due diligence technical support
Achievements & Professional Societies
Patents & Inventions
  • "Secure IP access protocol framework and supporting network architecture," US Patent #8,046,577, October 25, 2011.
  • "Method for Estimating Time and Frequency Offset in an OFDM System," US Patent #7,990,839, August 2, 2011.
  • "Simulcasting OFDM System having mobile station location identification," US Patent #7,962,162, June 14, 2011
  • "RFID Devices for Verification of Correctness, Reliability, Functionality and Security," US Patent #7,712,674, May 11, 2010
  • "Dynamic Channel Assignment," US Patent #7,457,259, November 25, 2008
  • "RFIDs Embedded into Semiconductors," US Patent #7,348,887, March 25, 2008.
  • "Method for Estimating Time and Frequency Offset in an OFDM System," US Patent #7,310,302, December 18, 2007.
  • "Mobile Device Having Network Interface Selection," US Patent # 7,180,876, February 20, 2007.
  • "Dynamic Channel Assignment," US Patent #6,954,465, October 11,2005.
  • "Method for Estimating Time and Frequency Offset in an OFDM System," US Patent #6,891,792, May 10, 2005.
  • "Security System Providing Lockout for Invalid Access Attempts," US Patent #5,559,505, September 24, 1996.
  • "Telecommunications Fraud Detection Scheme," US Patent #5,504,810, April 2, 1996.
  • "Authenticator Card and System," US Patent #5,450,491, September 12, 1995.
  • "Secure Telecommunications," US Patent #5,392,357, February 21, 1995.
  • "Data Message Storage and Pickup Service," US Patent #5,392,336, February 21, 1995.
  • "System and Method for Granting Access to a Resource," US Patent #5,375,244, December 20, 1994.
  • "Secure Teleconferencing," US Patent #5,353,351, October 4, 1994.
  • "Method and Apparatus for Processor Based Encryption," US Patent #5,278,905, January 11, 1994.
  • "Centralized Security Control System," US Patent # 5,276,444, January 4, 1994.
  • "Technique for Voice Based Security System," US Patent #5,265,191, November 23, 1993.
  • "Video Scrambling System", US Patent # 5,206,906, April 27, 1993.
  • "Cryptographic Transmission System," US Patent #4,642,424, Febuary 10, 1987.
  • "Processing of Encrypted Voice Signals," US Patent #4,608,455, August 26, 1986.
  • "Control of Coefficient Drift for Fractionally Spaced Equalizers," US Patent #4,376,308, March 8, 1983.

Other patent applications are being processed and will be added when the US Patent and Trademark Office publicizes them.

   
Professional Societies
  • Senior Member, IEEE.  Member of Communications, Signal Processing, and Education Societies

 

Honors & Awards
  • Henry Morton Distinguished Teaching Professor 2013-2014
  • NJ Inventors Hall of Fame - Inventor of the Year Award 2012
  • Schaefer School of Engineering, Undergraduate Teaching Award, December 2006.
Selected Publications
Conference Proceedings

  • B.McNair, L.J.Cimini, N.Sollenberger. "Performance of an Experimental 384 kb/s 1900 MHz Radio Link In a Wide-Area, High-Mobility Environment", Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC00, Boston, MA, October 2000. IEEE.


  • H.Zou, B.Daneshrad, B.McNair. "An Integrated OFDM Receiver for High-Speed Mobile Data Communications", Globecomm 2001, San Antonio, TX, October 2001. IEEE.


  • L.J.Cimini, K.Leung, B.McNair, J.H.Winters. "Outdoor IEEE 802.11b Cellular Networks: MAC Protocol Design and Performance", ICC 2002, New York, NY, April 2002. IEEE.


  • M.Clark, K.Leung, B.McNair, Z.Kostic. "Outdoor IEEE 802.11b Cellular Networks: Radio Link Performance", ICC 2002, New York, NY April 2002. IEEE.


  • S.Patel, L.J. Cimini, B.McNair. "Comparison of Frequency Offset Estimation Techniques for Burst OFDM", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Birmingham, AL, May 2002. IEEE.


  • Journals

  • D.M.D'Angelo, J.E.Wilkes, B.McNair. "Security in Electronic Messaging Systems", AT&T Technical Journal, Vol. 73, No. 3, 1994, AT&T.


  • K.Leung, M.V.Clark, B.McNair, Z.Kostic, L.J.Cimini, J.H.winters. "Outdoor IEEE 802.11 Cellular Networks: Radio and MAC Design and Their Performance", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 56, No. 5, pp. 2673-2884, Sept. 2007, IEEE.


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