George Calhoun

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Dr. George Calhoun, Ph.D., has spent 25 years in the high-tech segment of the wireless communications industry. He is a co-founder of InterDigital Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: IDCC), where he was involved for twelve years in the pioneering development of digital cellular technology, including the first systems based on TDMA technology (the architecture underlying approximately 80% of today's cellular networks). InterDigital currently carries a market capitalization of more than $1.5 billion. Subsequently, he was Vice-Chairman of Geotek Communications, and was Chairman of the company's engineering joint venture with the Rafael Armament Development Authority, a branch of the Government of Israel, based in Haifa, to develop a spread spectrum frequency-hopping radio system for fleet radio communications. Most recently, Dr. Calhoun was the Chairman and CEO of Illinois Superconductor Corporation (AMEX: ISO), a public company focused on the application of high-temperature superconducting materials and advanced signal processing techniques to the suppression of interference in wireless networks.

Background and Early Life


Doctor of Philosophy, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Social Systems Sciences, 1980.

B.A. , University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, USA. honors in Oriental Studies, 1974.

Phi Beta Kappa, 1974

Life at Stevens

Ph.D. Students

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Master's Thesis Students

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George Calhoun
Executive in Residence & Program Director, Quantitative Finance
Phone (201) 216 8160
Office Babbio 413