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Antenna, Wireless, Cellular, Telecommunication, RF Expert Witness

W. Ross Stone, PhD, LFIEEE, FURSI, FCIE

W. Ross Stone, PhD, LFIEEE, FURSI, FCIE

840 Armada Terrace
San Diego, California 92106

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Dr. Stone has 45+ years experience and is an internationally known expert in antennas, propagation, cellular and wireless communications (GSM, UMTS, CMDA, WCDMA, LTE, 3GPP2, 4G, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, 802.11, UWB), cell phones, handsets, base station, mobile, RF, HF, VHF, UHF, microwave, and millimeter-wave technologies. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of URSI, Fellow of the CIE, Editor of URSI Radio Science Bulletin, former Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine (30+ years), Adjunct Full Professor of Beijing Jiaotong University, author/editor of six books and over 100 journal and conference papers.

Services

Dr. Stone provides expert witness services, technical consulting, litigation support services, patent claims and infringement/non-infringement analysis, prior art research, background research, proactive patent analysis, and invention and design consulting in the following areas:

• Antennas
• Propagation
• Cellular and wireless communications, networks, and technologies
• Radar, radar cross section, and radar, optical and acoustic observables control (“stealth”)
• Antenna arrays and beamforming
• Direction finding, and angle of arrival and position estimation
• GPS and GNSS
• Electromagnetic theory
• Computational and numerical electromagnetics
• Digital image processing
• Digital signal processing
• Real-time measurement and data processing systems
• Stereoscopic viewing systems

Dr. Stone is an experienced writer and speaker with exceptional communication skills, and is particularly good at explaining complex science and engineering topics to those who may not have a technical background.

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Cellular Handsets, Digital Image Processing, Digital Signal Processing, Wireless Technology, Antennas.

Consulting Practice

All States, North America, Europe, Asia.

Professional Experience

Dr. Stone has over 45 years of industry and consulting experience. He was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, and was the Editor in charge of the Magazine and its predecessor publication for over 30 years. He is Editor of the Radio Science Bulletin of URSI (the International Union of Radio Science), a position he has held for more than 10 years. He has edited over 10,000,000 peer-reviewed words in print. He is Assistant Secretary General (Publications & GASS) of URSI.

Among other positions, he was Chief Scientist of McDonnell Technologies, Research Advisor of IRT Corp., and Executive Director of an international scholarship fund in telecommunications. He has been President of his own consulting firm for over 35 years, a Director and/or principal of five companies, and an investor in and/or active part of 16 startup companies. He has been an Adjunct Full Professor of the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, and is currently an Adjunct Full Professor of Beijing Jiaotong University. He has been retained as an expert in the areas of cell phone handset antennas, cell phone base stations, cellular systems, wireless networking, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, LTE, and 802.11 technologies.


Affiliations

Life Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Fellow, International Union of Radio Science
Fellow, Chinese Institute of Electronics
Fellow, Electromagnetics Academy
Honorary Life Member, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society
IEEE Standards Assn.
IEEE Communications
IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques
IEEE Computer
IEEE Signal Processing
IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing
IEEE Professional Communications
IEEE Vehicular Technology
US National Committee of URSI
Life Member, Phi Eta Sigma national honor fraternity
Society for Technical Communications
Society of Professional Journalists
Association of Computing Machinery
Optical Society of America
Acoustical Society of America
Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers
Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society
American Society for Nondestructive Testing


Qualifications

Life Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Fellow, International Union of Radio Science
Fellow, Chinese Institute of Electronics (CIE)
Fellow, Electromagnetics Academy
Honorary Life Member, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society
Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine (for 30+ years)
Editor, URSI Radio Science Bulletin (for 10+ years)
Adjunct Full Professor of Beijing Jiaotong University
Assistant Secretary General (Publications & GASS) of URSI
Member, US National Committee of URSI, a committee of the National Research Council
Author/editor of six books and over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences


Awards & Honors

• Life Fellow of the IEEE
• Fellow of the International Union of Radio Science
• Fellow of the Chinese Institute of Electronics
• Honorary Life Member of IEEE AP-S AdCom, one of only two people to currently be so honored.
• EurAAP Antenna Award (only non-European so honored)
• IEEE Third Millennium Medal.
• Distinguished Service Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society.
• Adjunct Professor, School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University
• Assistant Secretary General (Publications & GASS), URSI
• Numerous others


Publications

Author/editor of six books, and over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.


Professional References

Available on request.


Education

1978 PhD in Applied Physics, University of California, San Diego
1978 PhC in Applied Physics, University of California, San Diego
1973 MS in Applied Physics, University of California, San Diego
1967 BA in Earth Sciences (Geophysics), University of California, San Diego





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