Robert K. Morrow, Jr.

Principal Member, Telecommunications Faculty

robert-morrow.pngDr. Robert K. Morrow.

Dr. Robert K. Morrow, Jr., has been a wireless systems engineering practitioner and educator for over forty years. His present work includes consulting and training in RF Systems, HF Communications, Satellite Systems, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, WiMAX, LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, and WiMedia systems. His courses have enjoyed extensive audiences from major industrial and governmental agencies in North America, Europe, and Asia.  He has received numerous awards for teaching excellence.

Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, where he was an honor graduate, and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He earned a Masters degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, California, and a PhD degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University, Indiana, where his research was in spread spectrum communication systems.

As an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the United States Air Force Academy, Dr. Morrow taught several undergraduate Electrical Engineering courses and piloted the aircraft used by the cadet parachute team. He also served as the Director of Research in the Dean’s office, supervising the research of over 300 faculty members and 400 students in 19 academic departments. During this time Bob was also a member of the Air Force Chief Scientists Group, composed of research directors from each major Air Force research laboratory and educational institution. After his promotion to deputy head in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, which was the largest department in the Graduate School of Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Ohio, Bob supervised the work of faculty members and taught several graduate level electrical and computer engineering courses.

Dr. Morrow has published technical articles in over a dozen journals, has been granted a United States patent, and holds an Advanced Class Amateur Radio license. He is the author of the books Bluetooth Operation and Use and Wireless Network Coexistence, both published by McGraw-Hill. He is also a contributor to several other books on wireless communications and networking, and authored the article on networking for the Encyclopedia Britannica. Dr. Morrow is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a life member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), and a life member of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).