In the last 30 years, Victor B. Lawrence has made a significant impact to the global telecommunications industry. His pioneering work has paved the way for many developments in broadband, DSL, HDTV technologies and wireless data transfer. Additionally, his advancements in V-series modem technology and international standards have had a global impact, enabling the interoperability of computer networks across the globe.
An IEEE Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, Dr. Lawrence has received numerous awards, including the 2004 IEEE Award in International Communication, and in 1997, he shared an Emmy Award for the HDTV Grand Alliance Standard. He currently serves as the associate dean and Batchelor chair professor of electrical and computer engineering and founding director of the Center for Intelligent Networked Systems at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ. He holds numerous patents and publications in the telecommunications field. He received a bachelor’s of science, a Diploma from Imperial College (DIC), and a doctorate, all from the University of London in the UK.