Dr. Edgar H. Callaway, Jr.

                                                         Senior Technical Staff



Summary:  Wireless communication researcher specializing in low-power WPAN and wireless sensor networks and their standardization, with mixed-signal, RF, and analog systems and circuit design experience.

Ph.D. (Computer Engineering), Florida Atlantic University, 2002
MBA, Nova University, 1986
MSEE, University of Florida 1983
BS (Mathematics), University of Florida, 1979

Professional Affiliations:      Fellow of the IEEE (“For contributions to wireless sensor networks and low power design techniques for communications devices and systems,” 2010); P.E. (ret.) (Florida).

Patents: 69 issued US patents, plus several others pending.

Books/Book Chapters:

"Low Power Consumption Features of the IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN Standard," book chapter in Jie Wu, ed., Theoretical and Algorithmic Aspects of Sensor, Ad Hoc Wireless and Peer-to-Peer Networks.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 2005.

"The Wireless Sensor Network MAC," book chapter in Ivan Stojmenovic, ed., Handbook of Sensor Networks: Algorithms and Architectures.  New York:  Wiley-Interscience.  2005.

Wireless Sensor Networks:  Architectures and Protocols.  Boca Raton, FL:  Auerbach Press. 2004.

Co-author, Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks:  Enabling Wireless Sensors with IEEE 802.15.4™. Piscataway, NJ:  IEEE Press. 2003.  Now in its Third Edition.

“1-Volt RF Circuit Design for Pagers,” book chapter in Huijsing, van de Plassche, and Sansen, eds., Analog Circuit Design.  New York: Kluwer, 1999.

Principal author, Probability Distributions.  New York:  Addison-Wesley, 1993.

Papers, Articles, and Presentations:  More than 20.


Elected a Motorola Science Advisory Board Associate (SABA), 2002.
Motorola Master Innovator Award, 2002.
Global Standards Activities Outstanding Performance Award, 2001, for the IEEE 802.15.4 Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Network standard.
Motorola Distinguished Innovator Award, 1998.
Global Standards Activities Participation Award, 1998, for the FLEX™ paging protocol standard.
Excellence in Early Supplier Involvement Award, 1995, for a single-chip ZIF receiver development program.
Paging General Manager’s Quality Award, 1992, for work on ESD testing methods leading to a division-wide standard.
Motorola Engineering Award, “High Performance RF Slip-On Connector,” 1988.