Dr. Chlamtac is the founder and President of Create-Net, an international research center in ICT and telecommunications technologies (http://www.create-net.org), and the original architect and current President of the European Alliance for Innovation, EAI (http://www.eai.eu/). EAI empowers grassroots communities toward Innovation for promoting growth of ICT based economy and digital society.
Prior to Create-Net Dr. Chlamtac served as Associate Provost for Research and Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications at the University of Texas in Dallas, Professor at Boston University, University of Massachusetts and Technion.
Dr. Chlamtac holds multiple academic and honorary appointments including the “Bruno Kessler Honorary Professor” from University of Trento, the “Sackler Professorship” at Tel Aviv University, Honorary Professorship at the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
Dr. Chlamtac scientific recognitions include IEEE and ACM Fellowship, the ACM Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research on Mobility, the IEEE Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Wireless Personal Communications, New Talents in Simulation of SCS, Fulbright Scholarship, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Chlamtac was listed in ISIHighlyCited.Com among the 250 most cited Computer Science researchers worldwide. Along with publishing over four hundred refereed articles, and multiple books, Dr. Chlamtac co-authored the first textbook on “Local Networks” (Lexington Books 1980), and IEEE Network Editor’s choice and Amazon.com engineering books best-seller “Wireless and Mobile Network Architectures” (John Wiley & Sons 2000).
As part of his contribution to the research community, Dr. Chlamtac founded the ACM SigMobile, serves as Editor in Chief of the ACM/Springer WINET and MONET journals, acts as the founding steering committee chair of ACM Mobicom, and more recently, lead the launch of the first web based professional society (http://www.icst.org).