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Gerald Q. Maguire Jr.

Professor of Computer Communication at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Gerald Q. Maguire Jr. completed his Ph.D. & M.S. in Computer Science at the University of Utah and a B.A., magna cum laude, in Physics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In July 1994 he became Professor of Computer Communication at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

“My research area is the broad area of Computer Communication, with particular emphasis on personal computing and communication systems. In recent years an emphasis has been on adaptive and context aware computing and communication systems.”

He sees his work with his students as his most important activity. All of his students are working in industry, and all of their theses are motivated by real-life problems. He wants to encourage industrially relevant work.

Gerald Q. Maguire – or “Chip” as he is often called – has previously been on the faculty of Columbia University, Gastprofessor at Graz University of Technology, Acting & Guest Professor at KTH, Invited Lecturer at Leiden State University, and Program Director for Experimental Systems, U.S. National Science Foundation. He had a Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship at Karolinska Institutet. He has published 5 books, 5 chapters, 51 journal papers, 106 conference papers, and given more than 210 invited lectures. He has produced 8 doctoral students (4 at KTH), 9 licentiate students, supervised >30 MS/Civ.Ing. students, examined >300 Civ.Ing. theses & a number of BS/Ing. theses, and been an opponent or member of numerous doctoral committees.

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