Anthony Bessios received the B.S.E.E. from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 1988 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, in 1990 and 1993, respectively. From 1991–1993 he was a visiting research assistant at the University of Southern California with the Signal and Image Processing Institute. In 1994 he was a visiting scientist at the National Technical University of Athens with the Institute of Communications and Computer Systems. In 1996 he joined Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX where he was with the Storage products Department in the Semiconductor Group. In 1998 he joined the Microelectronics R&D group at Bell Labs-Lucent Technologies, in Allentown, PA, as a member of the technical staff. He also held an Adjunct Professor appointment with the EE Department at Lehigh University, in Bethlehem PA. Since July 2000, he is with the ICD/NetCom group at Agere Systems, at Milpitas, CA. His current work involves performance analysis and modeling of equalization, detection, timing recovery and coding techniques for PRML read channels in magnetic recording, and high speed data transmission at the physical layer.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2007