Mr. Knapp has been with the FCC for 42 years and has served as the Chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) since 2006. Mr. Knapp’s August 7th presentation on Achieving EMC In An Everything-Wireless World will be broadcast LIVE online and is FREE to anyone!
He received the FCC’s Silver and Gold Medal Awards for distinguished service at the Commission as well as the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award for exceptional achievement in the career Senior Executive Service. Mr. Knapp has been the recipient of the Eugene C. Bowler award for exceptional professionalism and dedication to public service; the Federal Communications Bar Association Excellence in Government Service Award; the WCAI Government Leadership award; the National Spectrum Management Association Fellow Award; and the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers E. Noel Luddy Award. Mr. Knapp is a Life Member of the IEEE. He received a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the City College of New York in 1974.
Mr. Knapp will present Achieving EMC In An Everything-Wireless World at the EMC+SIPI 2017 Symposium. This presentation will provide an overview of the futures wireless challenges, 5G, IoT, connected vehicles, unmanned aerial systems, broadband satellite services and technologies based on dynamic spectrum access such as TV white spaces and the Citizens Broadband Radio Service, and touch on the status of FCC and industry EMC standards, the equipment authorization program, and enforcement.