Adriaan J. (de Lind) van Wijngaarden is with Bell Laboratories, Nokia, in Murray Hill, NJ. He received an engineering degree in electrical engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, and a doctorate in engineering from the University of Essen, Germany. From 1992-1998, he was a Research Engineer with the Digital Communications Group at the Institute for Experimental Mathematics, University of Essen, Germany. During this period, he was also a Visiting Scientist at the Communications Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada, and at the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan. He joined Bell Labs in 1998, where he has been deeply engaged in both theoretical and application-driven research in communications, information theory and coding. He provided key contributions to recording systems, high-speed optical systems and broadband access. He has authored more than 75 technical papers, holds more than 60 patents, and has more than 10 patents pending.
Dr. De Lind van Wijngaarden is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He has served as a Publication Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory from 2005 until 2008, and as an Associate Editor (Communications) of the same journal from 2008 until 2011. He has co-organized Shannon Day at Bell Labs in 1998 and several workshops, and served on the technical program committee of several international conferences. Since 2011, he has been a member of the Executive Committee of the IEEE North Jersey Section, and as of 2015, he serves as its Chair. He also serves as a member of the IEEE Region 1 Board of Governors since 2013 (Information Management Coordinator), as an Executive Committee member of IEEE METSAC (Treasurer, since 2012), and as a member of the IEEE MGA Volunteer Tools Committee (since 2013).