Imrich Chlamtac

Dr. Chlamtac is the President of EAI, the European Alliance for Innovation, where he pioneered EAI as a global initiative for promoting growth of ICT based economy and digital society. EAI supports research and innovation worldwide with over hundred and fifty thousand subscribers worldwide through events, publications, and community cooperation brining ideas to market though its innovation platform. Dr. Chlamtac is also the Founding President of CREATE-NET and Bruno Kessler Professor at the University of Trento, top ranked ICT institutions in Italy.  

Prior to coming to EuropeDr. Chlamtac served as Associate Provost for Research and Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications at the University of Texas in Dallas, and Professor at Boston University, University of Massachusetts and Technion.

Dr. Chlamtac holds multiple academic and honorary appointments including the University of Trento, the Tel Aviv University,  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. He was listed in ISIHighlyCited.Com among the 250 most cited Computer Science researchers worldwide. Dr. Chlamtac iis also included in the list of Notable People from the University of Minnesota where he received his PhD and holds an Honorary Citizenship in Slovakia where he was born.

Dr. Chlamtac published over four hundred refereed articles, and multiple books. He is the co-author of the first textbook on “Local Networks” (Lexington Books 1980), and IEEE Network Editor's choice and 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 Springer WINET and MONET journals, established ACM Mobicom and other leading conferences.  As the original architect and current President of EAI (,

Dr. Chlamtac is a co-founder and past President of CONSIP Ltd, the first network emulator company, and of BCN Ltd, currently KFKI Ltd (  one of the largest system integrator companies in Central Europe.

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