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NC State University
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Gregory A. Dunko

Adjunct Lecturer

| Biography

Greg has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He has been involved in all aspects of product design and development, at multiple levels of engineering management, and with intellectual property development.

Prior to joining NCSU, he was Senior Director of Advanced Concepts and Technology at HTC in Durham, NC where he led a cross-functional team of 40 engineers in the creation and development of new product concepts and in the incubation and delivery of new technologies. Prior to that he served as Head of Product Development at Sony Ericsson Mobile in RTP, NC where he managed approximately 100 engineers and managers in the design and development of high volume mobile phones. Prior to these positions, Greg worked for 10 years at NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD where he was an RF Communications Systems Engineer.

He is an inventor with over 75 patents (granted and pending). He was the top Inventor at Sony Ericsson in 2005 and was the top US Inventor at HTC in 2011. Greg had one of the Top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles for 2012.

In addition, he has significant experience teaching undergraduate courses in digital communications and satellite communications at the undergraduate level as an adjunct professor at Capital College in Laurel, MD.

| Education

  1. 1985 - BS in Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  2. 1987 - MS in Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

| Awards and Honors

  • 2013 - Patent 8,489,118 Systems and Methods for Event Attendance Notification
  • 2012 - Patent 8,095,150 Method and apparatus for conveying location of lost or motionless mobile communication devices
  • 2012 - Patent 8,116,679 WLAN connection facilitated via near field communication
  • 2012 - Patent 8,116,680 Near field communication search for mobile communication devices
  • 2012 - Patent 8,170,222 Augmented reality enhanced audio
  • 2012 - Patent 8,260,321 Systems and methods for event attendance notification
  • 2012 - Patent 8,300, 077 Enhanced video telephony through augmented reality
  • 2011 - Patent 7,945,866 Methods, systems and computer program products for displaying video content with aging
  • 2011 - Patent 7,983,614 Handover for audio and video playback devices
  • 2011 - Patent 7,983,723 Closed mode user interface for wireless communication devices
  • 2011 - Patent 8,046,030 Methods, devices and computer program products for operating mobile devices responsive to user input through movement thereof
  • 2010 - Patent 7,643,807 Methods for using broadcast media content information and related broadcast media receivers/playback devices
  • 2010 - Patent 7,646,972 Method and apparatus for capturing multiple images at different image foci
  • 2010 - Patent 7,693,535 Communication systems and methods for providing a group play list for multimedia content records
  • 2010 - Patent 7,747,226 Portable electronic devices including multi-mode matching circuits and methods of operating the same
  • 2010 - Patent 7,774,001 Device and method for determining where crowds exist
  • 2010 - Patent 7,791,594 Orientation based multiple mode mechanically vibrated touch screen display
  • 2009 - Patent 7,529,556 Site dependent buddy list addition for temporary PTT communication
  • 2009 - Patent 7,536,201 Motion sensor character generation for mobile device
  • 2009 - Patent 7,546,134 Push-to-talk event triggered location operation in a wireless communication device
  • 2009 - Patent 7,548,748 Programmable remote unit for operating a communication device
  • 2009 - Patent 7,610,051 Method and apparatus for obtaining localized electronic feeds in a mobile device
  • 2009 - Patent 7,634,286 Device and method including secondary actuator for push-to-talk application
  • 2008 - Patent 7,366,107 Portable electronic devices including attaching circuits and methods of operating the same
  • 2008 - Patent 7,369,868 Method and apparatus for sharing content with a remote device using a wireless network
  • 2007 - Patent 7,194,257 Automatic dialing for a wireless communications device
  • 2006 - Patent 7,065,385 Apparatus, methods, and computer program products for dialing telephone numbers using alphabetic selections
  • 2003 - Patent 6,553,236 On demand location function for mobile terminal