Sunrise Micro Devices Co-Founder and CTO, Dr. Ed Callaway, Named IEEE Fellow

Dr. Callaway named for contributions to wireless sensor networks and low power design techniques for communications devices and systems

Jan 04, 2010, 04:00 ET from Sunrise Micro Devices, Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrise Micro Devices, Inc., an innovative provider of low-power wireless integrated circuits, is proud to announce that Dr. Ed Callaway, the company's co-founder and chief technology officer, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), "for contributions to wireless sensor networks and low power design techniques for communications devices and systems."

A non-profit organization, the IEEE is the world's largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by its Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting Institute membership. In 2010, the IEEE awarded Fellow status to 309 of its estimated 375,000 members.

"Dr. Callaway is a key member of the Sunrise Micro Devices team, working to bring truly low-power wireless devices to market," said James Spoto, CEO of Sunrise Micro Devices. "We are pleased that he has been so honored."

Dr. Callaway holds 43 issued US patents and has written several books, book chapters, and technical papers. He received his Ph.D. from Florida Atlantic University, his MBA from Nova (now Nova-Southeastern) University, and his MSEE and BS (mathematics) degrees from the University of Florida.

About Sunrise Micro Devices

Sunrise Micro Devices, Inc. (SMD) is an innovative fabless semiconductor company currently developing low power, low cost Wireless Personal Area Network integrated circuits for applications such as asset tracking, health monitoring, smart grid communications, and home/building automation. Its mission is to enable ubiquitous WPANs by producing highly integrated, low-power solutions having the smallest form factor, lowest total cost, and fewest components -- leading to manufacturing simplicity and increased product reliability. These state-of-the-art products offer significant cost, size, power, and parts count reductions when compared to discrete or partially-integrated alternatives. For more information, please visit .

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