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educator , telecommunications industry executive

John David Terry, telecommunications industry executive, educator. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior; former vice-chair), Tau Beta Pi.


Terry, John David was born on September 29, 1966 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Deborah Kathleen Terry.


Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999.


Principal scientist Nokia Research Center, Irving, Texas. Director baseband system engineering WiQuest Communications, Inc, Allen, 2004—2005. President, Chief Executive Officer, Terry Consultant Inc., Garland, since 2001.

Speaker in field.


  • Achievements include patents for method and apparatus for higher dimensional modulation. Patents for hybrid dimensional, spherical space-time codes. Patents for an efficient realization of biorthogonal spherical space-time codes.

    Patents pending for combined OTD and TCM for high data rate wireless LANs. Patents pending for decision feedback equalization for residual Inter-Services Intelligence cancellation for Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing sys. Patents pending for adaptive modulation for Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing system with Computer Society of India at the transmitter.

    Patents pending for adaptive coordinator interleaving for improved diversity performance in WLAN sys. Patents pending for layered matrix modulation design criteria for high data rate wireless Local Area Network application. Patents pending for hybrid ARQ for WLAN networks.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing Wireless LANs: A Theoretical Guide.


Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior. Former vice-chair), Tau Beta Pi.


1 child Amiel David.

Deborah Kathleen Terry Terry

Amiel David Terry