Biographical Summary

Scott Roleson is an electrical engineer and technical writer. Previously with the Hewlett-Packard Company (early retirement April 2012), he focused on wireless and wireline telecommunications regulatory engineering, FCC disabled accessibility requirements, and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing and design. Scott also represented HP to several telecom industry committees including the TIA TR41 committee on User Premises Telecom Requirements, where he served as editor for the revision of TTE technical criteria standard TIA-968-B (completed Fall 2009), and previously served as editor for TSB-129 and TSB-129-A, the TIA's "U.S. Network Connections Regulatory Approval Guide" for wireline telephone terminal equipment. He also contributed to the earlier TIA wireline telecom technical criteria standards, including TIA-968-A, TSB-31B, TSB-31-C and -D (FCC regulatory test methods), and the TSB-168 TTE labeling standard. He also has experience with worldwide telecom regulatory compliance for HP's inkjet FAX machines and wireless products, and was the lead engineer for HP's Telecom Test Center in San Diego during its formative years. Scott created and managed for several years the Telecom Regulatory E-Mail Grapevine (TREG), a public e-mail list reflector for engineers and others working in this field.

He has contributed to the EMC design and testing of inkjet printers and FAX machines at HP in San Diego, and prior to that was a design engineer working on spectrum analyzers at HP's (now Keysight Technology's) Santa Rosa, California facility. From 1993 to 1995 he was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE EMC Society, and was the Distinguished Lecturer program chair 1995-1997.

Scott has published 22 technical papers and articles. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of California, has an MSEE from the University of Arizona, and a BSEE from Arizona State University. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member of its EMC and Communications societies.

Date last revised: October 2014


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