Arthur A. Oliner is a Presidential Fellow of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and has been a Professor Emeritus of Electrophysics in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYU-Poly (formerly Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn) since 1990. Prior to that, Dr. Oliner was head of its Electrical Engineering Department from 1966 until 1974, and was the Director of its Microwave Research Institute from 1967 to 1982. He has been an engineering consultant for companies including IBM, Boeing, Raytheon, Hughes and Rockwell. He has been a Director of Merrimac Industries Inc. since 1961. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the IEEE, the AAAS, and the British IEE. He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Rome, Italy, and is the recipient of many prestigious awards including two gold medals. He is the author or co-author of about 300 papers and books.