NYU School of Engineering Presidential Fellow and Professor Emeritus of Electrophysics
The late Arthur A. Oliner was a Presidential Fellow of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and 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 was an engineering consultant for companies including IBM, Boeing, Raytheon, Hughes and Rockwell. He was a Director of Merrimac Industries Inc. 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 was the recipient of many prestigious awards including two gold medals. He authored or co-authored about 300 papers and books.