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Don J. Torrieri is an author and researcher in the area of spread-spectrum communications. He is currently a research engineer and Fellow of the US Army Research Laboratory. He also teaches graduate courses at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, where he has taught many short courses. His primary research interests are communication systems, adaptive arrays, and signal processing.
His previous employment includes work on electronic systems at the Naval Research Laboratory. Since 1977, he has been employed by the U.S. Army, starting with the Army Countermeasures/Counter-Countermeasures Center.
Don J. Torrieri received the B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, the MS. degree from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Farmingdale, and the Ph.D. degree in electrophysics from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Dr. Torrieri is a Senior Member of the IEEE. His awards include the Best Paper Award of the 1991 IEEE Military Communications Conference. He received the Military Communications Conference achievement award for sustained contributions to the field in 2004.
Dr. Torrieri is the author of several books including Principles of Secure Communication Systems (Norwood, MA: Artech House, 1992, 2nd ed.; 1985, 1st ed.), Principies of Military Systems (Artech House, 1981), and Principles of Spread-Spectrum Communication Systems (Springer, 2005). He is also the author of over 40 IEEE journal articles and many more conference papers, technical reports, and classified reports.
- Who Goes There: Friend Or Foe? Friendly Fire Casualties. DIANE Publishing. 2004-08-30. p. 60. ISBN 978-0-7881-0149-6.