Tribute to Dick Wiley (1937 – 2014) – A Expert Instructor, Colleague and Friend

The tribute below was written by Jim Jenkins, founder and president of  ATIcourses. Dr. Richard (Dick)Wiley passed away February 2, 2015 in Singapore.  He was in Singapore doing what he was passionate about – teaching a class on electronic warfare.  Dick taught ELINT (Electronic Intelligence) and Electronic Warfare courses for Applied Technology Institute (ATIcourses) for more […]

The tribute below was written by Jim Jenkins, founder and president of  ATIcourses.
Dr. Richard (Dick)Wiley passed away February 2, 2015 in Singapore.  He was in Singapore doing what he was passionate about – teaching a class on electronic warfare.  Dick taught ELINT (Electronic Intelligence) and Electronic Warfare courses for Applied Technology Institute (ATIcourses) for more than 10 years and for the Association of Old Crows. He was a friend and colleague. He will be sorely missed by all.
Dr. Wiley was a co-founder, Vice President, and Chief Scientist of Research Associates of Syracuse (RAS) prior to his recent retirement.  Before RAS, he had been employed by Syracuse Research Corporation and Microwave Systems, Incorporated. Dr. Wiley also was a First Lieutenant with the US Army Security Agency Special Projects Unit.  During his distinguished career, he contributed to a number of national intelligence and electronic warfare efforts, and he was the author of five books and more than twenty papers on the subject.  He was active in electronic warfare research, most recently in LPI detection and enhanced de-interleaving techniques.  He was elected an IEEE Fellow “for contributions to radar signal interception and analysis.”   Dr. Wiley had over 40 years of experience in ELINT/EW, specializing in signal analysis and receivers.  Dr. Wiley was active with the Association of Old Crows and frequently presented training courses to varied audiences.  He held a BS/MSEE degree from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University.

More information about his life and family can be found at http://obits.syracuse.com/obituaries/syracuse/obituary.aspx?pid=174079217

 


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