Dean’s Council member since March 2014

Richard F. Bader is an innovator responsible for starting several successful technology companies in Silicon Valley. These include Compression Labs (compression technology for video conferencing), Raytel (compressing radiology images for transmission over phone lines), a company that developed devices for in-home blood testing to monitor medication levels, and another that developed seat electronic systems for the 747 and L1011 aircraft. He has served on the advisory boards of the electrical engineering school at Rutgers/NJIT University and the Silicon Valley Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Bader obtained his BSEE from Rutgers/NJIT, his MBA from Santa Clara University, and has taken advanced physics courses at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, and Stanford. He has a strong interest in astronomy and physics.