About William


GEM-Fellows-2018 (1)William Jerome Tomlinson, Jr. holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University. William obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, where he earned the designation of GEM Draper Lab Fellow. Currently, William is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Draper Laboratory.

As a GEM Draper Lab Fellow, the application of William’s Doctoral research was governed by The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc. The benefits of such a program allowed William to work alongside industry and academic level professionals on impactful collaborative projects.

William’s primary research interests are centered around developing hardware and software systems for wireless communication, spanning into applications such as Intra-Body Networks, Wearable Devices, Structural Health Monitoring and Distributed Monitoring Systems.