Charles J. Malek, PE

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Mr. Malek is a Senior member of the IEEE. He is a Consulting Engineer at Charles J. Malek, P.E. & Associates and MalekRemian LLC, where he has considerable litigation, expert testimony, and expert consulting experience. He has extensive experience in wireless and embedded systems design for the avionics and aerospace, public safety, consumer, cellular, medical devices, and semiconductor industries.

At Roberson and Associates, he has designed Wireless interference Testing Intelligences and simulation studies for 5G, LTE-A, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, avionics GPS and Iridium, IoT, and more.

He was the Consulting Engineer and Wireless SME for Hospira’s android-based Wi-Fi Infusion Pumps. He was Principal Systems Engineer at Rockwell Collins, involved in Graphical Flight Planning techniques and SATCOM and worked at Hamilton Sundstrand on airliner electric power generation systems. He was a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Motorola. He was a Principal Engineer at National Semiconductor, working on chip designs for cordless and CDMA phones. At National Semiconductor University, he was appointed faculty teaching CDMA and communications theory.

He is the named inventor on twenty issued US utility patents covering cellular, public safety radio, and cordless technologies. He was awarded the BSEE degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the States of Illinois and California. He is admitted to the Patent Bar and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Also, he is a 3000 hr. Commercial Pilot, Instructor Pilot, Ground Instructor, and Remote Pilot.

He is the recipient of several industry awards including the National Semiconductor Nif/T Innovation Award, National Semiconductor Outstanding Business Performance, Motorola Distinguished Innovator, Motorola Special MEIP award for the dummy traffic generator, Motorola Invention Award for the Key Variable Loader, and NCEES Model Law Engineer.

Certifications & Education

  • Professional Engineer in the States of Illinois and California
  • Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Commercial Pilot, Instructor Pilot, Ground Instructor, Remote Pilot
  • BSEE, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana


  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IEEE ComSoc and EMC societies
  • Experimental Aircraft Association
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots’ Association