Kevin W. Schneider
Huntsville, Alabama



1986                                BSEE, University of Missouri – Rolla, Summa Cum Laude

1989                                MSEE, University of Missouri – Rolla

1992                                Ph.D. EE, University of Missouri - Rolla


Work Experience

  2003 to Present          Chief Technology Officer, Adtran, Inc.

  1999 to 2003               Vice President of Technology, Adtran, Inc.

  1996 to 1999               Chief Scientist, Adtran, Inc.

  1992 to 1996               Staff Scientist, Adtran, Inc.

  1989 to 1991               Graduate Research Assistant, University of Missouri – Rolla

  1989                                Instructor, University of Missouri – Rolla

                                            Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama - Huntsville


     Principal Inventor on 8 US patents, Co-inventor on 16 US patents


  • US6246716:  Information Communication System:  Information communication method for transfer over greater distances – using asymmetric signaling to provide symmetric data service to end users, and using partially overlapped non-symmetric baud rates and spectrally-shaped transceiver filters
  • US5892801:  Decision path reduction of M-ary tree-search detector
  • US6314135:  Method and apparatus for updating precoder coefficients in a data communication transmitter
  • US5909445:  Mechanism for transporting digital pots signals within framing structure of high bit rate digital local subscriber loop signals



  • Inducted into the Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineers / 2006