Curriculum Vitae - Joel L. Bernstein (1940-    )

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1034 SW London Lane Port St. Lucie, FL
E-Mail: [email protected]


Formal Education:

M.S. New York University (Physics)

B.S. City College of New York (Physics)



Indian River State College-Fort Pierce, FL: January 2005-Present

Adjunct Professor of Science


Independent Telecommunications Consultant: July 2003-Present

Various voice and data projects

Member of PA State Legislative task force for expanding wireless service in the Poconos


DeVry University- North Brunswick, NJ: September 2000- June 2003

Professor of Telecommunications


Lucent Technologies- Nurnberg, Germany : July 1999-August 2000

Writing test plans and testing “ Integrated Transport Management” Network Management System for high speed SDH Network


Independent Telecommunications Consultant: January 1990 –To June 1999


Consulting Projects Included:

Project Management

  • Managed NTTs Frame Relay & ATM trials between Tokyo and New York Responsible for all phases of projects

Systems Engineering/Systems Integration

  • Performed Systems Integration for Web based services for AT&T
  • Involved in Systems Engineering of Multimedia Products for Lucent Bell Labs
  • Wrote specifications for new Telecommunications services for NTT
  • Designed and implemented Local and Wide Area Networks for Japanese Corporations in New York City
  • Set-up Demo area for NTT, to show customers how to integrate new technologies

Research Studies

  • Performed SONET study focusing on several vendors' products as well as how carriers configure their SONET/SDH Networks Emphasis was placed on Network Management.
  • Authored a 300+ page market study "Bandwidth on Demand"


  • Performed several studies for Nextel Corporation on PCS (Technical & Marketing)


  • Tested ISDN and SS7 features of new software releases of Nortel DMS 100 for BELLCORE
  • Wrote test plans and used NSTS (BELLCORE'S TEST SYSTEM)
  • Tested Network Management System for KPN's ATM services (in The Netherlands)

Teaching/Course Development

  • Instructor for American Research Group (ARG) - "Telecommunications Fundamentals"
  • Instructor for Learning Tree International - "Network Management", "ISDN"
  • Instructed NTT Employees: Principles of US Telecommunications (Both in US and Japan)
  • Developed a course in New Broadband Services for TRA, Inc.



AT&T Network Systems, Holmdel, New Jersey

Cross Product Systems Engineering Manager- Network Management

  • Responsible for systems integration of multi vendor central office equipment



AT&T Network Consulting Service Organization, Morristown, New Jersey Senior Consultant-Network Architecture

  • Provided Telecommunications Consulting Services for Fortune 500 Companies Examples: Network design for Hughes Aircraft, Mead Data Central & Ford Motor Company



Western Electric Company, Morristown, New Jersey

Department Chief-Marketing Development, Operations Support Systems

  • Acted as liaison between developers and sales persons for Network Management Systems Gave presentations to Telco personnel on OSSs for Billing, Loop maintenance, OAM&P, etc.



Western Electric Company, Morristown, New Jersey

Senior Engineer- Network Systems Planning & Management/Corporate Product Planning

  • Product Manager for newly developed high tech products & services such as Speech Recognition & Low Bit Rate Voice Wrote Business Case for creation of “AT&T Conversant Systems”



Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey Member of Technical Staff, Materials Research

  • Performed Basic research on materials which were ultimately used in providing optical communications



  • Recipient of Award for outstanding Presentation- Eastern Communications Forum
  • Recipient of AT&T Professional Excellence Award
  • Author of 85 Technical Publications
  • Officer in American Crystallographic Association
  • Former County Committeeman and president of political club