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DR. MARIO CARDULLO
Dr. Mario W. Cardullo is a Registered Professional Engineer, the noted inventor of the modern RFID, conceiver of Mobile Communication Satellites and was chosen as one of the 100 technology leaders in the Commonwealth of Virginia. During his career, Cardullo has published over 2 textbooks, 200 articles and papers in professional and technical journals. He was the first Planning Officer of the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), Dr. Cardullo also served in the Apollo Program as the Senior Propulsion System Engineer for all aspects of liquid rocket propulsion from R&D to program management. His work on the Apollo Program he drew experience from the development of the variable thrust concept which was used by the Lunar Lander (LEM) and the variable thrust plug engine for the Lance missile system. Currently, Dr. Cardullo is the Chairman of the CIG, Ltd. company building prototypes and promoting his new patents. He is an Associate Fellow of the AIAA, Senior Life Member of the IEEE, Fellow of Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange. He is also one of the founders of nR LLC, a company dedicated to developing his nano RFID/computer patents, and other patents in electronics and mechanical devices and systems.