Dr. Barry Stuart Perlman 1939-2018 was a remarkably gifted person. He went to college at the age of 15 and received a Masters Degree at the age of 19. In his career he made numerous technical contributions in communications, remote sensing, computing, controls and Elint. He was a science advisor to DARPA and the associate director os the US Army Communications R&D Center at Fort Monmouth. Prior to joining the government he was an advisor to many academic institutions, defense agencies, STEM initiative and Connection One, a National Science Foundation (NSF) industry and university cooperative research center based at Arizona State University. He is listed in several categories of Who’s Who including Who’s Who in Science.
In his latter years he suffered with a severe disability but never saw himself as a victim. He is an IEEE Fellow and dedicated many years of service to the MTT. Barry served on many committees and is an MTT-S Past-President.