Dr. Chernock is currently an Engineering Fellow at Triveni Digital and Product Manager for the PSIP generation products. In that position, he is developing products and technologies that provide for the management and distribution of data and metadata in digital television systems. His primary focus is on metadata technologies and stream monitoring.
Previously, he was a Research Staff Member at IBM Research, investigating digital broadcast technologies. Dr. Chernock is active in a number of the ATSC standards committees, particularly in the area of metadata and data broadcast. He chairs a number of adhoc committees within ATSC whose work relates to metadata and transport issues. He is vice-chair of the Technology Group on Distribution (T3). In another life, he used transmission electron microscopy to study materials characteristics for advanced ceramics packaging and semiconductor technology at IBM. His ScD was from MIT in the field of nuclear materials engineering.
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