Joseph R. Carvalko is the author of Death By Internet, a Novel (Sunbury Press, 2016);We Were Beautiful Once, Chapters from the Cold War, a Novel (Sunbury Press, 2013), finalist Best Historical Fiction, Military Writers Society of America, 2014; Behind the Steel, poetry (Amphora Lit. Press, 2015); The Techno-Human Shell: A Jump in the Evolutionary Gap (Sunbury Press, 2013); A Road Once Traveled, Life from All Sides, memoir, 2007); A Deadly Fog, book of poems and essays and poems (2004); Detras del Acero (Editorial Trance, 2015, original Spanish poetry, 97pp.); co-authored (Cara Morris) The Science and Technology Guidebook for Lawyers (ABA Pub., 2014, 398 pp). Poems: Mobius Strip, (FLARE: The Flagler Review and in Anomalie Magazine, RE: mind, Goldsmiths University of London, 2015); County Road 80, Manifest West (U. Press of CO, fall 2014); Registered Letter, Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Vol. 2 (MS Hum. Council, and SE MS State University Press, 2013); The Road Home, finalist, (Esurance Poetry prize, 2012); The Interior, book of poetry, finalist (Red Mountain Press, 2012). Short stories: Crossing the Evolutionary Gap (IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, 2016); Winter Interrupted, All Gave Some (Military Writers Society of America, Anthology, 2014); Road to Suwon (Military Experience and the Arts, 2014); Reminders of the Next Round, (Storytellers, 2013), The Music Lesson, (Headspace, 2015).
Carvalko is also a lawyer and engineer who devotes his attention to and writes about the intersection of law and technology. He is an adjunct professor and course creator of: Law, Science, Technology, at Quinnipiac University, School of Law. Faculty member, the Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University; Member, ABA, Section of Science & Technology Law, (former editorial board, SciTech Lawyer; chair, Behavioral Sciences Committee); Member, Institute Electrical, Electronic, Engineers (IEEE), Society on Social Implications of Technology, (currently, Associate Editor of IEEE Society and Technology magazine); Yale Community Bioethics Forum on Biomedical Ethics, Yale School of Medicine; Attendee, Yale Technology and Ethics Study Group. As a researcher and engineer, he had worked in computers as engineer and programmer, also, radar, optics, A.I. (pattern recognition), biomedical devices and communications. He holds 14 patents (1978-2018, some jointly) in software, electronics, and computers. Former, Director of Systems Integration, Pitney-Bows/Alpex Computer; Manager, New Product Development, Pitney Bowes Copier Systems. Veteran, USAF.
He is admitted to practice law in CT, NY, and before the U.S. Pat. & TM Office.
1980 JD Quinnipiac U., School of Law, Hamden, CT
2011 MFA Fairfield U., School of Arts and Sciences, Fairfield, CT
1972 BSEE Fairfield U., School of Engineering, Fairfield, CT
1971 AS Fairfield U., School of Engineering, Fairfield, CT
2017 Diploma, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Boulder, CO.