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    Carvalko is a technologist, academic, and patent lawyer, who devotes his attention to and writes about the intersection of law and technology. He chairs the Technology and Ethics Working Research Group, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University. He is an adjunct professor and course creator of: Law, Science, Technology, at Quinnipiac University, School of Law. Faculty member 2018 at the Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University; He serves as consultant to NATO Headquarters, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, Innovation Hub, Warfighting 2040 Study; former member, ABA, Section of Science & Technology Law, (former editorial board, SciTech Lawyer; former chair, Behavioral Sciences Committee); Member, Institute Electrical, Electronic, Engineers (IEEE), Society on Social Implications of Technology; Member of the Publications Board,  IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society (currently, Associate Editor of IEEE Society and Technology magazine); Member, Yale Community Bioethics Forum on Biomedical Ethics, Yale School of Medicine.



    As a lawyer, Carvalko has been involved in dozens of cases as a litigator: supervising cases, trying cases and deposing experts, as well as a patent prosecutor instrumental in obtaining scores of patents for his clients.



    He holds 16 patents (1978-2019, some jointly) in software, electronics, computers, fuel systems and biomedical devices.



    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.  Other positions included:  Director of Systems Integration, Pitney-Bowes/Alpex Computer; Manager, New Product Development, Pitney-Bowes Copier Systems. Alxzka, Inc., President, Chief Engineer, developing fuel purifier systems; and B-47 Fire Control Radar technician, veteran, USAF.


    Carvalko has authored nine books, three academic, dealing with law, science and the humanities, and has written numerous articles appearing in a variety of publications.


    Non-fiction and technical works:


    Conserving Humanity at the Dawn of Posthuman Technology, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, 400 pp.); co-authored (Cara Morris) The Science and Technology Guidebook for Lawyers (ABA Pub., 2014, 398 pp.); The Techno-Human Shell: A Jump in the Evolutionary Gap (Sunbury Press, 2013); representative papers: Intelligence Amplification, NATO Innovation Hub, Warfighting 2040 (2020);  Severing of the Species, Implications of Genetic Editing and Artificial Intelligence on the Human Substrate Law, (IEEE, Tech & Soc., 2019); Who Should Own In-The-Body Medical Data in the Age of Electronic Medicine? (IEEE Soc. & Tech Mag., 2014); The Emergence of Pharmaco-Electronics (IEEE, Soc. & Tech Mag. 2015); Policy in an Era of Cyborg-Assisted-Life (IEEE, Tech & Soc., 2013); Introduction to an Ontology of Intellectual Property (ABA, SciTech); Intellectual Property Issues in the Financial & Banking Industries (PA Bar Assn); Patents Pave Way for Strategies in IP Intensive Environments (Cisco World); An Alternative for Distillate Fuel Filtration, (Diesel & Gas Worldwide). Co-author: On Determining Optimum Simple Golay Marking Transforms for Binary Image Processing (IEEE Trans. on Computers); Evaluation of a High Resolution Television Microscope (Proc. of the IEEE). Basic Copyright chapter: Now What? The Creative Writer’s Guide to Success after the MFA (Fairfield U. Press); Co-authored article, Crowdsourcing Biological Specimen Identification, Consumer Technology Applied to Health Care Access, (IEEE Consumer Electronics, Jan. 2015). 


    Creative writing examples:


    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);  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, 97 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).



    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


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