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Julius Knapp

FCC
Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology

Julius Knapp has been with the FCC for 43 years and has served as the Chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) since 2006. OET is the Commission’s primary resource for engineering expertise and provides technical support to the Chairman, Commissioners and FCC Bureaus and Offices. 

He received the FCC’s Silver and Gold Medal Awards for distinguished service at the Commission as well as the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award for exceptional achievement in the career Senior Executive Service.  Mr. Knapp has been the recipient of the Eugene C. Bowler award for exceptional professionalism and dedication to public service; the Federal Communications Bar Association Excellence in Government Service Award; the WCAI Government Leadership award; the National Spectrum Management Association Fellow Award; the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers E. Noel Luddy Award; and, the Satellite Industry Association Satellite Leadership in Government Award.  Mr. Knapp is a Life Member of the IEEE.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the City College of New York in 1974.