Alison Kahn, Electronics Engineer, Public Safety Communications Research, NIST | CTL
Alison Kahn is an Electronics Engineer with NIST’s Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division in Boulder, Colorado. PSCR works to drive innovation and advance public safety communication technologies through cutting-edge research and development. Alison is currently the project lead for Public Safety IoT research within PSCR and works with Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology directorate on research related to IoT technologies and interoperability.
Alison has 19 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Before joining PSCR in 2016, she worked on end to end device interoperability programs for cellular network equipment manufacturers. She also worked with commercial wireless carriers to develop and implement customized test plans used to ensure that device vendors could meet both customer required and industry standard interoperability with cellular network equipment.