Gerhard Fettweis


Gerhard Fettweis (Fellow, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree from RWTH Aachen, in 1990. He coordinates the 5G Laboratory, Dresden, Germany, and two German Science Foundation (DFG) centers at TU Dresden, namely cfaed and HAEC. He has been a Vodafone Chair Professor at TU Dresden, since 1994. His research interests include wireless transmission and chip design for wireless/IoT platforms. He is a member of the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), the German Academy of Engineering (acatech), and received multiple IEEE recognitions as well as the VDE ring of honor. In Dresden, his team has spun-out 16 start-ups, and setup funded projects in volume of close to EUR 1/2 billion. He co-chairs the IEEE 5G Initiative and has helped organizing IEEE conferences, most notably as the TPC Chair of ICC 2009 and TTM 2012, and as the General Chair of VTC Spring 2013 and DATE 2014.