5G Wireless Silicon Systems
By Gerhard P. Fettweis,
Vodafone Chair Professor,
Gerhard P. Fettweis earned his Ph.D. under H. Meyr's supervision from RWTH Aachen in 1990. Thereafter he was at IBM Research and then at TCSI Inc., California. Since 1994 he is Vodafone Chair Professor at TU Dresden, Germany, with main research interest on wireless transmission and chip design. He is an IEEE Fellow and an honorary doctorate of TU Tampere. As repeat entrepreneur he has co-founded 11 startups so far.
He has setup funded projects of close to EUR 1/2 billion volume, notably he runs the German science foundation's CRC HAEC and COE cfAED. He is actively involved in organizing IEEE conferences, e.g. TPC Chair of ICC 2009, General Chair of VTC Spring 2013 and DATE 2014 (Dresden).