Gerhard Kramer is Alexander von Humboldt Professor and Chair of Communications Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada, in 1991 and 1992, respectively, and the Dr. sc. techn. degree from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he was with Endora Tech AG in Basel, Switzerland, and from 2000 to 2008 he was with the Math Center at Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ. He joined the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, as a Professor of Electrical Engineering in 2009. He joined TUM in 2010. Gerhard Kramer’s research interests are primarily in information theory and communications theory, with applications to wireless, copper, and optical fiber networks.
- Chair, Joint Workshop on Communications and Coding (JWCC), Kühtai, Austria, Mar 2019
- Co-organizer, Oberpfaffenhofen Workshop on High Throughput Coding (OWHTC), Feb 2019
- Co-organizer, Workshop on Coding, Cooperation, and Security (COCO), Technion, Israel, Dec 2018
- Co-organizer, Munich Workshop on Information Theory of Optical Fiber (MIO), Dec 2018
- Co-organizer, Symposium Informationsübertragung mit Photonen, Forum Technologie BAdW, Apr 2018
- General Co-chair, IEEE Inf. Theory Workshop (ITW), Kaohsiung, Nov 2017
- General Co-chair, IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Aachen, Jun 2017