Persönlicher Status und Werkzeuge

Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Gerhard Kramer

Gerhard Kramer

Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Gerhard Kramer
Head of Institute

Institute for Communications Engineering
Theresienstrasse 90
Building N4, 2. Floor
D-80333 Munich

Room: N2403
Phone: +49 89 289-23491


Gerhard Kramer is Alexander von Humboldt Professor and Head of the Institute for Communications Engineering at the Technische Universität München (TUM). He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada in 1991 and 1992, respectively, and the Dr. sc. techn. (Doktor der technischen Wissenschaften) degree from the ETH Zürich, Switzerland, in 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he was with Endora Tech AG, Basel, Switzerland, as a communications engineering consultant. From 2000 to 2008 he was with the Math Center, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Murray Hill, NJ, as a Member of Technical Staff. He joined the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, as a Professor of Electrical Engineering in 2009. He joined TUM in 2010.

Principal Honors and Awards

Service Highlights 

  • President, IEEE Information Theory Society, 2013
  • Board of Governors, IEEE Information Theory Society, 2009-2015
  • Founding Co-chair, 1st-3rd Annual Schools of Information Theory, 2008-2010
  • Associate Editor for Shannon Theory, IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory, 2006-2008
  • General Co-chair, IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), 2017
  • TPC Co-chair, IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), 2008, 2014
  • TPC Co-chair, IEEE Int. Symp. Turbo Codes & Iter. Inf. Proc., 2014
  • TPC Co-chair, Int. Symp. Wireless Commun. Sys. (ISWCS), 2011

Curriculum Vitae [ pdf file ]


IEEE Schools of Information Theory

European School:
2017 in Madrid, Spain
2016 in Göteborg, Sweden
2015 in the Netherlands
2014 in Tallinn, Estonia
2013 in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
2012 in Antalya, Turkey
2011 at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (1st School Sponsored by ITSoc)
2009 in Loen, Norway (10th School)
2007 in La Colle Sur Loup, France
2005 in Bratislava, Slovakia
2003 in Monte Verita, Switzerland
2000 in Ulm, Germany
1998 in Aarthus, Denmark
1996 in Moelle, Sweden
1994 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1993 in Essen, Germany
1991 in Essen, Germany
North American School:
2017 at Georgia Tech (10th School)
2015 at UC San Diego
2014 at University of Toronto
2013 at Purdue University
2012 at Cornell University
2011 at University of Texas at Austin
2010 at USC
2009 at Northwestern University
2008 at Penn State University
Australian School:
2014 in Adelaide
East Asian School:
2014 in Hong Kong
Indian School (JTG Summer School):
2015 at IISc, Bangalore
2014 at IIT Madras