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
Email: gerhard.kramernoSpamAllowed@tum.de

Biography

Gerhard Kramer is Alexander von Humboldt Professor and Chair for 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 in 1991 and 1992, respectively, and the Dr. sc. techn. degree from the ETH Zürich 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. He is a Fellow of the IEEE since 2010. In 2008, he was the founding co-chair of the Annual Schools of Information Theory that today run in Australia, East Asia, Europe, India, and North America. Gerhard Kramer served as the 2013 President of the IEEE Information Theory Society. He was elected to the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in 2015.

Curriculum Vitae [ pdf file ]
List of Publications [ pdf file ][ google scholar ]

Professional Honors

Service Highlights 

  • President, IEEE Information Theory Society, 2013
  • Founding Co-chair, IEEE Schools of Inf. Theory, 2008-
  • General Co-chair, IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), 2017
  • General Co-chair, IEEE Inf. Theory Workshop (ITW), 2017
  • TPC Co-chair, IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), 2008, 2014
  • TPC Co-chair, IEEE Int. Symp. Turbo Codes & Iter. Inf. Proc., 2014

Schools of Information Theory

European Schools
1991 in Essen, Germany
1993 in Essen, Germany
1994 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1996 in Moelle, Sweden
1998 in Aarhus, Denmark
2000 in Ulm, Germany
2003 in Monte Verita, Switzerland
2005 in Bratislava, Slovakia
2007 in Lan Colle Sur Loup, France
2009 in Loen, Norway (10th School)
2011 in Barcelona, Spain (1st European School sponsored by IEEE IT Society)
2012 in Antalya, Turkey
2013 in Ohrid, Macedonia
2014 in Tallinn, Estonia
2015 in Zandvoort, The Netherlands
2016 in Göteborg, Sweden
2017 in Madrid, Spain
2018 in Bertinoro, Italy

North American School
2008 at Penn State University
2009 at Northwestern University
2010 at USC
2011 at University of Texas at Austin
2012 at Cornell University
2013 at Purdue University
2014 at University of Toronto
2015 at UC San Diego
2016 at Duke University
2017 at Georgia Tech (10th School)
2018 at Boston University

Australian School
2014 in Adelaide
2016 in Melbourne

East Asian School
2014 in Hong Kong
2015 in Hong Kong (renamed Croucher Summer Course in Information Theory)

Indian School (JTG Summer School)
2008 at IIT Madras (Experimental School)
2009 at IISc Bangalore (1st School)
2010 at IISc Bangalore
2011 at IIT Bombay
2012 at IIT Bombay
2013 at IIT Madras
2014 at IIT Madras (1st Indian School sponsored by IEEE IT Society)
2015 at IISc Bangalore
2016 at IISc Bangalore

African Winter School
2010 at Mopani Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa
2015 in Skukuza, Mpumalanga, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Taiwan Winter School
2011 at National Chiao Tung University
2015 at National Cheng Kung University

Projects