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.

Awards and Recognition

Service Highlights 

  • President, IEEE Information Theory Society, 2013
  • Board of Governors, IEEE Information Theory Society, 2009-
  • 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 ]