Poul Heegaard

Professor, QUAM (Quantitative modeling of dependability and performance) Lab, Department of Telematics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Website
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/poulh
Stay at TUM

October 2015 – December 2015
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Kellerer
Research Interests
Dependability in interdependent, interacting, complex systems of system; QoS evaluation and management in communication systems and services survivability quantification; Monitoring, routing and management in dynamic networks;
Distributed, autonomous and adaptive management and routing;
Rare event simulation techniques
Current Research Projects
End-to-end differentiation of services (Telenor); The next generation control centres for Smart Grids (NTNU); Open and Autonomous Digital Ecosystems (NTNU); Autonomous Control for Reliable Internet of Services (EU COST ACROSS)

Guangzhao Luo

Vice director of REPM Electric Machine & Control Technology, Research Center of Shaanxi Province, China

Stay at TUM
July 2015
Host
Prof. Dr. Ralph Kennel, EAL
Research Interests
Modern Power Electronics and AC Drives; Advanced Motion Control and Servo System, Control of PM Machine in Electric Traction and EV; RT Simulation in Electrical System
Current Research Projects
Research in power down-rejoining dynamic mechanism and control method of PMSM RRT traction system (51177135), NSFC, Research in Starting/Generating Technology of Range-extender of Commercial Vehicle (2012AA111106-4) Sub-program of National High Tech R&D Program (863 Program)
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Second Grade Award of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China (2011), China; Outstanding Award of Undergraduate Supervisor, Shaanxi Province, China (2014)

Jamil Akhtar

Chief Scientist and Head
Sensors and Nano-Technology Group, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, Rajasthan, India

Stay at TUM
Oct. 1991 – Sept. 1992
Host
Prof.-Ing. Manfred W. Claassen
Research Interests
MEMS, Microelectronics, Nanotechnology, Semiconductor Devices & Sensors
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award (2014), Bharat Jyoti Award (2013)

Brian D. O. Anderson

Distinguished Professor
College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia
Distinguished Researcher
National Information and Communications Technology Australia (NICTA), Sydney, Australia

Stays at TUM
Sept. 2011, Sept. 2012
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandra Hirche
Research Interests
Multi-agent systems, cooperative control, sensor networks, econometric modelling
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Visiting Fellow, TUM Institute for Advanced Study (2010), IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr. Education Medal (2001), IEEE Control Systems Award (1997)

John Anderson

Professor in Digital Communication
Electrical and Information Engineering Department, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Stays at TUM
1991-1992, 1995-1996
Host
Prof. Dr. Joachim Hagenauer
Research Interests
Error correction codes, wireless communication, information theory, signal processors
Awards/Honors (Selection)
IEEE Third Millennium Award (2000). IEEE Life Fellow (1987), Humboldt Research Prize  (1991)

“A fascinating introduction to German culture in everyone’s favorite German city. Many new research directions opened.”

João Barros 

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Founding Director
Institute for Telecommunications (IT), Porto, Portugal

Stay at TUM
Oct. 1999 – Nov. 2004
Host
Prof. Dr. Joachim Hagenauer
Research Interests
Coding Techniques, Communication Networks, Communications, Complexity and Cryptography, Shannon Theory, Source Coding
Awards/Honors (Selection)
BES Innovation Grand Prize (2012), IEEE Comsoc and IT Society Joint Paper Award (2011), IEEE Communications Society Young Researcher Award (EMEA, 2010)

Dipak Kumar Basu

Professor Emeritus
Computer Science and Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Stay at TUM
Feb. 1975 – Jan. 1976
Host
Prof. Dr. Theodor Einsele
Research Interests
Artificial Intelligence, biomedical signal processing, image processing and multimedia
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (1977), Emeritus Fellow of AICTE (All Indian Council for Technical Education)

Thomas Bräunl

Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computational Intelligence Information Processing Systems, University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth, Australia

Stays at TUM
Aug. 2006 – Feb. 2007, Sept. – Dec. 2011
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Georg Färber and Prof. Dr. Klaus Diepold
Research Interests
Electromobility, Autonomous vehicles, Embedded systems, Intelligent Robotics
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Associate Editor and Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Social Robotics (Springer-Verlag), Member of IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Committee on Parallel Processing, Member of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s Technical Committee on Marine Robotics

“I had a wonderful time at TUM in München. It was inspiring working in a larger group with new ideas. I was fully integrated in ongoing research projects and was able to engage with local industry. I even found a number of students interested to come back with me to Australia for one semester as research students.”

Daniel Costello Jr.

Leonard Bettex Professor of Electrical Engineering
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Stays at TUM
July – Dec. 2001, July – Sept. 2003, May – July 2005
Host
Prof. Dr. Joachim Hagenauer
Research Interests
Coding theory, with an emphasis on LDPC codes and spatially coupled codes
Awards/Honors (Selection)
IEEE Information Theory Society Aaron D. Wyner Award for outstanding service (2013), IEEE Information Theory and Communications Society joint paper award (2012), IEEE Donald G. Fink Award for an outstanding tutorial or survey paper (2009)

“The most enjoyable part of my visits to TUM were the interactions with the graduate assistants, many of whom I still see regularly at various conferences around the world – and, of course, the brats and the beer!”

Carlos Henrique da Silva Santos

Professor
São Paulo Federal Institute for Education, Science and Technology, Campus Itapetininga, Brazil

Stay at TUM
Mar. – Sept. 2009
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Detlefsen
Research Interests
Computational Intelligence, cloud computing, parallel computing, quantum computers, numerical methods for photonics and educational technologies
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Professor Honored at IFSP, Campus Itapetininga (2013),  Best PhD Paper Award in the IEEE International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conference (IMOC, 2009)

“I had fantastic research and cultural experiences at TUM and in München. I really want to have another opportunity to be there again.”

Günhan Dündar

Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Stay at TUM
2009 – 2010
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulf Schlichtmann
Research Interests
Analog IC design, Architectural modeling and circuit design of DSP and image processing systems, Design of analog neural networks, Electronic design automation, Image processing and data compression algorithms
Awards/Honors (Selection)
TÜBITAK Incentive Award (2009), Best Paper Award in ASAP (2008)

Yücel Ercan

Professor and Dean
Faculty of Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Stay at TUM
1979 – 1981
Host
Prof. Dr. Adolf Birkhofer
Research Interests
Control systems, system dynamics
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (1979)

“I spent two fantastic years in a friendly environment doing only research. “

Miloud Frikel

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Caen (ENSICAEN), Caen, France

Stay at TUM
Sept. 1999 – Aug. 2000
Host
Prof. Dr. Josef A. Nossek
Research Interests
Signal processing, array processing, digital communication
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (1999)

“My stay at TUM was a turning point in my professional life. I not only learned the German language and work on a research project, but opened my mind on several other aspects.”

Rui Fukui

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering,  University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Stay at TUM
May – June 2012
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Martin Buss, Prof. Dr. Sandra Hirche, Prof. Dr. Jörg Conradt
Research Interests
Robotics, Mechatronics, Design, Mechanism, Man-Machine Interface

“My research stay at TM was my first and greatest experience abroad and gave me many inspirations about technologies.”

Zeng-Yuan Guo

Professor
Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Stay at TUM
Feb. 1979 – Apr. 1981
Host
Prof. Dr. Heinz Maecker
Research Interests
Energy efficiency, heat transfer at nanoscale
Awards/Honors (Selection)
ASME Fellow (1998), Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1997), Humboldt  Research Fellowship (1979)

Tsung-Yi Ho

Associate Professor  
Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City, Taiwan

Stays at TUM
Aug. 2012 – Feb. 2013, July – Sept. 2013
Host
Prof. Dr. Ulf Schlichtmann
Research Interests
Design for nanometer integrated circuits and microfluidic biochips
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Dr. Ta-You Wu Memorial Award, National Science Council, Taiwan  (2012), Excellent Innovative Young Scholar Award, Taiwan Comprehensive University System (2012), Distinguished Young Scholar Award, Taiwan IC Design Society (2012)

 

Michael Honig

Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Stays at TUM
May – Aug. 2007, June – July 2008, June – July 2009, July 2010
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Josef A. Nossek, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Utschick
Research Interests
Areas of communications, signal processing and networks
Awards/Honors (Selection)
IEEE Information Theory Society Board of Governors (1996 – 2002, re-elected 2012), Booz Allen Distinguished Colloquium Speaker, ECE Department, University of Maryland, College Park (2012), IEEE WCNC Best Paper Award – MAC and Cross-Layer Design (with C. Shi, S. Nagaraj, and P. Fleming, 2012), Humboldt Research Award (2007)

“I have enjoyed very much collaborating with the signal processing for communications group at TUM and exploring the charming city of Munich.”

Paolo Ienne

Professor and Head
Processor Architecture Laboratory, School of Computer and Communication Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Stays at TUM
Apr. – July 2006, Apr. – July 2008
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulf Schlichtmann
Research Interests
Computer and processor architecture, electronic design automation, computer arithmetic, FPGAs and reconfigurable computing, and multiprocessor systems-on-chip
Awards/Honors (Selection)    
Best Paper Award at the 20th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (2012),  Best Paper Award at the 19th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications (2009), Best Paper Award, International Conference on Compilers, Architectures, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (2007)

“I taught twice a spring course in the international MSCE program and had great fun interacting with dynamic students from all over the world – not to mention the pleasure of relaxing in a Biergarten after a hard day’s work!”

Hyoung-Gook Kim

Professor
Multimedia Signal Processing Lab., Department of Electronics Convergence Engineering, College of Electronics and Information Engineering, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, South Korea

Stay at TUM
Oct. 2013 – Aug. 2014
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eckehard Steinbach
Research Interests
Multimedia Content Recognition and Retrieval, IP-Based Media Communication and Security, Auditory, Visual & Audiovisual Perception

Roberta L. Klatzky

Charles J. Queenan Jr. Professor of Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Stay at TUM
June – Dec. 2011
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Buss
Research Interests
Cognitive Science, Cognitive Neuroscience
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Honorary Hans Fischer Fellowship, TUM Institute for Advanced Study (2010), Humboldt Research Award (2010), Kurt Koffka Medal, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen (2010), Honorary Member of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Hong Kyu Lee

Professor
Korea University of Technology and Education, Cheon-An, Chungnam Province, South Korea

Stay at TUM
Apr. 1993 – Feb. 1994
Host
Prof. Dr. Günther Schmidt
Research Interests
Robot Control, Evolutionary Algorithm

 

Mark Po-Hung Lin

Associate Professor  
Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Minxiong, Taiwan

Stays at TUM
July 2013 – Jan. 2014
Host
PD Dr.-Ing. Helmut Graeb
Research Interests
Electronic Design Automation
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Humboldt Research Fellowship (2013), National Chung Cheng University Young Faculty Award (2012)

Salvador Manich

Associated professor  
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC – BarcelonaTech), Barcelona, Spain

Stays at TUM
Oct. 2011 – June 2012, July 2013
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Sigl
Research Interests
Design for test, low power digital design, security of test technology in digital security systems
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Member of IEEE amd TTTC

“The experience at TUM was very special. I had the opportunity to collaborate with a very active research team of PhD students and professors and to enjoy from an exciting friendship environment.”

Liviu-Nicolae Modran

Professor für Elektrische Antriebstechnik
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania

Stay at TUM
Mar. – June 1991
Host
Lehrstuhl für Elektrische Messungen oder Messtechnik
Research Interests
Applications of electromagnetism

“A great University is built by  teachers’ spirit. But the followers give it  reputation.”

Hiroshi Okubo

Professor Emeritus
Department of Aerospace Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan

Stays at TUM
Sept. 1989 – Sept. 1990, Aug. – Sept. 1991, Aug. – Sept. 1992, Aug. – Sept. 1993, July – Aug. 1994
Host
Prof. Dr. Guenther Schmidt
Research Interests
Aerospace Engineering, Dynamics and Control, Small/Micro Satellite Systems
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Japan Society for Mechanical Engineers (JSME) Space Engineering Division Award (2003), ISCIE Paper Award (1996), Humboldt Research Fellowship (1989)

Marian-Silviu Poboroniuc

Associate Professor
Department of Energy Utilization, Electrical Drives and Industrial Automation (EUEDIA) Faculty of Electrical Engineering, “GHEORGHE ASACHI” Technical University of Iasi, Romania

Stay at TUM
Mar. 2001 – Feb. 2002
Host
Dr.-Ing. Robert Riener
Research Interests
Mobile robots control algorithms, human motion analysis and synthesis, neuroprosthetics, biomechanics, rehabilitation robotics
Awards/Honors (Selection)
First prize, International Exhibition on Inventions and Practical Ideas, INVEST-INVENT (2013), Gold Medal, International Salon of Inventions and New Technologies “NEW TIME”, Sevastopol, Ukraine (2011), Jean Peperstraete Award of the European Association for Education in Electrical and Information Engineering (EAEEIE, 2006)

“As a NeuralPRO TMR Fellow (Post Doctoral Researcher) I have had a great time and professional achievements working closely with people from Center of Automation and Autonomous Systems. I should mention Dr. Thomas Fuhr and Prof. Robert Riener which contribute deeply to the success of that working stage and also to the pleasure to discover Munich and of course the Bavarian land beauties.”

John Proakis

Adjunct Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), San Diego, California, USA

Stay a TUM
Apr. – Sept. 1999, Apr. – Sept. 2002
Host
Prof. Dr. Joachim  Hagenauer
Research Interests
Wireless communications, underwater acoustic communications

Jerzy W. Rozenblit

University Distinguished Professor and Raymond J. Oglethorpe Endowed Chair
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department
Professor of Surgery,
College of Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Stays at TUM
Summer 2000, Summer 2001, various short visits between 2001 and 2010
Hosts
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Hagenauer, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt Antreich
Research Interests
model-based design, artificial intelligence, and minimally invasive surgery
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Award for Excellence at Student Interface (Best Teaching Award), College of Engineering, University of Arizona(2006 and 2003), Fullbright Senior Specialist Award for Research Collaboration with the Cracow Technical University, Poland (2004), Recognition Award “For Years of Support as Advisor to the High Level Design Department”, Infineon Technologies AG, München (2002)

My visits at TUM still resonate with memories of intellectual excitement, forward thinking, energy, diversity of student body, and wonderful camaraderie

Lee Swindlehurst

Professor
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California Irvine (UCI), Irvine, California, USA

Stay at TUM
Summer 2011
Host
Prof. Dr. Josef A. Nossek
Research Interests 
Signal processing for wireless communications, radar and biomedical applications
Awards/Honors (Selection)
IEEE Stephen O. Rice Prize Paper in Communication Theory (2006), IEEE W. R. G. Baker Prize Paper (2000)

“I immensely enjoyed my time at TUM and hope to come back for another visit in the future.  I still have ongoing research collaborations based on my visit; the students and faculty there are outstanding.  Munich is easy to fall in love with.”

Zeyang Xia

Associate Professor
Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China

Stay at TUM
Oct. 2005 – Oct. 2006
Host
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Buss
Research Interests   
Robotics, mechatronics

Raymond Wai-Ho Yeung

Choh-Ming Li Professor of Information Engineering and Co-Director
Institute of Network Coding, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong

Stays at TUM
Jan. – Apr. 2007, June 2011, May 2013
Hosts
Prof. Dr. Joachim Hagenauer, Prof. Dr. Ralf Kötter, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kramer
Research Interests
Information Theory, Network Coding
Awards/Honors (Selection)
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2007), IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Award (2005), Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, Croucher Foundation, Hong Kong (2000 – 2001)

“TUM is a gem not only in Bavaria, but also in Germany and in Europe.”