Prestigious awards for the Institute for Electronics Engineering at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in San Francisco

The Institute for Electronics Engineering (LTE) received three prestigious awards at this year’s IEEE International Microwave Symposium in San Francisco, CA. The annual occurring symposium, with about 10.000 visitors, is the world’s largest and leading conference devoted to research, development and application of RF and microwave theory and techniques. After a competitive international selection process, the prizes of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) are presented on the International Microwave Symposium.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. habil. Robert Weigel, Chair of the Institute, was honored with the IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Educator Award “for outstanding contributions as a teacher, mentor, and role model for students in the microwave profession”. This award recognizes excellent education in the field of microwave engineering and science. Prof. Weigel is only the second German to receive the award, since it has been established in 1993.

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Award ceremony: IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Educator Award for Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. habil. Robert Weigel

PD Dr.-Ing. habil. Alexander Kölpin, University lecturer at the Institute, was given an IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award „for outstanding early career contributions to the microwave profession”. The Outstanding Young Engineer Award recognizes a young member who has distinguished him/herself through achievements and exemplary service to the MTT-S.

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Award ceremony: IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award for PD. Dr-Ing. Alexander Kölpin

Fabian Lurz, M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate at the Institute, was awarded with a MTT-S Graduate Fellowship “in recognition of academic achievement and excellence” for his research work on the topic of “Next Generation Ultra-Low-Power Radar Sensors and Systems”. This is the highest award that the IEEE MTT society gives annually to top graduate students.

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Award ceremony: IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowships for Fabian Lurz, M.Sc.

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