Bio Joerg Widmer

Dr. Joerg Widmer is Research Professor at Institute IMDEA Networks in Madrid, Spain. His research focuses primarily in the area of wireless networking and communication, with research topics ranging from millimeter-wave communication, MAC layer design, and interference management to wireless transport protocols and anticipatory networks. From 2005 to 2010, he was manager of the Ubiquitous Networking Research Group at DOCOMO Euro-Labs in Munich, Germany, leading several projects in the area of mobile and cellular networks. Before, he worked as post-doctoral researcher at EPFL, Switzerland on ultra-wide band communication and network coding. He was a visiting researcher at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, CA, USA and University College London, UK. Joerg Widmer authored more than 100 conference and journal papers and three IETF RFCs, holds 13 patents and serves on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Communications. Recently he was awarded an ERC consolidator grant for research on millimetre wave communication, as well as a Spanish Ramon y Cajal grant. He is senior member of IEEE and ACM.