About the Author
Dr Marcos Katz, VTT, Finland
Dr Katz received his PhD from University of Oulu, Finland in 2002. He has 20 years of experience in the field of wireless communications (industry, academia and, research institutions). He has edited 2 books and published widely in journals and conferences. He is currently a Technical Manager of EU FP6 Integrated Project dealing with new WiMAX scenarios, technical solutions and test-beds. He is developing multiantenna solutions for new WiMAX scenarios (environmental monitoring), and is also involved in exploring novel WiMAX architectures exploiting cooperation.
Professor Rolf Kraemer, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus, Germany
Professor Kraemer headed the department of Telecommunication Systems and Multimedia Services at Philips Research in Hamburg and Aachen from 1985-1998. Since 1998 he holds the chair of (wireless) systems at the Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus. Additionally, he is department head of the wireless multimedia communications department at the IHP (Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics) in Frankfurt (Oder). In this position he leads a team of 25 R&D professionals in Frankfurt (Oder) with core competence in communications, electronic and VHDL design, protocol and application engineering for wireless communication, and expanding into networking and multimedia.