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Award for Public Service in the Field of Telecommunications 2016 - Werner Mohr

"For his leadership in consensus building research projects towards specification of 3rd Generation (UMTS) and 4th Generation (LTE-Advanced) mobile communication systems, for his strong impact on radio interface standardization and on the welfare of mobile industry and operators, and information society, in general."

Werner Mohr

Werner Mohr was graduated from the University of Hannover, Germany, with the Master Degree in electrical engineering in 1981 and with the Ph.D. degree in 1987.

Dr. Werner Mohr joined Siemens AG, Germany in 1991. He coordinated several EU and Eureka Celtic funded projects on 3G, LTE and IMT-Advanced radio interface, which developed the basic concepts for future radio standards. Since April 2007 he is with Nokia Solutions and Networks (now Nokia) in Germany, where he is Head of Research Alliances. In addition, he is chairperson of the NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform and Chair of the Board of the 5G Infrastructure Association in 5G PPP of the EU Commission.