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Heinrich J. Stuttgen
Member at Large
Class 2024-2026

Dr. Heinrich Stüttgen is an IEEE Life Fellow. He received an M.Sc. from the State University of New York at Buffalo (1979) and a doctorate in Computer Science from Dortmund University in 1984. From 1985 to 1997 he worked at IBM Germany on Unix Development and Networking Research. He then founded the European Research Laboratories of NEC at Heidelberg and headed NEC's European Research Activities as Vice President of NEC Europe Ltd. until 2016. In 2020 he retired from NEC Labs.

In 2009 Heinrich received ComSoc’s “Harold Sobol Award for exemplary services to ComSoc’s meetings and Conferences”. He has been a member of the Board of Governors from 2001 until 2013 and has held various leadership positions in ComSoc. From 2018 to 2022 he chaired the Activities Board of the IEEE IoT Initiative. Since Jan 2022 he leads IEEE ComSoc’s Committee for Technology Evolution and Initiatives (TE&I).