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Lajos Hanzo
Member at Large
Class 2017-2019

Lajos Hanzo [F] (, Wolfson-Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Fellow of IET, Fellow of EURASIP, D.Sc.; honorary doctorates from Budapest (2009) and Edinburgh (2015), and chair of telecommunications, University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He has graduated 100+ Ph.D. students, co-authored 20 John Wiley/IEEE Press books, published 1550+ research entries at IEEE Xplore, and has served as Vice- or General-Chair of WCNC ’03, WCNC ’06, WCNC ’09, and ICC ’13. During 2009–2012 he was also a chaired professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Press. He introduced the electronic book library to Xplore, including free access to the classic book series as a free membership benefit. As a result, for the first time in its history the Press became profitable. He has been ComSoc Awards Chair since 2014 and recently co-founded the Quantum Signal Processing TC. He has about 24,000 citations.