Andreas F. Molisch (S’89, M’95, SM’00, F’05) received the Dipl. Ing., Dr. techn., and habilitation degrees from the Technical University Vienna (Austria) in 1990, 1994, and 1999, respectively. From 1991 to 2000, he was with the TU Vienna, becoming an associate professor there in 1999. From 2000-2002, he was with the Wireless Systems Research Department at AT&T (Bell) Laboratories Research in Middletown, NJ. Since then, he has been with Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, MA, where he is now a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff. He is also professor and chairholder for radio systems at Lund University, Sweden.
Dr. Molisch has done research in the areas of SAW filters, radiative transfer in atomic vapors, atomic line filters, smart antennas, and wideband systems. His current research interests are measurement and modeling of mobile radio channels, UWB, cooperative communications, and MIMO systems. Dr. Molisch has authored, co-authored or edited four books (among them the recent textbook “Wireless Communications, Wiley-IEEE Press), eleven book chapters, some 100 journal papers, and numerous conference contributions.
Dr. Molisch is an editor of the IEEE Trans. Wireless Comm., co-editor of recent or upcoming special issues in J. Wireless Comm. Mob. Comp., IEEE – JSAC, and the Proceedings of the IEEE. He has been member of numerous TPCs, vice chair of the TPC of VTC 2005 spring, general chair of ICUWB 2006, TPC co-chair of the wireless symposium of Globecomm 2007, and TPC chair of Chinacom2007. He has participated in the European research initiatives “COST 231”, “COST 259”, and “COST273”, where he was chairman of the MIMO channel working group, he was chairman of the IEEE 802.15.4a channel model standardization group, and is also chairman of Commission C (signals and systems) of URSI (International Union of Radio Scientists). Dr. Molisch is a Fellow of the IEEE, an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, and recipient of several awards.