Lajos Hanzo, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), received his Master's degree in electronics in 1976 and his Doctorate in 1983. In 2004, he was awarded the Doctor of Sciences (D.S.) degree from the University of Southampton, UK. During his 28-year career in telecommunications he has held various research and academic posts in Hungary, Germany, and the UK. Since 1986 he has been with the Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK, where he holds the Chair in telecommunications. He has coauthored 11 John Wiley/IEEE Press books totalling about 8000 pages on mobile radio communications, published in excess of 500 research papers, organised and chaired conference sessions, presented overview lectures, and has been awarded a number of distinctions. Currently he is managing an academic research team, working on a range of research projects in the field of wireless multimedia communications sponsored by industry, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK, the European IST Programme, and the Mobile Virtual Centre of Excellence (VCE), UK. He is an enthusiastic supporter of industrial and academic liaison and he offers a range of industrial courses. Dr. Hanzo is also an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of both the Communications Society and the Vehicular Technology Society as well as a Fellow of both the IEEE and IEE. For further information on research in progress and associated publications, please refer to http://www-mobile.ecs.soton.ac.uk.
Biography Updated on 18 December 2004