A. B. Gershman

Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

Alex Gershman received his Diploma and Ph.D. degrees in radiophysics from the Nizhny Novgorod University, Russia, in 1984 and 1990, respectively. From 1984 to 1997, he held research positions at several research institutes in Russia. From 1997 to 1999, he was a Research Associate at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. In 1999, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, where he is now a Professor. He also held visiting positions at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Ruhr University, Bochum, and University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg. His main research interests are in statistical and array signal processing, adaptive beamforming, MIMO systems, space-time coding, multiuser communications, and parameter estimation. He has published over 220 technical papers in these areas and has coedited two books. Dr. Gershman was a recipient of the 1993 URSI Young Scientist Award, the 1994 Outstanding Young Scientist Presidential Fellowship (Russia), the 1994 Swiss Academy of Engineering Science Fellowship, and the 1995-1996 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany). He received the 2000 Premier's Research Excellence Award, ON, Canada, and the 2001 Wolfgang Paul Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. He was a recipient of the 2002 Young Explorers Prize from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIAR), which has honored Canada's top 20 researchers aged 40 or under. He is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking as well as a Member of the SAM Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.

Biography Updated on 21 June 2009

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