Werner Wiesbeck received the Dipl.-Ing. (M.S.E.E.) and the Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.E.E.) degrees from the Technical University, Munich, in 1969 and 1972, respectively. From 1972 to 1983, he was with AEGTelefunken in various positions including Head of R&D Microwave Division, and Marketing Director Receiver and Direction Finder Division, Ulm. Since 1983, he has been the Director of the Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik und Elektronik (IHE), Universität Karlsruhe (TH). Research topics include radar, remote sensing, wireless communication, and antennas. He is a Member of the IEEE GRS-S AdCom (1992–2000), Chairman of the GRS-S Awards Committee (1994–1998, 2002), Executive Vice-President of the IEEE GRSS (1998–1999), President of the IEEE GRS-S (2000–2001), Associate Editor of the IEEE-AP Transactions (1996–1999), and past and present Treasurer of the IEEE German Section (1987–1996, 2003–2005). He has been the General Chairman of the 1988 Heinrich Hertz Centennial Symposium, and the 1993 Conference on Microwaves and Optics (MIOP '93). He received a number of awards, lately the IEEE Millennium Award, and the IEEE GRS Distinguished Achievement Award. He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Member of the Heidelberger Academy of Sciences, and a Member of acatech (German Academy of Engineering and Technology).
Biography Updated on 16 February 2004