David Gesbert – Panelist
Panel Title: Global View on 6G
Bio: David Gesbert (IEEE Fellow) is Professor and Head of the Communication Systems Department, EURECOM. He obtained the Ph.D degree from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, France, in 1997. From 1997 to 1999 he has been with the Information Systems Laboratory, Stanford University. He was then a founding engineer of Iospan Wireless Inc, a Stanford spin off pioneering MIMO-OFDM (now Intel). Before joining
EURECOM in 2004, he has been with the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo as an adjunct professor. D. Gesbert has published about 340 papers and 25 patents, 8 some of them winning Best Paper Award. He has been a Technical Program Co-chair for ICC2017. He was named a Thomson-Reuters Highly Cited Researchers in Computer Science. In 2015, he was awarded the ERC Advanced Grant “PERFUME” on the topic of smart device Communications in future wireless networks. He is a Board member for the OpenAirInterface (OAI) Software Alliance. Since early 2019, he heads the Huawei-funded Chair on Adwanced Wireless Systems Towards 6G Networks. In 2020, he was awarded funding by the French Interdisciplinary Institute on Artificial Intelligence for a Chair in the area of AI for the future IoT.