Eric Hardouin – Panelist
Panel Title: 6G Architecture to connect the worlds
Bio: Eric Hardouin leads the “Ambient Connectivity” research in Orange, which investigates future access and transport networks and technologies, as well as related business models. Eric received a Ph.D. degree in signal processing and telecommunications from Telecom Bretagne and the University of Rennes 1, France, in 2004. Since 2004, he has been with Orange, where he has conducted or supervised research on interference mitigation for mobile networks. Between 2008 and 2013 he represented Orange in the physical layer standardization group of 3GPP (RAN1) for HSPA, LTE and LTE-Advanced. From 2012 to 2015, Eric coordinated the research on wireless networks in Orange. Eric had a leading role in the NGMN 5G White Paper, as co-lead of the work on 5G requirements. Eric is co-author of the book “LTE et les réseaux 4G” (in French).