Microwave Application Award 2019: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Vossiek

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Vossiek from the Institute of Microwaves and Photonics (LHFT) at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) was awarded the 2019 Microwave Application Award of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society on June 5, 2019 at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society is one of the strongest professional societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the largest technical professional association in the world, with more than 10500 members.

The Microwave Application Award is a high honor bestowed by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. It has been presented annually since 1982 to recognize outstanding innovations in radio frequency technology and their successful transfer into practical applications. Prof. Vossiek receives the honor for his work in the field of radio-based positioning techniques and for his achievements in promoting the successful commercial implementation of innovations in the field of industrial automation and logistics.

Martin Vossiek is an inventor on nearly 100 issued patents which impressively underlines the honor and the relevance of his research. His research work is also documented in more than 250 scientific publications and has been awarded several scientific prizes. Since 2011, Prof. Vossiek has headed the Chair of High Frequency Technology (LHFT) at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU).