Professor of Radio Communications, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden
Hans-Jürgen Zepernick received the Dipl.-Ing. degree from the University of Siegen, Germany, in 1987 and the Dr.-Ing. degree from the University of Hagen, Germany, in 1994. From 1987 to 1989, he was with Siemens AG, Germany. He was a Professor of wireless communications at Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, the Deputy Director of the Australian Telecommunications Research Institute, and an Associate Director of the Australian Telecommunications Cooperative Research Centre. Since 2004, he has been a Professor of radio communications with the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden. He also held visiting professorships at the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia; Duy Tan University, Danang, Vietnam; and Gunadarma University, Jakarta, Indonesia. His research interests include cooperative communications, cognitive radio networks, immersive mobile multimedia, and perceptual multimedia quality assessment. He is an author or coauthor of some 310 technical papers and 12 book chapters on these research topics. He is the lead author of the textbook “Pseudo Random Signal Processing: Theory and Application” (Wiley, 2005). He has been regularly serving as a technical program committee member for international conferences such as IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE VTC, and IEEE WCNC. He served as the Chair of the track Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Management of IEEE VTC-Spring 2016.