Prof. Dr. Slawomir Stanczak
TU Berlin/Fraunhofer HHI, Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Slawomir Stanczak studied control theory at the Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland, and at the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin), Berlin, Germany, where he received the Dipl.-Ing. degree and the Dr.-Ing. degree (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering in 1998 and 2003, respectively; the Habilitation degree (venialegendi) followed in 2006. Since 2015, he has been a Full Professor for network information theory with TU Berlin and the head of the Wireless Communications and Networks department. Prof. Stanczak has been involved in research and development activities in wireless communications since 1997. In 2004 and 2007, he was a Visiting Professor with RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, and in 2008, he was a Visiting Scientist with Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. He is a co-author of two books and more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers in the area of information theory and wireless communications and networking. Prof. Stanczak received research fellowships from the German Research Foundation and the Best Paper Award from the German Communication Engineering Society in 2014. He was a Co-chair of the 14th International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC 2013). Between 2009 and 2011, he was an Associate Editor of the European Transactions for Telecommunications (information theory) and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing between 2012 and 2015.