Dr. Peiying Zhu, Senior Vice President of Wireless Research, is a Huawei Fellow, IEEE Fellow and Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering. She is currently leading 5G and beyond wireless research and standardization in Huawei. The focus of her research is advanced radio access technologies. She is actively involved in 3GPP and IEEE 802 standards development. She has been regularly giving talks and panel discussions on 5G vision and enabling technologies. She led the team to contribute significantly to 5G technologies.
Prior to joining Huawei in 2009, Peiying was a Nortel Fellow and Director of Advanced Wireless Access Technology in the Nortel Wireless Technology Lab. She led the team and pioneered research and prototyping on MIMO-OFDM and Multi-hop relay. Many of these technologies developed by the team have been adopted into LTE standards and 4G products. Dr. Zhu has more than 200 granted patents.
Gerhard P. Fettweis
TU Dresden, 5G Lab Germany
Gerhard P. Fettweis is Vodafone Chair Professor at TU Dresden since 1994, and founding director of the Barkhausen Institute since 2018. He earned his Ph.D. under H. Meyr from RWTH Aachen in 1990. After being postdoc at IBM Research, San Jose, CA, he moved to TCSI Inc., Berkeley, CA. He coordinates the 5G Lab Germany. In 2019 he was elected into the DFG Senate. His research focusses on wireless transmission and chip design for wireless/IoT platforms, with 20 companies from Asia/Europe/US sponsoring his research. He also serves on the board of National Instruments Corp, and advises other companies.
Gerhard is member of the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), the German Academy of Engineering (acatech), and received multiple IEEE recognitions as well has the VDE ring of honor and the Semi Europe award. In Dresden his team has spun-out nineteen start-ups, and setup funded projects in volume of close to EUR 1/2 billion.