Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Fischer

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Fischer

Extraordinarius

Department of Electrical-Electronic-Communication Engineering
Chair of Electronics (Prof. Dr. Weigel)

Room: Room 04.230
Cauerstraße 9
91058 Erlangen

About Georg Fischer

CV

1965 born at Wachtendonk, Lower Rhine Region/Germany
1986-1992 Study of Electrical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University (Deutschland)
Focus on Communications, RF, Microwave, Electrodynamics, Antennas and Acoustics
1992 Dipl.-Ing. (TH) Elektrotechnik – Nachrichtentechnik
1993-1996 Research Assistant at Chair for Communications University of Paderborn (Germany)
Fokus on Microwave circuit technology, Antennas und adaptive Array Antennas at 5 and 12 GHz
Feb. 1997 Dr.-Ing. (summa cum laude) granted by University of Paderborn
Titel: Ein adaptives Empfangssystem für den Satellitenrundfunk mit Adaption der Richtcharakteristik und der Polarisation (An adaptive Receiving System for satellite broadcast with Adaptation of beam pattern and Polarisation)
 1996-2008 Bell Labs Research, Lucent Technologies later Alcatel-Lucent
Focus on RF system design:
  • Basestation RF System Arachitectures,
    Transceiver Technology
  • Analog to Digital Conversion
  • Performance improvements at Physical Layer
  • New RF Technologies:
    RF-MEMS, Wide Bandgap transistor Technlogy SiC/GaN, frequency agile RF Systems, Power Transmitter architectures in Switch Mode, Software Defined Radio, Tunable metamaterial structures
  • Working in ETSI Standardisation on Physical Layer Defintion of GSM-EDGE system – chairman for SMG2 WPB-EDGE
2000 Bell Labs DMTS (Distinguished Member of Technical Staff)
2001 Bell Labs CMTS (Consulting Member of Technical Staff)
Since 2001 Guest Lecturer at FAU, Institute of Microwave and Photonics LHFT, Prof. L.-P. Schmidt, “RF Architecture of Mobile Communication Basestations”
Nov. 2003 Transition from predevelopment Basestation technology to Bell-Labs Europe research group. Contribution to various EU and german national nationalen Deutschen öffentlichen Förderprojekten, die sich mit rekonfigurierbaren HF Systemen beschäftigen.
Dec. 2006 Merger Alcatel-Lucent
2007 Nomination for Bell Labs Fellow
Apr. 2008 Professor for Electronics Engineering at LTE Institute of FAU Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Research Areas

  • Power Amplifier Architectures (Switched Mode PA, Class-S, Doherty)
  • Non-invasive Blood Glucose Sensor
  • Medical Electronics, Biosignal acquisition, Microwave sensing
  • Massive MIMO implementation
  • Efficient spectrum use (UHF, Digital Dividend, PMSE)
  • Professional radio microphones (PMSE)
  • Software Defined Radio SDR
  • Cognitive Radio CR
  • Application of RF-MEMS for frequency agile RF Systems (low/high power)
  • Transceiver Architectures
  • RF System Design
  • Analog Digital Balance
  • Health Assistance Systems, AAL
  • Wireless Power Transfer (WPT)
  • Implant communication
  • Smart Metering
  • Active Array Antennas
  • LTE Broadcast
  • Tunable Filters (active low power/passive high power)
  • Molecular Communication

Memberships

VDE/ITG-DGBMT-DKE
IEEE/MTT-AP-VTC-COMSOC-EMBS
EUMA/EURAMIG-RF MEMS

Standardisation work

ETSI / 3GPP
ETSI STF386 (Chairman)

Regulation work

VDE DKE
ECC CEPT WG SE, SE FG-RXIM, SE7, SE 21, SE21 CG RXIM, PT FM51

Norms work

VDE

Patents

More than 50 patents in the area of Basestation RF architectures, Antennas, Microwave Power Amplifiers, RF-MEMS and tunable Metamaterial Structures.

Five core EP patents in the area of non-invasive Glucose sensing plus various Nationalizations in Europa, Asia and America.

EP2457508 Recording device for recording a blood count parameter

EP2457507 Arm band with a recording device for recording a blood count Parameter

EP2458368 Recording device for recording a blood count Parameter

EP2458369 Recording device for recording a blood count Parameter

EP2457510 Recording device for recording a blood count Parameter

Please see detailed listing below.

Courses

Winter semester 2019

Lecture (VORL)

  • Body Area Communications

    The lecture starts on Oct. 23rd (second week). Die Vorlesung am 17. Dezember 2019 muss leider entfallen. / The Lecture on 17th December 2019 is canceled.

    • 2 SWS; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 2,5), Lecture's language English
    • Date:
      • Tue 12:15-13:45, Room 0.154-115 (exclude vac) ICS
  • Communications Systems Design

    • 2 SWS; Expected participants: 30; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 5), Lecture's language English
    • Date:
      • Fry 12:15-13:45, Room EL 4.14 (exclude vac) ICS
  • Vorlesung Digitaltechnik

    Die Vorlesung beginnt am 21. Okt 2019, Im WS19/20 erfolgt eine neue Aufzeichnung.

    • 2 SWS; Expected participants: 424; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 5)
    • Date:
      • Mon 8:15-9:45, Room H11 (exclude vac) ICS
  • Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering I

    Die Vorlesung begint am 15.10. Vorlesungsmitschnitt über StudOn verfügbar.

    • 4 SWS; Early study; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 7,5)
    • Date:
      • Mon 10:15-11:45, Room H7 (exclude vac) ICS
      • Mon 10:15-11:45, Room H8 (exclude 2019-11-11,2019-11-18,2019-11-25,2019-12-02,2019-12-09,2019-12-16,2020-01-13,2020-01-20,2020-01-27,2020-02-03,vac) ICS
      • Tue 8:15-9:45, Room H7 (exclude vac) ICS
      • Tue 8:15-9:45, Room H8 (exclude 2019-11-12,2019-11-19,2019-11-26,2019-12-03,2019-12-10,2019-12-17,2020-01-07,2020-01-14,2020-01-21,2020-01-28,2020-02-04,vac) ICS

Other courses (SL)

  • Forschungspraktikum

    Zeit nach Absprache mit dem jeweiligen Betreuer

    • ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 5)
    • Date:
      • Time and place on appointment

Seminar (SEM)

Summer semester 2020

Lecture (VORL)

  • Body Area Communications

    Lecture will be conducted hybrid (presence+livestream). Recording will be available via FAU Videoportal.

    • 2 SWS; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 2,5), Lecture's language English
    • Date:
      • Tue 8:15-9:45, Room EL 4.14 (exclude vac) ICS
  • Communications Systems Design

    Lecture will be conducted hybrid (presence+livestream). Recording will be available via FAU Videoportal.

    • 2 SWS; Expected participants: 30; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 2,5), Lecture's language English
    • Date:
      • Mon 12:15-13:45, Room EL 4.14 (exclude vac) ICS
  • Vorlesung Digitaltechnik

    Diese LV findet primär als Präsenzveranstaltung statt. Eine Aufzeichnung durch RRZE/MMZ wird in der FAU Mediathek bereitgestellt. Ein Livestream steht ebenfalls zur Verfügung: https://www.fau.tv/course/id/2627

    • 2 SWS; Expected participants: 424; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 5)
    • Date:
      • Mon 08:15-09:45, Room H4 (exclude vac) ICS
  • Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering I

    Die Vorlesung beginnt am 19.10.2021

    • 4 SWS; Expected participants: 250; Early study; ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 7,5)
    • Date:
      • Tue 12:15-13:45, Room H8 (exclude vac) ICS
      • Wed 12:15-13:45, Room H8 (exclude vac) ICS

Other courses (SL)

  • Forschungspraktikum

    Zeit nach Absprache mit dem jeweiligen Betreuer

    • ECTS studies (ECTS credits: 5)
    • Date:
      • Time and place on appointment

Internship (PR)

Seminar (SEM)

Awards

2022

  • , , , : MedtecLIVE Talent Award (3ter Platz) (MedtecLIVE Messe Stuttgart) – 2022

2021

  • , : Metamaterials 2021 - ONR/NSF Student Grants (Office for Naval Research and the National Science Foundation) (Organizing committee Metamaterials 2021) – 2021
  • , , , : Young Scientist Best Paper Award, 1ter Platz (Kleinheubacher Tagung 2021) (URSI Landesausschuss in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V.) – 2021
  • , , , : Young Scientist Best Paper Award, 3ter Platz (Kleinheubacher Tagung 2021) (URSI Landesausschuss in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V.) – 2021

2020

  • , , , , , , : Best Paper Award (12th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies) – 2020

2019

  • , : IEEE Best Student Paper Award (1st Place) for "Symbol Based Statistical RF Fingerprinting for Fake Base Station Identification" (IEEE Czechoslovakia Section at MAREW) – 2019
  • , : Finalist for the IEEE Young Professionals Best Paper Award for "The Phase Noise and Clock Synchronous Carrier Frequency Offset based RF Fingerprinting for the Fake Base Station Detection" (IEEE WAMICON) – 2019
  • , , , , , , , , , , : Best Paper Award (6th ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication) – 2019
  • , , , : IEEE EMC Society Japan Joint / Sendai Chapters EMC 2019 Student Award (IEEE EMC Society Japan Joint / Sendai Chapters) – 2019

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