Prof. Erik R. Fledderus (1970) received his MSc (cum laude, 1993) and his PhD in Applied Mathematics in 1997, University of Twente (Netherlands). Since then he has worked at KPN Research, and later on at TNO Information and Communication Technologyon various topics, including radio propagation modelling, capacity enhancement techniques in cellular networks and multi-user detection in UMTS. Within TNO he is senior strategist, program manager of the program Ambient Networks and Services, leading in the knowledge management regarding radio and mobile network technology, and strategist on mobile and wireless technology in general.
He initiated and lead the European project Momentum in the area of UMTS radio planning and simulation from 2001-2003, and the Dutch project Broadband Radio@Hand on smart antennas, MIMO and next generation WLAN/UMTS from 2001-2005.
Since March 1st, 2003, Erik is part-time professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology (Netherlands) in the field of Wireless Communication Networks.