E.R. (Erik) Fledderus - Expertise

Fledderus, E.R.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Chair :
Wireless Communication Networks
Department :
Department of Electrical Engineering
Section :
Mixed-Signal Microelectronics
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
FLX 7.087
Tel :
+31 40-247 3462
Tel (internal) :
Email :

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Erik R. Fledderus was born on March 15th 1970 in Heereveen.

Erik received a PhD in Applied Mathematics in 1997, after which he started working at KPN Research, which merged with TNO in January 2003. He developed the basis for UMTS radio network planning at KPN, and initiated in 2000 a European project proposal, Momentum, in the area of UMTS radio planning and simulation, with 7 partners from Germany and Portugal. Erik acted as project leader and co-ordinator from 2001-2003.

Also at the end of 2000 he initiated together with Eindhoven University of Technology, Agere Systems and Philips Research a research proposal in the area of antenna arrays and MIMO in WLAN and UMTS. One of the results of this project lies at the basis for the 802.11n-proposal by Agere/Philips.

Since March 1st 2003, Erik is part-time professor at Eindhoven University of Technology in the field of Wireless Communication Networks.

Within TNO he is senior strategist, program manager of the program Future ICT Architectures, and leading in the knowledge management regarding radio and mobile network technology, and strategist on mobile/wireless technology in general.