We proudly present our Fellows

The WWRF Fellows Scheme was established to recognize and honour outstanding individuals for their significant accomplishments in the advancement or application of mobile and wireless technology and application and for their contributions to the mission of the WWRF:  To advance mobile and wireless research and innovation and promote the mobile and wireless community worldwide. WWRF looks to the Fellows for guidance as the world of mobile and wireless technology continues to evolve.


Further details of the nomination and appointment process here

Dr Martin Cooper

Chennai 2007

WWRF has the pleasure to appoint Mr Martin Cooper as a fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the Wireless World. In particular Mr Cooper is widely recognised as the inventor of the truly portable mobile phone, from which our wireless world has developed. >>>

Dr João da Silva

Chennai 2007

WWRF has the pleasure to appoint Dr João da Silva as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. In particular Dr da Silva has contributed to the growth and success of collaborative research in Europe over many years. >>>

Prof Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Chennai 2007

WWRF has the pleasure to appoint Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala as a fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the Wireless World.In particular Professor Jhunjhunwala has made a very valuable personal contribution to the growth of the wireless and mobile sector in India. >>>

Mr Håkan Eriksson

Stockholm 2008

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Mr Håkan Eriksson as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. He has a strong association with the founding of WWRF. When the time was ripe, he recognised it and took the initiative to call for the first meeting. >>>

Dr Young Kyun Kim

Stockholm 2008

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Mr Håkan Eriksson as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. He has a strong association with the founding of WWRF. When the time was ripe, he recognised it and took the initiative to call for the first meeting. >>>

Prof Hamid Aghvami

Paris 2009

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor Hamid Aghvami as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world.In addition to his research as Director of the Centre for Telecommunications Research at Kings College London, he has founded a number of important conferences to bring the wireless research community together.  >>>

Prof Mérouane Debbah

Paris 2009

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor Mérouane Debbah as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the Wireless World. As the Alcatel-Lucent Professor of Flexible Radio at Supélec in Paris, he has made significant advances in the theory and application of wireless communications.>>>

Madame Li Mofang

Beijing 2009

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Madame Li Mofang as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of her personal contribution to the wireless world. She played a key role in the establishment of interna-tional standards for both analogue and digital mobile communications, and in the development of mobile networks in China.>>>

Professor Michael Walker

Penang 2010

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor Michael Walker as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. He has played a key role in the establishment of standards for secure digital mobile communications, and has bridged the commercial and academic worlds.>>>

Dr Kohei Satoh

Penang 2010

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Dr Kohei Satoh as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. From a background in radio propagation for mobile and satellite systems, he has played a critical role in achieving international agreement on mobile communication standards. >>>

Prof Dr Sureswaran Ramadass

Penang 2010

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor Dr. Sureswaran Ramadass as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. He has an international reputation through his work in industry and academia, pioneering the commercialization of university research in Malaysia. >>>

Dr Zhou Hong

London 2010

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Dr. Zhou Hong as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world.He has played a key role in the establishment of international research and standardevolution, and has outstanding reputation through the work in industry and academic worlds.  >>>

Professor Rahim Tafazolli

Qatar 2011

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor Rahim Tafazolli as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world.As well as heading one of Europe's leading research groups, he played a key role in the establishment of WWRF as a working group chair and the first editor of our Book of Visions.  >>>

Dr Theodore Sizer

Berlin 2012

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Dr Theodore Sizer as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. He played a key role in transforming wireless innovations into commercial success, particularly in the field of wireless-wireline convergence. >>>

Dr Mikko Uusitalo

Berlin 2012

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Dr Mikko Uusitalo as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. He played a vital role in the development of the Wireless World Research Forum when elected as its second chairman.  >>>

Professor Gerhard Fettweis

Oulu 2013

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor Gerhard Fettweis as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his personal contribution to the wireless world. At the Technical University of Dresden he has created one of Europe’s leading research groups, bringing together theoretical study and hardware implementation, and he has played a key role in WWRF as an effective working group chair. >>>

Mr Robert Simmonds

Vancouver 2013

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Robert Simmonds as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his many personal and insightful contributions to the wireless industry. WWR recognizes his contributions to developing regulatory standards for Canada, entrepreneurship and philanthropy to universities.>>>

 

Professor David Falconer

Vancouver 2013

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor David Falconer as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his great personal contribution to the wireless world. At Carleton University he has created one of the world’s leading wireless research groups, and he has played a key role in WWRF as an effective working group chair.>>>

 

Professor Ramjee Prasad

Marrakech 2014

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Professor Ramjee Prasad as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his many personal and insightful contributions to the development of wireless communications. In particular WWRF recognizes his contributions to the development of CDMA and software-defined radio, and to the field of education in wireless technologies in Europe and Asia. >>>

Dr Reinaldo Valenzuela

Marrakech 2014

WWRF has great pleasure in appointing Dr Reinaldo Valenzuela as a Fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum, in recognition of his many personal and insightful contributions to the development of wireless communications. In particular, his work in leading industry research on the development of high capacity air interfaces, and in experimental activities for equipment design, will have significant impact on future wireless technologies.>>>