Prof. Harald Haas receives Alexander von Humboldt Research Award for visit to FAU/IDC

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Professor Harald Haas (University of Strathclyde) receives a research award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for a stay at FAU/IDC in 2022. The award is endowed with 60,000 euros and is granted to internationally renowned researchers from all disciplines (link to AvH foundation).

Professor Harald Haas is one of the most visible and most cited researchers in the area of wireless communications. He invented spatial modulation, a new and revolutionary modulation format for wireless communication systems, and he pioneered visible light communication systems. His work on LiFi optical wireless became known to a broader public through two TED talks, which have been viewed more than 2.7 Mio times, respectively. In Germany, he will continue his groundbreaking work towards Terabit free space optical communications.

Professor Haas is hosted by Professor Robert Schober at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.