Head, Electronics Laboratory
Studies in electrical engineering, Darmstadt and Karlsruhe, Germany; 1984, PhD in the design of analogue integrated circuits, Technical University of Darmstadt. Spent eight years at Telefunken Heilbronn; headed various national and international research projects centred on the key components for ISDN and digital mobile phones. 1997, co-founded the spin-off u-blox. Professor of Electronics, and since 1993, Head, Electronics Laboratory, ETH Zurich. Research interest: smart textiles and mobile computing for healthcare, sports, music, crowd sensing and ICTf for Development ICT4D.