Dr. Juergen Quittek

Managing Director | NEC Laboratories Europe

Dr. Jürgen Quittek is Managing Director of the NEC Laboratories Europe in Heidelberg, Germany. He received his degree in communications engineering from RWTH Aachen in 1989 and his Ph.D. from Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in 1996. After a postdoctoral year in Berkeley, California, he joined the NEC laboratories in 1997. In 2000 he was a visiting professor at Freie Universität Berlin. He conducted research in the areas of neural networks, network management, data security, software-defined networking, energy-efficient communications, and 5G/6G mobile networks, and he served as TCP chair and member of many conferences and workshops. As working group chair, rapporteur, and author he contributed to communication standards at ETSI, IETF, and ONF. His current research interests also include artificial intelligence and bioinformatics.