Speaker's Profile

Mr. Guenter Pfeifer, Senior Product Manager, Rohde & Schwarz

Guenter studied electrical engineering at the university of applied sciences in Kempten, Germany where he graduated in 1992. He has been working with Rohde & Schwarz since 1997 where he is the responsible product manager for mobile radio testers since 1999. His 17 years’ experience in the field of mobile radio covers GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as WCDMA/HSPA/HSPA+ He is responsible for LTE and LTE-A since 7 years now and working on mobile broadband topics mainly. With the trend to IoT and the move to 5G his role is changing focusing more on these topics as well.

Dr. Eddy Chiu Manager, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI).

Dr. Eddy Chiu is a Manager at the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). His research interests cover 1) 5G wireless communication technologies (e.g., ultra-dense network architecture and algorithms, massive MIMO schemes, emerging systems for efficient/dynamic spectrum utilization, narrowband IoT, device-to-device/vehicle-to-everything (D2D/V2X) communications, cloud radio access network architecture and algorithms, etc.); 2) Long Term Evolution (LTE) and LTE-Advanced system design and network planning; and 3) Localization technologies (i.e., global navigation satellite systems, LTE indoor positioning, and iBeacon).

Eddy received the PhD degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the MBA degree from the University of Hong Kong, and the MASc and BASc (Honors) degrees in Engineering from Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Mr. Mahmud Naseef, Marketing Application Engineer, Rohde & Schwarz

Mr. Mahmud Naseef first joined Rohde & Schwarz early 2013 as an intern in T&M Central Applications Team and then transferred to Rohde & Schwarz Berlin to work on power amplifiers. Inl mid 2014 he received his Master’s Degree in Electrical, Information Technology and Computer Engineering from the prestigious University of Aachen, Germany and joined Rohde & Schwarz as Application Development Engineer in Test & Measurement Division. Naseef’s area of expertise includes satellite pre-launch and in-orbit testing, antenna testing, automotive infotainment testing and 5G topics such as channel sounding, Smart Array and PA design.

Mr. Nick Pugh, Market Segment Leader: Cellular Device R&D, Rohde & Schwarz

Mr. Nick Pugh is currently employed at Rohde & Schwarz, in the role of Global Market Segment Leader (Cellular Device R&D), responsible for the Market Development for R&S’ product porfolio for R&D Test, Network Operator Acceptance Test and Conformance Test solutions.

With over 15 years in the Wireless Communications Test and Measurement industry, Nick has worked alongside many of the world’s industry leading Mobile Chipset, Device Manufacturers and Test Labs for the development and testing of key wireless communication technologies.

Nick received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Essex University (UK) in the year 2000. Prior to joining Rohde & Schwarz, Nick worked for Aeroflex in Software Development & Support, Sales and Business Development.

Nick has been living in Hong Kong for the past 12 years and has a strong understanding of the Asian Market.

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