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Full name: 
Christian Schuster
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Affiliate-Instruct/Counseling
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Christian Schuster received the Diploma degree in physics from the University of Konstanz, Germany, in 1996, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, in 2000. Since 2006, he is full professor and head of the Institute of Electromagnetic Theory at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany. Prior to that, he was with the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, where he was involved in high-speed optoelectronic package and backplane interconnect modeling and signal integrity design for new server generations. His current interests include signal and power integrity of digital systems, multiport measurement and calibration techniques, and development of electromagnetic simulation methods for communication electronics.

Dr. Schuster received IEEE Transactions on EMC Best Paper Awards in 2001 and 2015; IEEE Transactions on CPMT Best Paper Awards in 2012 and 2016; IEC DesignCon Paper Awards in 2005, 2006, 2010, 2017 and 2018; three IBM Research Division Awards between 2003 and 2005; and IBM Faculty Awards in 2009 and 2010. Also, in 2019, he received the Sustained Service to the EMC Society Award. He is a member of the German Physical Society (DPG), a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a member of several technical program committees of international conferences on signal and power integrity, and electromagnetic compatibility. He served as a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE EMC Society in the period 2012-2013, as the Chair of the German IEEE EMC Chapter in the period 2016-2019, and is currently an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on EMC, a member of the Board of Directors of the EMC Society, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Georgia Institute of Technology.

To contact Dr. Schuster, please use his email address at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH): schuster@tuhh.de

Last revised July 30, 2020