Persönlicher Status und Werkzeuge

Prof. Dr. Erich Lutz

Honorary Professor at TUM since 2003

Field

Satellite Mobile Communication

Contact Details

Business Card at TUMonline

Career

Erich Lutz received his first degree in engineering at TUM in 1977 and his doctoral degree at the University of the German Federal Armed Forces, Munich, in 1983. He joined the Institute of Communications and Navigation of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, in 1982. Since 1986 he has headed the digital network section of this institute. He has led and participated in a large number of international research projects. Currently he is coordinator of the European Satellite Communications Network of Excellence, SatNEx, funded by the European Space Agency ESA.
The research interests of Professor Lutz include the communications and networking aspects of mobile and broadband satellite communication systems. He has published numerous papers and is the principal author of a book on satellite communications published by Springer in 2000. He lectures on satellite communication networks at TUM and is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Satellite Communications.

Functions

  • Senior research scientist at the Institute of Communications and Navigation of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany (since 2008)
  • Coordinator of the European Satellite Communications Network of Excellence, SatNEx (since 2004)
  • Head of the digital network section at the Institute of Communications and Navigation of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany (1986-2008)
  • Member of the research staff at the Institute of Communications and Navigation of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany (1982-1986)
  • Member of the research staff at the Telecommunications Institutes of TUM and the University of the German Federal Armed Forces, Munich (1977-1982)

Awards

  • Member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Satellite Communications (1998)
  • Senior member of IEEE (1998)
  • NTG prize for publications in the field of optical communications technology (1984)