Prof. Dr. Ingo Viering

Honorary Professor at TUM since 2018


Communications Engineering


Ingo Viering studied electrical engineering with a focus on communications engineering at the Technische Universität Darmstadt from 1994 to 1999. He then moved to the University of Ulm, where he worked on his doctorate in cooperation with Siemens AG until 2003. Drawing on his subsequent freelance work as a consultant at Siemens AG, he founded the TU Munich Spin-off Nomor Research GmbH together with Professor Hagenauer and Dr. Thomas Stockhammer in 2004. He lead the company as CEO and shareholder until its acquisition through Nokia in 2020. Since that time, he has been heading the RAN Architecture department within Nokia Standards. He has been giving lectures on “System Aspects in Communications” at the Institute for Communications Engineering, TUM since 2007. The focus of his lecture series is on the realization of mobile communications technologies, especially the 4G standard "LTE" as well as 5G. He has (co-)authored more than 250 patents and more than 100 scientific publications.


    • Senior lecturer at TU Munich (since 2007) 
    • Co-Founder and CEO of Nomor Research GmbH (2004 -2020)
    • Department head of RAN Architecture team (since 2020)


    • VDE Award (Category Business Start Up) (2009)
    • Nokia Inventor of the year