Head of the Institute for Communications Technology, TU Braunschweig
Former Chair, DVB Technical Module
Ulrich H. Reimers studied communication engineering at Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Germany. Following research at the university’s Institut fuer Nachrichtentechnik (IfN) (Institute for Communications Technology) he joined BTS Broadcast Television Systems in Darmstadt. Between 1989 and 1993 he was Technical Director of Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) in Hamburg - one of the major public broadcasters in Germany. Since 1993 he has been a Professor at Technische Universitaet Braunschweig and Managing Director of the IfN. Recently he was elected “Vice President Strategic Development and Technology Transfer” of Technische Universitaet Braunschweig.
Prof. Reimers was chairman of the Technical Module within the DVB Project until June 2012. He is the author of some 120 publications, among others of various text books on DVB. Prof. Reimers received numerous national and international awards – among others the Honorary Fellowship of the DVB Project. His research currently concentrates on innovative ways of using the terrestrial frequency spectrum. He is the inventor of Dynamic Broadcast and of the Tower Overlay over LTE.