Gerhard P. Fettweis, F’09, earned a Ph.D. under H. Meyr at RWTH Aachen. After a postdoc at IBM Research, San Jose, he joined TCSI, Berkeley. Since 1994 he is Vodafone Chair Professor at TU Dresden. Since 2018 he is founding director of the new Barkhausen Institute. 2019 he was elected into the DFG Senate. He researches wireless transmission and chip design, coordinates 5GLab Germany, spun-out 17 tech and 3 non-tech startups, and is member of 2 German Academies: Sciences/“Leopoldina”, Engineering/“acatech”.