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Title: Prof. Dr.-Ing.
6G-life Position: Principal Investigator
University: TU Munich – Professorship for Line Transmission Technology
Phone: 089 289 23475
Work Packages: WP 1.4 Optical Communication

Norbert Hanik holds the Professorship for Line Transmission Technology at TUM. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technische Universität München (TUM) in 1989. From 1989 to 1995 he was a research associate at the Institute for Communications Engineering, TUM, where he worked in the field of Optical Communications. In 1995 he received the Dr.-Ing. degree with a thesis on nonlinear effects in optical transmission.
From 1995 to 2004, Dr. Norbert Hanik was with the research center of Deutsche Telekom, heading the research group “System Concepts of Photonic Networks”. From January to March 2002 he held a guest professorship at the Department of Photonics Engineering (DTU Fotonic) at the Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen. As of April 2004, Prof. Hanik is holding a Professorship at TUM. His primary research interests are in the fields of modeling and optimization of optical and copper-based communication systems, applying models and methods from communications engineering, classical and quantum physics, information theory, signal processing, and coding.