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2022 Engineering Achievement Award Recipient Announced

Ulrich Rhode

We are delighted to announce that Professor Ulrich L. Rohde of Synergy Microwave Corporation, USA and Rohde & Schwarz, Munich, Germany, has been chosen as the 2022 IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award Recipient. 

Rohde is being recognized for outstanding engineering achievements in the field of optoelectronic signal generation and optical measurement equipment for next-generation intelligent optical networks.

He is serving as a Professor of Radio-Microwave Frequency Theory and Techniques at several universities worldwide, to name a few : Honorary Professor IIT-Delhi, Honorary Chair Professor IIT-Jammu, Professor at the University or Oradea for microwave technology, a honorary professor at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg University of Technology, and professor at the German Armed Forces University Munich (Technical Informatics ).

Rohde has published 350+ scientific papers, co-authored over dozen books, and over dozens patents; received several awards, to name a few: recipient of 2019 IETE Fellow Award, 2019 IEEE CAS Industrial Pioneer Award; 2017 RCA Life time achievement award, 2017 IEEE-Cady Award, 2017 IEEE AP-S Distinguish achievement award, 2016 IEEE MTT-S Applications Award, 2015 IEEE-Rabi Award, 2015 IEEE Region-1 Award, and 2014 IEEE-Sawyer Award.

Rohde is also the recipient of the “2021 Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, also known as the Federal Cross of Merit, is the highest tribute the Federal Republic of Germany can pay to individuals for services to the nation.