Talk of Dr. Alain Mourad

Alain Mourad

A perspective on the roadmap to 6G




Dr. Alain Mourad received the Ph.D. degree in telecommunications from ENST Bretagne, France. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the wireless networks industry. He was a Senior Engineer with the Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre Europe, France. He was a Principal Engineer with Samsung Electronics R&D, U.K. Throughout his career, he has been active in the research and standardization of recent communication networks (5G/4G/3G) and broadcasting systems (ATSC 3.0/DVB-NGH/DVB-T2). He is currently leading the research and development of next generation radio access networks with InterDigital, Inc., London, Berlin, and Seoul. He has held various leadership roles in the industry, invented more than 35 granted patents and several other patent applications, and authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. He received the Inventor of the Year Award from Samsung Electronics R&D, U.K., twice in 2012 and 2013, and in the 2016 InterDigital Innovation Award for the ‘‘idea, creation, and execution of InterDigital Europe’’.