9th International Conference on
Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia
December 1-3, 2010, Limassol, Cyprus


Thursday, 2nd December, 2010, 08.30-11.30

Mobile Applications: From the lab to the market

Prof. Frank Fitzek, University of Aalborg, Denmark

Mobile apps are dominating the mobile communication ecosystem like nothing else ever did before. On the long run applications will not be the simple applications we see nowadays. Innovation will be the main engine behind the future mobile apps. The tutorial will explain the mobile app ecosystem and explain how innovation coming from research is becoming the vital ingrediant for mobile apps.


Frank H. P. Fitzek is an Associate Professor in the department of Electronic Systems, University of Aalborg, Denmark heading the Future Vision group. He received his diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Technology - Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) - Aachen, Germany, in 1997 and his Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University Berlin, Germany in 2002 for quality of service support in wireless CDMA networks. As a visiting student at the Arizona State University he conducted research in the field of video services over wireless networks. He co-founded the start-up company acticom GmbH in Berlin in 1999. In 2002 he was Adjunct Professor at the University of Ferrara, Italy giving lectures on wireless communications and conducting research on multi-hop networks. In 2005 he won the YRP award for the work on MIMO MDC and received the Young Elite Researcher Award of Denmark. He was selected to receive the NOKIA Champion Award in 2007 and 2008. In 2008 he was awarded the Nokia Achievement Award for his work on cooperative networks. His current research interests are in the areas of wireless and mobile communication networks, mobile phone programming, cross layer as well as energy efficient protocol design and cooperative networking.

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