Bernd-Peter Paris was born in Munster, Germany. He received his Diplom-Ingenieur degree in Electrical Engineering from Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, in 1986 and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University, Houston, TX in 1990.
Dr. Paris is currently the Director of the MS in Telecommunications program at George Mason University.
After being with the Public Switching Division at Siemens in Munich, Germany, for one year, he accepted a faculty appointment at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA where he is currently an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Paris is engaged in research in the area of communication systems, with emphasis on mobile, wireless communication networks, and information theory.
Dr. Paris is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in 1986 and of the NSF Research Initiation Award 1993-1996. He is a senior member of the IEEE and of Eta Kappa Nu.
Possible Advisee Scholarly Paper Topics
- Recent advances in programmable platforms for implementing signal processing systems (or "What comes after the TMS 320?")
- MIMO space-time coded wireless systems