Prof. Dr. sc. nat. Christoph Günther
Technische Universität München
Lehrstuhl für Kommunikation und Navigation
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Institut für Kommunikation und Navigation
Münchner Straße 20
Christoph Günther studied theoretical physics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. He received his diploma in 1979 and completed his PhD in 1984. He worked on communication and information theory at Brown Boveri and Ascom Tech. From 1995, he led the development of mobile phones for GSM and later dual mode GSM/Satellite phones at Ascom. In 1999, he became head of the research department of Ericsson in Nuremberg. Since 2003, he is the director of the Institute of Communication and Navigation at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and since December 2004, he additionally holds a Chair at the Technische Universität München (TUM). His research interests are in satellite navigation, communication, and signal processing.