Claes Beckman is a former microwave- and antenna systems engineering professor and the founding director of the research center Wireless@kth. He has more than 35 years of experience from both academia and the wireless (radio and radar) industry, where his work has resulted in numerous products, patents and scientific papers. He has also served on both regulatory and standards committees such as ETSI and 3GPP.
He is the adviser of close to 100 M.Sc. students, 7 licentiate and 3 PhD thesis and has published 100+ journal articles and conference reports. He was KTH’s Principal Investigator in the EU (FP7) project on 5G, METIS and has led multiple Vinnova, KK-foundation and SSF projects. In total he has generated more than $30M for various research projects related to wireless networks, radars, antennas and propagation
He is currently a senior researcher in the Radio Systems lab and a part time technical expert for Icomera AB while serving as board member of Medfield Diagnostics AB and H&E Solutions AB and technical board member of Skysense and Allgon AB.