Ulrich ReimersUlrich Reimers, University of Technology Braunschweig, Germany, and chair of the IEEE Germany Section LMAG, received the Science Award for Information and Communication Technology from the VDE ITG “In recognition of his relevant pioneering achievements in the field of digital video broadcasting (DVB), which were recognized by the entire professional world, as well as for his scientific leadership in the merger of mobile communications and television and the resulting 5G broadcasting.”

The Information Technology Society in the VDE (ITG) promotes research, development, and application of information technology in data and communication technology, production and communication systems, environmental protection, medical, and traffic technology.

Dr. Reimers is a Life Fellow of IEEE and was previously awarded the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society Special Service Award in 2020. This award recognized and honored his “many years of leadership and outstanding research of broadcast technology development and standardization”.