Thomas Zemen received the Dipl.-Ing. degree (with distinction) in electrical engineering in 1998, the doctoral degree (with distinction) in 2004 and the Venia Docendi (Habilitation) for "Mobile Communications" in 2013, all from Vienna University of Technology.
Since 2014 Thomas Zemen has been Senior Scientist at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology. He took on the role of Thematic Coordinator for physical layer security in 2018. From 2003 to 2014 he was with FTW Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien heading the "Signal and Information Processing" department since 2008. From 1998 to 2003 Thomas Zemen worked as Hardware Engineer and Project Manager for the Radio Communication Devices Department, Siemens Austria.
He is the author or coauthor of four books chapters, 35 journal papers and more than 105 conference communications. His research interests focus on wireless ultra-reliable low-latency communication (URLLC) systems for autonomous vehicles and industrial production environments; 5G massive MIMO systems; time-variant channel measurements, modeling and real time emulation; software-defined radio rapid prototyping, and indoor localization.
Dr. Zemen is docent at the Vienna University of Technology and served as Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications from 2011 - 2017.