IEEE Germany Section



The IEEE Young Professionals Germany affinity group has elected new ExCom members (2019-2021). An exciting new leadership team has been built to establish YP activities in Germany.

The new ExCom consists of:

  • Chair - Ali Aboosaidi (in-tech GmbH)
  • Vice Chair - Mike Schwarz (Robert Bosch GmbH)
  • Treasurer - Ahmed Hussein (IAV GmbH)
  • MAG Lead - Siwei Bai (TU M√ľnchen)
  • Secretary - Sevda Abadpour (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT))
  • Activities Lead - Alan Blumenstein (Swarco)

Ali Aboosaidi

Ali Aboosaidi received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, from Western Washington University, Washington United States in 2017. During the years in his University, he held multiple leadership positions in the IEEE student chapter, was inducted into the honors society HKNEta Kappa Nu Mu Zeta chapter where he also held a leadership role, and organized the first ever student field trip to the CES tradeshow taking place in Las Vegas, NV. Ali is currently a consulting engineer in the mobile power solutions industry in Munich, Germany. Ali is also actively involved in organizing professional conferences such as the IEEE Rising Stars Conference, taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ali has a background in establishing organizations such as Project EVA, entrepreneurship, and building teams.He enjoys influencing tomorrows cutting edge technologies, bringing people together and public speaking.

4Mike Schwarz

Mike Schwarz received the Diploma degree from the University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg, Giessen, Germany, in 2008 and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, in 2009. During 2008-2013, he was Research Assistant - Ph.D. student at Device Modeling Research Group, Competence Center for Nanotechnology and Photonics, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen, Giessen, Germany. He received his Ph.D. degree with honors from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in October 2012 on the subjectof compact modeling of Schottky barrier multiple-gate FETs.

Mike was the recipient of the Friedrich Dessauer Prize for the best diploma thesis about multiclass support vector machines in 2008 and the URV Graduated Student Meeting on Electronic Engineering Award for the best oral presentation for a paper about an analytical model for the electric field in Schottky barrier double-gate MOSFETs in 2010. Since 2013 Mike is with the Robert Bosch GmbH, working in the research and development department on design, modeling and simulation of MEMS sensors and systems. Mike has at present 138 publications, 68 conference papers, 19 journal articles, and 51 patents.

He is committed to volunteering work within IEEE, as he is Member of the IEEE Young Professionals, Vice-Chair of the IEEE Young Professionals Germany Section, Editor Western Europe EDS newsletter, TPC MIXDES, TPC QCIT.

His current research interests are simulation and compact modeling of Schottky Barrier MOSFET devices and simulation and compact modeling of neuromorphic applications and devices as well as development of simulation methodologies for MEMS sensor devices.

Ahmed Hussein

Ahmed Hussein has received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the German University in Cairo (GUC), Egypt, in June 2012; followed by his Master of Science Degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the German University in Cairo (GUC), Berlin campus, Germany, working on optimization of multiple robot systems cooperation in May 2013. In September 2018, he received his PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain. During the doctoral degree period, he was working with the Intelligent Systems Lab (LSI) research group, where he was one of the team leaders of the Intelligent Campus Automobile (iCab) project, working on the development and implementation of localization, mapping, planning, control, communication and cooperative driving techniques for multiple self-driving vehicles. Currently he is a Senior Development Engineer in the Department of Perception & Camera Functions at IAV GmbH in Berlin, Germany. 

His research interests are focused on intelligent transportation systems fields, mainly on sensors data fusion, autonomous systems control, optimization techniques, computational intelligence and cooperative vehicles systems. Recently, his research interests also include computer vision, deep learning and development of perception systems based on camera and lidar data for object detection, recognition and classification.

Siwei Bai

Siwei Bai is a biomedical engineer with a multidisciplinary background, and an early-career researcher with an emerging track record in the research and development of medical devices and computational modelling of biological systems. He received his PhD on biomedical engineering at the University of New South Wales in Australia, focusing on developing computer models of transcranial electrical stimulation. Currently, he is working as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Technical University of Munich in Germany, and at the same time Adjunct Associate Lecturer at the University of New South Wales. His project involves developing computational models of the human cochlea for refining the design of cochlear implants. He has been awarded several prestigious grants from various grant bodies, including a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and a Marie Skodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship from the European Commission. In addition, he is a co-investigator in two Project Grants offered by the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council, as well as in a D-A-CH Project Grant offered by the German Research Foundation.

Sevda Abadpour

Sevda Abadpour received the M.Sc. degree from Amirkabir university of Technology (AUT)Tehran, Iran, in 2011 in Electrical Engineering. Her research fields in Bachelor and Masterwere circuit design and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), respectively. From 2011 to 2013, she was with Iran Telecommunication Research Center (Research Institute for Information and Communication Technology (ICT)), Tehran, Iran as a research assistant in Satellite Communications Group. Then she was Technical Manager in MizanGostarRayaneh, Tehran, Iran from 2013-2014. From 2014 to 2017, she was Quality Manager in Institute of Telecommunication and Applied Electromagnetics in Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT), Tehran, Iran. The research study of Institute of Telecommunication and Applied Electromagnetics is the EMC tests for the device under design. In September 2017, she became a research assistant in Institute of Radio Frequency Engineering and Electronics (IHE), KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany. Her research filed is Automotive Radar and especially wave propagation in automotive radar communication.

S. Abadpour's research interests are in the broad area of high-frequency integrated circuits and systems and she has authored six publications in this field. She is a student member of IEEE from 2005 and student member of Antenna wave propagation, also. Her main areas of specialization are: Wave propagation, Mathematical Modeling and Computational and Numerical Electromagnetics, RF/Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Circuits and Devices.

Alan Blumenstein

Alan Blumenstein made his bachelor degree in the Universidad Nacional De Asuncion, Paraguay in the area of Mechatronics and his master degree in Universidad de Oviedo and the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences in the area of Mechatronics and Micro-Mechatronics Systems. During his bachelor he was involved in the creation of the first student branch of Paraguay, (Universidad Nacional de Asuncion), he was vice president and president of it, he helped with the organization of National Branch reunion of Argentina and the third National Sumo Robot competition and beside that he represented the students of mechatronics as president of them and also as career coordinator and also as a Assistant Professor  in several subjects, after that he got involved on the creation of the Paraguayan section, he helped on the creation of the section, he was also in charge of the awards in the section and also in charge of the first ever National Robotic Competition and also the first edition of the National congress of Paraguay, Aranducon. During his master degree he was shortly involved with the student branch of Universidad de Oviedo. As a professional Alan was in charge of the robotic laboratory of the Universidad Nacional de Asuncion, and started his own company Dedalo that worked mostly in the area of non-conventional marketing. Today Alan works in AKKA DSW as an embedded software developer in areas such as automotive, IoT and Medicine. He is an appassionato in robotics and Astrophysics, he enjoys learning about new technologies such as quantum computer and Artificial Intelligence.