Information & Communication Technology ICT Partner

Teaching, Research

Concept, Consulting

Planning, Optimization

Feasibility Study



Research, Standardization






Prof. Dr.-Ing. Shun-Ping Chen

Information and Communication Technologies

Since April 2008

Teaching and Research

  • Professor of Communication Technologies and Networks
  • Director of Institute of Communication Technologies
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering & Information Technologies
  • Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

June 1992 - March 2008

Industrial Experiences

  • Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Board, Head of IT, responsible for ICT (News Agency/Media, Transport Logistics)
  • Technical Director, Member of the Management Board, Development and production for communication, safety and security technology (Electronics Industry)
  • Head of Department, Team Manager, mobile communication transport network planning and systems (Mobile Network Operator)
  • Projekt Manager, research and development of communication systems (Communication System Manufacturer)

October 1981 - May 1992

Studies, Research and Teaching at Technical University Braunschweig

  • High frequency engineering
  • Communications technologies and systems
  • Optical communication technology
  • Optoelectronic integration
  • Waveguide structures

Research Interests

  • Performance analysis and optimization of 4G(LTE), 5G mobile communication networks
  • Antenna array systems, beam forming
  • 5G Multiple RAT (Radio Access Technologies)
  • MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output)
  • Fiber and free space optical communications
  • Wave propagation, scattering, diffraction
  • Network security

Research Sabbatical

  • WS 2012: T-Labs (Research Center of Deutsche Telekom), Darmstadt (Project "DA2GC")
  • WS 2012: Technical University Hamburg (Project "Near Field Beam Forming and Focusing")
  • WS 2016: Nokia Bell Labs Research, Stuttgart (Projects "Multi-RATs" and "Massive MIMO")


  • Information & Communication Networks
  • Mobile Communications
  • Fiber & Free Space Optical Communication Technology
  • Network Security
  • Logic Design, Digital Technology
  • Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Recent Publications

  • S.-P. Chen: Performance Analysis and Optimization of DA2GC (Direct Air to Ground Communications) using LTE Advanced Technology. Global Wireless Summit 2014, Aalborg, Denmark (May 2014). IEEE Xplore Digital Library
  • S.-P. Chen: Improved Near Field Focusing of Antenna Arrays with Novel Weighting Coefficients. IEEE WIVEC 2014, International Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications / IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Vancouver, Canada (September 2014). IEEE Xplore Digital Library
  • S.-P. Chen: An efficient Method for Investigating Near Field Characteristics of Planar Antenna Arrays. Global Conference of Wireless and Optical Communications, Malaga, Spain (September 2016). Wireless Personal Communications, 95(2), 223-232, 2017
  • S.-P. Chen, Jens Gebert: Investigations of 5G Multiple Radio Access Technology Performance and Resource Selection Behavior. International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery CyberC 2017, Nanjing, China (October 2017). IEEE Computer Society CPS, Order Number E6314, ISBN-13: 978-1-5386-2209-4


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