Dr. Sergei Sawitzki

Dr. Sergei Sawitzki received diploma degree in computer science and doctoral degree (with honors) in computer engineering from Dresden University of Technology (Germany) in 1998 and 2002, respectively. In 2001 he joined Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven (The Netherlands), where he worked on high-speed signal processing for digital communication systems for almost 6 years. From 2006 to 2008 he worked as a senior scientist for the Corporate Research and Innovation Division of NXP Semiconductors involved in design of software-defined radion architectures as well as baseband architectures for high-bandwidth cable internet.

In October 2008 he joined the faculty of FH Wedel University of Applied Sciences in Wedel (Germany), where he is currently professor and program coordinator of the computer engineering section. His research interests include reconfigurable computing, VLSI architectures and design, and electronic design automation. Dr. Sawitzki has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific publications and holds 6 US and European patents. He is/was a member of program committees and session chair of several international symposia on reconfigurable computing, VLSI design and microelectronics. He is a member of IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.