Christian Waldschmidt received the Dipl.-Ing. (M.S.E.E.) and the Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.E.E.) degrees from the University Karlsruhe (TH), Karlsruhe, Germany, in 2001 and 2004, respectively. From 2001 to 2004 he was a Research Assistant at the Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik and Elektronik (IHE), Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany. Since 2004 he has been with Robert Bosch GmbH, in the business units Corporate Research and Chassis Systems. He was heading different research and development teams in high frequency engineering, EMC, and automotive radar. His research topics include integrated radar sensors, radar system design, millimeter wave technologies, antennas and antenna arrays, UWB, and EMC.
In 2013 Christian Waldschmidt returned to academia. He was appointed as Director of the Institute of Microwave Engineering at University Ulm, Germany, as full professor. The research topics focus on radar and rf-sensing, mm-wave and submillimeter-wave engineering, antennas and antenna arrays, MIMO, array signal processing, modulation techniques, and wave propagation.
He authored or coauthored over 80 scientific publications and more than 20 patents. Additionally he's a member of the ITG committee Microwave Engineering (VDE) and the IEEE MTT-27 Technical Committee (wireless enabled automotive and vehicular applications). He is a reviewer for multiple IEEE transactions and letters. In 2015, he served as TPC chair for IEEE MTT-S International Conference on Microwaves for Intelligent Mobility.