Head of Research UK, Ericsson
Dr. h.c. Henrik Almeida, Head of Ericsson Research United Kingdom, studied mathematics and physics at University of Stockholm in the early 80-ties. He joined Ericsson in 1990, and Ericsson Research in 1998 where he has held different research management positions over the past 24 years.
In 2010 he received his technical honorary doctorate, for research achievements in broadband access technologies, performed in collaboration with Lund University.
Initially driving the evolution of fixed broadband access, including VDSL2, GPON, and the foundation of G.fast (ITU-T). Later, wireless systems and new indoor radio solutions. This included the full conceptual research work for the Ericsson indoor Radio Dot System, advanced compression technologies for new Low Layer Split 5G radio interfaces, and recently secure, intelligent, and intent based management solutions for Smart Industry applications. Presently on a long-term assignment, heading up the new Ericsson Research United Kingdom site focusing on 6G Networks, and Security.