Alain MouradDirector: Engineering R&D at Interdigital UK
Dr Alain Mourad has 18+ years of experience in wireless communications industrial R&D. He is currently a Director Engineering R&D at InterDigital Labs in London (UK) leading research and innovation for 5G and beyond radio access networks. Prior to joining InterDigital, from 2007 to 2014, Alain was a Principal Engineer at Samsung Electronics R&D (London, UK) where he led research and standardization effort with focus on ATSC 3.0, DVB-T2 and DVB-NGH, and WiMAX IEEE 802.16m. From 2002 to 2007, he was a Senior Engineer at Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre Europe (Rennes, France) where he contributed technology development towards HSPA+ and 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced (4G). Alain is a prolific inventor with over 50 issued patents and several additional pending applications. He is a thought leader with numerous talks, panels and publications. Alain received several awards noticeably the Inventor of the Year Award from Samsung Electronics R&D in 2012 and 2013, InterDigital Innovation Awards in 2016 and 2018, and the 2018 Global Telecoms Awards “Highly Commended” in the category “Advancing the road to 5G”.