Brandenburger Tor
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018 to Fri., Nov. 16, 2018 – Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Andreas Müller

Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

Andreas Müller is the Head of Communication and Network Technology in the Corporate Research Department of Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart, Germany. As part of this role, he is coordinating Bosch’s research activities in the area of future industrial connectivity infrastructures as well as the topic “5G for Industry 4.0” within the Bosch group. This is done in close collaboration with various business units and external partners. In addition to that, he is the Chairman of the Board of the “ 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation” (5G-ACIA), which recently has been established in order to make sure that 5G for the industrial domain becomes a success. This is done by providing a global forum for discussing related technical, regulatory and business aspects and by brining all relevant stakeholders together.

Prior to joining Bosch, Andreas was a Research Staff Member at the Institute of Telecommunications of the University of Stuttgart, Germany, where he was contributing to the further development of the 3GPP Long Term Evolution towards LTE-Advanced. Besides, he was working as a Systems Engineer for Rohde & Schwarz, developing a novel software- defined radio based communication system for the German Armed Forces. Andreas holds a German Diploma degree as well as a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering (with distinction) and a M.Sc. degree in Information Technology, all from the University of Stuttgart, Germany.

Abstract

5G for Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry represents one of the most promising, but also one of the most demanding new application areas of 5G. In this talk, we outline why 5G has such a big potential in manufacturing and what aspects are key for its success. Furthermore, we briefly address the importance of private 5G networks as well as different options for realizing them. Finally, several open challenges are presented that should be covered as part of future research and standardization activities.