Speaker details

ADVA Optical Networking SE (Germany)

Klaus Grobe

Klaus Grobe received the Dipl.-Ing. and Dr.-Ing. degrees in electrical engineering from Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany, in 1990 and 1998, respectively.
He worked over 20 years in the fields of lightwave guides and WDM. This includes positions as technical staff member at German and pan-European network operators. In 2000, he joined ADVA Optical Networking SE where he now works as Sr. Principal Engineer in the CTO office in Munich, Germany. He is one of the main authors of Wavelength Division Multiplexing – A Practical Engineering Guide (Hoboken, NJ, Wiley, 2014) and authored and co-authored more than 100 technical publications as well as three further book chapters on WDM and PON technologies. His research interests include next-generation broadband access networks as well as high-speed WDM transport. He holds 25 (pending) patents.
Dr. Grobe is member of the IEEE Photonic Society, the German VDE/ITG and ITG Study Group 5.3.3 on Photonic Networks. He served OFC Subcommittee 10 in 2009-2012, and works in FSAN and ITU SG15-Q.2.

Klaus Grobe is a speaker in the following presentations: