Master Researcher, Radio
Santa Clara, USA
Havish has represented Ericsson for standards development in the 3GPP, TIA, IEEE and ETSI. He has been involved in standardization efforts in 3GPP for 5G NR and LTE including serving as the rapporteur for the licensed-assisted access study and work items. Since November 2017, Havish has served as a vice-chairman in 3GPP RAN1. He was the recipient of the 3GPP Excellence Award in 2015.
Havish has been with Ericsson Research since 1996, where he has worked in the general area of wireless communications systems including cellular and satellite systems. His work spans a wide range of topics including error control coding, location determination and tracking, mobile phone systems engineering, 4G and 5G broadband wireless system design, wireless backhaul solutions, energy efficiency, spectrum sharing and small cells. He has over 250 technical papers and patents in these areas and was the recipient of the Ericsson Inventor of the Year award in 2016.
Havish received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA, in 1991, 1993 and 1996 respectively.