Jonas Medbo

Jonas Medbo

Company: Ericsson

Jonas Medbo is a senior specialist in applied propagation at Ericsson Research. He joined Ericsson in 1986 as a software engineer. From 1989 he conducted part time particle physics research for his PhD degree which he received in 1997. He rejoined Ericsson in 1997 as a member of the propagation research team. Currently Jonas Medbo is one of the leading radio wave propagation experts worldwide. He has contributed vital parts of important channel models ranging from Hiperlan/2, METIS and mmMAGIC. Recently he has contributed significantly to the 3GPP 5G channel model 38.901, and has been a main driver for new ITU-R propagation models which are critical for IMT 2020 spectrum allocation. In 2012, he and his team won an award for best propagation paper by the premier European conference on antennas and propagation, EuCAP.