SARA 2022 Eastern Conference - Keynote Speaker Announced


SARA 2022 Eastern Conference


July 30-31, 2022


Zoom only this year




Keynote Speaker


Dr. Wolfgang Herrmann




About the Keynote Speaker:Dr. Wolfgang Herrmann received his PhD from the university of Bonn. The subject matter of the thesis was laser spectroscopy, which was also the subject of his subsequent work at the IBM research labs in Zurich and the GKSS research center in Hamburg. He moved on to work in the telecommunication industry where he served as member of the board of a company making advanced communication systems. Finally, he founded his own consulting company. He was supporting and advising major telecommunication carriers in the implementation of specialized radio and fixed line communication networks for the railway and aviation industry as well as high security networks for public administrations.


Being retired now, he enjoys serving as president of the Astropeiler Stockert group which operates one of the largest radio telescopes in the hand of amateurs. In the little time left over from astronomy, he enjoys leaving solid ground by going sailing and flying small aircraft.