Speaker profile: Kurt Richter

KurtKurt R. Richter, IEEE Life Fellow, graduated in Communication Engineering in 1958 and received his PhD 1961 from the Technical University Vienna (TUW), Austria. He was Professor at TUW before he became Full Professor for Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering at the Technical University Graz (TUG), Austria, in 1975. From 1984-1993 he was Dean of the Dep. of the Electrical Engineering Department. Since 2000 he is Professor Emeritus at TUG. From 1971 to 1973 he spent 2 years at NASA in USA. He was founding chairman of the IEEE Austria Section from 1979 – 1983 and 1991/1992 IEEE Director Region 8. Since 2000 is trainer with IEEE Region 8 Professional Activities. Kurt Richter is a Corresponding Member or the Austria Academy of Sciences and Honorary Member of the Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ) 1971 he received the Kardinal Innitzer Award. 2008 he received the IEEE EAB Meritorious Award for Continuing Education.


  • Development of Leadership Skills
  • Body Language in Business
  • Introduction to Writing Technical Applications

Contact: k.richter@ieee.org