Uwe Baeder studied physics and electrical engineering and holds a physics diploma from the University of Kaiserslautern. He joined Rohde & Schwarz in 2000 as standards engineer for radio communication tester. He represented Rohde & Schwarz invarious international standardization groups for wireless communications and oversaw the company's presence on these committees. His interest was especially focused in the standardization of an IMT-2000 and IMT-Advanced system within the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). Here he contributed to the development of the test specifications, which are a basis for radio regulation of wireless communication devices. At the same time, he was leading an international team for the development of certification tests for WCDMA/HSDPA, eCall, EWTS, LTE radio protocols including IMS and IoT standards like eMTC and NB-IoT.
He is now Director of International Relations ITU/UN and acts for Rohde & Schwarz towards these institutions in general. From his wireless communication background, he is especially interested in the work of ITU-R with a focus on the activity in study groups SG1 and SG5.