Ali Louzir graduated with an Engineering degree in Telecommunications from Sup Telecom Bretagne and a Doctorate in Electronics from Université de Bretagne Occidentale. From 1986 to 1990 he worked for France Telecom on the ground segment for satellite communication systems. He joined Technicolor (formerly Thomson) in 1990 as an R&D engineer to work on the antenna system for the first digital satellite TV system. During his 27+ years in Technicolor, Ali has the opportunity of managing research teams and leading projects in wireless communications with particular emphasis on the design to cost of antennas and radio systems. He has a broad exposure in numerous radio technologies including WiFi, MIMO technology, RFID, Terrestrial ATSC & DVB-H/T, UWB, 60 GHz, WiMAX, Satellite DVB-S, etc…
Ali is currently Principal Scientist in Technicolor R&I. In this role Ali is contributing to the investigation of new research areas involving wireless technologies. They include novel wireless sensors and smart antenna systems for seamless access and consumption of increasingly reach content using broadcast, WiFi and future 5G networks. To promptly respond and anticipate future demands of Technicolor business teams, Ali is working in close collaboration with technology partners including leading technology firms, academic Labs and research organizations.
Ali Louzir is a distinguished member of the Technicolor Fellowship Network and an elected member of the IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society - French Chapter. He is a regular contributor to top tier wireless communications and antennas conferences and holds more than 100 granted patents.