Andreas Festag is a professor at the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt and with the research and test center for vehicle safety CARISSMA. Andreas Festag received a diploma degree (1996) and Ph.D. (2003) in Electrical Engineering from the Technische Universität Berlin. As researcher, he worked with the Telecommunication Networks Group (TKN) at Technische Universität Berlin, Heinrich-Hertz-Institute (HHI) in Berlin, NEC Laboratories in HeidelbergVodafone chair Mobile Communication Systems at Technische Universität Dresden and Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (IVI).

Andreas has worked on various research projects for wireless and mobile communication networks and published more than 100 papers in journals, conference proceedings and workshops. His research is concerned with architecture, design and performance evaluation of wireless and mobile communication systems and protocols, with a focus on vehicular communication and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). He actively contributes to the ETSI Technical Committee ITS. He is senior member of IEEE.