After studying high-frequency communications engineering in Munich, Darmstadt and New York, Ulrich L. Rohde earned his doctorate in engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and habilitated at BTU Cottbus. He initially headed the Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary in the USA and then became General Manager of the RCA Radio Group for Communications and Radio Reconnaissance for the Federal Ministry of Defence.

The entrepreneur and scientist Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich L. Rohde is one of the pioneers of high-frequency and microwave technology. As owner of several companies in the USA and shareholder of Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG, he holds numerous patents. He is also the author of various specialist publications. At no less than four universities in Germany, Romania and the USA he teaches as a professor of electrical engineering and microwave technology.

Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG is a global technology group with over 10,000 employees. The company's divisions are measurement technology, broadcast and media technology, cyber security, secure communications and monitoring and network testing.

Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich L. Rohde is an honorary professor and a founding member of the Center of Excellence at the University of the German Armed Forces in Munich.