Raimund Ubar is a professor of computer engineering at Tallinn University of Technology. He received his MSc degree in Electrical Engineering at the Tallinn University of Technology, PhD degree in computer engineering in 1971 at the Bauman Technical University in Moscow, and the DSc degree in 1986 at the Latvian Academy of Sciences.
He has been working for longer periods at different universities in Germany, France and Sweden. In 1988 he was the holder of the international Barkhausen Chair at the Technical University of Dresden. He has given lectures as a visiting professor in more than 25 universities in about 10 countries. He founded in 1993 the Electronics Competence Centre at the Tallinn University of Technology. In 2007-2015 he was the chairman of one of the 12 Estonian Excellence Centres – Centre for Integrated Electronic Systems and Biomedical Engineering.
His main research interests include computer science, computer architectures, electronics design, digital test and diagnosis, design for testability and fault tolerance. He has published more than 300 papers, and 6 books. He served as a General Chairman for 10th European Test Conference, 15th NORCHIP Conference, and several Baltic Electronics Conferences. He was one of the founders and has been a co-chair for all the annual East-West Design & Test conferences during 2003-2016.
Raimund Ubar is a member of Estonian Academy of Sciences, Golden Core member of IEEE Computer Society and honorary professor of National University of Radioelectronics Charkiv (Ukraine). He has been a Chairman of Estonian Science Foundation, and a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Estonian President.
He has received two Meritorious Service Awards of the IEEE Computer Society (2005, 2015), two medals from Estonian Academy of Sciences, Gold Medal from the Ukrainian Academy of Radioelectronics, and White Cross Orden of III Class from the Estonian President.