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Rikke Apelfröjd presented her PhD Thesis "Channel Estimation and Prediction for 5G Applications" on April 27, 2018.

We welcome two new Associate Lecturers (biträdande lektorer) to our group: Ayca Özcelikkale and André Teixeira (September 1, 2017).

Kjell Staffas defended his PhD Thesis "Developing Requisite Motivation in Enginering Studies" at Ålborg University on March 16, 2017.

Kjell Staffas was given the title "Excellent Teacher" by by Uppsala University on June 14, 2017.


Steffi Knorn received the 2015 Pedagogical Prize by the Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science Students UTH (Uppsala Teknolog- och Naturvetarkår) (Jan. 24, 2017)

Kjell Staffas received the 2014 Pedagogical Prize by the Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science Students UTH (Uppsala Teknolog- och Naturvetarkår) (Jan. 30, 2015)

Adrian Bahne presented his PhD Thesis on Multichannel audio signal processing: Room correction and sound perception on October 3, 2014, 9.00, at Polhemssalen, Ångströmlab.

Rikke Apelfröjd presented her Licentiate Thesis on Design Aspects of Coordinated Multipoint Transmission on August 22, 2014, 9.15, at room 2002, Ångströmlab.

Annea Barkefors presented her Licenciate Thesis on Linear Quadratic Gaussian controllers for feedforward active noise control on May 28, 2014, 10.15, at Polhemssalen.

Tadeuz Stepinski has retired from his position as Professor in Measurement Engineering. (April. 30, 2014)

The 19th Annual Swedish Workshop on Wireless Systems was held at Johannesbergs Slott, December 16-17 2013.

Subhrakanti Dey has joined our group as Professor in Wireless Sensor Networks. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Daniel Aronsson presented and defended his Ph.D Thesis on channel estimation and prediction for MIMO OFDM systems March 25, 2011.
(Mar. 4, 2011)

Lars-Johan Brännmark presented and defended his Ph.D Thesis on robust sound field control for audio reproduction on February 11, 2011.
(Jan. 21, 2011)

Wireless IP project featured in a news highlight by the Swedish Foundation of Strategic Research. (November 20, 2010)

Uppsala VINN Excellence Center for Wireless Sensor Networks (WISENET) has organized a school on wireless sensor networks in Uppsala, Sweden, on November 8-9, 2010. The objective of the WISENET Nordic Darkness School was to offer foundational tutorials accompanied by a selection of exciting new and emerging technologies as well as industrial applications in the areas covered by WISENET, all given by leading scientific and industrial experts of the community. (October 20, 2010)

Ping Wu organized the 3rd Workshop of the Sino-Swedish Cooperative Program: IMT-Advanced and beyond at the Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, June 21-23 2010. (June 30, 2010)

Marcus Engholm presented and defended his Ph.D Thesis on ultrasonic arrays for sensing and beamforming of Lamb waves on May 21, 2010.
(June 1, 2010)


From Jan. 1 2010 the Microwave and Teraherz Technology Group, led by Professor Anders Rydberg, forms a separate group within the Department of Engineering Sciences. (Jan 1, 2010)

The project
Dynamic Multipoint Wireless Transmission
a cooperation between our group, Signals and Systems Chalmers and Karlstad University, led by Mikael Sternad, received a Framework Grant (Ramanslag) from Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council). This collaboration is a continuation of the Wireless IP project. (Dec. 15, 2009)

Erik Björnemo presented and defended his Ph.D Thesis on Wireless sensor networks on January 30, 2009.
(Feb. 2, 2009)

14th Annual Swedish Workshop on Wireless Systems,
this year arranged by Mikael Sternad, is held at Johannesbergs Slott December 15-16 2008.
(Nov. 17, 2008)

On July 1 2008, Mats Gustafsson was appointed Professor in Medical Bionformatics from July 1 2008.
(September 3, 2008)

Mats Gustafsson was promoted to Professor in Signal Processing on May 1 2008.
(May 20, 2008)

Erik Wennerström presented his Licenciate Thesis on June 15, 2007.
(June 4, 2007)

Daniel Aronsson presented his Licenciate Thesis on prediction of wireless channels June 11, 2007.
(June 4, 2007)

Peter Lindberg and Erik Öjefors are recipients of the R. W. P. King Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, based on the paper "Bandwidth Enhancement Technique for Mobile Handset Antennas Using Wavetraps", published in the August 2006 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. The R. W. P. King Award recognizes the paper considered to be the best contribution by an author less than 36 years of age in the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation for the past year.
(May 7, 2007)

Peter Lindberg defended his Ph.D Thesis on February 2, 2007.
(Jan. 22, 2007)

Erik Öjefors defended his Ph.D Thesis on October 13, 2006.
(Oct 11, 2006)

Marcus Engholm defended his Licentiate Thesis on September 15, 2006.
(Aug. 30, 2006)

The Signals and Systems Group moves to the Ångström Laboratory, House 7 , on June 19, 2006.
(June 8, 2006)

Magnus Isaksson defended his Licentiate Thesis on December 16, 2005.
(Dec. 12, 2005)

Peter Lindberg defended his Licentiate Thesis on December 16, 2005.
(Dec. 12, 2005)

Jonas Rutström defended his Licentiate Thesis on May 2, 2005.
(Apr. 14, 2005)

David Wisell defended his Licentiate Thesis on Dec. 17, 2004.
(Nov. 29, 2004)

Nilo Casimiro Ericsson defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Oct. 22, 2004.
(Sept. 29, 2004)

Fredrik Lingvall defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Oct. 15, 2004.
(Sept. 29, 2004)

Mathias Johansson defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Oct. 8, 2004.
(Sept. 28, 2004)

The Vinnova Ramprogram Workshop on Future communication networks, May 25-26 2004 is this year organized by Signals and Systems and DoCS. (May 24, 2004)

Erik Öjefors presented his Licentiate Thesis on on micromachined antennas for integration with silicon based active devices on April 2, 2004. (March . 11, 2004)

The DREAM Toolbox v 1.0 Released! The DREAM Toolbox is a freeware tool for simulating acoustic fields using MATLAB.
(Jan. 23, 2004)

9th Annual Swedish Workshop on Wireless Systems,
December 8-9 2003.
(Dec. 8, 2003)

Jonas Öhr defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Sept. 26, 2003.
(Sept. 4, 2003)

Danesh G. Kurup defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Oct. 1, 2003.
(Sept. 4, 2003)

Signals and Systems Department of the Month (månadens institution) at Uppsala university, April 2003.
(April 17, 2003)

Ny Teknik writes about Dirac Research, spin-off company from Signals and Systems (see the Dirac website).
(April 8, 2003)

Daniel Asraf defended his Ph.D. Thesis on April 11, 2003.
(March 12, 2003)

The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) will support two new research projects during the period 2003-2005:

Bluetooth Communications and its Coexistence with Wireless Local Area Networks, led by Catharina Carlemalm-Logothetis.

MIMO Channel Tracking with Low Complexity Algorithms, research to be performed by Anders Ahlén, Mikael Sternad and Lars Lindbom.
(Nov 12 2002)


Torbjörn Ekman defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Oct. 25, 2002.
(Sept 19 2002)

Mattias Wennström defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Oct. 11, 2002.
(Sept 19, 2002)

The Wireless IP Project, a collaboration between researchers here ( Mikael Sternad and Anders Ahlén), at Chalmers and at Karlstad University, has for two years performed research on a mobile data system beyond 3G, with wide area coverage for mobile users and extreme spectral efficiency.

Out of 144 proposals, the Wireless IP project was on June 17, 2002 selected as one of the 14 projects that received 3-year funding by SSF, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. ( Press release in pdf)
(June 18, 2002)


Tadeusz Stepinski was promoted to Professor in Measurement Engineering (Elektrisk mätteknik) on July 1.
(June 18, 2002)

Björn Hammarberg defended his Ph.D. Thesis on April 26 2002.
(Mar 19, 2002)