Bjorn Ottersten

Luxembourg

Education:

  • Sept 1986 - Jan1990 Doctor of Philosophy at Stanford University, Stanford CA

Career:

  • CURRENT POSITION
    • Jan 2009 - Founding Director of Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg
    • Jan 2009 —    Professor, University of Luxembourg
    • Dec 1991 —  Professor of Signal Processing, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • PREVIOUS POSITIONS
    • Dec 2004 — Dec 2008 Dean of School of Electrical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    • Sept 2002 — Dec 2008 Guest Professor at University of Luxembourg
    • Nov 1992 — Dec 2004 Chairman of the Dept. of Signals, Sensors & Systems, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    • July 2006 — Dec 2008 Founding Director Linnaeus Center ACCESS, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    • Jan 2001 — Dec 2008 Founding Director of Graduate School in Telecommunications, Sweden
    • June 2000 — May 2003 Guest Professor at the Dept. of Electrical Engineering,Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    • Jan 2001 — Dec 2002 Co-founder and Director of Education at Wireless@KTH
    • Nov 1991 — Dec 1991 Visiting Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering,

Stanford University, CA

Distinctions:

  • 2011 Technical Achievement Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society for contributions in array signal processing and wireless communication 2011 Co-author of paper awarded Best Student Paper at IEEE 4th International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP)
  • 2011 Co-author of paper awarded Best Student Paper at IEEE 7th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA)
  • 2010 Meritorious Service Award, EURASIP
  • 2009 A first recipient of the European Research Council Advanced Research Grant
  • 2009 Best Paper Award, International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing
  • 2008  EURASIP Fellow for contributions to the field of signal processing
  • 2007 Co-author of paper awarded First Prize for Best Student Paper at IEEE International Conference of Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing
  • 2006 Co-author of paper awarded IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award
  • 2004 IEEE Fellow for contributions to antenna signal processing and wireless communications
  • 2002 Best Paper Award at 5th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications
  • 2001 Co-author of paper awarded IEEE Signal Processing Society Paper Award
  • 1993 IEEE Signal Processing Society Paper Award

 

Assignments of importance:

  • 2005 – Editor-in-Chief EURASIP, SIGNAL PROCESSING Journal
  • 2011 – IEEE Signal Processing Society Fellow Committee
  • 2011 – International Advisory Comm., CominLab – Laboratoires d'Excellence, France
  • 2007 – IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Comm. Theory and Methods
  • 2003 – Editorial Board of EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
  • 2007 – 2010 – IEEE Signal Processing Society Awards Board
  • 2003 – 2004 – Co-Editor-in-Chief EURASIP, Signal Processing Journal
  • 2002 – 2006 – Editorial Board of IEEE Signal Processing Magazine
  • 2001 – Scientific Advisory Board, Centre of Excellence, Helsinki University of Technology
  • 2001 – IEE Technical Advisory Panel Signal Processing Professional Network
  • 1998 – 2004 – IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Comm. on Communications
  • 2000 – 2003 – IEEE  Signal Processing Society Sensor Array and Multichannel Technical Comm
  • 1999 – 2002 – Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
  • 2001 – 2003 – International Advisory Board, Center for Person Kommunikation Aalborg University
  • 1996 – 1997 – Director of Research, ArrayComm Inc. Santa Clara, CA
  • 1993 – 2005 – Scientific Advisory Board, ArrayComm Inc., Santa Clara, CA
  • 1991 – Member and Chair of numerous conference committees including Technical Program
  • 1991 – Chair ICASSP 2008, Guest editor of several Special Issues

Supervision:

Table lists completed PhDs and post-docs supervised, 9 are now university professors.

Doctoral Degrees:

  • 2012 – Frederic Garica (IEE)
  • 2011 – Emil Björnson (KTH)
  • 2010 – Peter von Wrycza (Ericsson)
  • 2010 – Niklas Jaldén (Ericsson)
  • 2009 – Svante Bergman (Ericsson)
  • 2009 – Marc Mowler (Ericsson)
  • 2008 – Joel Grotz (SES/ASTRA)
  • 2008 – Xi Zhang (McKinsey)
  • 2008 – Pandu Devarakota (Siemens)
  • 2007 – David Hammarwall (Ericsson)
  • 2007 – Patrick Svedman (ZTE)
  • 2006 – Joakim Jalden (KTH) 2004/2005
  • 2005 – Cristoff Martin (McKinsey)
  • 2005 – Kai Yu (Chinese Academy)
  • 2005 – Per Hyberg (Defense College)
  • 2003 – George Jöngren (Ericsson)
  • 2003 – Göran Klang (Ericsson)
  • 2003 – Rickard Stridh (Defense HQ)
  • 2002 – Björn Völcker (Google)
  • 2000 – Mats Bengtsson (KTH)
  • 1999 – David Astely ( Ericsson)
  • 1998 – Martin Kristensson (Nokia)
  • 1997 – Bo Göransson (Ericsson)
  • 1997 – Per Zetterberg (KTH)
  • 1996 – Stefan Parkvall (Ericsson)

Post-docs:

  • 2012/2013 – Majid Butt (Fraounhofer)
  • 2012/2013 – Giuseppe Papari (INRIA)
  • 2010/2011 – Panelis-Daniel Arapoglou (NTUA)
  • 2009/2011 – Djamila Aouada (NCSU)
  • 2009/2011 – Symeon Chatzinotas (Univ. Surrey)
  • 2008/2009 – Gan Zheng (Univ. College London)
  • 2007/2009 – Yongming Huang (Southeast Univ.)
  • 2006/2008 – Bhavani Shankar (IISc)
  • 2004/2005 – Eduard Jorswieck (TU Dresden)
  • 2003 – Daniel Palomar (HKUST)
    • 2001/2002 – Andreas Jakobsson (Lunds Univ.)
    • 1999/2000 – Andras Mehes (Ericsson)
    • 1997/1998 – Mikael Skoglund (KTH)
    • 1996/1997 – Lars Villemoes (Dolby)
    • 1995/1996 – Eric Ström (Chalmers)
    • 1994 – Tönu Trump (Tallin Univ.)
    • 1994 – 20 Technical licentiate degrees

Publications:

  • Journal papers 97
  • Conference paper 196
  • Invited papers 36
  • Citations >8900
  • Book chapters 12
  • Patents 12
  • Plenary/keynotes 21
  • H-index 45

Major research projects

Principal investigator of some 40 major research projects.

  • 2009 – 2013 – 1.9 MEUR Advanced Investigators Grant ERC
  • 2006 – 2008 – 12 MEUR Autonomic Complex Communication Networks, Signals and Systems Swedish research council
  • 2000 – 2011 – 1.2 MEUR 8 European Projects FP5/6/7, ICT, FET
  • 1992 – 7.5 MEUR Industrial research funding Ericsson, Nokia, Telia Allgon, SES, IEE, etc.

 

Selected publications:

  • Sensor array processing based on subspace fitting, M Viberg, B Ottersten, Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on 39 (5), 1110-1121, 1991, cited 447 times
  • Combining beamforming and orthogonal space-time block coding, G Jongren, M Skoglund, B Ottersten, Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on 48 (3), 611-627, 2002, cited 447 times
  • Optimal and suboptimal transmit beamforming, M Bengtsson, B Ottersten, Handbook of Antennas in Wireless Communications, 18-1, 2001, cited 373 times
  • On the complexity of sphere decoding in digital communications, J Jaldén, B Ottersten, Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on 53 (4), 1474-1484, 2005, cited 348 times
  • Detection and estimation in sensor arrays using weighted subspace fitting, M Viberg, B Ottersten, T Kailath, Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on 39 (11), 2436-2449, 1991, cited 320 times
  • Propagation delay estimation in asynchronous direct-sequence code-division multiple access systems, EG Strom, S Parkvall, SL Miller, BE Ottersten, Communications, IEEE Transactions on 44 (1), 84-93, 1996, cited 291 times
  • Estimation of nominal direction of arrival and angular spread using an array of sensors, T Trump, B Ottersten, Signal Processing 50 (1-2), 57-69, 1996, cited 237 times
  • Exact and large sample ML techniques for parameter estimation and detection in array processing, B Ottersten, M Viberg, P Stoica, A Nehorai, Radar array processing, 99-151, 207, 1993, cited 207 times
  • Models for MIMO propagation channels: a review, K Yu, B Ottersten, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing 2 (7), 653-666, 2002, cited 186 times
  • Second order statistics of NLOS indoor MIMO channels based on 5.2 GHz measurements, K Yu, M Bengtsson, B Ottersten, D McNamara, P Karlsson, M Beach, Global Telecommunications Conference, 2001. GLOBECOM'01. IEEE 1, 156-160 vol. 1,  2001, cited 155 times