News and Announcements


October 12, 2016
Semester Project: ISI-free Load Modulation with RRC Pulses for passive Near-Field Tags
Henry Schulten has started his Semester Project

May 16, 2016
Master Project: User Cooperation Concepts for Wireless Networks with High User Density
Filippo Gentile started his Master Thesis project

February 24, 2016
PhD Examination
Zemene Walle Mekonnen: "Time of Arrival Based Infrastructureless Human Posture Capturing System"

February 9, 2016
Semester Project: Q&F in the Downlink of User Cooperation Enabled Traffic Offloading
Mirko Selber has started his Semester Project

January 18, 2016
PhD Examination
Raphael Rolny: "Future Mobile Communication: From Cooperative Cells to the Post-Cellular Relay Carpet"

September 18, 2015
IEEE PIMRC 2015 Best Paper Award
Yahia Hassan and Prof. Armin Wittneben have recently received a Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2015 in Hong Kong for their paper titled "Joint Spatial Channel and Coupling Impedance Matrices Estimation in Compact MIMO Systems: The Use of Adaptive Loads".

May 4, 2015
Master Thesis: "Bluetooth Low Energy Based Wireless Access Control and User Localization"
Marc Müller has started his Master Thesis project.

March 23, 2015
Master Thesis: "Long Range Communication for Post-Cellular Networks"
Salome Mannale has started her Master Thesis project.

March 23, 2015
Semester thesis: Low-cost Monobit UWB based Human Motion Capturing Demonstrator System
Vijay Sahdeva has started his semester thesis project.

December 1, 2014
Master Thesis: "The Use of Passive Relays For Interference Management in Dense Networks"
Bernhard Gahr has started his Master Thesis project

October 6, 2014
Master Thesis: "Distributed Cooperation and Relaying in Post-Cellular Networks"
Fabio Marti has started his Master Thesis project

October 1, 2014
New website online
The Communication Technology Lab's new website is online.

October 1, 2014
New PhD Student
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new team member Gregor Dumphart.

September 22, 2014
Master Thesis: "User Cooperation Concepts for Traffic Hotspots in Wireless Networks"
Daniel Gilgen has started his Master Thesis project

March 10, 2014
Semester Thesis: "Matching Network Design for Compact MIMO Systems: The Use of Simple Connections"
Monika Graf has started her semester thesis project.

March 10, 2014
Semester Thesis: "Different Power Allocation Schemes for Different MIMO Receivers"
Marc Müller has started his semester thesis project.

January 6, 2014
Heinrich Lücken receives ETH Medal for his PhD thesis
Dr. Heinrich Lücken has been awarded the ETH Medal for his PhD thesis entitled: "Communication and Localization in UWB Sensor Networks: A Synergetic Approach".

December 6, 2013
Aditya Amah receives PhD Award 2013 of the Graduate School of Computational Engineering of TU Darmstadt
Dr. Aditya Amah has been awarded the "PhD Award 2013" for the best PhD thesis by the Graduate School of Computational Engineering of TU Darmstadt.

October 2, 2013
IEEE PIMRC 2013 Best Paper Award
Raphael Rolny, Marc Kuhn and Prof. Armin Wittneben have recently received a Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2013 for their paper titled "The Relay Carpet: Ubiquitous Two-Way Relaying in Cooperative Cellular Networks".

April 22, 2013
Semester Thesis: "Fundamental Aspects of Communication and Cooperation Among Inductively Coupled Sensors"
Erik Malmberg has started his Semester Thesis project.

March 19, 2013
Semester Thesis: "Power Control and Distributed Beamforming for the Relay Carpet"
Celestine Dünner has started her Semester Thesis project.

March 18, 2013
Semester Thesis: "Performance Comparison of Ultra-wideband Localization Schemes for Marine Engine Telemetry Applications"
Blake Byerly has started his Semester Thesis project.

December 17, 2012
PhD Examination
Heinrich Lücken: "Communication and Localization in UWB Sensor Networks: A Synergetic Approach"

September 24, 2012
Master Thesis: "Localization of Low Complexity Communication Devices Based on Mutual Inductive Coupling"
Simone Baffelli has started his Master's Thesis

August 31, 2012
New PhD Student
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new team member Tim Rüegg.

June 1, 2012
New Team Member
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new team member Georg Hauzenberger.

May 7, 2012
Master Thesis: "Distributed Beamforming in Cooperative Cellular Networks"
Nikolaos Kolomvakis has started his master thesis project.

February 15, 2012
PhD Examination
Etienne Auger: "Wideband Multi-user Cooperative Networks: Theory and Measurements"

February 15, 2012
Talk by Prof. Gerhard Bauch, Universität der Bundeswehr Muenchen
Prof. Gerhard Bauch gives a talk on "Soft Relaying for Wireless Communications Systems". Venue: ETF F101, 15.02.2012, 10:00 am

February 13, 2012
Master Thesis "State-Space Estimation Techniques for a Robust UWB based Human Motion Tracking"
Santhiago Alves Vieira has started his master thesis project.

December 23, 2011
Christoph Steiner receives ETH Medal for his PhD thesis
Dr. Christoph Steiner has been awarded the ETH Medal for his PhD thesis entitled: "Location Fingerprinting for Ultra-Wideband Systems: The Key to Efficient and Robust Localization."

October 17, 2011
Semester Project "Assessment of Distributed Computation Ability of Random Small Scale Wireless Networks"
Ismail Celebi has started his master semester project.

October 3, 2011
New PhD Student
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Yehia Hassan.

October 3, 2011
Master Thesis "UWB Radar Imaging Based Human Movement Analysis and Posture Detection"
Tim Rüegg has started his master thesis project.

September 19, 2011
Master Thesis "Wireless UWB Sensors for Marine Engine Telemetry"
Georg Hauzenberger has started his master thesis project.

September 1, 2011
New Postdoctoral Researcher
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Dr. Aditya Amah

July 1, 2011
New Master Student
Patra Vucic has started her Master Thesis "Impact of Imperfections on Cooperative Cellular Networks."

May 16, 2011
PhD Examination
Joerg Wagner: "Distributed Forwarding in Multiuser Multihop Wireless Networks"

February 22, 2011
PhD Examination
Georgios Psaltopoulos: "Affordable Nonlinear MIMO Systems"

December 8, 2010
Celal Esli receives Chorafas Prize 2010 for his PhD thesis
Celal Esli has received the Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation award for his PhD thesis "Design and Optimization of Distributed Multi-User Cooperative Wireless Networks."

The Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation awards prizes each year to young students from selected schools around the world. Awards are presented for extraordinary scientific achievement in computers and communications technology, knowledge engineering and allied fields. Applying candidates must be below 30 years of age at the time of application.


October 18, 2010
Semester Thesis: "UWB Time-of-Arrival Estimation for Constrained BAN Node Positioning"
Nikolaos Kolomvakis has started his semester thesis project.

October 12, 2010
Semester Thesis: "Relaying in Multiuser Multihop Networks"
Andreas Marcaletti has started his semester thesis project.

October 4, 2010
Semester Thesis: "UWB Based Human Motion Tracking Simulator"
Santhiago Alves Vieira has started his semester thesis.

September 27, 2010
Semester Thesis "Simulation Tool for Next Generation Cellular Networks"
Benjamin Weber has started his semester thesis project.

September 17, 2010
PhD Examination
Azadeh Ettefagh: "Cooperative WLAN Protocols for Multimedia Communication"

September 9, 2010
Semester Thesis: "Relaying in Multiuser Multihop Networks"
Tim Rüegg has started his semester thesis project.

July 9, 2010
PhD Examination
Jian Zhao: "Analysis and Design of Communication Techniques in spectrally Efficient Wireless Relaying Systems"

July 2, 2010
Talk by Prof. Moe Win, MIT
Prof. Moe Win from Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) gives a talk on "Location-aware Wireless Networks". Venue: ETF F101, 09:30 am

July 2, 2010
PhD Examination
Christoph Steiner: "Location Fingerprinting for Ultra-Wideband Systems: The Key to Efficient and Robust Localization"

July 1, 2010
New PhD Student
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Eric Slottke.

June 18, 2010
PhD Examination
Stefan Berger: "Coherent Cooperative Relaying in Low Mobility Wireless Multiuser Networks"

March 5, 2010
PhD Examination
Celal Esli: "Design and Optimization of Distributed Multiuser Cooperative Wireless Networks"

February 24, 2010
Gruppenarbeit "UWB Imaging System: Reconstruction Algorithm and Demonstrator"
Annina Bracher, David Sutter and Xiaojing Zhang start their "Gruppenarbeit" in BSc program

January 15, 2010
New Master Theses & Student Projects available!
Please, check our Diploma / Master Theses and Student Projects section.

December 11, 2009
CTL (IKT) celebrates its 75th anniversary
We are looking forward to an enjoyable evening.

December 9, 2009
PhD Examination
Florian Trösch: "Novel Low Duty Cycle Schemes: From Ultra Wide Band to Ultra Low Power"

December 1, 2009
New PhD Student
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Zemene Walle Mekonnen.

November 4, 2009
New PhD Student
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Raphael Rolny.

August 4, 2009
Master Thesis Project in collaboration with TU Graz (Austria)
Harald Kröll has started his master thesis project on UWB based localization and channel characterization

July 2, 2009
New group member
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Christoph Sulser.

March 9, 2009
New Master Student
Raphael Rolny has started his Master thesis on distributed MIMO multihop networks.

February 23, 2009
Semester Project Spring Semester 2009: "UWB Modem Testbed: Development and Implementation of a Burst Synchronization Scheme"
Jonas Balmer has started his semester project.

February 16, 2009
Gruppenarbeit "UWB Impulse Radio: Secure Ranging and Distance Bounding"
Felix Schulthess and Michael Schaub start their "Gruppenarbeit" in BSc program

December 17, 2008
IEEE Globecom 2008 Best Paper Award
Jian Zhao, Marc Kuhn and Prof. Armin Wittneben have recently received a Best Paper Award at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2008 for their paper titled "Self-interference aided channel estimation in two-way relaying systems".



December 2, 2005
Presentation of Dr. S. Launer, Phonak
The presentation "Signal Processing in Hearing Instruments" given by Dr. S. Launer, Phonak, can be downloaded from here.
Please be aware that the file has a size of about 20MB.

September 28, 2004
Best Paper Award
Ingmar Hammerström, Marc Kuhn, and Armin Wittneben got the VTC 2004-Fall Best Paper Award for their paper "Channel Adaptive Scheduling for Cooperative Relay Networks".



September 1, 2004
New group member
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Jian Zhao.

June 2, 2004
New group member
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Etienne Auger.

March 26, 2004
Papers accepted
The papers "Cooperative Diversity by Relay Phase Rotations in Block Fading Environments" and "On the Capacity of Relay-Assisted Wireless MIMO Channels" are accepted for presentation at the 2004 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2004.

February 24, 2004
Question time for 'Kommunikationssysteme'
On friday 27.02.2004 and 5.03.2004 there will be time for questions regarding the lecture Kommunikationstechnik. Interested students can come from 09:30 to 12:00 to room ETF F101.

February 23, 2004
Lectures in Summer Semester 2004
Prof. A. Wittneben will give the lectures Übertragungstechnik I and (Cooperative Pervasive) Wireless Access Systems in Summer Semester 2004.

February 23, 2004
Paper accepted
The paper "A Simple Transmitted-Reference Scheme for Asymmetric Data Channels" is accepted for presentation in the 2004 International Workshop on Ultra Wideband Systems (IWUWBS) Joint with Conference on Ultra Wideband Systems and Technologies (UWBST), Kyoto, Japan, May 2004.

February 4, 2004
Presentation accepted
The White Presentation "White Presentation on Wireless Body Area and Sensor Networks" is accepted for presentation in the WWRF8bis meeting in Beijing, China, February 2004.

February 1, 2004
New group member
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Azadeh Ettefagh.

January 1, 2004
New group member
The Wireless Communications Group welcomes its new member Florian Trösch.

January 1, 2004
COST 289 Meeting
The 4th Management Committee Meeting of COST 289 will be held in Zurich on March 15 and 16, 2004.

April 2, 2002
New Website Online
The Communication Technology Lab's new website has gone online today.

If you find bugs or broken links, please report them to Moritz Borgmann. Otherwise, we hope that you enjoy the new site.

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