Current Members

Postdoctoral Researchers

Name: Nil Garcia, PhD 2015, NJIT and Institut Nationale Polytechnique de Toulouse
Research Topic: High-precision positioning for intelligent transportation

Name: Canan Aydogdu, PhD 2011, Bilkent University
Research Topic: GREENLOC: A High-Sensitive Green Localization System for High-Speed Self-Driving Vehicles

Name: Fuxi Wen, PhD, 2013, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Research Topic: Massive MIMO Localization for 5G Networks


Name: Peter Kovacs, PhD
Research Topic: Safety aware vehicular routing using on-car sensors
Supervisors: Balazs Kulcsar, Andras Balint

Name: Bile Peng
Research topic: Vehicular localization

PhD Students

Robert Hult (main supervisor: Paolo Falcone)
Research topic: Distributed Coordination of Networked Mobile Systems in Uncertain Environments

Name: Gabriel Garcia (co-supervised by Erik Ström)
Research Topic: Robust RF-based localization

Name: Mohammad Ali Nazari (co-supervisor: Jonas Sjöberg)
Research Topic: Automated transport

Name: Christopher Lindberg (co-supervised by Alexandre Graell i Amat)
Research topic: Cooperative sensing

Name: Erik Steinmetz (co-supervised by Ragne Emardson and Fredrik Brännström)
Research topic: Benchmarking and metrology of heterogeneous cooperative navigation.

Name: Li Yan (main supervisor: Erik Agrell)
Research topic: Optical network optimization

Name: Markus Fröhle (co-supervisor: Erik Ström)
Research topic: Cognitive positioning and communications
Name: Arni Alfredsson (main supervisor: Erik Agrell)
Research topic: Communication over multi-mode and multi-core fibers


Visiting Researchers


Postdoctoral Researchers


Name: Rocco Di Taranto, PhD 2010, Aalborg University
Research Topic: Heterogeneous and cognitive radio networks
Position after postdoc: Ericsson Research

Name: Ali Abbas Syed Zaidi, PhD 2013, KTH
Research topic: Network control
Position after postdoc: Ericsson Research

Jie Lu, PhD 2011, University of Oklahoma
Research topic: network control and optimization
Position after postdoc: Assistant Prof. at Shanghai Tech
Name: Juzi Zhao, PhD 2014, The George Washington University
Research Topic: Research allocation in fiber-optical networks
Name: Zhenhua Zou, PhD 2014, KTH
Research topic: Cooperative autonomous vehicles
Position after postdoc: Qamcom

Hamed Farhadi, PhD. 2014, KTH
Research Topic: Traffic control (jointly with Balázs Kulcsár)
Position after postdoc: Ericsson Research

Themistoklis Charalambous, PhD. 2009, Cambridge University
Research Topic: Joint optimization of communication and control.
Position after postdoc: Assistant Professor at Aalto University

Mouhamed Abdulla, PhD 2012, Concordia University
Research Topic: Intelligent Transportation Systems for Connected Cities

PhD Students

Name: Mohammad Reza Gholami (main supervisor: Erik Ström).
Research Topics: channel equalization (especially blind equalization) and synchronization in OFDM. Recent interests include centralized and distributed algorithms for positioning in WSN.
Position after PhD: Postdoc at KTH

Name: Naga VishnuKanth Irukulapati (co-supervised by Erik Agrell and Pontus Johannisson)
Research Topic: Receiver design for coherent optical communications

Position after PhD: Ericsson, Gothenburg

Leela Srikar Muppirisetty (co-supervised by Tommy Svensson)
Research Topic: Location-aware communication
Position after PhD: Volvo Car Corporation

Visiting Researchers

  1. Francesco Sottile, Politecnico di Torino and ISMB
  2. Federico Penna, Politecnico di Torino and ISMB
  3. Mauricio Caceres, Politecnico di Torino and ISMB
  4. Pello Ochandiano, Mondragon University
  5. Samuel Van de Velde, Ghent University
  6. Vladimir Savic, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
  7. Bernhard Etzlinger, Johannes Kepler University
  8. Philipp Müller, Tampere University of Technology
  9. Yakup Kilic, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  10. Florian Meyer, TU Vienna
  11. Ondrej Daniel, Tampere University of Technology
  12. Arash Shahmansoori, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  13. Siwei Zhang, DLR
  14. Vinay-prasad Chowdappa, University of Valencia
  15. Nunzia Giorgia Ferrara, Tampere University of Technology
  16. Gloria Soatti, Politecnico di Milano
  17. Jukka Talvitie, Tampere University of Technology
  18. Raj Patel, Eurecom, France
  19. Elena Cinque,  Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy
  20. Giuseppe Destino, Univ. of Oulu, Finland