Mikael Skoglund, Professor

Dr. Skoglund received the Ph.D. degree in 1997 from Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden. He was appointed Docent in Signal Processing in February 2001 and Professor of Communication Theory in October 2003, both at KTH.

He joined the Dept. of Signals Sensors and Systems, KTH, in August 1997. Here he became Assistant Professor (forskarassistent) in March 1998 and Associate Professor (universitetslektor) in October 2001. He was then appointed to the Chair in Communication Theory in October 2003.

Skoglund heads the Dept. of Information Science and Engineering at KTH, and he is a founding faculty member of the ACCESS Linnaeus Center.

Research interests: Information theory, communications, signal processing, networks, security and privacy, decision and control, inference and learning, quantum information

During 2003-09 Skoglund was an associate editor for IEEE Trans. on Communications and during 2009-12 he was on the editorial board for IEEE Trans. on Information Theory. He is general co-chair for IEEE ITW 2019 (Visby, Gotland) and will serve as TPC co-chair for IEEE ISIT 2022 in Helsinki.

School of Electrical Engineering
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
KTH Main Campus
Osquldas väg 10, Room A:415

Email: skoglund@kth.se Phone: +46 8 790 8430
Personal web-page: people.kth.se/~skoglund Fax: +46 8 790 7260
KTH profile page: www.kth.se/profile/skoglund

Full List of Publications (Google Scholar)

Recent Publications

Research Projects

Present Postdocs

  • Song Fang
    • Graduated from: Tokyo Inst. Techn.
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson
  • Photios Stavrou
    • Graduated from: Univ. Cyprus
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson
  • Ehsan Nekouei
    • Graduated from: Univ. Melbourne
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson
  • Hadi Ghauch
    • (Former Ph.D. student)
  • Antonios Pitarokoilis
    • Graduated from: Linköping Univ.
  • Germán Bassi
    • Graduated from: Supélec
  • Qiwen Wang
    • Graduated from: Chinese Univ. Hong Kong

Former Postdocs

  1. Takashi Tanaka, 2015-17
    • Graduated from: UIUC
    • Present affiliation: Univ. Texas, Austin
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson, H. Sandberg
  2. Moritz Wiese, 2015-16
    • Graduated from: TU Munich
    • Present affiliation: TU Munich
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson, P. Papadimitratos, T. Oechtering
  3. Jinfeng Du, 2013-15
    • Graduated from: KTH
    • VR postdoc at MIT, hosted by Médard (MIT) and Skoglund
    • Present affiliation: Nokia/Lucent Bell-Labs, NJ
  4. Somayeh Salimi, 2011-14
    • Graduated from: Sharif, Teheran
    • Present affiliation: Cygate/Telia
  5. Mikko Vehkaperä, 2010-13
    • Graduated from: NTNU
    • Present affiliation: Univ. Sheffield
    • Co-supervised with: L. K. Rasmussen, E. Aurell
  6. Taejoon Kim, 2012
    • Graduated from: Purdue
    • Present affiliation: Univ. Kansas
  7. Chao Wang, 2009-12
    • Graduated from: Univ. Edinburgh
    • Present affiliation: Tongji University, Shanghai
  8. Saikat Chatterjee, 2009-12
    • Graduated from: IISc
    • Present affiliation: KTH
  9. Vishwambhar Rathi, 2009-10
    • Graduated from: EPFL
    • Present affiliation: NVIDIA, Bristol
    • Co-supervised with: L. K. Rasmussen, E. Aurell
  10. Tobias Oechtering, 2008-10
    • Graduated from: TU Berlin
    • Present affiliation: KTH
  11. Ming Xiao, 2007-8
    • Graduated from: Chalmers
    • Present affiliation: KTH
  12. Ragnar Thobaben, 2007-8
    • Graduated from: TU Kiel
    • Present affiliation: KTH

Present Ph.D. Students

I am also co-advisor for the following students.
  • Alireza Mahdavi Javid (main advisor: Saikat Chatterjee)
  • Xinyue Liang (main advisor: Saikat Chatterjee)
  • Minh Tanh Vu (main advisor: Tobias Oechtering)
  • Phoung Le Cao (main advisor: Tobias Oechtering)
  • Sebastian Shiessl (main advisor: James Gross)

Former Ph.D. Students as Main Advisor

  1. Hadi Ghauch
  2. Tan Tai Do
  3. Efthymios Stathakis
  4. Zhao Wang
  5. Sheng Huang
  6. Hamed Farhadi
  7. Frédéric Gabry
  8. Kittipong Kittichokechai
  9. Dennis Sundman
  10. Amirpasha Shirazinia
  11. Mattias Andersson
  12. Ali Abbas Zaidi
  13. Ricardo Blasco Serrano
  14. Hieu Do
  15. Nicolas Schrammar
  16. Zhongwei Si
  17. Jinfeng Du
  18. Majid Khormuji
  19. Johannes Kron (formerly Karlsson)
  20. Sha Yao
    • Ph.D. degree received in March 2011
    • Thesis title: Relaying Without Decoding
    • Present affiliation: Shanghai Research Center for Wireless Comms (Shanghai)
  21. Lei Bao
  22. Niklas Wernersson
  23. Tung Kim
  24. Tomas Andersson (formerly Sköllermo)
  25. Jochen Giese

Former Ph.D. Students as Co-Advisor

  1. Peter Larsson (main advisor: Lars K. Rasmussen)
  2. Majid Gerami (main advisor: Ming Xiao)
  3. Leefke Grosjean (main advisor: Lars K. Rasmussen)
    • Ph.D. degree received in May 2016
    • Thesis title: Practical Anytime Codes
    • Present affiliation: Ericsson Research (Stockholm)
  4. Joakim Jaldén (main advisor: B. Ottersten)
    • Ph.D degree received in December 2006
    • Thesis title: Detection for Multiple Input Multiple Output Channels
    • Present affiliation: KTH
  5. Henrik Lundin (main advisor: P. Händel)
  6. Tomas Andersson (main advisor: P. Händel)
  7. George Jöngren (main advisor: B. Ottersten)


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