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 Division of Information Science and Engineering at KTH, and he also chairs the Department of Intelligent Systems. He is furthermore PI for the Strategic Research Area ICT-TNG.

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

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

Information Science and Engineering
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
KTH Main Campus
Malvinas väg 10, Room A:415

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

Full List of Publications (Google Scholar, KTH DiVA)

Recent Publications

Research Projects

Present Postdocs

  • Photios Stavrou
    • Graduated from: Univ. Cyprus
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson

Former Postdocs

  • Giulia Cervia, 2019-20
    • Graduated from: ENSEA, France
    • Co-supervised with: T. Oechtering
    • Present affiliation: Université de Lille
  • Germán Bassi, 2016-20
    • Graduated from: Supélec
    • Present affiliation: Ericsson Research, Stockholm
  • Antonios Pitarokoilis, 2016-20
    • Graduated from: Linköping Univ.
    • Present affiliation: Ericsson Research, Stockholm
  • Song Fang, 2017-19
    • Graduated from: Tokyo Inst. Techn.
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson
    • Present affiliation: New York University
  • Ehsan Nekouei, 2017-19
    • Graduated from: Univ. Melbourne
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson
    • Present affiliation: City University of Hong Kong
  • Qiwen Wang, 2016-19
    • Graduated from: Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • Present affiliation: Huawei Technologies, Stockholm
  • Hadi Ghauch, 2017-18
    • (Former Ph.D. student)
    • Present affiliation: ENST, Paris
  • Takashi Tanaka, 2015-17
    • Graduated from: UIUC
    • Present affiliation: Univ. Texas, Austin
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson, H. Sandberg
  • Moritz Wiese, 2015-16
    • Graduated from: TU Munich
    • Present affiliation: TU Munich
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson, P. Papadimitratos, T. Oechtering
  • Jinfeng Du, 2013-15
    • Graduated from: KTH
    • VR postdoc at MIT, hosted by Médard (MIT) and Skoglund
    • Present affiliation: Nokia/Lucent Bell-Labs, NJ
  • Somayeh Salimi, 2011-14
    • Graduated from: Sharif, Teheran
    • Present affiliation: Cygate/Telia
  • Majid Khormuji, 2011-13
    • (Former Ph.D. student)
    • Present affiliation: Huawei, Stockholm
  • Mikko Vehkaperä, 2010-13
    • Graduated from: NTNU
    • Present affiliation: Univ. Sheffield
    • Co-supervised with: L. K. Rasmussen, E. Aurell
  • Taejoon Kim, 2012
    • Graduated from: Purdue
    • Present affiliation: Univ. Kansas
  • Chao Wang, 2009-12
    • Graduated from: Univ. Edinburgh
    • Present affiliation: Tongji University, Shanghai
  • Saikat Chatterjee, 2009-12
    • Graduated from: IISc
    • Present affiliation: KTH
  • Vishwambhar Rathi, 2009-10
    • Graduated from: EPFL
    • Present affiliation: NVIDIA, Bristol
    • Co-supervised with: L. K. Rasmussen, E. Aurell
  • Lei Bao, 2009-10
    • (Former Ph.D. student)
    • Present affiliation: Ericsson Research, Gothenburg
    • Co-supervised with: K. H. Johansson
  • Tobias Oechtering, 2008-10
    • Graduated from: TU Berlin
    • Present affiliation: KTH
  • Ming Xiao, 2007-8
    • Graduated from: Chalmers
    • Present affiliation: KTH
  • Ragnar Thobaben, 2007-8
    • Graduated from: TU Kiel
    • Present affiliation: KTH

Present Ph.D. Students

I am also co-advisor for the following students.
  • Sara Saeidian (main advisor: Tobias Oechtering)
  • Linghui Zhou (main advisor: Tobias Oechtering)

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
  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. Xinyue Liang (main advisor: Saikat Chatterjee)
  2. Alireza Mahdavi Javid (main advisor: Saikat Chatterjee)
  3. Shaocheng Huang (main advisor: Ming Xiao)
  4. Minh Tanh Vu (main advisor: Tobias Oechtering)
  5. Sebastian Schiessl (main advisor: James Gross)
  6. Phuong Le Cao (main advisor: Tobias Oechtering)
  7. Peter Larsson (main advisor: Lars K. Rasmussen)
  8. Majid Gerami (main advisor: Ming Xiao)
  9. Leefke Grosjean (main advisor: Lars K. Rasmussen)
    • Ph.D. degree received in May 2016
    • Thesis title: Practical Anytime Codes
    • Present affiliation: Ericsson Research (Stockholm)
  10. 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
  11. Henrik Lundin (main advisor: P. Händel)
  12. Tomas Andersson (main advisor: P. Händel)
  13. George Jöngren (main advisor: B. Ottersten)


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