Social events

Events in 2011

  • December 23 - at 13:00 in Bordewijkzaal MSc student Venkat Roy made a presentation "Efficient Spectrum sensing using Wavelet Packets for Cognitive Radio Applications" - see abstract
  • December 5 - at 12:30 in Lecture room C Prof. Andrew Webb, Director of  C.J. Gorter Centre for High Field MRI at the Leiden University Medical Center, made a presentation "Engineering challenges and clinical applications of human MRI at 7 Tesla and above" - see abstract
  • December 1 - Bert Jan Kooij received the TU Delft's De Zilveren Erespeld (the Silver Honorary Pin) to distinguish his 25-th anniversary of working in TU Delft. Our congratulation and best wishes!

Dr. ir. Bert Jan Kooij

  • November 28 - the PhD thesis "2D Modeling and Cassification of Extended Objects in a Network of HRR Radars" by Agathi Fasoula has been successfully defended. Our congratulations, Dr. Agathi Fasoula! - read more...   
  • November 28 -  An article "Waarom de alarmbellen op Schiphol niet afgaan. #Scanners. Met de nieuwe technologie kun je kleinere objecten zien" about recent progress in the development of UWB imaging radar technology in TU Delft and TNO published in De Pers and DeOndernemer sites (here is a local copy of published article) 
  • November 23 - Venkat Roy, MSc student, who is working under supervision of Dr. Homayoun Nikookar, received the Best student paper award at the 18th IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology in the Benelux , Ghent, Belgium for the paper "Performance Evaluation of a Wavelet Packet-based Spectrum Estimator for Cognitive Radio Applications". Our congratulations!

Venkat Roy's Diploma for the Best student paper award

  • November 21 - The successful defense of the PhD thesis "Ripples in Communication. Reconfigurable and Adaptive Wireless Communication Systems based on Wavelet Packet Modulators " by Madan Kumar Lakshmanan, the PhD candidate of MTS Radar, took place at 12.30 in Aula - read more...
  • November 7The Telecommunications Colloquium: at 11:00 in Bordewijkzaal Nadia Haider made a presentation " A New Concept for Frequency Reconfigurable Phased-Array Element" - read abstract
  • October 20 -   The successful defense of the PhD thesis "UWB Antenna Arrays Development for Near-Field Imaging" by Yu-Che (Bill) Yang took place at 12.30 in Aula - read more...

The successful defense of the PhD thesis UWB Antenna Arrays Development for Near-Field Imaging by Yu-Che (Bill) Yang

  • October 6 - The Netherlands – China International Seminar "Modern Trends in Radar Science" took place at 9:30 in Bordewijkzaal - see Seminar's program
  • October 5The Telecommunications Colloquium: at 11:00 in Bordewijkzaal Teun de Groot made a presentation "Resource Allocation Challenges for Reconfigurable Multi‐Sensor Networks" - read abstract
  • October 4 - The successful defense of the PhD thesis "Design, Simulation and Validation of Dual-Channel Polarimetric Agile Radar Technology" by Zhijian Li (James), the PhD candidate of MTS Radar, took place at 12.30 in Aula
  • October 4 - The Netherlands – China International Seminar "Modern Polarimetric Radars" took place at 9:30 in Bordewijkzaal - see Seminar's program
  • September 29 - a delegation from Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications-Rennes at INSA-Rennes, University of Rennes 1 and Supélec Rennes visited the IRCTR/MTS Radar Section.

  • September 16 - The Telecommunications Colloquium: at 14:00 in Bordewijkzaal Donny Danudirdjo (University of Tokyo, PhD student of Prof Akira Hirose) made a presentation "Two-dimensional fractional Brownian motion: its synthesis and possible applications" (Research field: Radar imaging and texture analysis ) - read abstract
  • September 15 - Visit of the Delegation from the National University of Defense Technology, China to the IRCTR/MTS Radar - read visit agenda
  • September 8 - The Telecommunications Colloquium: the presentation "Design and evaluation of a simulation environment for evaluating scheduling algorithms" has been given by Erwin Stout at 10:00 in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • September 2 - Prof. DSc. D. Vavriv from the Radio Astronomy Institute of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences visited MTS Radar section and gave a presentation “Development of MM-wave Radars” at an MTSR seminar at 13.00 in Colloquiumroom (HB09.130) - read more...

  • August 25 - at 14.00 the MSc thesis "Coherent Multistatic Radar" by Mark Verzeilberg has been presented in Snijderszaal (LB01.010) and successfully defended - read abstract
  • August 19 - at 14.00 the MSc thesis "A study on Wavelet Packet Based Algorithm Representation of Wireless Channel" by Prasetiyono Hari Mukti has been presented in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • August 19 - at 10.00 the MSc thesis "Synchronization Methods for Wavelet Packet Multicarrier Modulation" by Rahmat Mulyawan has been presented in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • August 18 - at 10.00 the MSc thesis "Distributed Beamforming for Cognitive Radio Networks" by Bhimo Wikan Hantoro has been presented in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • August 17 - at 14.00 the MSc thesis "Relay Selection and Resource Allocation in Cooperative Wireless Communication Networks" by Wahyu Adhi Prasetyo has been presented in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • August 12 - at 11.00 the MSc thesis "UWB FMCW Radar for concealed weapon detection: RF front-end" by Eugenio Pasqua has been presented in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • August 12 - at 10.00 the MSc thesis "Multichannel digital platform for synthesizing and receiving radar waveforms - Controller implementation and complete platform test" by Lorenzo Pagli has been presented in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • August 12 - at 09.00 the MSc thesis "Multichannel digital platform for synthesizing and receiving radar waveforms - DDS-based transmitter performances" by Giacomo Calabrese has been presented in Bordewijkzaal - read abstract
  • June 17 - the TU Delft Rector Magnificus, Prof. Ir. Karel Ch.A.M. Luyben visited the Microwave Technology and Systems for Radar (MTSR) group and the Telecom Department - read more...

Ph.D. student Teun de Groot discusses with Prof. Karel Luyben his research topic

  • May 20 - the defense of the PhD thesis "Unmanned Aircraft Systems HMI & Automation" by J. Tadema, the PhD student in Avionics group of MTS Radar, took place in Aula.- read more...
  • May 2 -Diego Caratelli has finally received the ACES journal best paper award for the year 2010 (in February we already announced this happy event). Our congratulations! And, using this occasion, Happy Birthday, Diego! 

Diego Caratelli with the ACES journal best paper award for the year 2010 diploma

  • April 18 - The Telecommunications Colloquium: three Pre-Conference Paper Presentations (see abstracts as PDF file (75kB)):
    • H. Lu and T. Xu  "A Cooperative Scheme for ZP-OFDM with Multiple Carrier Frequency Offsets over Multipath Channel "
    • H. Lu, T. Xu, and M. Lakshmanan "Cooperative Wavelet Communication over Multi-relay, Multi-scale and Multi-lag Wireless Channels "
    • D.D.Ariananda and M.K.Lakshmanan "A Reconfigurable Wavelet Packet Filter Bank Transceiver for Spectral Analysis and Dynamic Spectrum Access "
  • April 14 - TUDelta published an interview with Daniela Vaman, PhD student in the MTSR Avionics group. - read more...

Photo: Tomas van Dijk

  • March 31 - The Telecommunications Colloquium: presentations of A.S. Turk (Yildiz Teknik Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey), D. Tran (MTS-R) and W. Brink (Leiden University Medical Center)
  • March 26 - Emeritus Professor Leo Ligthart was awarded honorary membership of the Electrical Engineering Student Association (ETV - Elektrotechnische Vereeniging) for his exeptional efforts. L. Ligthart regularly accompanied excursions and provided ETV with contacts abroad. This news has been announced in the Delft Outlook  magazine, number 2, 2011, page 27.
  • March 25 - The Telecommunications Colloquium: Dmitriy Penkin will present the results of his study, which are going to be presented at conferences (see abstracts):
    • "Estimation of Maximum Communication Distance Between In-vivo Miniature Electronic Implants"
    • "The Effective Electically Small Encapsulated Antenna Applied for Communications Between Miniature Devices"
    • "Feasiblity Analysis of Peer-to-peer Microwave Communications Between Self-Powered Miniature Electronic Devices"
  • March 25 - Giacomo Calabrese and Lorenzo Pagli, our visiting students, will make a presentation "Studying Electronic Engineering in Florence" at 13.00 in Bordewijkzaal - read more...
  • March 24 - farewell party for Zongbo Wang - read more...
  • February 17 - A paper "Design and Full-Wave Analysis of Cavity-Backed Resistively Loaded Circular-End Bow-Tie Antennas for GPR Applications - Parts I &II" by Diego Caratelli and Alexander Yarovoy won the ACES journal best paper award for the year 2010! Our congratulations! - read more...
  • February 8 - farewell party for Firat Tigrek. Our thanks for working with us and best wishes for your future, Firat!
  • February 4 - TU Delft magazine Delft Integraal published (in Dutch) an article about dr. Homayoun Nikookar, who recently received the title ‘Supervisor of the Year’, and his Ph.D student Madan Kumar Lakshmanan - read an article in PDF format
  • February 3 - welcome Chinese New Year of the Rabbit! The Rabbit is a lucky sign and a symbol for mercy, elegance, and worship of beauty, we wish all the best and every success with your research, a lot of happiness with family and friends all around, in the whole Year of the Rabbit. We congratulate Zongbo Wang, Hao Lu, Xiaodong Zhuge, Bill Yang,  Zhijian (James) Li, Xiaohua Lian and Yuan He and wish success in New Year!

  • January 27 - the farewell party of Dominique Meijer.
  • January 13 - TU Delft's Delta published a short article about the cover of Mayazzurra Ruggiano's thesis.
  • January 11 - at 15.00 the PhD thesis "Robust improvement of target resolution in azimuth and range" by M. Ruggiano defense succesfully has been done in Aula. Our congratulations, Dr. Mayazzurra Ruggiano! - read more...
  • January 11 - at 14.00 the presentation "Semi-active satellite antenna front-ends: a successful European innovation" by A.G. Roederer has been given in Bordewijkzaal (HB. 19.130)
  • January 11 - at 09.30 the MSc thesis "Characterizing reflector-feed interaction for parabolic reflector antennas" by Mark Apeldoorn has been presented in Bordewijkzaal (HB. 19.130) - read more...
  • January 10 - at 10:00 the PhD thesis "Sunflower array antenna for multi-beam satellite applications" by M.C. Vigano defense succesfully has been done in Aula. Our congratulations, Dr. Carolina Vigano! - read more...
  • January 6 - the Telecommunications Christmas drink took place at 15:30 in the Grand Cafe Verderop (Westvest 9, Delft)
  • January 3 - Alexey Narykov started his PhD in the framework of the STARS project. Welcome and success!
  • January 1 - Happy New Year!