# Alumni of SPS

People who retired, graduated, or went on to other groups

### Professor

### prof.dr. Edoardo Charbon

*Professor*

VLSI design; quantum imaging sensors

Left in 2016. Now: Professor at the Advanced Quantum Architectures (AQUA) section of TU Delft EWI

### prof.dr.ir. Patrick Dewilde

*Professor*

Circuits and systems

Left in 2008. Now: retired

### Parttime Professor

### prof.dr. Bastiaan Kleijn

*Parttime Professor*

Audio and speech processing

Left in 2024.

### Visiting Professor

### prof.dr. Hakan Delic

*Visiting Professor*

Wireless communication

Left in 2009. Now: Bogazici University, Istanbul (Turkey)

### prof.dr. Tadashi Ebihara

*Visiting Professor*

Digital communications and signal processing

Left in 2013. Now: University of Tsukuba (Japan)

### prof. Brian Jeffs

*Visiting Professor*

Signal processing for radio astronomy

Left in 2005. Now: Professor at Brigham Young Univ, Utah (USA)

### prof.dr. Amir Leshem

*Visiting Professor*

Signal processing for radio astronomy

Left in 2009. Now: Bar Ilan University (Israel)

### prof.dr. Urbashi Mitra

*Visiting Professor*

Wireless communication

Left in 2010. Now: Univ. Southern California, Los Angeles (USA)

### prof.dr. Gerry Tian

*Visiting Professor*

Signal processing for communication

Left in 2009. Now: Michigan Technological University (USA)

### Visiting Associate Professor

### dr. Jing Han

*Visiting Associate Professor*

Left in 2016.

### dr. Yudong Li

*Visiting Associate Professor*

CCD sensors for imaging systems

Left in 2016.

### dr. Zengfu Wang

*Visiting Associate Professor*

Path Planning, Discrete Optimization, Sensor Management, Information Fusion

Left in 2021.

### Guest Assistant Professor

### dr. Hadi Jamali-Rad

*Guest Assistant Professor*

Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Distributed Optimization, Statistical Signal Processing

Left in 2022. Now: Shell / TU Delft (INSY)

### dr. Carolina Varon

*Guest Assistant Professor*

Machine learning; Biomedical signal processing;

Left in 2022.

### Project Manager

### dr.ir. Michel Berkelaar

*Project Manager*

electronic design modeling

Left in 2015. Now: GoEuro (Eindhoven)

### Postdoc

### dr. Tuomas Aittomäki

*Postdoc*

Radar and array signal processing

Left in 2018.

### dr. David Aledo

*Postdoc*

FPGA, High-Level Synthesis (HLS), Artificial Neural Network (ANN), Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN)

Left in 2022.

### dr. Alon Amar

*Postdoc*

Array signal processing Now: Rafael (Israel)

### dr.ir. Dyonisius Dony Ariananda

*Postdoc*

Compressive power sensing

Left in 2016. Now: Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

### dr. Rocio Arroyo-Valles

*Postdoc*

Signal processing for communication, in particular resource allocation optimization.

Left in 2015. Now: Asst. Prof., Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

### dr.ir. Sundeep Prabhakar Chepuri

*Postdoc*

Signal processing; Sparse Sampling; Statistical inference.

Left in 2018. Now: Asst.Prof., IISc Bangalore, India

### MSc Feiyu Wang

*Postdoc*

Statistical and Array Signal Processing, Compressed Sensing, Tensor Analysis, Wireless Communications

Left in 2020.

### dr. Carlo Galuzzi

*Postdoc*

Instruction-set architecture customizations, reconfigurable and parallel computing, brain modeling, hardware/software co-design

Left in 2016. Now: Asst. Prof. at University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

### dr. Nikolay Gaubitch

*Postdoc*

Audio signal processing

Left in 2015. Now: Pindrop Security, UK

### dr. Guoqiang Zhang

*Postdoc*

Audio signal processing, machine learning, distributed signal processing

Left in 2017.

### dr.ir. Zoubir Irahhauten

*Postdoc*

Wireless channel measurements/modeling

Left in 2010. Now: KPN, The Hague

### dr.ir. Georg Kail

*Postdoc*

Statistical signal processing, with applications to signal processing to communication and biomedical signal processing

Left in 2015. Now: Postdoc, TU Vienna, Austria

### dr. Ercan Kalali

*Postdoc*

Low Power Design, Video Coding (H.264, HEVC, VVC), FPGA, High-Level Synthesis (HLS), Approximate Computing

Left in 2022.

### dr. Seyran Khademi

*Postdoc*

Wireless communications, Array processing, Statistical Signal Processing, Audio and Speech Processing, Optimization techniques

Left in 2015. Now: postdoc, TU Delft

### dr.ir. Andreas Koutrouvelis

*Postdoc*

Audio processing

Left in 2019. Now: postdoc, TU Delft

### dr.ir. Sumeet Kumar

*Postdoc*

Neuromorphic computing, multi-processor architectures, network-on-chip interconnects

Left in 2015. Now: Intel (Netherlands)

### dr. Myung-Jae Lee

*Postdoc*

SPAD image sensors, bio imaging

Left in 2016. Now: Postdoc at the Advanced Quantum Architectures group headed by prof. Charbon

### dr. Jerome Louveaux

*Postdoc*

MIMO channel estimation, DSL

Left in 2005. Now: Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)

### dr. Neeraj Mandloi

*Postdoc*

Neuromorphic Sensors/IC Design, Analog and Mixed Signal Circuit Design, Wearable and Wireless Implantable IC Design

Left in 2022.

### dr. Yuki Maruyama

*Postdoc*

Single photon imaging, applications to biomarkers and label-free DNA detection

Left in 2012. Now: JPL, Pasadena (USA)

### dr. Mostafa Mohammadkarimi

*Postdoc*

Wireless communications, statistical signal processing, AI for communications, information theory, and localization & navigation

Left in 2023.

### dr. Francesco Regazzoni

*Postdoc*

Embedded systems

Left in 2013. Now: University of Lugano (Switzerland)

### dr. Luca Rugini

*Postdoc*

wireless communication

Left in 2011. Now: University of Perugia (Italy)

### dr. Andrea Simonetto

*Postdoc*

Distributed convex optimization for control and estimation.

Left in 2016. Now: Université Catholique Louvain, Belgium

### dr. Manuel Stein

*Postdoc*

Low-complexity 1-bit A/D conversion

Left in 2020.

### dr. Inayat Ullah

*Postdoc*

Neuromorphic Computing, Systolic Array, FPGA-based Content-Addressable Memory Architectures, Reconfigurable Computing

Left in 2022.

### dr.ir. Toon van Waterschoot

*Postdoc*

Audio signal processing

Left in 2011. Now: KU Leuven (Belgium)

### dr. Hyung-June Yoon

*Postdoc*

Imaging sensors

Left in 2012. Now: EPFL (Switzerland)

### PhD student

### MSc Bahareh Abdi

*PhD student*

Biomedical signal processing

Left in 2020. Now: Principal Educator (TU Delft)

### MSc Jamal Amini

*PhD student*

Acoustic signal processing

Left in 2019. Now: Excite, The Netherlands

### MSc Ivan Michel Antolovic

*PhD student*

Left in 2016. Now: PhD student at the Advanced Quantum Architectures (AQUA) group, headed by Prof. Charbon

### dr.ir. Albert Jan Boonstra

*PhD student*

Signal processing for radio astronomy

Left in 2005. Now: ASTRON (The Netherlands)

### MSc Augusto Carimatto

*PhD student*

Left in 2016. Now: PhD student at the Advanced Quantum Architectures (AQUA) group, headed by Prof. Charbon

### MSc Chao Zhang

*PhD student*

Quantum imaging

Left in 2016. Now: PhD student at the Advanced Quantum Architectures (AQUA) group, headed by Prof. Charbon

### ir. Mario Coutino

*PhD student*

Array signal processing, Sensor networks, Optimization, Numerical Lineal Algebra

Left in 2020. Now: TNO, The Netherlands

### dr.ir. Hieu Dang

*PhD student*

UWB communication, equalization, CDMA

Left in 2008. Now: lecturer at Hanoi University of Technology (Vietnam)

### ir. Merel de Leeuw den Bouter

*PhD student*

MRI image processing

Left in 2022. Now: Associate at SparkOptimus

### dr. Relja Djapic

*PhD student*

Wireless communication, blind source separation

Left in 2006. Now: TNO-ICT (The Netherlands)

### dr. Kun Fang

*PhD student*

Underwater communication

Left in 2010. Now: Huawei (Germany)

### dr. Matthew Fishburn

*PhD student*

CMOS Single-Photon Avalanche Diodes

Left in 2012. Now: Quanterix (Boston)

### dr.ir. Patrick Fuchs

*PhD student*

MRI signal processing

Left in 2020. Now: Postdoc at University College London, UK

### dr. Giuseppe Garcea

*PhD student*

IC design verification

Left in 2005. Now: Intel (Eindhoven)

### dr.ir. Shahzad Gishkori

*PhD student*

Signal processing for communication

Left in 2014. Now: postdoc, Imperial College London (UK)

### ir. Harald Homulle

*PhD student*

Electronics for quantum computing

Left in 2016. Now: PhD student at the Advanced Quantum Architectures group headed by prof. Charbon

### MSc Elvin Isufi

*PhD student*

Signal Processing on Graphs

Left in 2018. Now: Postdoc at Penn State, USA

### MSc Jiani Liu

*PhD student*

Underwater communication

Left in 2019. Now: SpeakSee, The Netherlands

### dr. Jie Zhang

*PhD student*

audio signal processing, localization

Left in 2019. Now: Asst. Prof., University of Science and Technology, China

### dr. Mohammad Karami

*PhD student*

CMOS single photon detectors

Left in 2011. Now: Assistant Professor, University (Iran)

### MSc Tarik Kazaz

*PhD student*

Signal processing for communications, Wireless communications and networking, Digital design

Left in 2021. Now: NXP, The Netherlands

### dr.ir. Sina Maleki

*PhD student*

Cognitive radio

Left in 2013. Now: postdoc, Univ. Luxembourg

### dr. Shingo Mandai

*PhD student*

Quantum imaging sensors

Left in 2014. Now: Apple (Japan, US)

### dr. Christoph Manss

*PhD student*

Swarm communication

Left in 2024. Now: German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Germany

### dr. Miao Sun

*PhD student*

audio signal processing, array signal processing

Left in 2021.

### dr.ir. Filip Miletic

*PhD student*

Software agents

Left in 2007. Now: Google

### MSc Hanie Moghaddasi

*PhD student*

Cardiac imaging

Left in 2023. Now: postdoc at University of Oxford, UK

### dr. Mu Zhou

*PhD student*

Signal processing for communication

Left in 2015. Now: ZTE (China)

### dr.ir. Shahrzad Naghibzadeh

*PhD student*

Array signal processing

Left in 2018. Now: ASML, The Netherlands

### ir. Krishnaprasad Nambur Ramamohan

*PhD student*

Signal processing algorithms for acoustic vector sensors

Left in 2020. Now: Microflown, The Netherlands

### dr. Nicolas Petrochilos

*PhD student*

Array signal processing and blind beamforming

Left in 2002. Now: WesternGeco (Houston)

### dr. Qin Tang

*PhD student*

Statistical modeling of circuits

Left in 2013. Now: State Key Laboratory of Solid State Lighting (Changzhou)

### MSc Aydin Rajabzadeh

*PhD student*

manufacturing defect detection, fiber Bragg optics

Left in 2020. Now: Optics11 (Netherlands)

### dr. Hamid Ramezani

*PhD student*

Underwater communication

Left in 2015. Now: Holst Centre, Eindhoven

### dr. Venkat Roy

*PhD student*

Sensor network field estimation

Left in 2018. Now: NXP, Eindhoven

### dr.ir. Millad Sardarabadi

*PhD student*

Radio astronomy

Left in 2015. Now: Postdoc, RU Groningen

### MSc Mohd Adib Sarijari

*PhD student*

Communication networks

Left in 2016. Now: Asst. Prof., Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

### dr.ir. Eelco Schrik

*PhD student*

IC substrate modeling

Left in 2006. Now: Strukton Rail (Utrecht)

### dr. Zhifeng Sheng

*PhD student*

EM modeling of ICs

Left in 2010. Now: NXP Semiconductors (Nijmegen)

### dr. Thomas Sherson

*PhD student*

audio signal processing

Left in 2019. Now: Neural DSP Technologies

### dr. Claude Simon

*PhD student*

Signal processing for communication.

Left in 2011. Now: Entrepreneur (Luxembourg)

### dr.ir. Cees Taal

*PhD student*

Left in 2012. Now: SKF

### dr. Tao Xu

*PhD student*

Equalization algorithms for wireless communication systems

Left in 2013. Now: NUDT (China)

### dr.ir. Pim van der Meulen

*PhD student*

Ultrasound imaging

Left in 2020. Now: Fugro, The Netherlands

### dr.ir. Bas van der Tol

*PhD student*

Radio astronomy signal processing

Left in 2009. Now: ASTRON (Dwingeloo)

### ir. Jeroen van Gemert

*PhD student*

MRI imaging technology

Left in 2019. Now: Philips Medical, Netherlands

### dr. Steven van Kuyk

*PhD student*

Left in 2019.

### dr.ir. Chockalingam Veerappan

*PhD student*

Quantum imaging sensors

Left in 2015. Now: Dialog semiconductor

### MSc Esteban Venialgo

*PhD student*

Quantum imaging sensors

Left in 2016. Now: PhD student at the Advanced Quantum Architectures (AQUA) group, headed by Prof. Charbon

### dr. Vijay Venkateswaran

*PhD student*

Signal processing for communication

Left in 2010. Now: Bell Labs (Ireland)

### dr.ir. Stefan Wijnholds

*PhD student*

Signal processing for radio astronomy.

Left in 2010. Now: ASTRON (Dwingeloo)

### dr. Yiyin Wang

*PhD student*

Signal processing for communication

Left in 2011. Now: Georgia Tech (Atlanta)

### dr.ir. Yongchang Hu

*PhD student*

Signal processing for communication; wireless localization

Left in 2017.

### MSc Wangyang Yu

*PhD student*

audio signal processing

Left in 2021.

### dr. Yu Bi

*PhD student*

VLSI design verification

Left in 2012. Now: Hisilicon (China)

### dr. Yuan Zeng

*PhD student*

Audio signal processing: speech enhancement.

### dr.ir. Zijian Tang

*PhD student*

Wireless transmission over time-varying channels

Left in 2007. Now: Shell (The Netherlands)

### ir. Jörn Zimmerling

*PhD student*

Wavefield modeling, imaging, and inversion

Left in 2018. Now: postdoc, University of Michigan (USA)

### Guest

### MSc Fernando Gama

*Guest*

Graph signal processing

Left in 2017.

### MSc Vishwas Jain

*Guest*

Left in 2013. Now: Riscure (The Netherlands)

### Isabell Lehmann

*Guest*

Data fusion of functional ultrasound data

Left in 2027.

### MSc Darek Maksimiuk

*Guest*

Left in 2020.

### MSc Ehsan Tohidi

*Guest*

Compressed sensing

Left in 2017.

### Management assistant

### Minaksie Ramsoekh

*Management assistant*

Left in 2018.

### Irma Zomerdijk

*Management assistant*

Left in 2022.

### Technician

### ing. Simon de Graaf

*Technician*

Programming in C.

Left in 2018.

### ing. Huib Lincklaen Arriëns

*Technician*

High-level VLSI design

Left in 2011. Now: retired

### System Administrator

### ing. Wim Tiwon

*System Administrator*

Developer/Diagnostic/Analytical skills in: Operating systems in general and specifically in Linux and MacOS, Embedded Linux systems, Computer Networks, Computer/network Security