Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Jax

Head of the Institute

Room: 206
+49 241 80-26956
+49 241 80-22254
jax(at)iks.rwth-aachen.de

Curriculum

1997
Diploma Degree in Electrical Engineering from RWTH Aachen University

1997-2005
RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Communication Systems and Data Processing

  • 1997-2002
    Research and teaching assistant at the Institute of Communication Systems and Data Processing
  • 2002
    PhD on "Enhancement of Bandlimited Speech Signals: Algorithms and Theoretical Bounds"
  • 2003-2005
    Chief Engineer

2005-20015
Deutsche Thomson OHG, German subsidiary of Technicolor S.A. (former: Thomson S.A.)

  • 2005-2013
    Laboratory head "Digital Audio" & Project Manager
  • 2008-2013
    Center Director Research & Innovation Hannover
  • 2009-2015
    Member of the Technicolor Distinguished Scientist Network
  • 2011-2015
    General Manager of the Deutsche Thomson OHG
  • 2013-2015
    Technology Area Leader "Audio & Acoustic"

Since 04/2015
Full Professor at RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Communication Systems

Awards, Recognitions, Patents

  • Distinguished Member of Technicolor Fellowship Network, 2010
  • Johann-Philipp-Reis Preis awarded by VDE, Deutsche Telekom and the towns of Friedrichsdorf and Gelnhausen
  • Borchers Award of RWTH Aachen University
  • E-Plus Award for the best dissertation in communications engineering at RWTH Aachen
  • About 25 patents and patent applications in the field of speech and audio processing

Selected Publications

Publications from Sep/ 2019 to May/ 2018

Schrammen, M., Bohlender, A., Kühl, S. and Jax, P.: Change Prediction for Low Complexity Combined Beamforming and Acoustic Echo Cancellation, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Sep. 2019, accepted for publication


Schrammen, M., Hamad, A. and Jax, P.: Robust Self-Localization of Microphone Arrays Using a Minimum Number of Acoustic Sources, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Sep. 2019, accepted for publication


Fabry, J., Hilkert, D., Liebich, S. and Jax, P.: Time-variant acoustic front-end measurements of active noise cancellation headphones, in Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), EAA, Sep. 2019


Liebich, S., Fabry, J., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Acoustic path database for ANC in-ear headphone development, in Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), EAA, Sep. 2019, accepted for publication


Fabry, J., König, F., Liebich, S. and Jax, P.: Acoustic equalization for headphones using a fixed feed-forward filter, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 980-984, IEEE, May. 2019, 10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8682167 ©2019 IEEE


Kentgens, M. and Jax, P.: Space Warping based Dimensionality Reduction of Higher Order Ambisonics Signals, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May. 2019


Schrammen, M., Kühl, S., Markovich Golan, S. and Jax, P.: Efficient Nonlinear Acoustic Echo Cancellation by Dual-stage Multi-channel Kalman Filtering, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 975-979, May. 2019, ISSN: 2379-190X, 10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8682636 ©2019 IEEE


Niermann, M., Vary, P. and Jax, P.: Near-End Listening Enhancement: The Impact of Far-End Noise Reduction, in Proceedings of German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), pp. 1371-1374, 2019, ISBN: 978-3-93929-614-0


Kühl, S., Anemüller, C., Antweiler, C., Jax, P., Heese, F. and Vicinus, P.: Acoustic Howling Detection and Suppression for IP-Based Teleconference Systems, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, pp. 291-295, Oct. 2018, ISBN: 978-3-80074-767-2


Schlien, T., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Acoustic Tube Interpolation for Spectral Envelope Estimation in Artificial Bandwidth Extension, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, VDE Verlag GmbH, Oct. 2018, ISBN: 978-3-80074-767-2


Liebich, S., Fabry, J., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Signal Processing Challenges for Active Noise Cancellation Headphones, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, VDE Verlag GmbH , Oct. 2018, ISBN: 978-3-80074-767-2


Kentgens, M., Kühl, S., Antweiler, C. and Jax, P.: From Spatial Recording to Immersive Reproduction - Design & Implementation of a 3DOF Audio-Visual VR System, in AES Convention, Oct. 2018


Nagel, S. and Jax, P.: Dynamic Binaural Cue Adaptation, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), pp. 96-100, Sep. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53868-151-0, 10.1109/IWAENC.2018.8521348


Kühl, S., Nagel, S., Kabzinski, T., Antweiler, C. and Jax, P.: Tracking of Time-Variant Linear Systems: Influence of Group Delay for Different Excitation Signals, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), pp. 131-135, Sep. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53868-151-0, 10.1109/IWAENC.2018.8521372


Fabry, J., Liebich, S., Vary, P. and Jax, P.: Active Noise Control with Reduced-Complexity Kalman Filter, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), pp. 166-170, IEEE, Sep. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53868-151-0, 10.1109/IWAENC.2018.8521391 ©2018 IEEE


Fabry, J., König, F., Liebich, S. and Jax, P.: Online Secondary Path Estimation with Masked Auxiliary Noise for Active Noise Control, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), pp. 331-335, IEEE, Sep. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53868-151-0, 10.1109/IWAENC.2018.8521277 ©2018 IEEE


Liebich, S., Thieling, L., Fabry, J., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Natural own-voice perception while wearing headphones - Active Occlusion Cancellation with Equalized Hear-Through, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), IEEE, Sep. 2018


Liebich, S., Richter, J.-G., Fabry, J., Durand, C., Fels, J. and Jax, P.: Direction-of-Arrival Dependency of Active Noise Cancellation Headphones , in Proceedings of the 2018 ASME International Conference and Exposition on Noise Control, Aug. 2018, 10.1115/NCAD2018-6120


Nagel, S., Kabzinski, T., Kühl, S., Antweiler, C. and Jax, P.: Acoustic Head-Tracking for Acquisition of Head-Related Transfer Functions with Unconstrained Subject Movement, in AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality (AVAR), pp. P3-2, Aug. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-94222-023-7, 10.17743/aesconf.2018.978-1-942220-23-7


Saha, S., Tschauner, M., Adrat, M., Schmitz, T., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Bit-Interleaved Polar Coded Modulation with Iterative Decoding, in International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems, pp. 1--8, May. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53864-560-4, 10.1109/ICMCIS.2018.8398698


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