This year, a graduate received the Best Master Thesis Award 2019 during the Colloquium Communications Technology. Alexander Bohlender was awarded for his outstanding master thesis "Combined Beamforming and Acoustic Echo Cancellation for Speech Enhancement".
Luis Paulino Méndez Badilla, a former graduate of our institute, was elected new Rector of Tecnológico de Costa Rica on June 13.
This summer term the block seminar named "The engineer as manager" took place during the excursion week. Since 2009, this seminar, which is highly attractive for students, has been offered by Dr. Joachim Schläper in the Institute of Communication Systems twice a year.
Prof. Jax attended the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) in Brighton with some of his assistants. Johannes Fabry, Maximilian Kentgens and Matthias Schrammen presented their research results in the areas "Acoustic Aqualization for Headphones", "Dimensionality Reduction of Higher Order Ambisonics", and "Nonlinear Acoustic Echo Cancellation".