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 2020 to Aug/ 2018

Kentgens, M., Behler, A. and Jax, P.: Translation of a Higher Order Ambisonics Sound Scene based on Parametric Decomposition, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 151--155, 2020, 10.1109/ICASSP40776.2020.9054414


Kabzinski, T. and Jax, P.: An Adaptive Crosstalk Cancellation System Using Microphones at the Ears, in AES Convention, p. 9, Oct. 2019


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, 10.23919/EUSIPCO.2019.8902726


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, 10.23919/EUSIPCO.2019.8903077


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), pp. 4326--4333, EAA, Sep. 2019


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, 10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8682250


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 ©2018 IEEE


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


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