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/ 2022 to Jun/ 2021

Thieling, L. and Jax, P.: Two-Stage Speech Enhancement Using Gated Convolutions, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), IEEE, Sep. 2022, accepted for publication


Hilgemann, F. and Jax, P.: Robust Feedback Active Noise Control in Headphones Based on a Data-Driven Uncertainty Model, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), IEEE, Sep. 2022


Weyer, C. and Jax, P.: Occlusion Effect Reduction Using a Vibration Sensor, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), IEEE, Sep. 2022


Yildirim, A. Y., Couturier, S., Schwalm, K., Adrat, M., Antweiler, C. and Jax, P.: Spectrum Monitoring Based on Error Vector Magnitude and Received Signal Strength Indicator, in ICMCIS 2022, Best Paper Award, Elsevier, May. 2022


Kabzinski, T. and Jax, P.: Towards Faster Continuous Multi-Channel HRTF Measurements Based on Learning System Models, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 436--440, IEEE, May. 2022 ©2022 IEEE


Förster, J., Fabry, J. and Jax, P.: Optimal Microphone Positioning for Multi-Channel Feedforward ANC Headphones, in Proceedings of German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), pp. 168-171, Mar. 2022


Saha, S., Adrat, M., Massny, L., Schrammen, M. and Jax, P.: Novel Recursive Kernel Construction for Polar Codes with Practical Codeword Lengths, in 15th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), IEEE, Dec. 2021, 10.1109/ICSPCS53099.2021.9660284


Kentgens, M. and Jax, P.: Ambient-Aware Sound Field Translation using Optimal Spatial Filtering, in Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), pp. 236--240, Oct. 2021, 10.1109/WASPAA52581.2021.9632793 ©2021 IEEE


Kentgens, M. and Jax, P.: Visualization of Linear Operations in the Spherical Harmonics Domain, in International Conference on Immersive and 3D Audio (I3DA), Sep. 2021, 10.1109/I3DA48870.2021.9610968


Hilgemann, F., Fabry, J. and Jax, P.: Active Acoustic Equalization: Performance Bounds for Time-Invariant Systems, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, VDE, Sep. 2021


Kühl, S., Anemüller, C., Antweiler, C., Heese, F., Vicinus, P. and Jax, P.: Feedback Cancellation for IP-based Teleconferencing Systems, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, pp. 109-113, VDE Verlag, Sep. 2021, ISBN: 978-3-80075-627-8


Nagel, S. and Jax, P.: On the Use of Additional Microphones in Binaural Cue Adaptation, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, pp. 54-58, VDE, Sep. 2021


Kabzinski, T. and Jax, P.: A Causality-Constrained Frequency-Domain Least-Squares Filter Design Method for Crosstalk Cancellation, in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 2942-2956, Sep. 2021, ISSN: 2329-9304, 10.1109/TASLP.2021.3110651


Hilgemann, F., Fabry, J. and Jax, P.: Design of IIR Filters for Active Noise Control by Constrained Optimization, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 151--155, Aug. 2021, 10.23919/EUSIPCO54536.2021.9616172


Thieling, L. and Jax, P.: Generally Applicable Deep Speech Inpainting Using the Example of Bandwidth Extension, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 451-455, Aug. 2021, 10.23919/EUSIPCO54536.2021.9616099


Kentgens, M., Al Hares, S. and Jax, P.: On the Upscaling of Higher-Order Ambisonics Signals for Sound Field Translation, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 81--85, Aug. 2021, 10.23919/EUSIPCO54536.2021.9615981


Kabzinski, T., Biot, J. and Jax, P.: A Model-Based 2-D Head-Tracking Method Using Microphones at the Ears, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 86-90, Aug. 2021, 10.23919/EUSIPCO54536.2021.9616104


Kentgens, M. and Jax, P.: Comparison of Methods for Plausible Sound Field Translation, in Proceedings of German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), pp. 302-305, Aug. 2021


Thieling, L., Wilhelm, D. and Jax, P.: Recurrent Phase Reconstruction Using Estimated Phase Derivatives From Deep Neural Networks, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 7088-7092, IEEE, Jun. 2021, 10.1109/ICASSP39728.2021.9413722


Lewandowsky, J., Dongare, S., Martín Lima, R., Adrat, M., Schrammen, M. and Jax, P.: Genetic Algorithms to Maximize the Relevant Mutual Information in Communication Receivers, in Electronics, Vol. 10, No. 12, p. 1434, Jun. 2021, ISSN: 2079-9292, 10.3390/electronics10121434


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