dr.ir. G.J.M. Janssen

Associate Professor
Circuits and Systems (CAS), Department of Microelectronics

Expertise: Physical layer communication; UWB; localization

Themes: Signal processing for communication


Gerard Janssen received the MSc degree from Eindhoven University of Technology in 1986, and the PhD degree from TU Delft in 1998. In 1986, he joined FEL-TNO where he was involved in radar cross-section modeling, radion direction finding, interference cancellation and wideband propagation mesudements. In 1992, he moved to TU Delft where he currently is Associate Professor. His research interests are in wireless communications, especially narrowband multiuser detection, digital modulation techniques, channel modeling, diversity techniques and ultrawideband communications and positioning.

EE2T11 Telecommunications A

A first course in telecommunication, with focus on the physical layer. Includes a lab course related to Signals and Systems (preparing for EPO-4)

EE2T21 Telecommunications B

Modulation, introduction to networks

EE3115TU Digital Communication Systems

Transmission of digital signals

ET-Mi-201 Minor “Electronics for Robotics”

An entry-level acquaintance with the electronics that make robots operate, from principles to hands-on realisation

ET4358 Fundamentals of wireless communications

Overview of the essential aspects of the physical layer as well as transmission system design aspects of generic wireless communications systems

Education history

EE3039TU Marsrover project

(not running) Design of a "Mars Rover", a simple vehicle controlled by an FPGA capable of charging using solar energy, and with sensing and localization abilities

SuperGPS: Accurate timing and positioning

Accurate timing and positioning through an optical-wireless distributed time and frequency reference

Projects history

Ultra WideBand (UWB) Radio Indoor Positioning System

How can we accomplish effective, scalable and low-cost indoor positioning systems for practical applications using UWB radio signals?

Reliable and fast wireless communication for lithography machines

Connecting a sensor network on a moving platform to a control unit; this requires high-speed links with low latency, and accurate wireless clock synchronization.

  1. A USRP-Based Testbed for Wideband Ranging and Positioning Signal Acquisition
    Cherif Diouf; Gerard Janssen; Han Dun; Tarik Kazaz; Christian Tiberius;
    IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement,
    Volume 70, pp. 1--15, 2021.

  2. Delay Estimation for Ranging and Localization Using Multiband Channel State Information
    T. Kazaz; G.J.M. Janssen; J. Romme; A.J. van der Veen;
    IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,
    pp. 1-1, 2021. DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2021.3113771

  3. Analysis of multipath channel delay estimation using subspace fitting
    T. Kazaz; J. Romme; G.J.M. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    In 2020 54th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers,
    IEEE, pp. 1237--1241, 2020.

  4. Joint blind calibration and time-delay estimation for multiband ranging
    T. Kazaz; M. Coutino; G.J.M. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    In ICASSP 2020-2020 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP),
    IEEE, pp. 4846-4850, 2020.

  5. Demonstration of a decimeter-level accurate hybrid optical-wireless terrestrial positioning system
    C. Diouf; H. Dun; T. Kazaz; G.J.M. Janssen; C. Tiberius;
    In Proceedings of the 33rd International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS+ 2020),
    pp. 2220-2228, 2020.

  6. A 400 Msps SDR platform for prototyping accurate wideband ranging techniques
    C. Diouf; G.J.M. Janssen; T. Kazaz; H. Dun; F. Chamanzadeh; C. Tiberius;
    In 2019 16th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communications (WPNC),
    IEEE, pp. 1-6, 2020.

  7. Multiresolution Time-of-arrival Estimation from Multiband Radio Channel Measurements
    T. Kazaz; R.T. Rajan; G.J.M. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    In 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP),
    Brighton, UK, IEEE, pp. 4395-4399, May 2019. ISBN: 978-1-4799-8132-8. DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8683601

  8. Time delay estimation from multiband radio channel samples in nonuniform noise
    T. Kazaz; G.J.M. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    In 2019 53rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers,
    IEEE, 2019.

  9. Time Delay Estimation Based on Multi-band Multi-carrier Signal in Multipath Environments
    Han Dun; C.C.J.M. Tiberius; G.J.M. Janssen; C. Diouf;
    In Proc. 32nd Int. Techn. Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS+ 2019),
    pp. 2299-2313, 2019. DOI: 10.33012/2019.16958

  10. Phase-based distance determination for wireless sensor networks
    T. Kazaz; M. Coutino; G.J.M. Janssen; G.J.T. Leus; A.J. van der Veen;
    Patent, USPTO 621 81 5,1 64, March 2019.

  11. A method for Time-of-Arrival estimation based on wideband transmissions, by means of sparse coherent multiband signals, for ranging and positioning applications
    G.J.M. Janssen; C.C.J.M. Tiberius; J.C.J. Koelemeij;
    Dutch Patent Application, N2022957, April 2019.

  12. Joint Ranging and Clock Synchronization for a Dense Heterogeneous IoT Networks
    T. Kazaz; M. Coutino; G. Leus; A.J. van der Veen; G. Janssen;
    In 52nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers,
    Asilomar, CA, IEEE, pp. 2169-2173, November 2018. DOI: 10.1109/ACSSC.2018.8645210

  13. UWB pulse detection and TOA estimation using GLRT
    Yan Xie; G.J.M. Janssen; S. Shakeri; C.J.M. Tiberius;
    EURASIP J. Adv. Signal Processing,
    Volume 68, September 2017. DOI: 10.1186/s13634-017-0500-1

  14. A practical clock synchronization algorithm for UWB positioning systems
    Yan Xie; G. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    In Int. Conf. Audio Speech Signal Proc. (ICASSP),
    Shanghai (China), IEEE, March 2016.

  15. On Achieving Network Throughput Demand in Cognitive Radio-based Home Area Networks
    M.A. Sarijari; G.J.M. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    Eurasip J. Wireless Comm. Netw.,
    Issue 2015:221, October 2015. DOI: 10.1186/s13638-015-0448-5

  16. Channel Measurements and Modeling for a 60 GHz Wireless Link Within a Metal Cabinet
    S. Khademi; S.P. Chepuri; Z. Irahhauten; G.J. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    IEEE Tr. Wireless Comm.,
    Volume 14, Issue 9, pp. 5098-5110, 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2015.2432755

  17. Source positioning in a large-scale tiny-sensor network of arbitrary topology
    D. Penkin; G.J.M. Janssen; A. Yarovoy;
    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing,
    Volume 2014, Issue 4, pp. 1-11, April 2014.

  18. Impact of a half-space interface on the wireless link between tiny sensor nodes
    D. Penkin; G.J.M. Janssen; A. Yarovoy;
    Radio Science,
    Volume 49, Issue 9, pp. 798-811, September 2014.

  19. Channel characterization for wideband 60 GHz wireless link within a metal enclosure
    S. Khademi; S.P. Chepuri; Z. Irahhauten; G.J.M. Janssen; A.J. van der Veen;
    In 2014 8th European Conf. on Antennas and Propagagion (EuCAP),
    The Hague (Netherlands), IEEE, pp. 1575-1579, April 2014. DOI: 10.1109/EuCAP.2014.6902085

  20. Performance Evaluation of a Low-Complexity Receiver Concept for TOA-Based Ultrawideband Ranging
    G. Bellusci; G.J.M. Janssen; J. Yan; C.C.J.M. Tiberius;
    IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol.,
    Volume 61, Issue 9, pp. 3825-3837, November 2012.

  21. Source Node Location Estimation in Large-scale Wireless Sensor Networks
    D. Penkin; G. Janssen; A. Yarovoy;
    In Proc. 42-th International European Microwave Conference (EuMC-2012),
    Amsterdam, pp. 333-336, October 2012.

  22. An inspiring BSc-EE curriculum for science and engineering
    N.P. van der Meijs; M. Bartek; P. Bauer; A.J. van Genderen; G.J.M. Janssen;
    In Proc. 42-th International European Microwave Conference (EuMC-2012),
    Amsterdam, pp. 494-497, October 2012.

  23. Surface Impedance Model for Nano-scale Device Communications over an Interface
    D. Penkin; A. Yarovoy; G. Janssen;
    In Proc. 19th IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology in the Benelux (SCVT-2012),
    Eindhoven, pp. 5 pages, November 2012.

  24. Channel measurements and analysis for closed metal environments
    Kaifeng Guo; Z. Irahhauten; G.J.M. Janssen; J.H. Weber;
    In Proc. 32nd WIC Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux,
    Brussels, Belgium, IEEE, May 2011.

  25. UWB Ranging Based on Partial Received Sub-Band Signals in Dense Multipath Environments
    Z. Irahhauten; G. Leus; H. Nikookar; G.J.M. Janssen;
    In Proc. IEEE ICC,
    Cape Town, IEEE, pp. 1-6, May 2010. ISSN 1550-3607.

  26. Noncoherent Ultra-Wideband Systems
    K. Witrisal; G. Leus; G.J.M. Janssen; M. Pausini; F. Troesch; Th. Zasowski; J. Romme;
    IEEE Signal Processing Magazine,
    Volume 26, Issue 4, pp. 48-66, July 2009.

  27. Link Budget Analysis and Modeling of Short-Range UWB Channels
    Z. Irahhauten; J. Dacuna; G.J.M. Janssen; H. Nikookar; A.G. Yarovoy; L.P. Ligthart;
    IEEE Tr. Antennas and Propagation,
    Volume 56, Issue 8, part 2, pp. 2730-2738, August 2008.

  28. Analysis and modeling of near-field effects on the link budget for UWB-WPAN channels
    Z. Irahhauten; J. Dacuna; G.J.M. Janssen; H. Nikookar; A. Yarovoy; L.P. Ligthart;
    In IEEE Inter. Conf. on Comm. (ICC),
    Beijing, China, pp. 4872-4876, May 2008.

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Last updated: 16 Aug 2021