Stephan Sigg

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
T407 Dept. Communications and Network

Stephan Sigg is an Assistant Professor at Aalto University in the Department of Communications and Networking. His research interests include the design, analysis and optimisation of algorithms for distributed and ubiquitous systems. Especially, his work covers proactive computing, distributed adaptive beamforming, context-based secure key generation and device-free passive activity recognition. Stephan is an editorial board member of the Elsevier Journal on Computer Communications and has been a guest editor for the Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Systems Journal. He has served on the organizing and technical committees numerous prestigious conferences including IEEE PerCom, ACM Ubicomp.

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Areas of expertise

Context prediction, Distributed adaptive Beamforming, Mobile Crowdsourcing, Physical layer mathematical calculations, Device-free activity recognition, Spontaneous secure device pairing

Honors and awards

VDI prize of the VDI-Nordhessen for an outstanding dissertation in the year 2008 (1st prize)

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Communications and Networking Jan 2009

Dissertation with honours in computer science (summa cum laude)

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Communications and Networking Jan 2008

Research groups

  • Ambient Intelligence


Energy-Efficient Design for RIS-assisted UAV communications in beyond-5G Networks

Anay Ajit Deshpande, Cristian J. Vaca-Rubio, Salman Mohebi, Dariush Salami, Elisabeth De Carvalho, Petar Popovski, Stephan Sigg, Michele Zorzi, Andrea Zanella 2022 2022 20th Mediterranean Communication and Computer Networking Conference, MedComNet 2022


Dariush Salami, Ramin Hasibi, Sameera Palipana, Petar Popovski, Tom Michoel, Stephan Sigg 2022 IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing

Detection of an Ataxia-type disease from EMG and IMU sensors

Tobias Dorszewski, Weixuan Jiang, Stephan Sigg 2022 2022 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops and other Affiliated Events, PerCom Workshops 2022

Knowledge Sharing in AI Services: A Market-based Approach

Thaha Mohammed, Si-Ahmed Naas, Stephan Sigg, Mario Di Francesco 2022 IEEE Internet of Things Journal

Privacy-preserving federated learning based on multi-key homomorphic encryption

Jing Ma, Si-Ahmed Naas, Stephan Sigg, Xixiang Lyu 2022 International Journal of Intelligent Systems

Adversary Models for Mobile Device Authentication

René Mayrhofer, Stephan Sigg 2021 ACM COMPUTING SURVEYS

Zero-Shot Motion Pattern Recognition from 4D Point-Clouds

Dariush Salami, Stephan Sigg 2021 2021 IEEE 31st International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing, MLSP 2021

A FAIR Extension for the MQTT Protocol

Dariush Salami, Olga Streibel, Marcus Rhenius, Stephan Sigg 2021 Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Mobility, Sensing and Networking (MSN 2020)

Pantomime: Mid-Air Gesture Recognition with Sparse Millimeter-Wave Radar Point Clouds

Sameera Palipana, Dariush Salami, Luis A. Leiva, Stephan Sigg 2021 Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies

Camouflage learning

Le Ngu Nguyen, Stephan Sigg, Jari Lietzén, Rainhard Dieter Findling, Kalle Ruttik 2021 IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing