Stephan Sigg

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
T412 Department of Information and Communications Engineering

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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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


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Knowledge Sharing in AI Services: A Market-based Approach

Thaha Mohammed, Si-Ahmed Naas, Stephan Sigg, Mario Di Francesco 2023 IEEE Internet of Things Journal

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

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

Message from the General and TPC Co-Chairs

Valérie Issarny, Stephan Sigg, Chiara Boldrini, Simone Silvestri 2022 2022 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP)

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 2022 ACM COMPUTING SURVEYS


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

User Localization using RF Sensing

Cristian J. Vaca-Rubio, Dariush Salami, Petar Popovski, Elisabeth de Carvalho, Zheng Hua Tan, Stephan Sigg 2022 30th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2022 - Proceedings

User Localization using RF Sensing: A Performance comparison between LIS and mmWave Radars

C. J. Vaca-Rubio, D. Salami, P. Popovski, E. De Carvalho, Z. -H. Tan, S. Sigg 2022 2022 30th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)

CardioID: Secure ECG-BCG Agnostic Interaction-Free Device Pairing

Si Zuo, Stephan Sigg, Le Nguyen, Nils Beck, Nico Jähne-Raden, Marie Cathrine Wolf 2022 IEEE Access