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Jakob Hoydis was born in Berlin, Germany. He obtained the diploma degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in Electrical Engineering from RWTH Aachen University, Germany, in 2008 and the Ph.D. degree from Supélec, France, in 2012. During his undergraduate studies, he was an exchange student at Imperial College London, UK, and summer-interned at Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, and Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany. From April 2008 to April 2009, he was a research assistant at the Department of Wireless Networks, RWTH Aachen University. From May 2012 to December 2013, he was a research engineer at Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs. Since January 2014, he is CTO and co-founder of Spraed. His research interests are in the area of big-data, social networks, small cells, massive MIMO, random matrix and information theory.

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Our paper "Designing Multi-User MIMO for Energy Efficiency: When is Massive MIMO the Answer?" has received the WCNC best paper ward.

I am recipient of the VDE ITG Foerderpreis 2013 for my dissertation.

Here are the slides of my invited talk at ICC'13: "Making Smart Use of Excess Antennas: Massive MIMO, Small Cells, and TDD"

On Mai 29, 2013, I have given a course at the Newcom# Summerschool on Interference Management: "Massive MIMO and HetNets: Benefits and Challenges"

On November 27, 2012,  I have been awarded the Publication Prize 2012 of the Supelec Foundation for my thesis.

I have been one of the Exemplary Reviewers 2012 for the IEEE Communication letters.

On April 5, 2012, I have defended my thesis at Supelec.

You can find the slides of the random matrix tutorial I gave at WCNC'12 here.



Journal Articles

Conference Papers

Book Chapters

  • J. Hoydis and M. Debbah, "Random Matrix Methods for Cooperation in Dense Networks ", Chapter in "Femtocell Networks: Deployment, PHY Techniques, and Resource Management", edited by T.Q.S. Quek,G. de la Roche, I. Guvenc, and M. Kountouris, Cambridge University Press, to appear 2012.