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Elektro- och informationsteknik

Lunds Tekniska Högskola | Lunds universitet

Rolf Johannesson
Professor emeritus

CV

  • Ph.D., 1975, Electrical Engineering/Telecommunication theory, “Topics in probabilistic coding and modulation”. Advisors: James L. Massey and Göran Einarsson.
  • Docent, 1975
  • Professor in Information Theory since 1986.
  • University lecturer, 1976–85.
  • Department chairman, 1976–2002.
  • Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 1988–93.
Distinctions
  • Fellow of the IEEE, 1998.
  • Professor, honoris causa, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2000.
  • In 2005, the book “Understanding Information Transmission” by John B. Anderson
    and Rolf Johannesson was chosen by the American Library Association’s
    Choice Editors as “Outstanding Academic Title – The Best of the Best in Published Scholarship”.
  • Elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, 2006.
Principle supervisor for the following Ph.D. students
  • Bertil Svensson 1983
  • Christer Fernström 1983
  • Ivan Kruzela 1983
  • Mats Cedervall 1983
  • Ben Smeets 1987
  • Harro Osthoff 1993
  • Johan Nyström 1993
  • Gunilla Bratt 1994
  • Joakim Persson 1996
  • Emma Wittenmark 1998
  • Stefan Höst 1999
  • Per Ståhl 2001
  • Marc Handlery 2002
  • Victor Pavlushkov 2005
  • Maja Lončar 2007