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Personal Statement

Based in the Centre for Signal and Image Processing (CeSIP), my team and I work on the analysis, design and implementation of signal processing algorithms. I have been a Reader in CeSIP from 2006-2016, and previously worked as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Southamption from 1999-2006, as a Visiting Lecturer at Strathclyde in 1998/99 and as a Visiting Scholar at the Unversity of Southern California in 1996/97.

My research interests lie in digital signal processing (DSP), where I am interested in a variety of problems in adaptive, array, and multirate DSP. My particular curiosity are multi-channel, broadband systems, and a significant portion of my research team is working within this area.

I was co-organiser and technical chair for the European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO) 2009 in Glasgow, and general chair for the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications (ISPLC) 2014 in Glasgow and for the 2nd IEE/EURASIP DSP enable Radio Conference 2005 in Southampton. I am also part of the organising committee for the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2019 in Brighton.

Academic / Professional qualifications

  • Dipl.-Ing. Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, 1995.
  • PhD, Signal Processing, University of Strathlcyde, 1998.

Expertise & Capabilities

  • adaptive signal processing;
  • array processing;
  • multirate signal processing;
  • signal processing applications in communications, audio & acoustics and biomedicine.

Research Interests

  • MIMO systems
  • methods for broadband/wideband problems
  • polynomial matrix decompositions
  • rural broadband access

Teaching Interests

  • EE320 Signal & Systems
  • EE578/EE978 Advanced Signal Processing
  • EE986 Professional Studies

Industrial Relevance

Part of my research is concerned with the implementation of signal processing algorithms and systems. For example, as part of the Loughborough/Surrey/Strathclyde/Cardiff EPSRC/Dstl consortium for advanced signal processing solutions in a networked battlespace, I am responsible for efficient implementations of advanced solutions, together with the industrial partners Mathworks, Texas Instruments, and Prismtech. Also, through my engagement in the Centre for White Space Communications, I am contributing to rural broadband access solutions that have been deployed in collaboration with BT and the BBC.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde

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Projects 2009 2020

Internet
Communication
Internet service providers
Software radio
Developing countries

ETF Studentship - Leonardo MW Ltd

Soraghan, J. & Weiss, S.

Selex Sensors and Airborne Systems Ltd

1/11/1631/10/19

Project: Research - StudentshipResearch Studentship

Research Output 1993 2019

Iterative approximation of analytic eigenvalues of a parahermitian matrix EVD

Weiss, S., Proudler, I. K., Coutts, F. K. & Pestana, J., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press). 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Bins
Discrete Fourier transforms
Maximum likelihood

Maximally smooth Dirichlet interpolation from complete and incomplete sampling on the unit circle

Weiss, S. & Macleod, M. D., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press). 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Cost functions
Interpolation
Sampling
Bins
Decomposition

Thesis

Advanced algorithms for polynomial matrix eigenvalue decomposition

Author: Corr, J., 1 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Weiss, S. (Supervisor) & Soraghan, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Advanced signal processing solutions for ATR and spectrum sharing in distributed radar systems

Author: Gaglione, D., 1 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Soraghan, J. (Supervisor) & Weiss, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Prizes

Best Paper Award, MIMO Systems Track

Stephan Weiss (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

MIMO systems

Best Student Paper Award

Connor Delaosa (Recipient), Fraser Kenneth Coutts (Recipient), Jennifer Pestana (Recipient) & Stephan Weiss (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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Activities 1996 2012

18th IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and Its Applications

Stephan Weiss (Participant)
1 Oct 201220 May 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

IEEE Globecom 2012 - Communications Software, Services and Multimedia Symposium

Stephan Weiss (Member of programme committee)
3 Jan 20123 Dec 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference