Prof. Dr. Haris Gačanin becomes heading of Chair for Distributed Signal Processing


Since April 1, 2020 Dr. Haris Gačanin holds the Chair for Distributed Signal Processing at the…

ICE organizes the second version of the hardware security workshop at HiPEAC 2020


Based on the success of SeHAS 2019, along with Prof. Avi Mendelson from Technion, ICE's Prof. Rainer…

New collaborative project "NEUROTEC"


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Farhad Merchant wins HiPEAC Technology Transfer Award 2019


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TETRAMAX meets industrial advisors


TETRAMAX invited the industrial partners of the project to keep the finger on the pulse of the…

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Latest Publications

Führ (Onnebrink), G., Hallawa, A., Leupers, R., Ascheid, G. and Eusse, J. F.: 3D Optimisation of Software Application Mappings on Heterogeneous MPSoCs, in ARCS - International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems, Mar. 2020, accepted for publication

Schlupkothen, S., Heidenblut, T. and Ascheid, G.: Random field-aided tracking of autonomous kinetically passive wireless agents, in {EURASIP} Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol. 2020, No. 1, Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}, Feb. 2020, 10.1186/s13634-019-0657-x

Copic, M., Leupers, R. and Ascheid, G.: Reducing Idle Time in Event-Triggered Software Execution via Runnable Migration and DPM-Aware Scheduling, in Integration, the VLSI Journal, Vol. 70, Elsevier, pp. 10-20, Jan. 2020, 10.1016/j.vlsi.2019.09.004

The Institute for Communication Technologies and Embedded Systems (ICE) is jointly directed by Prof. Rainer Leupers (Chair for Software for Systems on Silicon, SSS) and Prof. Haris Gačanin (Chair for Distributed Signal Processing, DSP), who collaborate closely in research and complement each other with their expertise.

Key research areas at ICE:

  • Wireless signal processing and networking for wireless communication systems: from algorithm to implementation
  • Intelligent systems and short-range communication systems (e.g. AI-based RRM, D2D, Cyber Physical Systems, M2M, Wireless 2.0)
  • Design of sensors with convergence of signal processing and machine learning methodologies
  • Efficient hardware accelerators and processor architectures for embedded applications, in particular multiprocessor systems-on-chip (MPSoC)
  • Electronic system-level (ESL) design tools for application-specific HW/SW systems
  • Software development tools (e.g. compilers and fast simulators) for heterogeneous multicore architectures
  • Hardware security


Institute for Communication Technologies and Embedded Systems

Chair for Software for Systems on Silicon
Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rainer Leupers
+49 241 80-28301

Chair for Distributed Signal Processing
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Haris Gačanin
+49 241 80-27880

Kopernikusstraße 16
52074 Aachen

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