Graduate School and Research Center In communication systems

Dirk SLOCK

Dirk SLOCK
Dirk SLOCK
Eurecom - Mobile Communications 
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Biography

Education

  • Dirk T.M. Slock received an engineering degree from the University of Gent, Belgium in 1982.

  • In 1984 he was awarded a Fulbright scholarship for Stanford University USA, where he received the MS in Electrical Engineering, MS in Statistics, and PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1986, 1989 and 1989 respectively.

  • While at Stanford, he developed new fast recursive least-squares (RLS) algorithms for adaptive filtering.

  • He obtained an HDR (Habilitation to Direct Research) from the University of Nice in 2012.

Experience

  • In 1989-91, he was a member of the research staff at the Philips Research Laboratory Belgium.

  • In 2000, he cofounded SigTone, a start-up developing music signal processing products.

  • He has been active as a consultant on xDSL, DVB-T and 3G wireless systems in Silicon Valley and Sophia Antipolis.

  • He is or has been involved in 10 ANR projects and 9 European projects. In France, he has (had) direct research contracts with Philips, Orange Labs, Intel, ST-Ericsson.

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Distinctions

  • In January 2006, he was elected IEEE FELLOW «for contributions to adaptive filtering and signal processing for wireless communications» 
  • He received one Best Journal Paper Award from the IEEE-SP and one from EURASIP in 1992
  • He is the coauthor of two IEEE Globecom 98 and one IEEE SPAWC 2005, Best Student Paper Awards