Thomas Zemen

Senior Scientist

Thomas Zemen

Priv.-Doz. DI Dr.techn. Thomas Zemen
Senior Scientist

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
Security & Communications Technologies
Center for Digital Safety and Security
Donau-City-Straße 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria
T +43 50550-4138 | M +43 664 88390738



Master thesis:

Talented master students interested in a master thesis at the (AIT) Austrian Insitute of Technology are encouraged to contact me. More information an be found here.


see also Google Scholar Citations.

Book Chapters

  • Vehicular channels
    L. Bernadó, N. Czink, T. Zemen, A. Paier, F. Tufvesson, C. F. Mecklenbräuker, and A. F. Molisch, in LTE Advanced and Beyond Wireless Networks: Channel Modeling and Propagation, Ed. G. de la Roche, A. Alayón, and B. Allen, John Wiley and Sons, 2012.
  • Wireless access in vehicular environments
    T. Zemen, L. Bernadó, K. Sjöberg, and E. Uhlemann, in Pervasive Mobile & Ambient Wireless Communications, The COST Action 2100, Ed. Roberto Verdone, Springer 2012.
  • Multi-user MIMO receiver processing for time-varying channels
    C. Dumard, J. Jalden, and T. Zemen, in Wireless Communications over Rapidly Time-Varying Channels, Eds. F. Hlawatsch and G. Matz, Academic Press, 2011.
  • Multiuser MIMO channel equalization
    C. F. Mecklenbräuker, J. Wehinger, T. Zemen, H. Artés, and F. Hlawatsch, in Smart Antennas---State of the Art, Eds. T. Kaiser, A. Bourdoux, H. Boche, J. R. Fonollosa, J. Bach Andersen, W. Utschick, Section 1.4, EURASIP Book Series on Signal Processing and Communications, New York (NY): Hindawi, 2006, pp. 53--76.

Journal Papers

Conference Papers


  • Ray-tracing based fingerprinting for indoor localization
    O. Renaudin, T. Zemen, and T. Burgess, in 19th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Kalamata, Greece, June, submitted.
  • Validation of a real-time geometry-based stochastic channel model for vehicular scenarios
    M. Hofer, Z. Xu, D. Vlastaras, B. Schrenk, D. Löschenbrand, F. Tufvesson and T. Zemen, in IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), Porto, Portugal, June 2018, invited, to be presented.
  • Measured delay and Doppler profiles of overtaking vehicles at 60 GHz
    E. Zöchmann, C. F. Mecklenbräuker, M. Lerch, S. Pratschner, M. Hofer, D. Löschenbrand, J. Blumenstein, S. Sangodoyin, G. Artner, S. Caban, T. Zemen, A. Prokes, M. Rupp, and A. Molisch, in 12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), London, UK, April 2018, to be presented.


















  • Channel Estimation in an OFDM Transmission System
    N. Czink, T. Zemen, L. Bernadó, A. Molisch, EP2461530, June 2012.


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Supervision of Master Thesis

  • A. F. García Albarracín, Master thesis, Wireless wave propagation modeling in city street canyons, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 2016, jointly with F. Tufvesson.
  • A. Dichev, Master thesis, Vehicular channel sounding with a software-defined-radio platform, EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2016, jointly with F. Kaltenberger and O. Renaudin.
  • T. An, Master thesis, Feasibility study of interference alignment in time-variant and frequency-selective channels, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 2011, jointly with R. Tresch and F. Tufvesson.
  • P. Castiglione, Cooperative communications over time-variant channels, Master Thesis, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, 2007, jointly with M. Nicoli.
  • H. Somasegaran, Channel estimation and prediction in UMTS LTE, Master Thesis, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, 2006, jointly with B. H. Fleury.

Supervision of Doctoral Thesis

  • D. Löschenbrand, Massive MIMO in time-varying channels, Doctoral Thesis, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, ongoing.
  • M. Hofer, Channel estimation and modeling for dependable wireless communication, Doctoral Thesis, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, ongoing.
  • Z. Xu, User cooperation in wireless time-variant channels, Doctoral Thesis, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, October 2016.
  • K. Mahler, Wideband vehicular radio channel modeling, Doctoral Thesis, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, jointly with G. Caire and F. Tufvesson, Technical University Berlin, Berlin, Germany, October 2016.
  • M. Gan, Accurate and low-complexity ray tracing channel modeling, Doctoral Thesis, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, November 2015.
  • P. Castiglione, Cooperative and energy-neutral protocols for energy-limited wireless sensor networks, Doctoral Thesis, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 2012, jointly with G. Matz and M. Nicoli.
  • L. Bernado, Non-stationarity in vehicular wireless channels, Doctoral Thesis, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 2012, jointly with C. Mecklenbräuker.
  • R. Tresch, Node coordination and cooperation in multiuser wireless communications, Doctoral Thesis, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 2011, jointly with M. Guillaud and G. Matz.
  • C. Dumard, Low-complexity receivers for a multi-user OFDM system in time-varying MIMO channels, Doctrol Thesis, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 2009, jointly with G. Matz.
  • F. Kaltenberger, Low-complexity real-time signal processing for wireless communications, Doctoral Thesis, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 2007, jointly with C. Überhuber.
  • N. Czink, The random-cluster model: A stochastic MIMO channel model for broadband communication systems of the 3rd generation and beyond, Doctoral Thesis, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria 2007, jointly with E. Bonek.

Participation in Thesis Comittees

  • Bernhard Auinger, On the Performance Testing of MIMO Enabled Wireless Mobile User Devices, Doctoral Thesis, Technische Universität Graz, Graz, Austria, June 2015.