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Prof. Dr. Mari Kobayashi

Technical University of Munich

Chair of Communications Engineering (Prof. Kramer)

Postal address

Postal:
Theresienstr. 90
80333 München

Biography

Mari Kobayashi received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, in 1999, and the M.S. degree in mobile radio and the Ph.D. degree from École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France, in 2000 and 2005, respectively. From November 2005 to March 2007, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. In May 2007, she joined the Telecommunications department at CentraleSupélec, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, where she is now a professor.

She is the recipient of the Newcom++ Best Paper Award in 2010, and  IEEE Comsoc/IT Joint Society Paper Award in 2011, and ICC Best Paper Award in 2019. Since September 2017, she is on a sabbatical leave at Technical University of Munich (TUM). She was Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Research Fellow from September 2017 to April 2019 and August-Wihelm Scheer Visiting Professor from August 2019 to April 2020. 

Teaching

Lectures at TUM

Research

Mari Kobayashi's research interests are in the field of communication theory and network information theory with a special focus on wireless networks. Her recent research topics include:

  • Joint sensing and communications
  • Communication-aided radar signal processing 
  • Distributed source coding 
  • Classification and learning 
  • Content delivery in wireless networks
  • Channels with various state information