Erwin Riegler

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn.
Company: Communication Technology Laboratory, ETH Zürich
City, State: Zürich, Switzerland
Time Span: December 1, 2009 - September 30, 2014


Erwin Riegler received the Dipl-Ing. degree in Technical Physics (with distinction) in 2001 and the Dr. techn. degree in Technical Physics (with distinction) in 2004 from Vienna University of Technology. From 2005–2006, he accepted a post-doc position at the Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, Vienna University of Technology, in the special research program (SFB) AURORA – Advanced Models, Applications and Software Systems for High Performance Computing. From 2007–2010, he was a senior researcher at the Telecommunications Research Center Vienna (FTW). Since 2010, he became affiliated with the Institute of Telecommunications at Vienna University of Technology. He is the principal investigator of the WWTF project NOWIRE – Noncoherent Wireless Communications over Doubly Selective Channels.


  • Noncoherent communications
  • Transceiver design
  • Compressed sensing
  • Information theory
  • Random matrix theory
  • Statistical physics
  • Multiuser MIMO systems


Teaching / Tutorials

  • Measure Theory for Engineers Course at Vienna University of Technology, Mar. 2014–Jun. 2014.
  • MIMO Communications Course at Vienna University of Technology, Oct. 2008–Jan. 2009
  • Tutorial at the 2nd Multiuser MIMO Industry Course at the Heinrich-Hertz-Chair, Technical University Berlin, Germany, Feb. 16th, 2009.
  • Tutorial at the NEWCOM++ Winter School on Iterative Techniques in Wireless Communications at Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark , Feb. 24–26th, 2010.


Research visits

  • CTH, Gothenburg, Sweden (Nov. 2013
  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland (June 2012–Nov. 2012)
  • The OHIO State University, Ohio (Feb. 2012)
  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland (Sep. 2010–Feb. 2011)
  • Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig, Germany (Sep. 2004–Feb. 2005)