Tobias Koch is a Visiting Professor and Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow with the Signal Theory and Communications Department of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). He received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering (with distinction) in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 2009, both from ETH Zurich, Switzerland. From June 2010 until May 2012 he was a Marie Curie Intra-European Research Fellow with the University of Cambridge, UK. He was also a research intern at Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, USA in 2004, and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain, in 2007. He joined the Signal Processing Group of UC3M in June 2012.

Dr. Koch received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC), a Ramón y Cajal Research Fellowship, a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship, a Marie Curie Career Integration Grant, and a Fellowship for Prospective Researchers from the Swiss National Science Foundation. He further received a medal of the 2018 Young Researchers Award "Agustín de Betancourt y Molina" by the Real Academia de Ingeniería. He served as Vice Chair of the Spain Chapter of the IEEE Information Theory Society from 2013-2016, and he is serving as the chapter's Chair in 2020-2021. He is also serving as Associate Editor for Communications for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. His research interests are in digital communication theory and information theory.

Contact Information

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Signal Theory and Communications Department
Avenida de la Universidad, 30
28911 Leganés

Research interests
Shannon theory