News from the Institute of Communication Systems


From April 2015, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Jax will be a member of our faculty as professor of Communication Systems.

He is the successor to Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Vary, who had previously led the Institute for Communication Devices and Data Processing. This will be renamed in Institute of Communication Systems.


Peter Jax was born in Düsseldorf in 1970.

Professional development


Deutsche Thomson OHG, German subsidiary of Technicolor S.A.

(formerly: Thomson S.A.)

Since 07/2013 Technology Area Leader "Audio & Acoustics"
Since 07/2011 Chief Representative for Deutsche Thomson OHG
Since 12/2009 Member of Technicolor Distinguished Scientist Network
06/2008-06/2013 Center Director Research & Innovation Hannover
11/2005-06/2013 Laboratory manager "Digital Audio" and project manager
1997-2005 RWTH Aachen University, Institute for Communication Devices and Data Processing
01/2003-10/2005 Chief Engineer

Research Assistant


2002 Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at RWTH Aachen University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
1997 Diploma in Electrical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University