Background and activities

Ilangko Balasingham is Professor of Medical Signal Processing and Communications at the Department of Electronic Systems. He belongs to the Signal Processing Group. Balasingham has a MSc and a PhD in signal processing, both from NTNU.

Research Interests

  • Super robust short range communications for both in-body and on-body sensors
  • Body area sensor network
  • Microwave short range sensing in vital signs
  • Short range localization and tracking mobile sensors
  • Nanoscale (molecular) communication networks

Recent Work Experience

  • 2015- Section Manager of Signal Processing and Communications Research, Intervention Center, Oslo University Hospital
  • 2006- Professor, Dept. of Electronics and Telecommunications, NTNU
  • 2006- Head of Sensor Network Research Group/Professor, Intervention Center, Oslo University Hospital
  • 2016-2017, Professor by courtesy, Frontier Institute, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
  • 2009, Visiting Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
  • 2002-2005 Senior Scientist, Intervention Center, Oslo University Hospital

Selected Research Projects and Management

  • Project Manager/PI of Wireless In-Body Sensor and Actuator Networks (WINNOW), (Funded by the Research Council of Norway, IKTPluss, 01.04.2017-30.04.2022, award NOK 16 million)
  • Coordinator/PI of Wireless In-Body Environment (WiBEC), (Funded by the European Commission, H2020-MARIE Skodowska-CURIE ACTIONS (MSCA-ITN-2015), 01.01.2016-31.12.2019, budget €3.957 million,
  • PI of Holistic Monitoring of Indoor Environment (HOME), (Funded by the Research Council of Norway, Idealabprogram, 01.06.2014 - 31.05.2017, award NOK 10 million)
  • Project Manager/PI of MELODY II, (Funded by the Research Council of Norway, VERDIKT program, 01.01.2013- 31.12.2017, award NOK 14.7 million,
  • PI of NORBAS, (Funded by the Ministry of Foreign A_airs under the HERD/ICT for Balkan, 01.01.2012 -31.12.2015, award NOK 6.25 million)
  • PI of the Adaptive Security for Smart Internet of Things in eHealth, (Funded by the Research Council of Norway,VERDIKT program, 02.01.2012-31.12.2015, award NOK 13.7 million)
  • Project Manager/PI of MELODY, (Funded by the Research Council of Norway, VERDIKT program, 01.09.2008- 31.12.2012, award NOK 33 million,
  • Work Package Leader/PI of ULTRASPONDER, (Funded by the European Commission, 7th Framework Program,STREP, 01.09.2008 - 31.06.2012, award €4.4 million;

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications