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Dr. Martin Jacobsson
Associate Professor
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Hälsovägen 11C
141 57 Huddinge
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Research Interests: Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Medical ICT, and more.


Looking for a thesis project?

Currently, I am looking for master/bachelor students that wish to do a thesis work with WebAssembly. See this document for a project description. Contact me if you are interested!

Research Projects


  • A VINNOVA project with Karolinska University Hospital on AI in home hospital care.

I have been involved in these past projects:

  • Robust Networks - A VINNOVA project on wireless communications in smart buildings
  • ProFUN (SSF) - A Programming Platform for Future Wireless Sensor Networks
  • PN Technology - Connecting your world of devices, STW valorisation grant phase 1
  • IST MAGNET Beyond (EU FP6) - My Personal Adaptive Global Net and Beyond.
  • Freeband PNP2008 (Dutch) - Personal Networking Pilot 2008
  • IST MAGNET (EU FP6) - My Personal Adaptive Global Net
  • IST NEXWAY (EU FP6) - Network of Excellence Wireless Applications and Technology


Personal Networks - Wireless Networking for Personal Devices
ISBN 978-0-470-68173-2, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, June 2010

Click here to read more and to buy your print copy.
A slide set for teaching use with the book can be downloaded here.


Tutorials and Lectures

  • Connect All Your Electronic Devices with Personal Networks -- Architectures, Technologies, Applications (Half Day), IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC'11), Las Vegas, USA, January 12, 2011. [Slides]


Scientific Publications


  • Charalampos Orfanidis, Konstantinos Dimitrakopoulos, Xenofon Fafoutis, Martin Jacobsson, "Towards battery-free LPWAN wearables", Demo Paper, Accepted in the 7th International Workshop on Energy Harvesting & Energy-Neutral Sensing Systems (ENSsys'19), New York (NY), USA, November 10, 2019.
  • Charalampos Orfanidis, Laura Marie Feeney, Martin Jacobsson, Per Gunningberg, "Cross-Technology Clear Channel Assessment for Low-Power Wide Area Networks", Accepted in the 16th International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Smart Systems (IEEE MASS'19), Monterey (CA), USA, November 4-7, 2019.
  • Martin Jacobsson, Christian Rohner, "Link Quality Estimation for Arbitrary Packet Sizes over Wireless Links using Packet Reception Events", Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, Volume 32, Issue 16, November 10, 2019













  • Luis Muñoz, Luis Sanchez, Jorge Lanza, Mikko Alutoin, Kimmo Ahola, Djamal Zeghlache, Marc Girot Genet, Jeroen Hoebeke, Ingrid Moerman, Rasmus L. Olsen, Majid Ghader, Marina Petrova, Martin Jacobson, "A Proposal for Self-Organizing Personal Networks", In 15th Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) Meeting, Paris, France, December 8-9, 2005.
  • Martin Jacobsson, Cheng Guo, Ignas Niemegeers, "A Flooding Protocol for MANETs with Self-Pruning and Prioritized Retransmissions", In the International Workshop on Localized Communication and Topology Protocols for Ad hoc Networks (LOCAN2005), Washington, DC, USA, November 7-10, 2005. [Presentation]
  • R.V. Prasad, Martin Jacobsson, Sonia Heemstra de Groot, Anthony Lo, Ignas Niemegeers, "Architectures for Intra-Personal Network Communication", Short paper in the Third ACM International Workshop on Wireless Mobile Applications and Services on WLAN Hotspots (WMASH2005), Cologne, Germany, September 2, 2005. [Poster] [DOI]
  • Martin Jacobsson, Jeroen Hoebeke, Sonia Heemstra de Groot, Anthony Lo, Ingrid Moerman, Ignas Niemegeers, Luis Muñoz, Mikko Alutoin, Wajdi Louati, Djamal Zeghlache, "A Network Architecture for Personal Networks", In the 14th IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Dresden, Germany, June 19-23, 2005. [Presentation]
  • Martin Jacobsson, Ignas Niemegeers, "Privacy and Anonymity in Personal Networks", In the 2nd International Workshop on Pervasive Computing and Communication Security (PerSec'05), Kauai Island, Hawaii, USA, March 8, 2005. [Presentation]




  • Anneli Dahlström, Fredrik Heintz, Martin Jacobsson, Johan Thapper, Martin Öberg, "The NOAI Team Description", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2019, RoboCup-2000: Robot Soccer World Cup IV, Pages 413-416, Springer Verlag, January 2001.