Chair of Information and Coding Theory

M.Sc. Nils Johannsen

Research Staff

Kaiserstr. 2, R. D-020
Phone: + 49 431 880-6133
Telefax: + 49 431 880-6128


Conferences, Journals and Books

  1. N.L. Johannsen, N. Doose, and P.A. Hoeher, "Highly-efficient hybrid beamforming by port selection in massive MIMO multi-mode antenna systems," in Proc. ITG SCC, Rostock, Germany, Feb. 2019. DOI
  2. N.L. Johannsen, N. Peitzmeier, P.A. Hoeher, and D. Manteuffel, "On the feasibility of multi-mode antennas in UWB and IoT applications below 10 GHz," in IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 69-75, March 2020. DOI
  3. N.L. Johannsen and P.A. Hoeher, "Single-Element Beamforming using Multi-Mode Antenna Patterns," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, March 2020, DOI
  4. N.L. Johannsen, N. Peitzmeier, P.A. Hoeher, and D. Manteuffel, "M4 -- Multi-Mode Massive MIMO," Chapter 6 in R. Kramer and S. Scholz (Eds.), Wireless 100 Gbps and Beyond. IHP -- Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics, 2020, ISBN: 978-3-96439-003-5.

Master thesis

  • N.L. Johannsen, „Hybrid Beamforming in Massive MIMO Systems using Multi-Mode Antennas“, Master's Thesis, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, 2018.


Bachelor thesis

  • N.L. Johannsen, „Messtechnische Verifikation einer Radomstruktur“, Bachelor's Thesis, Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg (HAW Hamburg), 2016.


Since June 2018 Nils Johannsen is working as a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Information and Coding Theory (ICT) towards his PhD degree at the Faculty of Engineering, Kiel University. His research interests concern (massive) MIMO and multi-mode antennas.


  • Exercise "Information Theory and Coding I"
  • Supervision of the "Seminar Informations- und Codierungstheorie"

Supervision of Theses

  • Sreejith Gopakumar, "Sub-Array Radiation Pattern Design in Massive MIMO Systems Employing Multi-Mode Antennas," M.Sc. Thesis, May 2019
  • Deniz Nergiz, "EIRP Controlled Precoding: Block Diagonalization for Massive MIMO Systems and Multi-Mode Antennas," B.Sc. Thesis, March 2019
  • Vijender Bolla, "Pattern Combination in Multi-Mode Antenna Systems," M.Sc. Thesis, Jan. 2018