Fredrik Gustafsson is professor in Sensor Informatics at Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University, since 2005.

He received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering 1988 and the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control, 1992, both from Linköping University. During 1992-1999 he held various positions in automatic control, and 1999-2005 he was professor in Communication Systems.





He was an associate editor for;

  • IEEE Transactions of Signal Processing 2000-2006
  • Journal on Observations and Navigation 2008-2011
  • EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing 2009-2012
  • IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems 2010-2012
  • He was head of the Signal and Systems review panel for the Swedish Research Council (VR) 2009, 2011 and 2012


  • Distinguished Professor (rådsprofessor) awarded from the Swedish Research Council 2015-2024
  • IEEE Fellow (2011)
  • Elected member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) 2007


  • Arnberg prize 2004 from the Royal Swedish Academy of Science (KVA)
  • SAAB award in the name of former CEO Åke Svensson 2011
  • Entrepreneurial researcher of the year at Linköping University, 2012
  • Harry Rowe Mimno Best Paper Award 2011 for the tutorial "Particle Filter Theory and Practice with Positioning Applications", which was published in the IEEE AESS Magazine in July 2010
  • Automatica Best Paper Award 2012 for the paper ``Smoothed state estimates under abrupt changes using sum-of-norms regularization'', co-authored with H. Ohlsson, L. Ljung and S. Boyd




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