Jens Jelitto is Research Staff member in the Cloud & Computing Infrastructure department and serves as GTO lab advocate for the IBM Research - Zurich Laboratory. Before he was manager of the Tape Technologies group.
He joined the IBM Research - Zurich Laboratory in Switzerland as a research staff member in 2001. He has worked in the fields of digital signal processing for wireless LANs and magnetic recording.
His current research focus is on advanced signal processing techniques for the tape read channels and on servo control aspects to improve the storage capacity and reliability of tape systems as well as on improved system integration of tape systems within tiered storage architectures.
He received his MSc/Dipl.-Ing. and PhD degrees from the Dresden University of Technology, Germany, in 1995 and 2001, respectively. After earning his degrees he worked in the field of speech recognition.
In July 1996 he joined the Mannesmann Mobilfunk Chair for Mobile Communications Systems at the Dresden University of Technology, Germany, where his main research interests included digital signal processing, smart antennas and spatial dimension reduction problems.