Tobias Tiecke

Communications Systems Scientist

I am a communications systems scientist in the Facebook Connectivity Lab. My research interests range from novel laser communication technologies to global scale computer vision analysis of satellite imagery to study the world’s population distribution. Prior to joining Facebook, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University on quantum optics and quantum communication. Before that I did my PhD at the University of Amsterdam in studying the properties of quantum matter.


Connectivity, Applied Machine Learning and Computer Vision

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Latest Publications

11-Gbps Broadband Modem-Agnostic Line-of-Sight MIMO Over the Range of 13 km

Yan Yan, Pratheep Bondalapati, Abhishek Tiwari, Chiyun Xia, Andy Cashion, Dawei Zhang, Tobias Tiecke, Qi Tang, Michael Reed, Dudi Shmueli, Hongyu Zhou, Bob Proctor, Joseph Stewart

IEEE GLOBECOM - January 21, 2019

Plasmonic Nanoantenna Arrays as Efficient Etendue Reducers for 2 Optical Detection

Shaojun Wang, Quynh Le-Van, Thibault Peyronel, Mohammad Ramezani, Niels Van Hoof, Tobias Tiecke, Jaime Gomez Rivas

ACS Photonics 2018 - May 16, 2018

Mapping the world population one building at a time

Tobias Tiecke, Xianming Liu, Amy Zhang, Andreas Gros, Nan Li, Gregory Yetman, Talip Kilic, Siobhan Murray

December 15, 2017

Population Density Estimation with Deconvolutional Neural Networks

Amy Zhang, Xianming Liu, Tobias Tiecke, Andreas Gros

NIPS Workshop - December 6, 2016

Feedback Neural Network for Weakly Supervised Geo-Semantic Segmentation

Xianming Liu, Amy Zhang, Tobias Tiecke, Andreas Gros, Thomas S. Huang

Arxiv - December 6, 2016

Luminescent Detector for Free-Space Optical Communication

Thibault Peyronel, Kevin Quirk, S. C. Wang, Tobias Tiecke

Optica 3 - July 19, 2016