Jacobus Vlok joined the CSIR in 2007 after completing his M.Eng (Electronic) at the University of Pretoria in communication theory. He completed his PhD in 2014 at the University of Tasmania in detection of weak communication signals.
His research interests include digital communication, channel coding, detection and estimation, and statistical signal processing applied in the electronic warfare domain. He has worked on projects such as the evaluation of digital communication performance in a jamming environment, electronic attack of radar and wireless communication networks, and blind detection of weak signals.
University of Cape Town