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External PhD students

Our External PhD Students are young, aspiring researchers who are supervised or co-supervised by a member of the IMDEA Networks’ research team. Most of the External PhD Students to IMDEA Networks are undertaking the Ph.D. program at University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M).

Pablo CABALLERO
Position: External PhD Student
Affiliation: University of Texas at Austin. USA
Ph.D. Supervisor(s): Dr. Gustavo DE VECIANA, University of Texas at Austin, USA; Dr. Albert BANCHS, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
BSc: Audiovisual Engineering. University Carlos III of Madrid. Madrid. Spain
MSc: Telematics Engineering. University Carlos III of Madrid. Madrid. Spain
Previous Position: Internship student. NEC Laboratories Europe. Heidelberg. Germany
Research: Wireless Communications; Network optimization; Cellular Networks;
Joining Date: Jan 2014
E-mail:
Roberto CALVO-PALOMINO
Position: PhD Student
Affiliation: IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
BSc: Computer Science. University Rey Juan Carlos. Madrid. Spain
MSc: Telematics and Computer Science Systems. University Rey Juan Carlos. Madrid. Spain
Previous Position: Researcher at LibreSoft and Robotic group. University Rey Juan Carlos. Madrid. Spain
Research: Collaborative Spectrum Sensing; Signal Processing; Distributed Systems; Crowdsourcing
Joining Date: Sep 2014
E-mail:
Luis F. CHIROQUE
Position: External PhD Student
Affiliation: IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
BSc: Telematics Engineering. Polytechnic University of Madrid. Madrid. Spain
MSc: Mathematical Engineering. University Carlos III of Madrid. Spain
Research: Graph Theory; Network Science; Machine Learning; Big Data; Data Mining
Joining Date: Oct 2013
E-mail:
Carlos DONATO
Position: External PhD Student
Affiliation: Institute IMDEA Networks and University Carlos III of Madrid
BSc: Telematics Engineering. University Carlos III of Madrid. Madrid. Spain
MSc: Telematics Engineering. Telematics Engineering Department. University Carlos III of Madrid. Madrid. Spain
Previous Position: Internship student. NEC Laboratories Europe. Heidelberg. Germany
Research: Wireless Communications; Mobile Networks; Computer Networks; Network Programming
Joining Date: Apr 2014
E-mail:
Foivos MICHELINAKIS
Position: External PhD Student
Affiliation: IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
BSc: Electrical and Computer Engineering (5-years). National Technical University of Athens. Athens. Greece
MSc: Telematics Engineering, Communication Networks and Services. University Carlos III of Madrid. Spain
Previous Position: Analyst-programmer. Hellenic Army. Greece
Research: Mobile Networks; Network Optimization; Content Distribution Networks
Joining Date: Oct 2012
E-mail:
Antonio PASTOR VALLES
Position: External PhD Student
Affiliation: University Carlos III of Madrid. Spain
Ph.D. Supervisor(s): Dr. Arturo AZCORRA, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
MSc: Telematics Engineering. University Carlos III of Madrid. Madrid. Spain
Previous Position: Internship Student. Telefonica Talentum Startups scholarship at IMDEA Networks Institute. Madrid. Spain
Research: Complex Networks; Machine Learning; Connectomics; Brain-Machine Interfaces
Joining Date: Sep 2015
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