Higher education

Sep. 2006 - Jul. 2011:

Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering.

Mobile Communications Research Group (GRCM).

Department of Signal Theory and Communications (TSC).

Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain.

Thesis title: Spectrum usage models for the analysis, design and simulation of cognitive radio networks. [Slides]

Thesis advisor: Prof. Fernando Casadevall.

Thesis overall mark: Summa cum laude (Excellent with highest praise).

Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award 2011 (Premio Extraordinardio de Doctorado).

Oct. 2003 - Jul. 2006:

M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering.

EPSE Engineering School.

Miguel Hernández University (UMH), Elche, Spain.

Grade: First-Class Honours (GPA: 3.26/4, 9.24/10).

Ranked 2nd out of all the students who graduated in Spain in 2006.

Thesis title: Radio access technology selection algorithms in fourth-generation mobile communication heterogeneous networks.

Original title in Spanish: Algoritmos de selección de tecnología de acceso radio en redes heterogéneas de comunicaciones móviles de cuarta generación. [Slides]

Thesis advisor: Dr. Javier Gozálvez.

Oct. 2000 - Oct. 2003:

B.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering (major in Telecommunication Systems).

EPSE Engineering School.

Miguel Hernández University (UMH), Elche, Spain.

Grade: First-Class Honours (GPA: 3.27/4, 9.42/10).

Ranked 1st out of all the students who graduated in Spain in 2003.

Thesis title: Study and design of the link adaptation configuration for multimedia services in advanced mobile communication systems.

Original title in Spanish: Estudio y diseño de la configuración de link adaptation para servicios multimedia en sistemas avanzados de comunicaciones móviles. [Slides]

Thesis advisor: Dr. Javier Gozálvez.

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