Research awards

Award:

IEEE Access Reviewer of the Month July 2015.

Awarder:

IEEE Access journal, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Date:

July 28, 2015.

Description:

Awarded for feedback and quick turnaround on reviews of papers submitted to the journal.

Award:

IEICE-CS Best Tutorial Paper Award 2014.

Awarder:

Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Communications Society.

Date:

May 15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan.

Description:

Awarded for the paper entitled "Spectrum usage in cognitive radio networks: From field measurements to empirical models," published in IEICE Transactions on Communications, Special Section on Technologies for Effective Utilization of Spectrum White Space, vol. E97-B, no. 2, pp. 242-250, Feb. 2014.

Award:

IET Innovation Awards 2012.

Awarder:

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Date:

November 22, 2012, London, UK.

Description:

The IET Innovation Awards are open to individuals and organisations in both industry and academia. Judged by engineering experts, the IET Innovation Awards recognise the depth and breadth of innovative work carried out across all areas of engineering and technology. The work presented to these awards (Low-complexity high-performance spectrum sensing method for improved signal detection in low-cost wireless devices) was shortlisted, among more than 400 applications, as one of the five finalists for the awards in the category of Telecommunications.

Award:

Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award 2011.

Awarder:

Department of Signal Theory and Communications (TSC), Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).

Date:

September 23, 2014, Barcelona, Spain.

Description:

The Department of Signal Theory and Communications (TSC) of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) awards this recognition to outstanding Ph.D. theses in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. Only those students who graduate with the highest mark of Summa cum laude (Excellent with highest praise) in every academic year are considered as candidates and the winners are selected based on the novelty, contribution and impact of their theses.

Award:

France Telecom Foundation Special Award.

Awarder:

France Telecom Foundation (today Orange foundation).

Event:

5th Archimedes University Competition, the main young scientist contest in Spain organized by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science.

Date:

December 1, 2006, Córdoba, Spain.

Official doc.:

Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE) nº 10, 11 de enero de 2007, pp. 1547-1548.

Description:

The 5th Archimedes University Competition is the main young scientist contest in Spain organised by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. This contest is aimed at promoting the realisation of original scientific and technological research projects among the Spanish university students. The contest distinguishes in a yearly basis those research works performed by university students that constitute a significant contribution to their corresponding fields of knowledge. In the contest, several sponsors award special prizes to the best works presented in their respective scientific and technological areas. This distinction was awarded by the France Telecom Foundation in recognition of my M.Sc. thesis, which was selected among more than 100 works presented to the contest.

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